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Project Details

Project Name: 
Mapping Manning: The Man who Collected Oxfordshire
Principal Investigator / Director: 
Alison Roberts
Oxford participants: 
Other Participants: 
Michael Athanson; Simon Collcutt; Michael Heaney; Alison Petch
  • Division: Academic Services
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  • Sub-Unit: not specified
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End Date: 
Partner organizations (inside or outside Oxford): 
Bodleian Library; Ashmolean Museum; Pitt Rivers Museum
Oxford University Museums Partnership, Innovation Fund
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Project Description: 
Mapping Manning brings together two sets of resources for the local history of Oxford and Oxfordshire:
- the detailed large-scale maps created by Percy Manning (1870-1917), on which he marked archaeological sites and finds – these continued in active use and were updated by the Ashmolean Museum after his death, until the late 1970s;
- the indexes and databases describing Percy Manning's collections in the Ashmolean Museum, Bodleian Libraries and Pitt Rivers Museum.
ICT Methods: 
CollaborationResource sharing collaboration
Data CaptureData ReuseUse of existing digital data
Image capture2d Scanning and photography
Textual InputManual input and transcription
Data publishing and disseminationData and resource sharingResource sharing publishing
Web development
Data structuring and enhancementClassifying and linkingCataloguing and indexing
- -Record linkages structuring
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02/09/2017 16:03:31
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