[FIXED] Wit and Humor of America, vol 10 : mistaken identity of an author

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Post by Rique » December 7th, 2018, 12:29 pm

In the Wit and Humor of America, vol. 10,
https://librivox.org/the-wit-and-humor-of-america-vol-10-by-various/

there is a mistake in the 12th chapter: the writer John Harland is mistaken for the true author, Henry Harland:
https://librivox.org/author/2676?primary_key=2676&search_category=author&search_page=1&search_form=get_results

The result is that both names can be found in the biographical note, and the author, supposed dead in 1868, is said to have started editing The Yellow Book in 1894... :D

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Post by TriciaG » December 7th, 2018, 3:48 pm

Is only the catalog page wrong, or is the audio itself wrong?
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Post by Rique » December 8th, 2018, 6:25 am

The recording is ok; I checked the online text (Gutenberg), and the writer is given as Henry Harland. The error is in the catalogue page, which has "John Harland", and his dates, in the title line; but then the rest of the text is correct, and refers to Henry Harland, as taken from the Wikipedia.

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Post by TriciaG » December 8th, 2018, 6:52 am

Catalog page is fixed. It was a matter of assigning the correct author to that particular section.

EDIT: And of correcting John's bio to be John's info, and Henry's bio to be Henry's info!
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