Professor Bob Hegel in the HDW Lab

The St. Louis Circuit Court Historical Records

Bubble charts explore late-19th-Century reading habits by age and gender.

Summer Workshops: Each summer, the HDW organizes a summer workshop

HDW explores the functional realities of governance during the early American republic

Active Projects

August 22, 2013
Materials for The Book of Ephraim
The James Merrill Digital Archive currently provides digital access to a small cross-section from the James Merrill Papers housed in Special Collections at Washington University in St. Louis.
August 1, 2013

Principal Investigator: Abram Van Engen, Washington University in St. Louis. This project tracks every use of the phrase “city on a hill” and its variants from 1600 to the present...

June 23, 2013

Principal Investigator: Peter Kastor, Washington University in St. Louis. Creating a Federal Government explores the functional realities of governance during the early American...

June 22, 2013

Principal Investigator: Matt Erlin, Washington University in St. Louis. This project employs the techniques of probabilistic topic modeling to test a set of longstanding...

June 21, 2013

Principal Investigator: Lynne Tatlock, Washington University in St. Louis. This project seeks to organize a set of data about the publication history of popular German novels,...

June 21, 2013

Principal Investigators: Joseph Loewenstein, Washington University in St. Louis, et al.The Spenser Archive is the digital component of Oxford University Press's forthcoming...

June 20, 2013

Principal Investigator: Jami Ake. The Violence Against Women Database is an accessible searchable tool designed for researchers, practitioners, and the general public interested...

June 10, 2013

Principal Investigator: Hugh Macdonald, Washington University in St. Louis. The project aims to produce a thematic catalog of the works of Georges Bizet.

June 9, 2013

Principal Investigator: Giore Etzion. Professor Etzion maintains a website that helps Hebrew students learn verb conjugations.