A digital humanities project with involvement and cooperation across disciplines, Melville's Marginalia Online is indebted to the following institutions, agencies, and persons for support in the forms of grants, imaging, consultation and technical support, and private donations.

Grant Support

Melville's Marginalia Online has received grant support from the following institutions and sponsors:

Boise State University, including The Office of Research and Economic Development, College of Arts and Sciences, and Department of English

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Boise State University

The Idaho Humanities Council

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

The National Endowment for the Humanities


Images of annotated books from Melville's library have been made available to Melville's Marginalia Online through the following arrangements: (1) directly from holding institutions; (2) through cooperation with the Digital Library of Villanova University; or (3) by loan of books for photographic capture by Melville's Marginalia Online.

(1) The following institutions have generously devoted internal resources to digitize Melville-owned books among their holdings:

Houghton Library, Harvard University, and the Harvard Library, Harvard University

The Beinecke Library, Yale University

The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library

The New York Public Library

The Newberry Library

Princeton University Library

(2) The following institutions have made their collections available for imaging through cooperation with the Digital Library, Villanova University, which generously devoted internal resources for digital scanning of these holdings to site specifications:

The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA

Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University

(3) William Reese, late of New Haven, CT, has made his collection of Melville's books available for digital scanning by Melville's Marginalia Online, and the New York Society Library has lent a book once borrowed by Melville to the project for scanning.

Consultation and Technical Support

Melville's Marginalia Online has benefited by consultation and technical expertise from the following individuals:

Jamie Folsom and Derek Leadbetter of Performant Software Solutions LLC

Elisa Barney Smith and Tim Anderson, Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Boise State University

Shawna Hanel and Dan Kolsky, Department of Art, Boise State University

Matt Cohen and Travis Brown, University of Texas, Austin, and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities.

John Bryant, Hofstra University and The Melville Electronic Library

Kenneth Price, University of Nebraska and The Walt Whitman Archive

Private Donations

Melville's Marginalia Online is grateful for support (in the order of gestures since 2009) from Connie Charleton, Jim Maguire, William Reese, Darci A. Balius, Robert D. Hopper, Martin Kevorkian, Cathy Springs, Jonathan Baer, Erin Gatfield, Gary Pett, and Wyn Kelley. The project also thanks its anonymous donors.

Visualization Support