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The Papers of George Washington Digital Edition

  • Theodore J. Crackel, Digital Edition Founding Editor

All 59 volumes of the celebrated print edition published through 2009, encompassing five series and the complete diaries, are now available in one XML-based publication. Users may search on full text and by date, author, and recipient. The exceptional indexing of the print volumes is combined here into a single master index, and all internal document cross-references are linked. The content may be navigated by series, date, or index entry. Named an Outstanding Academic Title 2007 by the American Library Association’s Choice magazine

"[ The Papers of George Washington] is a magnificent accomplishment in historical and scholarly editing.... Now, the University of Virginia Press, under its 'Rotunda' electronic imprint, has issued a searchable, full-text digital edition, and it is a notable achievement. The Digital Edition (PGWDE) offers a synergy that builds upon the printed one, and brings a wealth of Washington scholarship and primary source material together in one digital file.... No other [presidential papers] project offers researchers the bounty of the landmark PGWDE. Highly recommended.

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