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About The Independent Collection

This collection was originally digitized in 2009 by Elizabeth J. Vincelette, a doctoral candidate in ODU's English Department, with metadata assistance by Teresa Statler-Keener.  Dr. Vincelette completed the collection and finding aid as part of her doctoral dissertation, with a special focus on the letters written by women to provide insight into the professional lives of women authors during the period.

 

As a class project, students in Dr. Vincelette's English 495: Women in the Archives created a web site with information about "Independent Women." At this site you can read more about "The Independent."

 

Technical information:

Images and text were scanned on an Epson Expression 836XL using Paintshop 9.0 (WinXP operating system).  Specifications:  600dpi, 24-bit color, tiff format.  The collection was originally hosted on Omeka and then converted to CONTENTdm in 2013.

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