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Literary Archivists Look Beyond Print Journals to Save the Emails of Famous Authors

Literary archivists have historically saved the journals of famous authors, but today, archivists are turning to digital channels to store the communications of writers. At Stanford, archivists are using a program called Muse—for “Memories Using Email” to manage the email archives of writers, including the 150,000 emails in the archive of poet and author Robert Creeley. Building off of Muse, a team at Stanford Libraries created an open-source software program to manage email archives called ePADD.

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