Category: Activity log

07/11/17

Permalink 01:41:19 pm, by mholmes, 36 words, 17 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log, Announcements; Mins. worked: 20

Colonial Despatches: CO 60 vol 21 manuscript images now available

Colonial Office class 60 volume 21 page-images, covering Despatches to London from 1865 (January to May), are now available on the Colonial Despatches site. They can be accessed through the Manuscript images page. There are 1235 page-images in this set.

31/10/17

Permalink 03:25:14 pm, by mholmes, 34 words, 21 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log, Announcements; Mins. worked: 20

Colonial Despatches: CO 305 vol 26 manuscript images now available

Colonial Office class 305 volume 26 page-images, covering Despatches to London from 1865 (July-December), are now available on the Colonial Despatches site. They can be accessed through the Manuscript images page. There are 1219 page-images in this set.

21/09/17

Permalink 09:05:15 am, by mholmes, 28 words, 44 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log, Announcements; Mins. worked: 30

Colonial Despatches: CO 305 vol 25 manuscript images now available

Colonial Office class 305 volume 25 page-images, covering Despatches to London from 1865 (Jan-June), are now available on the Colonial Despatches site. They can be accessed through the Manuscript images page.

02/06/17

Permalink 02:29:15 pm, by mholmes, 38 words, 38 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 120

Work on bios with LR

I've spent a couple of hours over the last little while working through LR's first bios, suggesting sources and edits; she's picked significant and difficult subjects, so they're taking some time to research properly. They're coming along nicely.

08/05/17

Permalink 11:33:42 am, by mholmes, 30 words, 38 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 90

Welcome to our new Directed Reading student

LR started work today. I've created a detailed Google Doc laying out the expected progress of the work, and we spent an hour getting everything set up and booking time.

21/04/17

Permalink 02:38:10 pm, by mholmes, 6 words, 43 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 30

Minor updates for new release of 1864

Credits, stats and other pages updated.

19/04/17

Permalink 07:59:14 pm, by mholmes, 42 words, 174 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log, Announcements; Mins. worked: 15

Colonial Despatches: documents for 1864 published

The Colonial Despatches project is pleased to announce that all documents for the year 1864 have now been published for general access on the website. Starting here you can read the entire correspondence from images of the original document pages or annotated transcriptions.

Permalink 04:28:52 pm, by mholmes, 11 words, 51 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 15

Bugfix for bad image name

A bit of debugging and tweaking for a rogue image filename.

07/02/17

Permalink 03:55:49 pm, by mholmes, 13 words, 91 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 20

Quick meeting re budget for grant app

GL and I reviewed my rough numbers for JL and sent a follow-up.

09/01/17

Permalink 09:17:37 am, by mholmes, 34 words, 99 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 15

Updated auto-generated data in the db

As I do periodically, and should do more often, I've run doc_dates.xq, document_sequence.xq and search_form_data.xq to update docs in the db used for search and browse interfaces.

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Colonial Despatches

The Colonial Despatches is an XML database project which is creating a digital archive containing the original correspondence between the British Colonial Office and the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. The project lives at http://bcgenesis.uvic.ca, and the web application runs on the Pear dev Tomcat. The XML data is managed in SVN at http://revision.tapor.uvic.ca/svn/coldesp/.

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