And So to Bed: The Index toThe Diary of Samuel Pepys   Presented by Fred LeiseAmerican Society for Indexing     National C...
About FredUser Experience Manager-Taxonomy,Sears Holdings Management Corp.  (Sears.com, Kmart.com, LandsEnd.com)Back-of-bo...
Latham & Matthews EditionPublished from 1970 to 1983First complete and unexpurgated9 volumes of diary transcription1 compa...
Who Was Samuel Pepys?Born 1633, died 1703A LondonerA clerk in the ExchequerLater secretary to the Admiral in theNavy Offic...
The DiaryPeriod covered: 1 Jan 1660 to 31 May16691,250,000 words; 3,100 pages; 6volumesWritten in shorthand             © ...
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Great Events of the TimeRestoration of the Monarchy  (1660, after Cromwell)Second Dutch War (1664–1667)The Plague (1665)Gr...
Index to the Diary317 pages longHeadnote: 4 pages longCompiled over the period 1950 to1982 by Robert and Linnet LathamEver...
11. “P” used throughout the index toindicate Samuel PepysEP for his wife Elizabeth                © 2009 by ContextualAnal...
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Index Construction and      Techniques      © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
1           2                              1. Main                                              heading                   ...
Index Levels12    3    4           5         © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Headings for Cross-Refs       © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Exhaustivity4 ½ pages of entries…            © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Treatment of Names                 2                              31    1. Name in brackets not mentioned directly       i...
Treatment of NamesMinor character not otherwise indexed            © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Self-Reference  © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Note also string of undifferentiated locators            © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Series ofundifferentiatedlocators                   © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Main Heading Groupings      © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Interesting Entries    © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Plus 4 ½ more                               pages of                               similar                               e...
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
Contact InformationFred Leisewww.contextualanalysis.comfredleise@contextualanalysis.com@ChicagoIndexer               © 200...
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And So to Bed: The Index to the Diary of Samuel Pepys

  1. 1. And So to Bed: The Index toThe Diary of Samuel Pepys Presented by Fred LeiseAmerican Society for Indexing National Conference May 14, 2010 © 2010 by ContextualAnalysis
  2. 2. About FredUser Experience Manager-Taxonomy,Sears Holdings Management Corp. (Sears.com, Kmart.com, LandsEnd.com)Back-of-book indexer since 1995Bio available at: www.contextualanalysis.com@ChicagoIndexer © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  3. 3. Latham & Matthews EditionPublished from 1970 to 1983First complete and unexpurgated9 volumes of diary transcription1 companion volume (people, historical events)1 index volume © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  4. 4. Who Was Samuel Pepys?Born 1633, died 1703A LondonerA clerk in the ExchequerLater secretary to the Admiral in theNavy OfficeFellow of the Royal Society © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  5. 5. The DiaryPeriod covered: 1 Jan 1660 to 31 May16691,250,000 words; 3,100 pages; 6volumesWritten in shorthand © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  6. 6. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  7. 7. Great Events of the TimeRestoration of the Monarchy (1660, after Cromwell)Second Dutch War (1664–1667)The Plague (1665)Great Fire of London (1666) © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  8. 8. Index to the Diary317 pages longHeadnote: 4 pages longCompiled over the period 1950 to1982 by Robert and Linnet LathamEvery text reference was validated inthe typescript by hand. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  9. 9. 11. “P” used throughout the index toindicate Samuel PepysEP for his wife Elizabeth © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  10. 10. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  11. 11. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  12. 12. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  13. 13. Index Construction and Techniques © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  14. 14. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  15. 15. 1 2 1. Main heading format 3 4 2. Cross- reference 5 placement 3. Subheading format 4. Sub- subheading format 5. Locator format © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  16. 16. Index Levels12 3 4 5 © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  17. 17. Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  18. 18. Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  19. 19. Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  20. 20. Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  21. 21. Annotations © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  22. 22. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  23. 23. Headings for Cross-Refs © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  24. 24. Exhaustivity4 ½ pages of entries… © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  25. 25. Treatment of Names 2 31 1. Name in brackets not mentioned directly in text 2. No first name identified 3. Father not mentioned in the text © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  26. 26. Treatment of NamesMinor character not otherwise indexed © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  27. 27. Self-Reference © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  28. 28. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  29. 29. Note also string of undifferentiated locators © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  30. 30. Series ofundifferentiatedlocators © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  31. 31. Main Heading Groupings © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  32. 32. Interesting Entries © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  33. 33. Plus 4 ½ more pages of similar entries© 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  34. 34. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  35. 35. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  36. 36. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  37. 37. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  38. 38. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  39. 39. © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis
  40. 40. Contact InformationFred Leisewww.contextualanalysis.comfredleise@contextualanalysis.com@ChicagoIndexer © 2009 by ContextualAnalysis

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