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North American Slave Narratives
Staff (1999-2002)

Series Editor
Project Director and Principal Investigator
Project Manager
Preservation Librarian
Project Cataloger
Contributing Staff


Series Editor: William L. Andrews, E. Maynard Adams Professor of English
Curriculum Vitae

Business Address:
432 Greenlaw; CB# 3520
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3520
Email: wandrews@email.unc.edu

Education:
B.A., 1968, Davidson College
M.A., 1970, Ph.D., 1973, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Professorial Positions:
Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University, 1973-77
Assistant Professor-Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
1977-88 Hall Professor of American Literature, University of Kansas,
1989-1996 Adams Professor of English, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1996--

Grants, awards, similar honors:
NEH Summer Stipend, 1974
Norman Foerster Prize, 1976, for best article of the year in American Literature
NEH Category B. Grant, 1980
American Council of Learned Societies Research Fellowship, 1984-85
Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award, 1986, for To Tell a Free Story
Senior Fellow, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research in the Humanities, 1988
William Riley Parker Prize, 1990, for outstanding article in Publications of the Modern Language Association
Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 1994-95

Editorial positions:
Series Editor, "North American Slave Narratives, Beginnings to 1920," A Database and Electronic Text Project with the Academic Affairs Library of the UNC-Chapel Hill
Editorial Board, African American Review, 1976--
Editorial Board, American Literature, 1990-1992
Associate Editor, A/B: Auto/Biography Studies, 1985--
General Editor, Wisconsin Studies in American Autobiography, U of Wisconsin Press, 1988--

Selected Books and Editions:

The Literary Career of Charles W. Chesnutt. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U P, 1980

Literary Romanticism in America. Ed., with Introduction. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U P, 1981.

Critical Essays on W. E. B. Du Bois. Ed., with Introduction. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1985.

To Tell a Free Story: The First Century of Afro-American Autobiography, 1760-1865. Urbana: U of Illinois Press, 1986.

My Bondage and My Freedom, by Frederick Douglass. Ed., with Introduction. Urbana: U of Illinois Press, 1987.

Six Women's Slave Narratives. Ed., with Introduction. New York: Oxford U P, 1988 (a volume in the Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers).

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, by James Weldon Johnson. Ed., with Introduction. New York: Viking Penguin, 1990.

Journeys in New Worlds: Early American Women's Narratives. Co-Ed. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1990.

Bursting Bonds, by William Pickens. Ed., with Introduction. Bloomington: Indiana U P, 1991.

Critical Essays on Frederick Douglass. Ed., with Introduction. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1991.

African-American Literature. Co-Ed. New York: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1991.

Collected Stories of Charles W. Chesnutt. Ed., with Introduction. New York: New American Library, 1992.

The African-American Novel in the Age of Reaction: Three Classics. Ed., with Introduction. New York: New American Library, 1992.

Classic American Autobiographies. Ed., with Introduction. New York: New American Library, 1992.

African American Autobiography: A Collection of Critical Essays. Ed., with Introduction. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1993.

From Fugitive Slave to Free Man: The Autobiographies of William Wells Brown. Ed., with Introduction. New York: New American Library, 1993.

Classic Fiction of the Harlem Renaissance. Ed., with Introduction. New York: Oxford U P, 1994.

Up From Slavery, by Booker T. Washington. Ed., with Introduction. New York: W. W. Norton, 1996.

The Oxford Frederick Douglass Reader. Ed., with Introduction. New York: Oxford U P, 1996.

The Norton Anthology of African American Literature. Co-Ed., New York: W. W. Norton, 1997.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. Co-Ed., New York: W. W. Norton, 1997.

The Oxford Companion to African American Literature. Co-Ed. New York: Oxford U P, 1997.

The Literature of the American South. General Editor. New York: W.W. Norton, 1997.

Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography:
General Editor of the following from the U of Wisconsin Press:

Robert Sayre. The Examined Self. 1964; Madison, 1988.

Daniel Shea. Spiritual Autobiography in Early America. 1968; Madison, 1988.

