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Key words: 'Mark Twain Project' (this phrase)
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RQ-249937-16

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 12/09/2015 to present)

Mark Twain Project

Preparation for print and digital publication of two volumes of works by Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad and San Francisco Writings; Volume 7 of his letters; a comprehensive bibliography of Twain’s works; the digital release of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; and completion of necessary upgrades to the search engine and image database of the Mark Twain Project Online (MTPO). See website at http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/MTP/.

The Mark Twain Project proposes to complete and publish—both in print and electronically on its Web site, Mark Twain Project Online (MTPO)—two large volumes in the Works of Mark Twain: The Innocents Abroad and San Francisco Writings, 1865–1866. It also intends to complete the text and annotation for Mark Twain’s Letters, Volume 7 (1876–1877) for release on MTPO and in print. It will add The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and three years of letters (1881–1883) to MTPO, and complete and release the Writings Database, the first truly comprehensive bibliography of Mark Twain’s work ever attempted. It also plans to make various needed upgrades and improvements to its editorial toolbox: an EAD finding aid for original documents in the Mark Twain Papers; improvements to the subject authorities file and the image database on MTPO; and thoroughgoing documentation of its local TEI encoding and post-processing practice.

[Grant products]

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$700,000 (approved)
$530,230 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2018


RQ-50853-14

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 01/13/2014 to present)

Mark Twain Project

The preparation for simultaneous print and online publication of Volume 3 of the Autobiography of Mark Twain, completion of editorial work on Twain's San Francisco Correspondence and The Innocents Abroad, and the addition of several of the project's print editions to the open access website. (24 months)

The Mark Twain Project proposes to proofread and index Volume 3 of the Autobiography of Mark Twain, publishing it in print and on its open-access website (MTPO) by the end of 2015. (Volume 1 was so published in November 2010 and has sold half a million copies; Volume 2 was published in October 2013 and 100,000 copies have been printed.) The Project also proposes to complete all editorial work on two important early works in Mark Twain's canon: San Francisco Correspondence, 1865-1866 (some of his brilliant journalism collected for the first time) and The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrim's Progress (his first international bestseller). The Project also proposes to add the complete text of its print editions of Tom Sawyer and Notebooks & Journals, Volume 1 to MTPO, along with more letters (through 1883). And it plans to make various necessary upgrades and improvements to the infrastructure of MTPO, such as converting from TEI P4 to TEI P5.

[Grant products]

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$450,000 (approved)
$450,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2016


RQ-50685-12

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 12/14/2011 to present)

Mark Twain Project

The preparation for simultaneous print and online publication of Volume 3 of American author and humorist Mark Twain's Autobiography, online publication of his letters from 1881-83, and online publication of two novels previously issued as print editions. (24 months)

The Mark Twain Project proposes to complete Volume 3 of the Autobiography of Mark Twain, by far the largest and arguably the most important of the works Mark Twain left deliberately unpublished at his death in 1910. Volume 3 is the last volume in this title, and like Volumes 1 and 2 before it, will be published simultaneously in print and on the Project’s website, MTPO. (Volume 1 was published in November 2010 and has sold approximately half a million copies; Volume 2 is on schedule to be published in June 2013.) The three volumes together will comprise the first complete, accurate, annotated, and authorial text ever published of the Autobiography. The Project also proposes to add the complete text of its print editions of Tom Sawyer and Connecticut Yankee to MTPO, along with another three years of letters (through 1883). And it plans to make various necessary upgrades and improvements to the infrastructure of MTPO, such as converting from TEI P4 to TEI P5.

[Grant products]

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$450,000 (approved)
$449,879 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014


RQ-50496-10

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 11/06/2009 to present)

Mark Twain Project

Completion of editorial work on electronic and print publications of Volume 2 and beginning work on Volume 3 of Mark Twain's Autobiography; continued adding of Twain's major works and letters to the Mark Twain Project Online (MTPO); updating online platform to current standards. (24 months)

The Mark Twain Project proposes to complete Volume 2 of the Autobiography of Mark Twain, by far the largest and arguably the most important of the works that Mark Twain left deliberately unpublished at his death in 1910. Volume 2 will, like Volume 1 before it, be published both in print and on the Project's website, MTPO. (Volume 1 is now at the press and due out in August 2010.) One more volume will complete this, the first comprehensive edition of Mark Twain's last, major literary work. The Project also proposes to add the complete text of its print editions of Tom Sawyer and Connecticut Yankee to MTPO, along with another ten years of letters (through 1895). And it intends to make various necessary but challenging improvements and upgrades to the infrastructure of MTPO, which has recently been approved by the Committee on Scholarly Editions of the MLA.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$400,000 (approved)
$400,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012


RQ-50336-08

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 11/02/2007 to present)

The Mark Twain Project

Completion of editorial work on electronic and print publications of the Autobiography of Mark Twain, and continued adding of Twain's major works to the Mark Twain Project Online. (36 months)

If funded, this proposal would enable the professional staff of the Mark Twain Project to finish preparing the Autobiography of Mark Twain, publishing the first third electronically on its new web site, Mark Twain Project Online, and also the first of a three-volume print edition, by the centenary of Mark Twain's death in 2010. The Autobiography is by far the largest and arguably the most important of the works that Mark Twain left deliberately unpublished, specifically prohibiting publication of parts of it for one hundred years after his death. Its publication in complete form will be a signal event both in Mark Twain studies and in the world of American literature. This proposal will also allow the editors to continue populating Mark Twain Project Online with editions of Mark Twain's major works, drawing on converted forms of the twenty-six scholarly volumes they have published to date.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$400,000 (approved)
$400,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2008 – 9/30/2010


