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College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA 23186-0002)
Ronald Hoffman
RQ-50642-13
The Charles Carroll of Carrollton Papers

Preparation for publication of volumes 4 through 6 of the papers of Charles Carroll (1737-1832), Maryland statesman and signer of the Declaration of Independence. (24 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $100,714
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (Springfield, IL 62701-1004)
Daniel W. Stowell
RQ-50661-13
The Papers of Abraham Lincoln

The preparation for publication of materials for an online edition of the papers of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th president of the United States. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $300,000
Grant period: 7/1/2013 – 6/30/2016

Albert Rabil
Unaffiliated Independent Scholar
RQ-50607-12
The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: Writings by and about Women, 1400-1700

The preparation for print and e-book publication of nine early modern English, Spanish, and Portuguese manuscripts by or about women. (24 months)

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Project fields: Renaissance Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $190,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

University of Rochester (Rochester, NY 14627)
Russell A. Peck
RQ-50616-12
Middle English Texts Series (METS)

The preparation for print and web publication of fifteen to seventeen volumes of medieval literary texts, focused on the 13th to 16th centuries. (36 months)

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

Calista Elders Council (Anchorage, AK 99518-3000)
Ann Fienup-Riordan
RQ-50617-12
Yup'ik Historical Narratives and Traditional Tales: Stories for Future Generations

The preparation for publication of a collection of oral histories and traditional tales from the Yup'ik people of southwestern Alaska, and creation of a web site featuring audio recordings and transcriptions of the tales. (36 months)

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Project fields: Native American Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $275,000
Grant period: 11/1/2012 – 10/31/2015

Ulysses S. Grant Association (Starkville, MS 39759-4112)
John F. Marszalek
RQ-50618-12
Preparation of the Papers of Ulysses S. Grant

The preparation for publication of the last volumes of the Papers of Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), Civil War general and United States president, and to prepare an index and digital version of the entire edition. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $117,981
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA 91125-0001)
Diana Kormos Buchwald
RQ-50620-12
The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein (CPAE)

Preparation for publication of volumes 14 and 15 of the papers of scientist Albert Einstein (1879-1955). (24 months)

Project fields: History, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $150,000
Grant period: 9/1/2012 – 8/31/2015

Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305)
Clayborne Carson
RQ-50625-12
Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Preparation for publication of volumes VII and VIII of the papers of American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) (36 months).

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $350,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

Lafayette College (Easton, PA 18042-7625)
James Woolley
RQ-50627-12
Jonathan Swift's Poems: A New Scholarly Edition and Online Archive

The preparation for print and online editions of the complete poems of the Anglo-Irish satirist Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), and of a digital archive of ancillary works. (36 months)

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN 37996-0001)
Daniel Feller
RQ-50628-12
The Papers of Andrew Jackson: A Documentary Edition

The preparation for publication of volumes 9 and 10 of the papers of Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), 7th president of the United States. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $300,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

University of Houston (Houston, TX 77204-0001)
Casey Dué Hackney
RQ-50629-12
Editing as a Discovery Process: Accessing Centuries of Scholarship in One 10th Century Manuscript of the Iliad

The preparation for online publication of a scholarly edition of a 10th-century manuscript of Homer's Iliad known as the Venetus A. (36 months)

Project fields: Classics
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $276,115
Grant period: 6/1/2013 – 5/31/2016

Duke University (Durham, NC 27708)
David R. Sorensen
RQ-50631-12
The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

The preparation for print publication of volumes 40-42 of the Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle, and publication of volumes 39-41 in an existing online archive. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: British Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $260,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Esther Katz
RQ-50636-12
The Margaret Sanger Papers Project: Book and Digital Editions

Preparation for publication of the fourth volume of the selected papers of Margaret Sanger (1879-1966), founder of the American birth control movement, as well as completing a digital edition of her speeches and articles and developing a prototype of a digital image edition. (24 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $150,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

Ohio State University, Main Campus (Columbus, OH 43210-1307)
Margarita Ophee-Mazo
RQ-50638-12
Les Noces by Igor Stravinsky: The First Facsimile Edition of Autographs with Introduction and Commentary

The preparation of a facsimile edition of 700 autograph scores of composer Igor Stravinsky's 1923 ballet Les Noces, revised multiple times during its eleven-year compositional history. (24 months)

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $195,412
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890)
Wendy Arons
RQ-50646-12
The Hamburg Dramaturgy by G.E. Lessing: A New and Complete Annotated English Translation

