Digitisation of the Mary Hamilton Archive: Letters

The following is an example of a digital image of one of the original manuscript letters, produced at The University of Manchester Library.


Reproduced by courtesy of the University Librarian and Director, the John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester

All letters will be transliterated using TEI and XML-conformant mark-up, including header information with background on the letter.

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The development of the annotation scheme is described in more detail in Kindlimann, Moira. 2014. The Digitisation of Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Letters. Unpublished Litentiatsarbeit: University of Zurich.

A list of letters that will be digitised can be found here

Other Hamilton letters are being transliterated in a separate project at the University of Manchester (principal investigators: Prof. Dr. h.c. David Denison and Dr. Nuria Yáñez-Bouza click http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/lel/research/projects/image-to-text/ for details.