: A-Z is a
browsing feature added to the site that allows users the ability to search
for records regarding specific persons or places of interest mentioned withing
the Granger letters.
: Chronological order is a browsing feature added to the site that allows
users to move through the Granger letters by the date they were written.
This functionality provides a temporal continuity conducive to historical
is a recently added functionality to the site. Clicking the Search navigational
hyperlink anywhere within the site will take you to a cgi search interface.
Enter your query into the search field (ex: Red Jacket) and click enter.
The results of the query will then be listed on the page. The list of results
corresponds to specific pages within the site which contain information
pertinent to the query. (This feature is currently
is an attempt to place these assembled letters into their appropriate, historical
context amidst organized, historical content. Example:
[Letter of November 22, 1812
]. This introduction is a slightly modified
version of that employed by Charles M. Snyder, the author of one of the prime resources for
explaining and displaying these letters.
This modification was necessary in order to facilitate extrapolation and
explanation of singular events relating to particular letters; for appropriate
insertion of letters; and for simple 'artistic license'.
is this collection's explanation-it's"raison d'etre"-for presenting these letters
of Erastus Granger: He was an Indian Agent to the Seneca Indians; a living
representation of this country's attempt to deal with Native-Americans.
Obviously,this site was originally created to fulfill requirements stipulated within
Information Science Course 490: Digital Libraries
, here at SUNY Oswego.
As this is being written it is hoped that this site is also being constructed
out of inspiration
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