The preparation of an edition the Hamburg Dramaturgy consisting of 101 short essays of critical commentary on stage productions at the Hamburg National Theater, written by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781), a seminal figure of the German Enlightenment. (36 months)

Project fields: Theater History and Criticism
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $289,697
Grant period: 9/1/2012 – 8/31/2015

Rutgers University, New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8559)
Charles George Haberl (project director)
James Frank McGrath (co-project director)
RQ-50649-12
The Mandaean Book of John: Critical Edition, Translation and Commentary

The preparation for publication of a print and online critical edition and translation of the Mandaean Book of John, a central ancient text of the only Gnostic group to survive from antiquity. (24 months)

Project fields: History of Religion
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $100,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

Connecticut College (New London, CT 06320-4150)
Bruce Herbert Kirmmse
RQ-50653-12
Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks

The preparation for publication of volumes 6, 7, and 8, and to begin work on volumes 9 and 10 of philosopher Søren Kierkegaard's journals and notebooks, an English-language edition of his unpublished writings. (36 months)

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Philip Gossett
RQ-50655-12
The Works of Giuseppe Verdi

Preparation of an edition of the complete works of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). (24 months)

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $60,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588)
Kenneth Price (project director)
Ed Folsom (co-project director)
RQ-50658-12
Walt Whitman as an Author Before Leaves of Grass

The preparation for online publication of a selection of 19th-century American author Walt Whitman's early published and unpublished writings as part of an existing digital archive devoted to Whitman. (36 months)

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $330,000
Grant period: 8/1/2013 – 7/31/2016

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland
RQ-50667-12
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

The preparation for publication of one volume of a documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. (24 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 7/1/2013 – 6/30/2015

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94720-1501)
Leon F. Litwack
RQ-50668-12
Emma Goldman Papers Project

The preparation for publication of the last of four volumes of the papers of Emma Goldman (1869-1940), American writer and activist. (24 months)

Project fields: History, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $175,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510)
Harry S. Stout
RQ-50671-12
Jonathan Edwards Center and Online Initiative

The preparation for online publication of the collected papers of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), colonial American pastor, author, educator, and theologian. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $340,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405)
Douglas R. Parks (project director)
Indrek Park (co-project director)
RQ-50672-12
Historical Voices of the Plains Earth Lodge Peoples

The preparation for print and digital publication of five volumes of previously unpublished field notes about four native tribes of the American Great Plains, collected by anthropologists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. (36 months)

Project fields: Native American Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus (University Park, PA 16802)
Sandra W. Spanier
RQ-50682-12
The Letters of Ernest Hemingway

The preparation for print publication of volumes 2-4 of a projected 16-volume edition of American author Ernest Hemingway's complete letters. (36 months)

[Grant products] [Media coverage]
Project fields: American Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94720-1501)
Robert H. Hirst
RQ-50685-12
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)

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $450,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Edward George Lengel
RQ-50688-12
The Papers of George Washington

The preparation for publication of volumes 17, 21, and 22 of the papers of George Washington (1732-1799), Revolutionary War general and first president of the United States, and begin work on a digital edition of Washington's financial papers. (12 months)

[Grant products] [Media coverage]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA 23186-0002)
Ronald Hoffman
RQ-50436-11
The Charles Carroll of Carrollton Papers

Completion of work on the final three volumes of the Charles Carroll Papers. (24 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $126,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

Buffalo Bill Historical Center (Cody, WY 82414)
Jeremy M. Johnston
RQ-50440-11
The Papers of William F. Cody - A Digital Edition

Preparation of a thematic, illustrated digital edition of the papers of Buffalo Bill Cody, a symbol of the American West in the popular imagination. (24 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (Springfield, IL 62701-1004)
Daniel W. Stowell
RQ-50481-11
The Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Work on series two and three of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln, culminating in the publication of Series II through November 6, 1860, election day. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

Philip Kelley
Unaffiliated Independent Scholar
RQ-50534-11
The Brownings' Correspondence: Volumes 22-24

Completion of editorial work on volumes 22-24 of The Brownings' Correspondence. (36 months)

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $306,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

Rice University (Houston, TX 77005-1892)
Lynda L. Crist
RQ-50543-11
The Papers of Jefferson Davis, Volumes 13-14

Preparation for publication of volumes 13 and 14 of the collected papers of Jefferson Davis. (36 months)

