Saturday, November 30, 2013
A Colonial Goldmine
Historians and archivists know a secret that most of us do not: that vast stores of primary documents about North America’s Colonial era lie untouched and unseen in repositories throughout the United States and Canada.
But according to an article in the online Harvard Gazette, two digital projects aim to bring vast numbers of early documents, many unexamined, to light.
You can read the entire story online at http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/11/a-colonial-goldmine/.