Project Director:

Amy Earhart
Assistant Professor
Department of English
Texas A&M University

Earhart works with digital humanities, Africana and African-American literature, and 19th-century American literature and culture. Her work has appeared in DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly, The Oxford Handbook to Transcendentalism, American Documentary Editing, the Chronicle of Higher Education/Prof Hacker, Textual Cultures, Debates in Digital Humanities, among other venues. She has co-edited a collection of essays titled The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age with Andrew Jewell (Michigan 2010), and has recently completed a monograph titled “Traces of the Old, Uses of the New: The Emergence of the Digital Humanities.” Forthcoming work includes “Alex Haley’s Malcolm X: ‘The Malcolm X I knew’ and notecards from The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” an introduction and edition, published in Scholarly Editing, and "The Digital Humanities as a Laboratory" in Humanities and the Digital. Her digital projects include the development of the 19th-Century Concord Digital Archive in partnership with the Concord Free Public Library and editing the Emerson Society and the American Transcendentalism website.

Library Partner:

Katherine H. Weimer
Associate Professor
Map and GIS Collections and Services
Texas A&M University Libraries

Weimer has created digital map collections, map based search interfaces, and is curator of the digital version of the Geologic Atlas of the United States. She has written and presented on the topics of map and GIS librarianship and is immediate past Chair of the American Library Association’s Map and Geography Round Table. She serves as co-editor of the Journal of Map & Geography Libraries and holds a fellowship from AMIGOS to create a map interface to born-digital theses and dissertations.

Partner Institutions:

The William Munroe Special Collections, The Concord Free Public Library, Concord, Massachusetts

The William Munroe Special Collections of the CFPL is the primary archive of Concord history, life, landscape, literature and people from 1635-present, and as such is a major repository and interpretive agency.

Graduate Students:

Joori Lee (2008)
Sun Joo Lee (2007)
Sichun Song (2007)
Bridgit McCafferty (2007–2008)
Robert Wyckoff (2006–Present)

The 19th-Century Digital Concord Advisory Board includes:

Ronald Bosco, University at Albany, the State University of Albany
Joel Myerson, the University of South Carolina
Sandra Harbert Petrulionis, Penn State Altoona
Anita Tekle, Town Clerk, Concord Massachusetts
Leslie Wilson, Curator of the Concord Free Public Library