Chesnutt, David R.
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Scope and Contents A pioneer in the field of digital humanities, David Chesnutt was born to Thomas Brice and Lena (Moss) Chesnutt in Athens, Alabama in 1940. Chesnutt expressed an interest in journalism from an early age, contributing pieces to school newspapers throughout his grade school years. He went on to write and edit for the University of Alabama newspaper and was awarded a degree in journalism from the university in 1962. After college he worked for the Alabama Journal for several years covering a...