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EBBA: Rare Broadside Ballad Collections in the US and UK
Patricia Fumerton, University of California, Santa Barbara

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Pages Out of History UCSB scholar receives National Endowment for Humanities grant to bolster English Broadside Ballad Archive (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jim Logan
Publication: The UC Santa Barbara Current
Date: 4/20/2016
Abstract: On April 20, 2016, the UC Santa Barbara Current, the university's news magazine, profiled EBBA and our latest NEH grant. In addition to the article is a video, including both an interview with our director, Patricia Fumerton, and video of our Singing Team Manager, Erik Bell, recording a ballad.

Ballads Galore (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Kevin Durkin
Publication: Verso: The Blog of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Date: 8/25/2016
Abstract: On August 25, 2016, the Versoblog for The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced a special issue of Huntington Library Quarterly edited by Director Patricia Fumerton with Assistant Director Megan E. Palmer. The blog post, "Ballads Galore," by Kevin Durkin, discusses the aim and contents of the volume.

The Handsome Butcher: Retelling Forgotten Tales (Media Coverage)
Author(s): dn&co
Publication: dn&co
Date: 9/13/2016
Abstract: Director Patricia Fumerton and EBBA team members Theresa Covich and Katie Adkison consulting in the design of a ballad exhibition at St James's Market, for the London Design Festival, September 13, 2016 to March 31, 2017. The ballad featured in the installation is "The Handsome Butcher of St. James's Market" (EBBA 34198).

South Coast Based Project To Catalog Historic 16th, 17th Century Documents Gets Major Grant (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Lance Orozco
Publication: KCLU
Date: 6/1/2016
Abstract: Director Patricia Fumerton was interviewed for the KCLU news story "South Coast Based Project to Catalog Historic 16th, 17th Century Documents Gets Major Grant,” by Lance Orozco, Jun 1, 2016.

UCSB English Broadside Ballad Archive (Review)
Author(s): Yuri Cowan
Publication: SHARPNews
Date: 6/1/2016
Abstract: The English Broadside Ballad Archive received a glowing review by Yuri Cowan at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in SHARPNews 25.2 (2016), pp. 41-42, the publication for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing.

English Broadside Ballad Archive (Review)
Author(s): Lauren Liebe
Publication: Digital Humanities Blog at the University of Alabama
Date: 3/20/2013
Abstract: The University of Alabama's Digital Humanities Blog posted a review of EBBA's site, touting the usefulness of its recordings and praising its dedication to open access, which enables its use by "traveling scholars, those unaffiliated with a library with the funding for subscriptions, and members of the general public who have an interest in ballads."

Back to the Future (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jim Logan
Publication: The UC Santa Barbara Current
Date: 9/26/2016
Abstract: EBBA Project Director Patricia Fumerton's latest project, the development of a print lab called the Maker Lab, has been featured in UC Santa Barbara's Current. Author Jim Logan focuses on Fumerton's acquisition of a recreation 19th-century Albion pull press for the lab, affectionately called "Mad Madge" by those involved in the project. Madge, made by Harry F Rochat, Ltd., a family-owned company in High Barnet, London, will be used in classes and demonstrations to help educate students, faculty, and community members about the history of print.