Stainforth Library Catalog Access – PDFs

The LUNA edition of Stainforth’s manuscript library catalog is temporarily unavailable due to Libraries server maintenance and migrations. In the meantime, find PDF images of all manuscript pages here. Please contact us if you are having trouble accessing the manuscript.Thank you. Part 1: PDF (alpha by author last name or title to Harrison) Part 2:…

The Stainforth Digital Library Under Construction, for the Arts & Humanities Resource Center “Gear Up” 2015 (Dartmouth 1-22-15)

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I was asked to present the Stainforth Digital Library of Women Writers at today’s “Gear Up” DH event, sponsored by the Arts & Humanities Resource Center at Dartmouth. The goal of this event was to educate faculty regarding DH project ideas, processes, opportunities, the people who are involved in them, and what they can produce.…

Francis John Stainforth: A Biographical Sketch

[first published on CU-Boulder University Libraries Special Collections website] Preface Knowledge of Francis John Stainforth’s life enables a more thorough understanding of the important private library of women’s writing that he collected. A larger project is underway in which we strive to answer more questions about Stainforth’s collections, personal life, and education, for instance, what…

5 Stainforth bookplates found at the Newberry

We recently found 5 books with Stainforth bookplates in the Newberry’s catalog. One of the gems in this find is a collection of poems by Ann Murry (1755-1816). Murry is a little-known writer without an entry in either the ODNB or Orlando, but she does have a short bio on the Spenserians website, found here.…