[Grant products] [Media coverage]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI 53706-1314)
John Kaminski
RQ-50544-11
The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution and the Adoption of the Bill of Rights

Completion of three volumes and work on two more volumes of documents related to the ratification of the Constitution. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $455,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2013

Haverford College (Haverford, PA 19041-1392)
Richard Freedman (project director)
Philippe Vendrix (co-project director)
RQ-50546-11
Recovering Lost Voices: A Digital Workshop for the Restoration of Renaissance Polyphony

Preparation for online publication of a critical edition of Volumes 5-11 of Nicolas Du Chemin's polyphonic (multi-voiced) song series Chansons nouvelles, and of a reconstruction of the missing voice parts in Volumes 12-16 of the same series. (24 months)

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $150,000
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN 46556-4635)
Kent Emery (project director)
Timothy B. Noone (co-project director)
RQ-50549-11
A Critical Edition of John Duns Scotus, Reportationes Parisienses IV-A and IV-B

Completion of a critical edition and preparation for publication of John Duns Scotus' Reportationes Parisienses (Parisian Commentaries) IV-A and IV-B. (36 months)

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $300,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

American Musicological Society (Brunswick, ME 04011-8452)
Richard Crawford
RQ-50550-11
MUSA (Music of the United States of America)

Preparation for publication of volumes 24-28 in the Music of the United States of America series, and editorial work on one additional volume. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $110,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405)
Rega Wood
RQ-50551-11
Richard Rufus Project

Preparation for online and print publication of the 13th-century philosopher Richard Rufus' Scriptum in Metaphysicam Aristotelis and Memoriale in Metaphysicam Aristotelis. (36 months)

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $315,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

SUNY Research Foundation, Stony Brook (Stony Brook, NY 11794-0001)
Mauro P. Calcagno
RQ-50553-11
Online Edition of the Secular Music of Luca Marenzio

Preparation for publication of volumes 4, 8, 13, 19, and 21 of the complete online digital edition of the secular music of Luca Marenzio. (33 months)

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $125,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 5/31/2014

University of South Florida (Tampa, FL 33620-9951)
Roger Ariew (project director)
Erik-Jan Bos (co-project director)
RQ-50555-11
A New Historico-Critical Edition of Descartes' Correspondence

Preparation of a critical edition and English translation of the complete correspondence of René Descartes in seven volumes. (36 months)

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $234,980
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0001)
Robert DeMaria
RQ-50558-11
The Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson

Completion and preparation for publication of the last two (out of twenty-three) volumes of the works of 18th-century English writer Samuel Johnson, and development of a digital edition. (36 months)

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $199,845
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300)
Daniel F. Preston
RQ-50561-11
The Papers of James Monroe

Preparation for publication of volumes 5 and 6 of an 8-volume edition of the papers of James Monroe. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

Indiana University, Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN 46202)
Martin A. Coleman
RQ-50563-11
The Works of George Santayana

Preparation for publication of George Santayana's The Life of Reason, Three Philosophical Poets, Winds of Doctrine, Character and Opinion in the United States, and Dialogues in Limbo. (36 months)

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $239,036
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2015

Emory University (Atlanta, GA 30322-1018)
Lois More Overbeck
RQ-50566-11
The Letters of Samuel Beckett

Completion of editing of Volume III and IV of a four volume critical edition and preparation of a one volume edition for a general audience. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $292,395
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

University of Washington (Seattle, WA 98105-6613)
Richard G. Salomon
RQ-50567-11
Early Buddhist Manuscripts Project

Preparation for publication of transcriptions, translations, and extensive annotations of Gandhari texts documenting the early history of Buddhism. (36 months)

Project fields: Asian Languages
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $304,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

Baylor University (Waco, TX 76798)
Sarah-Jane Murray
RQ-50569-11
The Ovide Moralisé: The First English Translation

Translation from Old French into English of the Ovide moralisé for publication in two hardcover volumes and one abridged paperback version, and preparation of a supplementary website. (36 months)

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $209,998
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

Rutgers University, New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8559)
Paul B. Israel
RQ-50570-11
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison (2011-2014)

Completion of volume 8 and the beginning of work on volume 9 of the Papers of Thomas Edison, covering the period 1885-1889. (36 months)

[Media coverage]
Project fields: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $450,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2013

Kentucky Historical Society Foundation (Frankfort, KY 40601-1931)
R. Darrell Meadows
RQ-50572-11
Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition

