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Jewish Heritage Collection

Jewish Heritage Collection

The College of Charleston's commitment to building a Jewish archives signals its dedication to a broadened view of history and a program of addressing underserved constituencies. The Jewish Heritage Collection is the largest and fastest growing ar...

Milestones in 20th-Century American Children’s Literature at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Milestones in 20th-Century American Children’s Literature at the Free Library of Philadelphia

The six archival collections proposed for this project -- the Lloyd Alexander, the Virginia Lee Burton, the Carolyn Haywood, the Evaline Ness, and the Tomi Ungerer collections and the Frederick R. Gardner collection of Robert Lawson -- are part of...

Catholic Social Action Access Project (CSAAP)

Catholic Social Action Access Project (CSAAP)

The common thread throughout these three significant-in-their-own-right collections is U.S. Catholic social action in the 20th century. St. Catherine University’s (SCU) Ade Bethune Collection includes the archives of Ade Bethune, world-renown...

atholic University of America, St. Catherine University

Changing the Landscape:  Exposing the Legacy of Modernist Architects and Landscape Architects

Changing the Landscape: Exposing the Legacy of Modernist Architects and Landscape Architects

NCSU Libraries’ SCRC holds the papers of several significant modernist architects and landscape architects who changed their professions as well as the national and regional landscape. SCRC has collected representations of their works to make them...

The "Color Curtain" Processing Project: Unveiling the Archives of Chicago's Black Metropolis

The "Color Curtain" Processing Project: Unveiling the Archives of Chicago's Black Metropolis

This collaborative project will select 150 unprocessed and inaccessible collections to process and catalog. The collections have all been identified as having high scholarly research value along with low condition ratings. The collections were ap...

Open Plan, Open Access: Increasing Researcher Access to Modern Architectural Records

Open Plan, Open Access: Increasing Researcher Access to Modern Architectural Records

The papers of Ray Kappe and William Krisel, two hidden architectural collections at the Getty Research Institute (GRI), are explorations of the Modernist goal of creating housing that is well-designed yet affordable. Incorporating project files, d...

Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection Processing Project

Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection Processing Project

As a lawyer working for the Department of Transportation, Z. Taylor Vinson wrote the federal safety regulations for car tail light requirements. His first spoken word, “car,” presaged a lifelong passion of building one of the greatest, most compr...

Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society

Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society

In 1978, the library and map collection of the American Geographical Society (AGSL) was transferred from New York City to UW-Milwaukee. The archival collections dating back to the Society’s founding in 1851, however, remained in New York until Fe...

Foundations of Dance Research (Foundations)

The Foundations project (Project) includes materials relating to dance performance, theory, and education in 22 collections held by seven institutions (Repositories): Arizona State University (ASU), Dance Notation Bureau (DNB), Library of ...

Arizona State University; Dance Notation Bureau; Library of Congress; Museum of Performance and Design; Ohio State University; Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival; University of California, Los Angeles

Undiscovered Printmakers: Hidden Treasures in Georgetown University's Library

This project will make available to scholars the hidden, uncataloged working personal collections of six significant 20th-century American printmakers�� own artwork. Two of these are well-known, internationally important wood engravers and book il...

The Pennsylvania German Textiles of the Goshenhoppen Historians, the Mennonite Heritage Center and the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center

The PA German textile and clothing collections in this collaborative project are a rich record of this southeastern Pennsylvania immigrant group that settled the state in the late seventeenth century and who continued as a distinct group through t...

Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, Goshenhoppen Historians

Cataloging Women in Jazz Collections at the Institute of Jazz Studies

The materials consist of five separate archival collections of prominent women in jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), known as America's "First Lady of Song," whose collection includes music manuscripts, artwork, and memorabilia; Abbey Lincoln (1...

Cataloging Artifacts and Related Records of the World Trade Center Attack on September 11, 2001

Cataloging Artifacts and Related Records of the World Trade Center Attack on September 11, 2001

The materials that are the subject of this proposal can be divided into five general categories: 1) posters, letters, photographs and other ephemera left by the families of the victims at Pier 94 (the temporary family service center), and at the ...

Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

The Architecture and Design Collection comprehensively and uniquely documents the history of the built environment of Southern California. The project will address 240 uncatalogued archives. These are the papers of individuals-- architects, landsc...

Sacred, Secular, and Sewn with Soul: Discovering Alabama's Folk Culture

Located in the basement of the Alabama State Council on the Arts, private homes, and offices, Alabama's Folklife Collections include field recordings, slides, photographs, film, video, digital files, reel to reel tapes, cassettes, and ephemera tha...

Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH), Alabama Center for Traditional Culture (ACTC), Archive of Alabama Folk Culture (AAFC)

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Scientific expeditions and field work are the foundation for resource gathering by natural science museums worldwide; artifacts and specimens collected by AMNH researchers in the field, form the core of AMNH scientific research collections. The L...

Uncovering the American Folksong Revival:  Coffeehouse Culture and The Caffé Lena Collection

Uncovering the American Folksong Revival: Coffeehouse Culture and The Caffé Lena Collection

The aim of this project is to arrange, describe and catalog four significant hidden collections that together contain a documentary record of the 20th century American folksong revival movement. Caffé Lena is America’s oldest continuously running ...

The William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection

The William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection is an extraordinary compilation of printed material and artwork that traces the portrayal of Jews by scholars, artists, laypersons, and even antisemites from the 16th to the 21st centuries. The collecti...

Jewish Ethnomusicology from the East: The Archives of Johanna Spector

The hidden collection of Dr. Johanna Spector (1915-2008) is a major repository of primary source materials related to dwindling Jewish communities in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Spector was a professor of Ethnomusicology at The Jewish Theol...

The Roland Park Company Archives and the Martin L. Millspaugh Archives

A collection of international historic significance, The Roland Park Company Archives consist of the corporate records of the Roland Park Company, documenting an early suburban development that has enjoyed regional, national, and international inf...

The Churchill Weavers Collection - 40,000 Textiles Uncovered

The materials comprise an archive of three-dimensional objects representing all hand-woven products made by Churchill Weavers from 1922 to 2007. Once considered America’s largest and finest hand-weaving studio, Churchill Weavers was founded in the...

Martha's Vineyard Archives Project

Situated on a busy coastal seaway, Martha’s Vineyard has played an important part in American and world history since the 1600s. The Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s (MVM) archival collections reflect the strong connections between the Island and the wo...

Discovering the Future: The New York Word's Fairs Collections of 1939 and 1964 at the Museum of the City of New York and the Queens Museum of Art

MCNY and QMA together hold around 12,000 items (approximately 367 boxes and 450 oversize/irregular objects) documenting the New York World’s Fairs of 1939 and 1964, including books, pamphlets, printed ephemera, rare architectural blueprints, origi...

Queens Museum of Art

Out West: The LGBTQ Community Archive Cataloging Project

Out West features 89 collections from the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives of USC Libraries and 22 collections from the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. These collections preserve the history of struggle for LGBT civil rights and giv...

Private Practices, Public Health: Privacy-Aware Processing to Maximize Access to Health Collections

We will catalog personal and professional papers of 7 leaders in the field of Public Health. Collections are held by the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (Hopkins) and the Center for the History of Medi...

Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Uncovering Philadelphia's Past: A Regional Solution to Revealing Hidden Collections

This consortial project, encompassing 80 collections totaling more than 2,900 linear feet held in 18 area repositories, builds on preliminary work that laid the foundation for a regional approach to managing and providing access to historical coll...

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)

Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library

Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library

Cataloging the vertical files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library (ABCL), including the archives of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America (GCNA), will provide access to one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of carillon related ma...

Canal Society of New York State Collection

Canal Society of New York State Collection

The CSNYS began in 1956, the first such group dedicated to canal heritage in the nation. It soon amassed manuscripts, books, prints and other artworks and artifacts when appreciation of this legacy was young. The collection includes primary resour...

Canal Society of New York State (CSNYS), Canadian Canal Society (CCS)

Bridge and Building Forensics: Civil Engineering Archives at Lehigh University

The 20th century saw many advancements in civil engineering technology. Through this project, Lehigh will catalog the personal and corporate papers of prominent civil engineers and influential societies from this period, including those of Blair B...

The Lichliter Site Project: A Model for Revealing Hidden Archaeological Collections

The Lichliter Site Project: A Model for Revealing Hidden Archaeological Collections

All collection materials relate to the Lichliter site, a prehistoric archaeological site covering several acres. The collection is the result of an excavation undertaken by DSNH from 1962-1970. The site is a Late Woodland period (Ohio River Valley...

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences This project will inaugurate the first major processing effort for the Academy’s newly established archives, starting with the records documenting its re...

Engines of the New West: The Economics, Politics, and Environment of Post WWII Arizona

These collections represent the intersection and often the collision of complex political, economic and environmental currents in post WWII Arizona. Among the topics included under Politics are: the growth of conservatism (Goldwater, McCain); fe...