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RQ-50129-05

University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001)
Elizabeth Witherell (Project Director: 11/03/2004 to present)

The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau

Publication of Excursions, Journal 7: 1853-1854, and Correspondence 1: 1836-1848; and editorial work on Correspondence 2: 1849-1856 and Journal 9: 1954-1855. (12 months)

In the 2005-2008 grant period, staff members at the Thoreau Edition at Northern Illinois University (NIU) will work with volume editors located at other institutions to publish Excursions (2005), Journal 7: 1853-1854 (2007), and Correspondence 1: 1836-1848 (2008); bring Correspondence 2: 1849-1856 (2009) to within a year of publication; complete editorial work on Journal 9: 1854-1855 (2010), leaving only production tasks; code the text and back matter of Journal 10: 1855-1856 (2012); and complete transcription of Thoreau's manuscript Journal and make available on the Web about 4800 pages of transcript. NIU and other sources will provide cost sharing at the level of 76 percent of total project costs.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$80,000 (approved)
$80,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2005 – 6/30/2007