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The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) is a multi-disciplinary team that develops online teaching resources, digital collections and exhibits, open-source software, and training in digital literacy and skills.

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Upcoming RRCHNM Events

05/31/2019: RRCHNM @ Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Jessica Otis (& John Simpson) will be offering the course "Fundamentals of Programming/Coding for Human(s|ists) at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria, Canada, from June 3 to June 16, 2019, and the course "Introduction to Network Analysis in the Digital Humanities" from June 10 to June 14, 2019 See all events

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RRCHNM to Digitize the 1926 Census of Religious Bodies

The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media is pleased to announce that it has received a three-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support Mapping American Religious Ecologies. The generous funding comes from the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program within the NEH’s Division of Preservation and Access. Mapping American […]

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Featured Project

Papers of the War Department 1784-1800

On the night of November 8, 1800, fire devastated the United States War Office, consuming the papers, records, and books stored there. Two weeks later, Secretary of War Samuel Dexter lamented in a letter that “All the papers in my office [have] been destroyed.” For the past two centuries, the official records of the War […]

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Each year, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media’s many project websites receive over 16 million visitors, and more than a million people rely on its digital tools to teach, learn, and conduct research. Donations from supporters help us sustain those resources.

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