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Documentary Editing: Journal of the Association for Documentary Editing, Volume 32: 2011 ISSN 0196-7134


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  • Editing Sophia Peabody Hawthorne’s Travel Writing and the Conundrum of Copies, Patricia Dunlavy Valenti
  • On Editing Late-Nineteenth-Century Author Interviews, Gary Scharnhorst
  • “A Broad, Generous Stream of Love and Bounty”: The Concord Sewing Circle and the Holley School for Freedmen, Mary Lamb Shelden
  • What’s in a Name? Cultural Onomastics and Other Scary Things about the Lincolns and Their Contemporaries, James M. Cornelius
  • Issues and Challenges of Moving and Maintaining The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, Ryan P. Semmes and John F. Marszalek
  • The Best Job in the World: Documentary Editor, Beth Luey
  • Preserving the Alliance: The Artful Diplomacy of Benjamin Franklin, John P. Kaminski

Editing Non-Canonical Texts: Issues and Opportunities

  • Introduction, Kenneth M. Price
  • From the Canonical to the Non-Canonical: Editing, the Walt Whitman Archive, and Nineteenth-Century Newspaper Poetry, Elizabeth Lorang
  • Rethinking Digital Editing Practices to Better Address Non-Canonical Texts, Amanda Gailey
  • Editing Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Fluid Text of Race, Wesley Raabe

Presidential Address

  • New Editorial Futures for the Past, Kenneth M. Price


  • Bosco, Johnson, and Myerson, The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume VIII: Letters and Social Aims. Richard Deming
  • Madigan, Link, et al., Youth and the Bright Medusa, by Willa Cather. Nancee Reeves

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