For the purpose of my research, I need the Enron Email Dataset. According to the project's official web-site, there is an archive of emails represented in the set of separate TXT-files, but the problem is this archive is not well organized and requires a lot of preparation work in order to be able to proceed the data.

I looked for some ready-to-use well-organized archive of Enron Email Dataset in MySQL, but the only collection I found is the dump of MySQL database, which contains only two columns — message ID and content, no sender/receiver column, no title column. My question is there any well and completely organized Enron Email Dataset in MySQL database format, where I can execute some SQL-queries according to sender/receiver, where it is easy to retrieve a message title etc.


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After some additional search, I found the worked link among of lots, which point to 404 pages.
The worked ones are:

Detailed information about these datasets:

P.S. Don't know why, but for me the download process was very slow.

  • Nice! Thanks for finding this, with the coding example. Will help me, too. – MrMeritology Oct 9 '14 at 22:45
  • Could you please include details about what columns these datasets have? Thanks! – Nicolas Raoul Oct 14 '14 at 5:31
  • Detailed information about one of the collection: ahschulz.de/enron-email-data – Mike B. Oct 14 '14 at 7:02
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  • Do you by any chance know if the emails in this data set contain fields like "hasReplied" or "hasForwarded"? For evaluation purpose I require the information if a user has replied or forwarded a particular message - is this in the data set? – displayname Feb 6 '18 at 12:19

You might be able to create an SQL DB by using FERC Enron XERA web application: http://fercenron.omega-caci.com/default.html (user guide).

You'd use the search feature of XERA based on fields, and then export the result to a delimited file, then convert to SQL database for additional queries.

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