Lois Mark Stalvey. The Education of a WASP. 1970; Madison, 1989.

Margaret Sams. Forbidden Family: A Wartime Memoir of the Philippines, 1941-1945. Ed. Lynn Z. Bloom. Madison, 1989.

William L. Andrews, et al. eds. Journeys in New Worlds: Early American Women's Narratives. Madison, 1990.

Samuel L. Clemens. Mark Twain's Own Autobiography. Ed. Michael Kiskis. Madison, 1990.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Intro. Ann J. Lane. Madison, 1991.

Paul John Eakin, ed. American Autobiography: Retrospect and Prospect. Madison, 1991.

Caroline Seabury. The Diary of Caroline Seabury, 1854-1863. Ed. Suzanne L. Bunkers. Madison, 1991.

Cornelia Peake McDonald. A Woman's Civil War. Ed. Minrose Gwin. Madison, 1992.

Margo Culley, ed. American Women's Autobiography. Madison, 1992.

Joanne Jacobson. Authority and Alliance in the Letters of Henry Adams. Madison, 1992.

Frank Marshall Davis. Livin' the Blues. Ed. John Edgar Tidwell. Madison, 1992.

Marian Anderson. My Lord, What a Morning. Intro. Nellie Y. McKay. Madison 1993.

Edward Kamau Brathwaite. The Zea Mexican Diary. Madison, 1993.

Genaro Padilla, My History, Not Yours: The Formation of Mexican American Autobiography. Madison, 1994.

Frances Smith Foster, Witnessing Slavery. 1979; Madison, 1994.

Arnold Krupat, ed. Indian Lives: An Anthology of Native American Autobiographies. Madison, 1994.

Robert Sayre, ed. American Lives: An Anthology of Autobiographical Writing. Madison, 1994.

Carol Holly, Intensely Family: The Inheritance of Family Shame and the Autobiographies of Henry James. Madison, 1995.

Shelley Fisher Fishkin and Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky, eds., People of the Book: Thirty Scholars Reflect on Their Jewish Identity. Madison, 1996.


Project Director and Principal Investigator: Patricia Buck Dominguez

The Project Director oversees the digitization project, ensures that it is on schedule, meets quality control requirements, and spends funds cost-effectively. She confers regularly with project staff. She also works with the Editorial Board to prioritize titles for scanning and to identify supporting materials to include in the database. She is responsible for writing reports and preparing publicity for the project.

Curriculum Vitae

Business Address:
Collection Development Department
CB# 3918, Davis Library
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
Email: patricia@email.unc.edu

Education:
UNC--CH, Library Science, M.S.L.S., 1978.
University of Michigan, Comparative Literature, Ph.D., 1975.
University of Michigan, Comparative Literature, M.A., 1966.
Andrews University, French, B.A., 1965.

Current Position:
Humanities Bibliographer, Collection Development Department, Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 1978-

Fellowships, Awards and Special Honors Received:
Blackwell Award for "Cooperative Collection Development at the Research Triangle University Libraries: A Model for the Nation." (With Luke Swindler.) College & Research Libraries 53 (1993), p. 479-496.

CETH Seminar: Electronic Texts in the Humanities: Methods and Tools, August 1-13, 1994, Princeton, New Jersey.

Grants Received: "First-Person Narratives of the American South," LC/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition Grant, for $74,782. August 1, 1997 to January 31, 1999. P. I. (With Natasha Smith)

"A Digitized Library of Southern Literature, Beginnings to 1920," Chancellor's Grant for Instructional Technology, $30,100. January 1, 1997 to June 30, 1997. P. I. (With Natasha Smith)

"Documenting the Contemporary South." A Title II-C Collection Development Grant from the U. S. Department of Education to the Triangle Research University Libraries for $286,669 to purchase materials on the American South, April 1992. Principal writer; Campus P. I. (With Luke Swindler, David Moltke-Hansen, Marcella Grendler; UNC--CH; Ginny Gilbert, Duke; Margaret Hunt, NCSU).