Preparation for digital publication of an edition of the papers of the governors of Kentucky during the Civil War. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $210,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 6/30/2014

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
John C. A. Stagg
RQ-50574-11
The Papers of James Madison

Preparation for publication of volume 10 in the Secretary of State Series; volume 8 in the Presidential Series; and volumes 2 and 3 in the Retirement Series of the edition of the Papers of James Madison. (24 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $330,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2013

East Carolina University (Greenville, NC 27858)
Gary Stringer
RQ-50575-11
An Edition of John Donne's Songs and Sonnets and a Further Expansion of DigitalDonne

Completion of volume 4 of the 8-volume Variorum Edition of John Donne's poetry and continued development of the electronic archive, DigitalDonne: the Online Variorum. (36 months)

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $270,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Christopher Brick
RQ-50576-11
The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project

Preparation for publication of volumes 3, 4, and 5 of the planned five volumes of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $350,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2013

University of Puget Sound (Tacoma, WA 98416-5000)
Peter H. Greenfield
RQ-50582-11
Records of Early English Drama: Editorial Support

Editing and preparation for publication of Civic London to 1558 in the Records of Early English Drama. (24 months)

Project fields: Theater History and Criticism
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2013

George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Charlene N. Bickford
RQ-50584-11
The Documentary History of the First Federal Congress, 1789-1791: Correspondence, Third Session and Addenda (Volumes 21 & 22)

Preparation for publication of volumes 21 and 22 of the papers of the first Federal Congress, to create an index for entire edition, and to close the work of the project. (30 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $258,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 2/28/2014

University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001)
Elizabeth H. Witherell
RQ-50588-11
The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau: Correspondence

Completion of editorial work and preparation for publication of Henry David Thoreau's Correspondence, comprising 3 volumes of letters from 1834 through 1861. (36 months)

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $245,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY 11550)
John L. Bryant
RQ-50597-11
The Melville Electronic Library (MEL): A Digital Critical Edition

Continued development of the Melville Electronic Library (MEL), including transcription, editing, and publication of three major Melville works for inclusion on the website. (36 months)

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $293,139
Grant period: 11/1/2011 – 10/31/2014

Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510)
Ellen R. Cohn
RQ-50598-11
The Papers of Benjamin Franklin for Volumes 41-45

Preparation for publication of Volumes 41-45 of the Papers of Benjamin Franklin. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $400,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Robert A. F. Thurman
RQ-50600-11
The Guhyasamaja Tantra: A Foundational Buddhist Tantra in the Context of the Pradipoddyotana

Completion of the first annotated English translation of the Guhyasamaja Tantra and its commentary, the Pradipoddyotana, and critical editions of the Sanskrit and Tibetan texts on which the translations are based. (36 months)

Project fields: Nonwestern Religion
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $214,998
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

New York Historical Society (New York, NY 10024)
Melanie Randolph Miller
RQ-50601-11
Gouverneur Morris Papers: Diaries Project, 1799-1816

Preparation for publication of the second volume of the diaries of New York politician and founding father Gouverneur Morris. (36 months)

Participating institutions
New York Historical Society (New York, NY) - Applicant/Grantee
Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) - Participating institution
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $290,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

American Folklore Society (Columbus, OH 43210)
Robert Y. Walser
RQ-50428-10
A Critical Edition of the James Madison Carpenter Collection

Preparation of three volumes of an edition of British and American folk materials in the James Madison Carpenter Collection. (36 months)

Project fields: Folklore and Folklife
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $210,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

University of Georgia (Athens, GA 30602-0001)
Elizabeth Rebecca Wright
RQ-50431-10
Crosscurrents and Confluences: An Annotated Edition and Translation of Latin Poetry on the Battle of Lepanto (1571)

An edition and translation of Latin poetry written in response to the 1571 Battle of Lepanto. (24 months)

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Project fields: Renaissance Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $89,996
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Philip Gossett
RQ-50432-10
The Works of Giuseppe Verdi

Preparation of an edition of the complete works of Giuseppi Verdi. (24 months)

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $103,500
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, VA 23187-8781)
Charles F. Hobson
RQ-50434-10
St. George Tucker Law Papers

Final preparation for publication of an edition of the law papers of the early American judge and legal scholar St. George Tucker. (12 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $105,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2011

