New Tools for Men of Letters: The Lost Paragraphs

New Tools for Men of Letters: The Lost Paragraphs

Binkley’s essay “New Tools for Men of Letters”, published in the Yale Review in 1935,1 is the work that has gained the most attention among digital humanities scholars today. The published version was based on a 32-page memorandum that Binkley wrote for the Joint Committee on Materials for Research in November, 1934, under the title […]

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

The draft minutes of the second meeting of the Joint Committee on Materials for Research in September, 1930 were typed up by Bob’s Stanford friend Katherine Beswick for $4.50. Two years before, while sharing an apartment with the Binkleys at 49 Morton St. in the Village, Beswick had typed the manuscript of John Steinbeck’s first […]