Software, E-Resource Transcription datasets from the Wm. Oland Bourne Papers, Manuscript Division By the People transcription campaign title : Civil War Soldiers : 'Disabled but not disheartened'
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- Transcription datasets from the Wm. Oland Bourne Papers, Manuscript Division
- By the People transcription campaign title : Civil War Soldiers : 'Disabled but not disheartened'
- This dataset is an export of transcriptions for 5,239 images from the Wm. Oland Bourne Papers created by volunteers participating in the Library of Congress crowdsourcing program By the People (https://crowd.loc.gov) campaign, Civil War Soldiers: "Disabled but not disheartened”. It contains text created by volunteers through a transcription and review process, volunteer-created tags, digital collections metadata, and metadata representing the arrangement of the items in the By the People platform, Concordia.
- The dataset includes transcriptions and data generated from the pages in the By the People campaign Civil War Soldiers: "Disabled but not disheartened” (https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/civil-war-soldiers-disabled-but-not-disheartened/). The campaign consisted of a selection of then online images of digitized content from the Wm. Oland Bourne Papers. The transcription campaign included all Left-hand Penmanship contest materials and Civil War reminiscences by soldiers and sailors in Central Park Hospital, New York, 1864-1865. As editor of the periodical The Soldier's Friend, Bourne sponsored two contests in 1865-1867 in which Union soldiers and sailors who lost their right arms by disability or amputation during the Civil War were invited to submit samples of their penmanship using their left hands. The transcribed materials include correspondence and broadsides concerning the contests, many of the penmanship entries submitted, and three autograph books of reminiscences Bourne collected from patients at Central Park Hospital, where he served as a chaplain. See the Bourne digital collection for all available online items for this collection, as well as contextual information, such as a timeline, an essay on the history of the penmanship contests, and bibliographic resources (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/collmss.ms000043).
- Note: This dataset may contain UNICODE characters or lengthy transcriptions which may display incorrectly in some spreadsheet editors.
- About versioning: Version 1 of the dataset was initially created on 2020-12-10. Version 2 of the dataset was created 2022-10-12 to include a revised README and tags data in the CSV. Both .CSV files are direct exports of the Civil War Soldiers campaign.
- Version 2, description of contents: This dataset includes 2019667237_v2.zip - a zip file containing a CSV file and a README file. civil-war-soldiers-disabled-but-not-disheartened_2022-10-12.csv contains campaign, project, item, itemID, asset, and asset status metadata, as well as an image URL, the volunteer-created transcriptions, and volunteer-created tags.
- Version 1, description of contents: This dataset includes zip file containing a CSV file and a README file. civil-war-soldiers-disabled-but-not-disheartened_2020-12-10.csv contains campaign, project, item, itemID, asset, and asset status metadata, as well as an image link, and the volunteer-generated transcriptions.
- By the People (Program), compiler
- Bourne, Wm. Oland (William Oland), 1819-1901
Created / Published
- Washington, D.C. : By the People, Library of Congress, 2020
- - Penmanship--Competitions--United States
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans--Union--Competitions
- - Disabled veterans--United States--History--19th century
- Data sets
- - “Dataset created 12/10/2020."--Version 1 README file.
- - “Dataset created: 2022-10-12."--Version 2 README file.
- - Title devised by the cataloger
- 1 online resource (dataset)
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- s-Online Electronic Resource
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- compressed data
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Bourne, Wm. Oland. Transcription datasets from the Wm. Oland Bourne Papers, Manuscript Division. composeds by By The People Iler Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress, 2020. Software, E-Resource. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667237/.
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Bourne, W. O. (2020) Transcription datasets from the Wm. Oland Bourne Papers, Manuscript Division. By The People Iler, comp Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress. [Software, E-Resource] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667237/.
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Bourne, Wm. Oland. Transcription datasets from the Wm. Oland Bourne Papers, Manuscript Division. comp by By The People Iler Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress, 2020. Software, E-Resource. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019667237/>.