George C. Marshall Research Foundation (Lexington, VA 24450-0920)
Daniel D. Holt
RQ-50435-10
Complete Editing of Volume 6 (1947-1950) and Edit Volume 7 (1950-1959, final) of The Papers of George Catlett Marshall

Work on volumes six and seven of the George C. Marshall Papers. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $150,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Sarah Abrevaya Stein (project director)
Julia Phillips Cohen (co-project director)
RQ-50438-10
The Sephardic Studies Reader, 1730-1950

A translation and edition of historical, literary, and religious texts by and about Sephardic Jews. (24 months)

Project fields: Jewish Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $109,999
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

University of North Carolina, Asheville (Asheville, NC 28804-3251)
Gordon Anthony Wilson
RQ-50439-10
A Critical Edition of Henry of Ghent's Quaestiones ordinariae (Summa), art. 53-55

Completion for print and online publication of Henry of Ghent's Quaestiones ordinariae (=Summa), articles 53-55. (36 months)

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $220,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland
RQ-50443-10
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

Preparation of two volumes of the documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South: Land and Labor, 1866-67 and Law and Justice. (24 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

American University in Cairo (Cairo, Egypt, ZZ)
John S. Verlenden
RQ-50447-10
The Qassim Haddad Translation Project

A translation and edition of the selected verse of contemporary Arabic poet Qassim Haddad. (18 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $87,759
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

Rutgers University, New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8559)
Ann D. Gordon
RQ-50450-10
Selected Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, Volume 6

Preparation for print publication of the final volume of the Stanton-Anthony edition. (24 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $198,309
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

University of South Carolina, Columbia (Columbia, SC 29208-0001)
Constance B. Schulz
RQ-50452-10
Digital Edition of the Writings of Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry, A Revolutionary Era Mother and Daughter

Completion of work on the Pinckney digital edition. (12 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $123,500
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 11/30/2011

Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890)
Steven M. Awodey
RQ-50454-10
The Collected Works of Rudolf Carnap, Phase II

Preparation of six volumes of the works of the philosopher Rudolf Carnap (1891-1970). (36 months).

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $140,000
Grant period: 8/1/2010 – 7/31/2014

University of Georgia (Athens, GA 30602-0001)
Amélia P. Hutchinson
RQ-50455-10
Fernão Lopes Translation Project: The Chronicles

Translation and annotation of four Medieval Portuguese chronicles written by Fernão Lopes. (36 months)

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $170,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2014

University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY 40506-0001)
Jane E. Calvert
RQ-50458-10
The John Dickinson Writings Project

Preparation of a 3-volume print edition, a selected reader, and an open-access digital edition of the works of John Dickinson. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $190,522
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus (University Park, PA 16802)
Sandra H. Petrulionis
RQ-50462-10
The Almanacks of Mary Moody Emerson: A Scholarly Digital Edition

Preparation for publication of a scholarly, annotated, digital edition of the complete Almanacks of Mary Moody Emerson. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: American Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $230,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2013

Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN 37240-0001)
Vera M. Kutzinski
RQ-50464-10
Alexander von Humboldt in English: New Translations of his Major Writings on North and South America

Translation and annotation of Alexander von Humboldt's Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, first published in 1811. (12 months)

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $100,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 8/31/2011

Northern Michigan University (Marquette, MI 49855-5301)
Robert Whalen
RQ-50468-10
The Digital Temple: A Documentary Edition

Preparation of a digital documentary edition of 17th-century poet George Herbert's English poems. (24 months)

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $175,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

Ofeq Institute, Inc. (Wickliffe, OH 44092-2728)
Abraham Shoshana
RQ-50469-10
Critical Edition of Tosefta Order Tohorot: A Collection of Early Rabbinic Writings on Laws of Ritual Purity

Preparation of a critical edition of Order Tohorot of the Tosefta, part of the corpus of early rabbinic literature. (12 months)

Project fields: Religion, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $150,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2012

Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH 03755)
Ivy T. Schweitzer
RQ-50470-10
Occom Circle: A Digital Edition and Website

Creation of a digital edition and website that will provide free online access to the works of Mohegan Indian leader and intellectual, Samson Occom (1727-1792) and materials pertaining to Occom's associates and activities. (24 months)

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 1/1/2011 – 12/31/2014

Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510)
Paul Joseph Grant-Costa
RQ-50471-10
The New England Indian Papers Series: The Connecticut Colony Collection, 1603-1783

