Projects Available to the Public
SourceNotes can be used for private or public research. The following projects have chosen to make the results of their research available publicly.
Total Notes: 1201
In Fall 2020, Drs. Allyson Brantley (University of La Verne), Alice Baumgartner (University of Southern California), and Andrew Offenburger (Miami University) collaborated with their students to track the reception of Chinese Americans in the U.S.-Mexican borderlands during the era of Chinese Exclusion. Their students searched digitized newspapers in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, from 1882-1905, to analyze historically topics like race, class, and nationality.
Historicizing the News (El Paso Herald)
Total Notes: 4321
Historicizing the News was a 400-level research seminar offered by Dr. Andrew Offenburger at Miami University in the fall of 2019. Students analyzed collectively select issues from a 24-year run of the El Paso Herald, from 1896-1920.
Intro to the Miami Tribe
Total Notes: 391
In the spring of 2019, Dr. Cameron Shriver’s “Intro to the Miami Tribe” students researched the records of the Superintendent of Indian Affairs in the Michigan District (which included the Miami Tribe in northern Indiana) and files of the Office of Indian Affairs related to Miami Removal to west of the Mississippi River in 1846.
Digitizing Daniel Boone
Total Notes: 4885
This project makes available the research notes collected by John Mack Faragher for his book Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer (1992).
Historicizing the News (Goodwin's Weekly)
Total Notes: 8428
Historicizing the News was a 400-level research seminar offered by Dr. Andrew Offenburger at Miami University in the fall of 2016. Students analyzed collectively a 17-year run of Goodwin's Weekly, a newspaper published out of Salt Lake City, between 1902-1919. For more on the class, and on SourceNotes, which was developed to facilitate the research collaboration, see: