Sources and Resources


Bodenhamer, David J. “The Potential of Spatial Humanities.” The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship. Indiana U P, Bloomington & Indianapolis, IN. 2010. 14-30.  

Drucker, Johanna. Graphesis: “Interpreting Visualization::Visualizing Interpretation.” Visual Forms of Knowledge Production. Harvard UP, Cambridge, MA. 2014. 56-137.

Faull, Katherine, “Topographies of Contact: Moravians and Native Americans at the Confluence” Draft of Introduction to translation of the Shamokin Moravian Diaries. (pdf)

Grafton, Anthony and Daniel Rosenberg, Cartographies of Time (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2009)

Jockers, Matthew L. Macroanalysis: “Metadata.” Digital Methods and Literary History. U Illinois Press. Chicago, IL 2013. 35-62.

James Merrell, “Shamokin, The Very Seat of the Prince of Darkness” in Contact Points: American Frontiers from the Mohawk Valley to the Mississippi 1750-1830, eds. Cayton and Teute (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998), pp. 16-59.

Elena Pierazzo, “A Rationale of Digital Documentary Editions” in Literary and Linguistic Computing, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2011. 463-477.

Whitley, Edward. “Visualizing the Archive.” The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age. Amy E. Earhart and Andrew Jewell, eds. U Michigan Press. Ann Arbor, MI.2011. 185-205.


Shamokin Diary Complete translation complete version.txt

Powell Diary January-April 1748 Diary

Lehigh Library Catalogue (Joseph Powell Entry)

Transcription Guides–Bucknell-Transcription Conventions

In the diary entries you might see one of these symbols in the margin.  They are astrological signs, yes, but they are not giving us a horoscope reading!  Rather they are a shorthand for the days of the week.  In this image you can see the symbols, then the German days of the week followed by the Latin.Symbols for weekdays


London Charter for the Computer-Based Visualization of Cultural Heritage

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