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2018-19 Emma Donington Kiey: Learning through Research intern, University of Manchester
Chenming Gao, Paula Gaskill, Mariana Sancho Moncasi, Seren Morgan-Roberts, Daniel Speight: students on the Undergraduate Scholars Programme (Editing a Georgian Archive), University of Manchester
Emma Alonso-Ramonet: dissertation student, University of Vigo
Mohamed Abdulrahman, Maximilian Andreasson Vigerust, Shormi Khan Choua, Mariola Kotromanac, Asia Kulig, Richard Mole, Catharina Gaby Romero, Josef Vidén, Dr Erik Smitterberg: MA students and course director (English in Transition II, 1500-1900), Uppsala University

2017-18 Usama Ali, Sam Cooper, Natalia De La Torre Bromley, Francesco Della Ferrera, Sana Ditta, Emily Ducat, Isak Ferati, Ana García Maquieira, Cristina García Rodríguez, Katie Grime, Parisa Hallgate, Joshua Hartley, Sam Hepburn, Ellie Jarvis, Lin Ji, Jérémie Josse, Taslima Kohinur, George Lee, Celeste Leonard, Qianru Li, Shiqi Li, Claudia Locatelli, Arianna Losa, Ella Lowson, Emily Morgan, Jane Neal, Ana Olveira Mariño, Asim Ramzan, Kayleigh Ryan, Raafia Shazad, Liqun Shi, Tiffany Winterburn, Yujue Yan: students on the course unit LELA30172 (Modern English Language, 1500-present), University of Manchester
Georgia Tutt: MA student on LELA70172
Jane Scanlon, former MA student, University of Manchester; Carmen Salas, student, University of Seville; Fabienne Toupin, Professor of English Linguistics, University of Tours; Kate Gibson, PhD student, University of Sheffield, and former Early Career Research Fellow, John Rylands Research Institute: volunteers
Maria Aldén, Natalya Hobbs, Frida Kardell, Md Nazmus Saqueb Kathon, Yelizaveta Kazarina, Linda Norrgård, Jacob Veenhuizen, Theresa Zhao, Julia Öman: MA students, Uppsala University

2016-17 Liam Bretag, Michael Cameron, Charlotte Campbell, Lucy Campbell, Sarah Connor, Joseph Gill, Laura Gritti, Jocelyn Hordern, Xiaoge Liu, Yuxiao Liu, Sonia Mills, Thomas Mills, Xinyu Shi, Hannah Smith, Chi Wang: students on LELA30172
Megan Speakman: MA student on LELA70172
Anna Alina, Athena Bras, Katarina Saarnia, Nasrin Siyahtiri, Amanda Widmalm, Dr Erik Smitterberg: MA students and course director, Uppsala University

2015-16 Sara Albán-Barcia, Noemí Antelo-Calvete, Laura García-Castro: students, University of Vigo
Rhia Abukhalil, Katie Ashworth, Kathryn Baldwin, Lucy Brookes, Ramón Carballo de Santiago, Louisa Coley, Pablo González Cabrera, Daniel Grogan, Rose Halligan, Olivia Holgate, Sophie Iveson, Stephanie James, Katharina Kolar, Anna Maguire, Alexandra Morton, Grace Ormerod, Rosie Pendrey, Ru Prescott, Amy Price, Adam Selby, Luke Sharma, Razia Sultana, Abigail Tait, Nicole Tamer, Jennifer van Hees, Georgia Wadsworth, Keely Watson: students on LELA30172
Aizhan Amangazina, Isabella Formisano, Thomas McKiernan, Ethan Newton, Almira Sejfic, Andrew Wells: MA students on LELA70172

2014-15 Emily Aston, Hollie Barker, Nicholas Barraclough, Connor Barrett, Joe Branker, Amy Brenndorfer, Olivia Colvin, Lucy Cook, Bridie Cottiss, Jannes Dahlhaus, †Tom Eckles, Joe Hargreaves, Izzy Harris, Jack Hurlock, Hope Isaac, Holly Jones, Jack Jones, Rachael Jones, Anna Lawson-Walker, Ruby Linden, Rachael Lunt, Marta Maffioletti, Adam Massey, Nik McNally, Donald Morrison, Emma Nabbs, Gabriel O’Connell, Mariachiara Peroni, Sam Potter, Laura Proctor, Jess Rigby, Gabbi Royle, Emma Saavedra Fernández, Marcus Sorton, Lauren Thomas, Rebecca Tiffany, Jake Tilley, Lara Uttenweiler, Martha Whitford Kelly, Hollie Wilson: students on LELA30171
Adriana Pérez-Pazo, Nerea Rodríguez-Estévez: dissertation students, University of Vigo

2013-14 Maddy Back, George Bailey, Chloe Bayode, Melissa Bottomley, Faye Broadbent, Lauren Brooks, Chris Carr, Rachael Cochrane, Marta Colleoni, Sarah Conlon, Kris Coombes, Ciara Cusack, Tom Dalton, Gillian Davies, Ella Dix-Nagra, Steph Dobson, Joseph Doherty, Ben Fearn, Jen Fitton, Harriet Fitzgerald-Allsopp, Nicola Fletcher, Amy Galbraith, Louisa Gerrard, Rachel Harrison, Emily Hodson, Huishi Hu, Alice Hunter, Tom Ingham, Aina Jabeen Khan, Anna Jones, Kim Kahan, Emma Kelly, James Kidd, Katy Lorimer, Alice McMahon, Momina Mohammed, Vicky Murphy, Abi Mylchreest, Umara Nasim, Ollie Nesbitt, Sam Nightingale, Mugi Oktyabri, Xiaoxin Ou, Rebecca Paxton, Hannah Phillips, Chun Qing, William Quamina, Kadie Ratchford, George Rowlands, Hala Shablak, Olivia Skinner, Gracie Smith, Laura Smith, Limeng Tang, Leo Thompson-Adams, Jenny Toner, Jo Tripney, Iago Valin Lopez, Rita Vivas García, Xiaoxuan Wang, Gemma Warren, Dan Whiteley, Kelly Wilby, Sarah Wolff, Mingzhen Wu, Yiwei Yin, Rui Zhang, Yangzi Zhou: students on LELA30171

2011-12 Andrew Gott: dissertation student, University of Manchester

Acknowledgements

We are grateful for the continued support and encouragement of staff at the John Rylands Library, notably John Hodgson, Joint Head of Special Collections, Carol Burrows, former Heritage Imaging Manager, and Fran Baker, former Archivist, Special Collections. We thank Fran for informative Library visits and for help at every stage. The ELGAR catalogue descriptions by Lisa Crawley have proved invaluable. Digital images are supplied by the Centre for Heritage Imaging and Collection Care (CHICC). We are very grateful to Jim McGrath, Research Software Engineer with IT Services, for major improvements to our display of letters, and to Christopher Whittick, Senior Archivist at East Sussex County Council, who has kindly helped with some troublesome readings. Sabine Seifert, Huw Jones and Martin Holmes have made helpful suggestions about TEI matters. Henri Kauhanen provided crucial advice on coding. Sebastian Hoffmann kindly provided word counts and a frequency list for the 2013-14 files.

The cost of research assistance was borne by the G. L. Brook bequest in 2013-14; by the Department of Linguistics and English Language in 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2017-18; and by a grant from the John Rylands Research Institute in 2017. In 2018-19 our RAs were funded by the University’s Student Experience Internship programme and by the Department, respectively.

†Tom Eckles was prevented by illness from participating fully. Sadly, he died on 7 September 2015.