Release Notes

December, 2020
The central task for 2020 has been incorporating the results of the landmark analysis of the Punch contributor ledgers... Read More
December, 2019
The  first half of 2019 was spent working with data received from City, University London, spanning the years 1830-1871... Read More
June, 2019
As of June 2019 the Curran Index has grown to list over 54,000 articles and just shy of 2,700... Read More
December, 2018
Entries for 5,300 articles in the Saturday Review have as of this date been entered into the Curran Index,... Read More
October, 2017
 The Curran Index ( began as a series of additions and corrections to the Wellesley Index. As of... Read More
August, 2017
This update includes verse from Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine (1824-1840), the English Review (1844-1853), and the indexing, with article payments,... Read More
 August, 2016
This essay responds to the question, what is in the Curran Index as of... Read More
December, 2015
Since the last update in March 2015 there have been major additions to the Curran Index; the CI now... Read More
March, 2015
The Wellesley Index is such an enormous achievement -- spanning 40 periodicals, almost 90,000 articles, and over 11,000 identified... Read More
March, 2014
When Eileen Curran published her study “Verses in Bentley’s Miscellany,” she hoped that future investigators would continue the search.... Read More
October, 2013
After contributing to the original Wellesley Index, and publishing several subsequent updates in Victorian Periodicals Review, Eileen Curran initiated... Read More
August, 2006
This installment of ‘Additions and Corrections’ is larger than any yet published.  Partly as a result, it is also more miscellaneous than some... Read More
April, 2005
Another batch, mainly of additions.  A dozen Wellesley ‘blanks’ have been filled, some by the identification of Fraser’s  ‘retired barrister’ who wrote about... Read More
September, 2004
The present collection of Wellesley revisions shows, I hope, the importance of small accretions of information.  Only three Wellesley blanks are newly filled:... Read More
June, 2004
In this, the first online edition of Wellesley Index additions and corrections, I am concerned, as so often in the past, with the... Read More