EMCO Phase 2 Launch - The Letters from Elizabeth Montagu to James Beattie, 3.30, May 10
Join us for the launch of 'Phase 2 (Letters from Elizabeth Montagu to the poet and philosopher James Beattie, and Huntington Library images) of the Elizabeth Montagu Correspondence Online (EMCO)' with Professor Nicole Pohl, Professor Caroline Franklin, Dr Elizabeth Eger, Dr Joost Hengstmenge, Joanna Barker, Dr. Anna Senkiw, Dr. Jack Orchard, and Alexander Roberts.
The panel will demonstrate the features and functionality available on the project website to scholars of 18th Century correspondence and explore a range of topics including the relationship between James Beattie and Elizabeth Montagu, James Beattie and his subscribers and the significance of the Dutch Enlightenment.
The project will also introduce for the first time freely available facsimile copies of over 3,000 of Montagu’s letters from the Huntington archive.
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Please note that all dates and location information are provisional, initially taken from the library and archive catalogues. As our section editors continue to work through the material we will update our database and the changes will be reflected across the edition.