We thank Catherine Quinlan (Dean, University of Southern California's Libraries) for her support, and for granting us some funding (one of her Dean's Challenge Grant) in order to jump-start this project.
Danielle Mihram, Leavey Library (USC Libraries) - Project lead, editor, and translator into English of the USC Voltaire Letters Collection. Author of: About the Book Cover Illustration; About the Project; About the Collection; Transcription Conventions. See full bio.
Karen Howell, Leavey Library (USC Libraries) – Co-Author of: Provenance of the Voltaire Correspondence in the Hoose Library of Philosophy. See full bio.
Sasha Pearce, USC graduate 2016, now studying at the Sorbonne – Author of: Paleography: A Brief Introduction; “V” is for Voltaire, sort of: Jean Louis-Wagnière and the Art of Letter Writing. See full bio.
Ross Scimeca, Philosophy Library (USC Libraries) – Author of: Background to the Letters Between Voltaire and Frederick the Great.; and Co-Author of: Provenance of the Voltaire Correspondence in the Hoose Library of Philosophy. See full bio.
Shekinah Thornton, Junior, USC Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences – Author of: Bibliography of Voltaire’s Works in USC’s Special Collections. See full bio.
Wayne Shoaf, Metadata and Digital Librarian for the USC Digital Library – Cataloguer of the digitized USC Voltaire letters, and Author of: Best Practices of Metadata Creation in the USC Digital Libraries. See full bio.
Michaela Ullmann, Special Collections (USC Libraries) – Author of: The USC Voltaire Letters and their Institutional Context. See full bio.
Functional Specialists and Consultants:Curtis Fletcher, Associate Director of the Polymathic Lab, USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study - Project’s Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarly Communications specialist. See full bio.
Mike Jones, USC Library’s IT Web Operations – Project’s specialist for data visualization, book architecture, and representation of letter images. See full bio.
Rachel Mandell, Metadata Librarian at USC’s Digital Library - Project’s specialist for audiovisual archiving and digital archive preservation. See full bio.
Ruth Wallach, Associate Dean of Public Services (USC Libraries) – Project’s consultant for Art and Architectural History, and project’s development. See full bio.
Collaborators:Natania Meeker, Departments of French and Italian and Comparative Literature, USC Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences – Scholar: French Enlightenment. See full bio.
Research ContributorsCarolyn Levi, Junior (2018-2019). Recipient of one of the 2018 Summer USC Undergraduate Research Associates Program (URAP).
See report (August 2018). See full bio.