A spreadsheet editor was used to create a CSV file of metadata.  The columns conformed to the following Dublin Core fields:

  • Identifier: an ID to function as a database primary key
  • Title: Author's name followed by "Letter" and letter number.
  • Creator: Author's full name
  • Date
  • Coverage: place name
  • Coverage: easting
  • Coverage: northing
  • Source: citation with page numbers
  • File: the URL of the pdf that was uploaded to the Dropbox folder