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Date range: 2011-2013
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University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588)
Adrian Wisnicki (project director)
Megan Ward (co-project director)
RQ-50707-14
Explorer David Livingstone's 1870 Field Diary and Select 1871 Letters: A Multispectral Critical Edition

Preparation for publication of on online critical edition of the 1870 Field Diary and select letters of David Livingstone (1813 - 73), the Scottish writer, abolitionist, missionary and explorer of Africa. (24 months)

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $158,605
Grant period: 12/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

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

Massachusetts Historical Society (Boston, MA 02215-3631)
C. James Taylor
RQ-50690-13
Adams Papers Documentary Editing Project

Preparation for publication of two volumes (18 and 19) of the papers of John Adams (1735-1826), Revolutionary leader and second president of the United States, and two volumes (12 and 13) of his family's correspondence. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $400,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

Buffalo Bill Historical Center (Cody, WY 82414)
Mary Robinson
RQ-50695-13
The Papers of William F. Cody: Buffalo Bill's Wild West and the European Frontier

Preparation for publication of materials related to the tours by Buffalo Bill's Wild West show of Great Britain and Germany in 1887-1906. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Robert D. McChesney
RQ-50711-13
The History of Modern Afghanistan (1896-1919): The Translation of Volume Four of Siraj-al-tawarikh (The Lamp of Histories)

Preparation for publication of a translation of the fourth and final volume of a history of modern Afghanistan. (24 months)

Project fields: Near and Middle Eastern History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $175,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

Christopher Newport University (Newport News, VA 23606-2949)
Sharon Melissa Rowley
RQ-50718-13
An Edition of the Old English Translation of Bede’s Historia Ecclesiastica

Preparation for publication of a critical edition of the Old English translation of Bede's Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2016

Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus (University Park, PA 16802)
Sandra H. Petrulionis (project director)
Noelle A. Baker (co-project director)
RQ-50719-13
The Almanacks of Mary Moody Emerson: A Scholarly Digital Edition

Preparation for digital publication of the final thirty-six folders of the Almanacks of Mary Moody Emerson (1774-1863), American scholar and aunt of Ralph Waldo Emerson. (36 months)

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $290,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2016

University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI 53706-1314)
John Kaminski
RQ-50723-13
The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution and the Adoption of the Bill of Rights

Preparation for publication of three volumes of documents concerning the ratification of the United States Constitution in Maryland, South Carolina, and New Hampshire. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $300,000
Grant period: 9/1/2013 – 8/31/2015

University of South Florida (Tampa, FL 33620-9951)
Thomas Williams
RQ-50724-13
A Translation of the Ethical Writings of John Duns Scotus, Medieval Philosopher and Theologian

Preparation for publication of English translations of John Duns Scotus's (1265/66-1308) writings on ethics. (24 months)

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $138,080
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015

Loyola University Maryland (Baltimore, MD 21210-2601)
Leslie Zarker Morgan
RQ-50735-13
Edition and Translation of Huon d'Auvergne, Pre-Modern Franco-Italian Epic

Preparation for publication of a digital edition and modern English translation of the Franco-Italian epic, Huon d'Auvergne, drawing on three manuscripts and one fragment dating from 1341 to 1441. (36 months).

Project fields: Renaissance Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2016

Aquinas Institute for the Study of Sacred Doctrine (Lander, WY 82520-3055)
Beth Mortensen
RQ-50737-13
Translation of Book IV of Thomas Aquinas’s Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard

Translation into English and annotation of Book IV of the Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard by theologian Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274). (33 months)

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 9/1/2013 – 6/30/2016

Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Michael T. Ryan
RQ-50738-13
The Selected Papers of John Jay, First Chief Justice of the United States

Preparation for publication of all of volumes 4 (1785-1788) and 5 (1789-1795), and half of volume 6 (1795-1829) of the papers of John Jay (1745-1829), a member of the Continental Congress, first Chief Justice of the United States, and governor of New York. (21 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $175,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 9/30/2015

Lafayette College (Easton, PA 18042-7625)
Suzanne Westfall
RQ-50739-13
Records of Early English Drama: Publication of Collections in Monograph and Digital Platforms

Editing and preparation for publication in the Records of Early English Drama of three to four volumes for Civic London to 1558; preparation for electronic publication of the records of the counties of Staffordshire and Salisbury. (24 months)

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $205,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510)
Paul Joseph Grant-Costa
RQ-50742-13
The New England Indian Papers Series: State of Connecticut Collection, 1783-1869

Preparation for online publication of a critical edition of primary source materials about Native Americans in Connecticut from 1783 to 1869. (36 months)

Project fields: Native American Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 3/1/2014 – 8/31/2016

George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Charlene N. Bickford
RQ-50747-13
The Documentary History of the First Federal Congress, 1789-1791: Correspondence: Third Session and Addenda (vols. 21 & 22)

Preparation for publication of volumes 21 and 22 of the papers of the first Federal Congress (1789-1791) and closing the project's work. (18 months)

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $125,000
Grant period: 3/1/2014 – 5/31/2015

University of South Carolina, Columbia (Columbia, SC 29208-0001)
Constance B. Schulz
RQ-50748-13
The Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen of South Carolina: A Digital Documentary Edition

Preparation for digital publication of the personal and public papers of three South Carolina statesmen: Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825), Thomas Pinckney (1750-1828), and Charles Pinckney (1757-1824). (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

Rutgers University, New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8559)
Paul B. Israel
RQ-50750-13
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison

Preparation for publication of two volumes (completing volume 8 and beginning volume 9) of the papers of inventor Thomas Edison (1847-1931), covering the period 1885-1889. (36 months)

Project fields: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 9/1/2013 – 8/31/2015

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
John C. A. Stagg
RQ-50755-13
The Papers of James Madison

Preparation for publication of four volumes (Secretary of State 11, Presidential 8 and 9, Retirement 3) of the papers of James Madison (1751-1836), President, Secretary of State, and drafter of the Constitution. (24 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Edward George Lengel
RQ-50758-13
The Papers of George Washington

Preparation for publication of volumes 17 and 18 of the Presidential series and volumes 19-21 and 23-30 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. (36 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $300,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Christopher Brick
RQ-50765-13
The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project

Preparation for publication of three volumes (3, 4, and 5) of the papers of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962). (36 months)

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 9/1/2013 – 8/31/2015

University of Memphis (Memphis, TN 38152-0001)
Peter James Brand
RQ-50767-13
The Karnak Hypostyle Hall Project

Translation and preparation for print and online publication of inscriptions from the Great Hypostyle Hall in Luxor, Egypt. (36 months)

Project fields: Ancient Languages
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $280,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2016

Earlham College (Richmond, IN 47374-4095)
Marc Benamou
RQ-50772-13
Javanese Sung Poetry in Translation

Preparation for print publication, and development of a database and website, of Javanese gamelan song texts, translated into both Indonesian and English. (36 months)

Project fields: Asian Literature
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $290,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2017

Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0001)
Dorothy Kim (project director)
Scott Kleinman (co-project director)
RQ-50774-13
An Archive of Early Middle English

Preparation for electronic publication of two Early Middle English manuscripts (c. 1100 - 1350) and the beginning of work on an electronic edition of a third manuscript. (36 months)

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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

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)

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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)

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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

Massachusetts Historical Society (Boston, MA 02215-3631)
C. James Taylor
RQ-50554-11
Adams Papers Documentary Editing Project

Preparation for publication of volumes 17 and 18 of the Papers of John Adams, and volumes 11 and 12 of the Adams Family Correspondence. (36 months)

[Grant products]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Scholarly Editions and Translations
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $0
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2013

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)

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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

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