"Documenting the Contemporary South." A Title II-C Collection Development Grant from the U. S. Department of Education to the Triangle Research University Libraries for $267,170 to purchase materials on the American South, June 1991. Principal writer, Campus P. I. (With Luke Swindler, David Moltke-Hansen, Marcella Grendler; UNC--CH; Ginny Gilbert, Duke; Margaret Hunt, NCSU).

Special Projects:
Documenting the American South. Initiated the Library project to digitize books about the American South printed between 1600 and 1920. The library project is part of a networked multimedia Southern Americana Database supported by the Academic Affairs Library, the Library of Congress and the Ameritech Corporation, the Office of the Chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and, initially, the Office of Information Technology at the University and the IBM Corporation.

Selected Publications:
"African American Resources in the Library's General Collections," Southern Research Report #6: African Americana in North Carolina and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Fall 1995), p. 51-58. (With Luke Swindler.)

"Brainstorming About the Serials Crisis." (With Luke Swindler.) Newsletter on Serials Pricing Issues [Online], no. 102 (10 January 1994). Available e-mail: listserv@gibbs.oit.unc.edu Message: Get prices prices.102.

"Cooperative Collection Development at the Research Triangle University Libraries: A Model for the Nation." (With Luke Swindler.) College & Research Libraries 53 (1993), p. 479-496.

"ALA, Librarians, Faculty, and Scholarly Organizations: Broadening the Lines of Communication." College and Research Libraries News, Vol. 51, no. 5 (May 1990), 396-397.

"Evaluating History Journals at a University Library." Editing History 6, no.2 (Fall 1989), p. 6-8. (With Luke Swindler.)

"Report on Research Projects Funded by the North Carolina Science and Technology Committee," 1977.

"A Study of Mallarmé and Grammars," Language and Style, Vol. VIII, no. 3 (Summer 1975), 163-188.


Project Manager: Natalia Smith

The Digitization Librarian manages the day-to-day operation of the project and its budget. She hires and trains students to prepare texts, scan them according to current international standards or accepted library practice, proofread materials, encode texts at a basic level, and make them available on the WWW, ensuring quality control at each step. She works with Curators and Bibliographers to identify texts for scanning. She asks members of the editorial board to help prioritize among them. She also does advanced-level encoding according to SGML/TEILite and assigns the TEI header for each text. She also maintains the whole database and its components.

Curriculum Vitae

Business Address:
CB# 3990, Wilson Library UNC-CH,
Chapel Hill 27515-8890
Phone: 919-962-9590
Fax: 919-962-4450
Email: nsmith@email.unc.edu

Education:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.S.L.S., May 1995
Princeton University, CETH Seminar: Electronic Texts in the Humanities: Methods and Tools, Summer 1994
Moscow State University, Masters of Arts, Linguistics (French, Italian, Portuguese), May 1978

Current Position:
Digitization Librarian, Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 10/96 to present

Develops and maintains a WWW site for the AAL project, Documenting the American South: The Southern Experience in 19th-Century America; works on the project development and its future components; encodes selected materials in SGML/TEI; provides quality control and consistency of text-encoding; works with members of the Cataloging Department to catalog electronic resources and to provide access to them through the local OPAC and the OCLC; hires, trains, and supervises several graduate assistants from the School of Information and Library Science; promotes AAL digitization initiatives; works with librarians, faculty, and members of the UNC Press to identify appropriate materials for digitization.

Grants Received:
Chancellor's Academic Enhancement grant, $29,991, for continuing "A Digitized Library of Southern Literature." P. I. and Project Director.

Library of Congress/Ameritech Digital Library Competition, $74.782, First-Person Narratives of the American South.

Chancellor's Instructional Technology Grant, $30,100, A Digitized Library of Southern Literature: Beginnings to 1920 (Project Manager).

Publications:
Smith, Natalia and Helen Tibbo. "Libraries and the Creation of Electronic Texts for the Humanities", College & Research Libraries, 11, 1996: 535-553.

