News-sheet — Autumn 2016

I. 2016 update — Correspondence

Now over 70,000 items of correspondence!

Correspondance du J-H Bernardin de Saint-Pierre:

This update publishes tranche 8 of the correspondence of Jacques Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre adding 500 letters to this growing edition (now with 2,177 letters online).

Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century Compendium:

Extending its collection of variously authored letters comprising the SVEC Compendium, EE is pleased to release correspondence between Mme de Genlis and Margaret Chinnery (first published in SVEC. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2003; vol. 2003:02).

II. 2016 update — Biographical Dictionary

Now over 8,500 correspondents!

This Autumn’s update has over 150 additions and revisions to EE’s Biographical Dictionary giving a total of 8,560 entries! The Project’s editorial team has worked hard to identify and provide biographical notes for hundreds of famous and not so famous people, from abolitionists and autobiographers to watchmakers and writers of memoirs.

We continue to work on the identification of unknown figures and to augment information about little known figures. You can help by sending any additional information or corrections to Electronic Enlightenment care of the .

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