Significance of Primary Records
The texts that make up "Significance of Primary Records" were first published in Profession 95 (New York: MLA, 1995) 27–50.
Modern Language Association of America, Statement on the Significance of Primary Records
G. Thomas Tanselle, Introduction
J. Hillis Miller, What Is the Future of the Print Record?
Susan Staves, Traces of a Lost Woman
Miriam Fuchs, The Diaries of Queen Lili‘uokalani
Anthony R. Pugh, Manuscripts on Microfilm: The Disturbing Case of Proust
Manon Anne Ress, Twentieth-Century Undergraduates and an Eighteenth-Century Edition of Diderot’s Encyclopédie
Gregg Camfield, On the Importance of Judging Books by Their Covers
Catherine Golden, Rekindling the Reading Experience of the Victorian Age
Ruth Perry, Postscript about the Public Libraries