Smith, Natalia. An On-line Bibliography of Southern Literary Magazines, 1727-1900.


Preservation Librarian: Andrew Hart
Curriculum Vitae

Business Address:
Collection Development Department
Davis Library CB#3918
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-8890
Tel: (919)962-1095
Fax: (919)962-4450
Email : ashart@email.unc.edu

Education:
Certificate of Advanced Study in Preservation Management, University of Pittsburgh, 1994.
MLS, University of Pittsburgh, 1992.
BA, English and General Literature, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1987.

Employment History: Preservation Librarian, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1996-.
NEH Project Coordinator, Columbia University, 1995.
Mellon Intern in Preservation Administration, Columbia University, 1994.
Coordinator, Preservation Intensive Institute, University of Pittsburgh, 1993.

Professional Activity:
American Library Association, Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS):

  • Member, ALCTS Legislation Committee, 1997-1998.
  • Member, PARS Policy and Planning Committee, 1996-1997.
  • Intern, PARS Policy and Planning Committee, 1994-1995.
  • Chair, PARS Education and Outreach Discussion Group, 1994-1995.
  • 1995 Program Planning Subcommittee: "Selection for Preservation in a Digital Universe."
  • Member, Task Force on Preservation Internships, 1994.

North Carolina Preservation Consortium, Board Member, 1997-2000.

New York State Conservation/Preservation Program:

  • NYS Education Task Force, 1995.
  • Reviewer for preservation grant proposals, 1995-.

National Endowment for the Humanities:

  • Reviewer for preservation grant proposals, 1994-.

Project Cataloger: Celine Noel

The Project cataloger reviews the TEI headers and oversees the creation of a full MARC record for each digitized text through the OCLC system. She also confers with staff about enhancements to access and coordinates the project's cataloging and metadata activities.

Curriculum Vitae

Business Address:
Catalog Department
CB# 3914, Davis Library
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
Tel: (919) 962-0153
Email: cnoel@unc.edu

Education:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Library Science, M.S.L.S., 1974.
Fordham University, English, B.A., 1969.

Current Position:
Cataloger, Catalog Department, Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, July 1980-

Previous Positions:
Cataloger, Boston University, 1975-1980.
Technical assistant, Automated Book Catalog Project, Dance Collection, New York Public Library, 1972-1973.

Recent Activities:
Metadata Institute, "Managing Metadata for the Digital Library," Washington D.C., May 4-5, 1998.
Library of Congress, Program for Cooperative Cataloging, BIBCO training program, April 1-2, 1998.
"Knowledge Access Management" Seminar, OCLC Institute, Dublin, Ohio, Nov. 17-19, 1997


Contributing Staff: Larry Alford, Deputy University Librarian
Ellen Bowman, Fiscal Services
Elizabeth A. Chenault, Rare Book Collection
Catherine Gerdes, Director for Financial Planning and Administrative Services
Wanda Gunther, Cataloging Department
Joe Hewitt, Associate Provost for University Libraries
Sellers Lawrence, Inter-Library Loan, Reference Department
Jan Paris, Conservator, Rare Book Collection
Andrea Rosenberg, Collection Development Department
Patrick Horn, Assistant Editor
Zachary Hutchins, Consulting Editor

Graduate Students: Katherine Anderson (English Department), 1999
Aletha Andrew (School of Information and Library Science), 1999
Carlene Hempel (School of Journalism), 1999
Chris Hill (English Department), 1999-2000
Thomas Horan (English Department), 1999
Susan Huffman (School of Information and Library Science), 1999
Josh McKim (School of Information and Library Science), 2000-2001
Fiona Mills (English Department), 1999
LeeAnn Morawski (Curriculum in Comparative Literature), 1999-2001
Jennifer Kellerman (School of Information and Library Science), 1999
Kevin O'Kelly (School of Information and Library Science), 1999
Melanie Polutta (School of Information and Library Science), 1999
Sarah Reuning (English Department), 1999
Bethany Ronnberg (School of Information and Library Science), 1999-2000
Elizabeth Wright (English Department), 2000-2001