The Mary Hamilton Papers (c.1740-c.1850)

Sophie Marie Coulombeau (Editor), David Denison (Editor), Nuria Yañez-Bouza (Editor), Hannah Barker (Editor), Cassandra Ulph (Editor), Tino Oudesluijs (Editor), Christine Wallis (Editor)

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Digital edition of ego-documents concerning Mary Hamilton (1756-1816), sub-governess to the Royal Court of George III and a member of the Bluestocking circle.
Contains c.3,000 items in the form of high-resolution images with basic metadata: 2,951 pieces of private correspondence, 38 diaries and travel journals, and 11 manuscript books.
Over half the items have been manually transcribed (c.900,000 words) and glossed with a detailed editorial apparatus.
The digital edition is publicly available in Open Access via Manchester Digital Collections (MDC), a repository which is image-centred and which offers a rich variety of visualisation tools.
Original languageEnglish
TypeDigital edition
Media of outputImages, metadata, text
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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