Month: January 2015

Remember the Catholic Ladies

On March 31, 1776, with her husband John off attending the Second Continental Congress, Abigail Adams famously asked him to “remember the ladies” as he and the other men present were beginning to struggle with creating a new government for the American colonies. Until interest in social and gender history took hold in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, academic historians… Read more →

The Papers of Patrick Henry Digital Edition (Updated)

(Updated on December 10, 2015) I’m proud to be able to say that work on the The Papers of Patrick Henry Digital Edition digital documentary edition has officially begun. Conceived of at the start of 2014, Sue Perdue and I have been busy putting together funding requests, seeking out documents, creating inventories, developing workflows, perfecting a style guide, and making… Read more →