RQ-50238-06

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 11/08/2005 to present)

The Mark Twain Project

Completion of an electronic online edition of Mark Twain's Letters and editorial work and XML encoding of Twain's Autobiographical writings. (24 months)

The Mark Twain Project of the Bancroft Library seeks funding for editorial work and XML encoding of a scholarly edition of Mark Twain's Autobiography, the largest and arguably the most important of the manuscripts Mark Twain left deliberately unpublished, forbidding publication until 100 years after his death. This edition will be published in 2010 through Mark Twain's Writings Online; the text and notes will also be issued in 3 printed volumes by the University of California Press. The editors will identify persons, places, and events in editorial notes. They will establish the text from several thousand pages of manuscript and typescript and will identify and report on which changes are authorial and which are by A. B. Paine.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$600,000 (approved)
$600,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2006 – 9/30/2008


RQ-50020-03

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 09/03/2002 to present)

The Mark Twain Project

An electronic edition of Mark Twain's Complete Letters, 1853-1910 and Mark Twain's Complete Notebooks & Journals, 1855-1910. (36 months)

The Mark Twain Project of the University of California, Bancroft Library, seeks funding to complete the Electronic Edition of Mark Twain's Complete Letters, 1853-1910, and an Electronic Edition of Mark Twain's Complete Notebook & Journals, 1855-1910. These two publications will provide scholars and general readers alike with unprecedented access to Mark Twain's most personal documents: some 11,000 letters and 50 notebooks, which best preserve the details, in all their immediacy, of his intense and complex life as author, businessman, family man, public figure, and American. These digital projects are freestanding components of a proposed Electronic Edition of Mark Twain's Complete Works and Papers, an ambitious effort to provide online access via the World Wide Web to responsibly edited texts of Mark Twain's complete corpus.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$500,000 (approved)
$500,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2003 – 9/30/2006


RZ-20758-01

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 09/01/2000 to present)

Mark Twain Project (Mark Twain Papers, Works and Library)

To support the continuing preparation of an edition of Mark Twain's works and writings.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Collaborative Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$235,000 (approved)
$235,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2001 – 9/30/2003


RZ-20514-99

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 09/01/1998 to present)

Mark Twain Project

The continuing preparation of an edition of Mark Twain's writings.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Collaborative Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$448,000 (approved)
$448,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1999 – 8/31/2001


RZ-20131-97

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 09/03/1996 to present)

The Mark Twain Project (Mark Twain Papers, Works, and Library)

To support the continuing preparation of an edition of the writings of Mark Twain (1835-1910), American writer and humorist.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Collaborative Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$270,000 (approved)
$270,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1998 – 7/31/1999


RE-21245-95

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 06/08/1994 to present)

Mark Twain Project (The Mark Twain Papers, Works, and Library)

To support the preparation of an edition of Mark Twain's works and papers.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$428,221 (approved)
$428,221 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1995 – 6/30/1998


RE-21066-93

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 06/09/1992 to present)

Mark Twain Project (The Mark Twain Papers, Works, and Library)

To support the preparation of an edition of the works and papers of Mark Twain.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$460,000 (approved)
$459,968 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1993 – 12/31/1995


RE-21043-92

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 06/12/1991 to present)

Mark Twain Project (The Mark Twain Papers, Works, and Library)

To support the preparation for publication of the scholarly editions of Mark Twain's novels, stories, and correspondence.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$240,000 (approved)
$240,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1992 – 6/30/1993


RE-20894-90

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 06/14/1989 to present)

Mark Twain Project (The Mark Twain Papers and Works of Mark Twain)

To support the preparation of four volumes in a comprehensive scholarly edition of Mark Twain's writings.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$450,000 (approved)
$450,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1990 – 6/30/1992


RE-20734-88

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 06/05/1987 to present)

Mark Twain Project (The Mark Twain Papers and Works of Mark Twain)

To support the preparation of a comprehensive scholarly edition of the works and papers of Mark Twain.

[Grant products]

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$405,000 (approved)
$405,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/1988 – 6/30/1990


RE-20601-86

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 10/15/1985 to present)

The Mark Twain Project (The Works and Papers of Mark Twain)

To support the preparation of a comprehensive scholarly edition of Mark Twain'swritings.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$550,000 (approved)
$549,983 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/1986 – 12/31/1988


RE-20193-82

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Robert Hirst (Project Director: 07/15/1983 to present)

The Mark Twain Project (The Mark Twain Papers and the Works of Mark Twain)

To provide supplementary support for the editing of the papers and works of Mark Twain.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$897,642 (approved)
$348,131 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1982 – 6/30/1986


RE-10347-76

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Frederick Anderson (Project Director: 07/01/1976 to present)

The Mark Twain Papers

To enable the staff of the Mark Twain Papers to continue to establish accurate texts, prepare annotation, produce printers copy, and see through the press volumes of the previous by unpublished literary manuscripts, journals, and collected correspondence of Twain for the University of California Press edition of "The Mark Twain Papers."

[Grant products]

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$123,110 (approved)
$123,110 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1976 – 8/31/1977