Preparation for online publication of a scholarly critical edition of Connecticut Native American primary source materials. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: Native American Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 2/28/2014

Boston University (Boston, MA 02215-1300)
Walter E. Fluker
RQ-50475-10
The Howard Thurman Papers Project

Final preparation for print publication of Volumes 2, 3, and 4, and online publication of a calendar of documents from Volume 4. (24 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: African American Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $140,000
Grant period: 1/1/2011 – 6/30/2013

University of Memphis (Memphis, TN 38152-0001)
Peter James Brand
RQ-50478-10
The Karnak Hypostyle Hall Project

Preparation of a print and online edition and translation of inscriptions from the Great Hypostyle Hall in Luxor, Egypt. (36 months)

Project fields: Ancient History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94720-1501)
Leon F. Litwack
RQ-50479-10
The Emma Goldman Papers Project

Completion of the last two volumes of a four-volume edition of the papers of Emma Goldman. (24 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $175,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

Indiana University, Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN 46202)
André De Tienne
RQ-50484-10
Critical Edition of the Writings of Charles S. Peirce

Publication of volumes 7, 11, and 22 of the writings of American philosopher and scientist Charles S. Peirce, and continued work on volume 10. (36 months)

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $170,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 2/28/2013

Butler University (Indianapolis, IN 46208-3487)
James Frank McGrath
RQ-50485-10
The Mandaean Book of John: Critical Edition, Translation and Commentary

Work on one of the central ancient texts of the only surviving Gnostic sect, the Mandaeans, who number some 60,000 people now mostly in diaspora from their Mesopotamian homeland.

[Grant products] [Media coverage]
Project fields: History of Religion
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $130,000
Grant period: 6/1/2010 – 5/31/2012

Loyola University, Chicago (Chicago, IL 60611-2147)
Pamela L. Caughie
RQ-50489-10
WoolfOnline: Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse

Expansion of the WoolfOnline electronic edition of Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse (1927), with critical apparatus and contextual materials. (24 months)

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $175,000
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2013

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Hoyt N. Duggan
RQ-50490-10
Piers Plowman Electronic Archive

Electronic publication of the early versions of William Langland's 14th-century English poem, Piers Plowman. (24 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $100,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2013

Smith College (Northampton, MA 01063-0001)
Andrew Neil Rotman
RQ-50493-10
An Annotated Translation of the Divyavadana, part 2 (Stories 18-38), with a Critical Apparatus

Completion of an annotated English translation, with introduction and critical apparatus, of the second part of the Divyavadana, an anthology of early Indian Buddhist narratives in Sanskrit. (12 months)

Project fields: Asian Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $84,671
Grant period: 1/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94720-1501)
Robert H. Hirst
RQ-50496-10
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)

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $400,000
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Edward George Lengel
RQ-50498-10
The Papers of George Washington

Work on seven letterpress volumes of the Papers of George Washington. (24 months)

[Grant products] [Media coverage]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $450,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $225,000
Supplement (2012) $225,000

University of North Carolina, Greensboro (Greensboro, NC 27412-5068)
Jennifer Marie Keith
RQ-50514-10
The Works of Anne Finch: A Critical Edition and Digital Archive

Production of the first scholarly edition and open-access digital archive of the works of Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (1661-1720), to be published by Cambridge University Press. (36 months)

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $165,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

Richard Sterling Cook
Unaffiliated Independent Scholar
RQ-50525-10
Eastern Han Chinese Dictionary Translation Project

Preparation of a print and online edition and interlinear translation of the Shuo Wen Jie Zi, a 2,000 year-old Chinese dictionary that serves as the basis for the study of East Asian languages. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: Linguistics
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-0001)
Joseph Steven Viscomi
RQ-50531-10
William Blake Archive, Phase IV

Completion of a redesigned user interface for the online Archive; work toward publication of Blake's The Four Zoas and his Notebook; acquisition and encoding of images; incorporation of the journal, Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly (1968-present). (36 months)

[Grant products] [Media coverage]
Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $230,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA 91711-5929)
Minxin Pei
RQ-50532-10
"Tombstone" Translation Project

No description available.

Project fields: Social Sciences, General
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $24,900
Grant period: 4/1/2010 – 2/29/2012

Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405)
Sumie A. Jones
RQ-50533-10
Completing a Three-Volume Anthologv of Earlv Modern Japanese Literature in English

No description available.

[Grant products]
Project fields: Asian Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $26,880
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2013

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