Research Assistant: Samantha MacFarlane

Samantha MacFarlane worked as a research assistant on the DVPP from 2012 to 2014. She assisted with indexing and scanning poems from The Penny Magazine, All the Year Round, and Chamber’s Edinburgh Journal; helped with identifying authors of unsigned poems in All the Year Round; and completed TEI encoding on selected poems. She received her PhD in English, specializing in Victorian poetry, from the University of Victoria in 2019. She is now Co-Editor in Chief of the journal KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies and Special Projects Administrative Officer at the University of Victoria Libraries.
Roles played in the project: metadata indexer, markup editor, transcriber/encoder, editor/proofer.

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To — 1828 The Keepsake Transcriber, Markup Editor 2808
The Triad 1829 The Keepsake Proofreader 2952
The Winds 1832-02-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Proofreader 3024
Ode to Poverty 1832-02-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Transcriber, Markup Editor 2984
To Scotland 1832-08-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Transcriber, Markup Editor 3005
The Poet’s Song to His Wife 1832-09-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Transcriber, Markup Editor 3010
On the Death of a Friend 1833-02-02 The Penny Magazine Transcriber, Markup Editor 2966
The Lass’s Wardrobe 1835-06-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Proofreader 3332
St. Agnes 1837 The Keepsake Proofreader 4441
Ode to Labour. (From Tait’s Magazine) 1839-10-12 The Chartist Circular Proofreader 1
The Press 1840-03-14 The Chartist Circular Transcriber, Markup Editor 25
Song, Hurrah for the Charter 1840-05-16 The Chartist Circular Proofreader 33
To a Sleeping Infant 1842-03-05 The Chartist Circular Transcriber, Markup Editor 141
The Factory Child 1842-04-02 The Chartist Circular Transcriber, Markup Editor 146
Song of the Chartist Emigrant 1842-06-25 The Chartist Circular Transcriber, Markup Editor 3228
Footsteps of Angels 1844-03-30 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Transcriber, Markup Editor 5416
Good Verses of a Bad Poet 1850-04-06 Household Words Proofreader 1077
Hiram Power’s Greek Slave 1850-10-26 Household Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 1143
The Magnetic Telegraph 1850-12-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Transcriber, Markup Editor 6098
Household Christmas Carols 1850-12-21 Household Words Proofreader 1155
The Congress of Nations 1851-03-08 Household Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 1173
The Linnet-Hawker 1852-01-10 Household Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 1230
The Camera-Obscura. A Sunday Morning Lecture 1852-03-20 Household Words Proofreader 1241
Pictures in the Fire 1853-09-10 Household Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 1306
An Old Offender 1854-05-27 Household Words Proofreader 1342
The Barmaid 1855-12-15 Household Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 1625
The Ae Lamb o’ the Fauld 1856-04-12 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Proofreader 6294
A Wife’s Pardon 1856-10-04 Household Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 1434
May and Death 1857 The Keepsake Proofreader 5768
Trade Songs. The Workhouse Nurse 1859-04-30 All the Year Round Proofreader 2682
The Blacksmith 1859-04-30 All the Year Round Proofreader 2683
All the Year Round 1859-05-07 Household Words Proofreader 1516
Half the Year Round 1859-06-18 All the Year Round Proofreader 2699
Half the Year Round 1859-12-10 All the Year Round Proofreader 2720
Little Things 1860-01 Good Words Proofreader 308
The Ruined City 1860-01-07 All the Year Round Proofreader 2722
Pencil Marks in a Book of Devotion 1860-03 Good Words Proofreader 318
The Railway Station 1860-07 Good Words Proofreader 341
The Manse 1860-11-10 All the Year Round Proofreader 2832
The Toad 1861-01 Good Words Proofreader 369
Pictures in the Fire 1862-04 Good Words Proofreader 402
How Wondrous are Thy Works, O God! A Hymn 1862-09 Good Words Proofreader 413
True or False? 1862-12 Good Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 421
A “Mercenary” Marriage 1863-01-17 All the Year Round Proofreader 2913
Little Things 1865-10-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Transcriber, Markup Editor 7189
Making Poetry 1867-04-01 Good Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 1859
Hop-Gathering 1868-07-01 Good Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 1906
The Poet 1869-01-02 All the Year Round Proofreader 3671
The Grub-Street Poet’s Vision 1870-07-30 All the Year Round Transcriber, Markup Editor 3828
A Song from “The Loves of the Wrens” 1871 Good Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 3154
The End of a Month 1871-04-01 The Dark Blue Transcriber, Markup Editor 166
The Song of the Willi. A Ballad 1871-07-09 The Dark Blue Transcriber, Markup Editor 192
Sunset in the Western Highlands. Oban, Argyleshire 1873-09-13 All the Year Round Transcriber, Markup Editor 4166
Hymns for Children 1875 Good Words Transcriber, Markup Editor 2549
For the XV. Nocturne, by F. Chopin 1883-05-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Transcriber, Markup Editor 7550
Atalanta 1887-10 Atalanta Proofreader 1641
The Three Monks 1888-11-15 All the Year Round Proofreader 4827
A Lament 1890-01 Atalanta Proofreader 1967
The Friar of Orders Gray 1890-06 Atalanta Transcriber, Markup Editor 2036
Will O’ The Wisp 1890-11 Atalanta Proofreader 2053
Tree-Worship 1894-04 The Yellow Book Transcriber, Markup Editor 768
A Roundel of Rabelais 1896 Pageant Transcriber, Markup Editor 1084