Transcription Places

ADDRESSES

We will transcribe both the return address and the address to which the document was sent, if it is on the original. See letterhead rules for return addresses that come from letterhead.

Each will be located as close to its original location in the text (center, left or right) as possible. Do not add punctuation that is not there.

Examples

255 W. 23rd St. New York City

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LETTERHEAD ADDRESSES

Addresses that appear on letterhead will be added to the transcription. Do not expand abbreviations or supply missing parts of the address. Names of houses, apartment numbers, etc. should be included.

The map metadata will record the specific location of the document, here, our goal is to render the letter as it appears. To designate that they are on letterhead, addresses should also be rendered in smallcaps. We will render the text as written, so if they appear on multiple lines, follow that pattern. Do not add commas if they do not appear in the letterhead.

Some organization's letterhead include more than one address, such as when there are offices in multiple cities. If you can determine which city the letter is written from use that address, if not, do not transcribe any of them.

Examples

255 W. 23RD ST. NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.

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