Presenter Information

Emilia Thom

Faculty Sponsor

Dr. Clayton McCarl, Dr. Denise Bossy

Faculty Sponsor College

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Sponsor Department

Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Location

SOARS Virtual Conference

Presentation Website

https://unfsoars.domains.unf.edu/2021/posters/a-prototype-online-archive-of-documents-related-to-indigenous-peoples-in-colonial-spanish-florida/

Keywords

SOARS (Conference) (2021 : University of North Florida) – Archives; SOARS (Conference) (2021 : University of North Florida) – Posters; University of North Florida -- Students -- Research – Posters; University of North Florida. Office of Undergraduate Research; University of North Florida. Graduate School; College students – Research -- Florida – Jacksonville – Posters; University of North Florida – Undergraduates -- Research – Posters; University of North Florida. Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures -- Research – Posters; Digital Humanities -- Research – Posters; TEI-XML encoding; University of North Florida – Special Collections -- Research – Posters; North Florida Editorial Workshop (NFEW) -- Research – Posters; Digital Projects Showcase Exhibitor

Abstract

Digital Projects Showcase Exhibitor During the summer of 2020, I worked on a project titled “A Prototype Online Archive of Documents Related to Indigenous Peoples in Colonial Spanish Florida.” This project focuses on creating a prototype online archive containing digital editions of primary source documents relating to interactions between Indigenous peoples and Spanish colonists during the eighteenth century in Florida. With the help of Dr. Clayton McCarl and Dr. Denise Bossy, I worked to edit five documents from eighteenth-century St. Augustine. The documents are letters sent from Florida to Spain, to inform the crown of colonial matters. They contain information about the Yamasee War of 1715, an “Indian Expenses” fund, and the Spanish resettlement of San Marcos. Dr. McCarl and I explored different formats for an online archive, and new digital editing criteria relating to the documents. The project is still in progress, with draft editions co-published by coloniaLab (colonialab.org) and the North Florida Editorial Workshop (nfew.org). The finished prototype will include digital editions that provide a transcription view, reading view, and an intermediate view; lexical and historical annotations; and an indexing platform that includes document summaries, historical context, and editorial criteria. The finished project will provide a platform for students to continue to publish primary source documents online in a way that is both comprehensible and accessible.

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Prototype Online Archive of Documents Related to Indigenous Peoples in Colonial Spanish Florida.

SOARS Virtual Conference

Digital Projects Showcase Exhibitor During the summer of 2020, I worked on a project titled “A Prototype Online Archive of Documents Related to Indigenous Peoples in Colonial Spanish Florida.” This project focuses on creating a prototype online archive containing digital editions of primary source documents relating to interactions between Indigenous peoples and Spanish colonists during the eighteenth century in Florida. With the help of Dr. Clayton McCarl and Dr. Denise Bossy, I worked to edit five documents from eighteenth-century St. Augustine. The documents are letters sent from Florida to Spain, to inform the crown of colonial matters. They contain information about the Yamasee War of 1715, an “Indian Expenses” fund, and the Spanish resettlement of San Marcos. Dr. McCarl and I explored different formats for an online archive, and new digital editing criteria relating to the documents. The project is still in progress, with draft editions co-published by coloniaLab (colonialab.org) and the North Florida Editorial Workshop (nfew.org). The finished prototype will include digital editions that provide a transcription view, reading view, and an intermediate view; lexical and historical annotations; and an indexing platform that includes document summaries, historical context, and editorial criteria. The finished project will provide a platform for students to continue to publish primary source documents online in a way that is both comprehensible and accessible.

https://digitalcommons.unf.edu/soars/2021/spring_2021/59

 

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