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RQ-230544-15

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4833)
Edward Lengel (Project Director: 12/09/2014 to 09/15/2016)
William Ferraro (Project Director: 09/15/2016 to present)

The Papers of George Washington

Preparation for publication of volumes 20 and 21 of the Presidential series and volumes 25-30 of the Revolutionary War series of the papers of George Washington (1732-1799), Revolutionary War general and first president of the United States, and continued work on a digital edition of Washington's financial papers. (24 months)

The Papers of George Washington is a historical documentary editing project that is engaged in publishing a modern comprehensive edition of George Washington's public and private papers. The project has, to date, published sixty-eight of a projected eighty-seven volumes and issues two new volumes, on average, each year. The project also has a Digital Edition and a digital-only Financial Papers project. The project's scholarly value and sustained productivity won it the National Humanities Medal in 2005. This request is for a two-year grant, covering our publication and other work on ten new letterpress volumes.

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Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$468,000 (approved)
$443,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2017