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Documenting the Modern Ecumenical Movement: The Hidden Archival Collections of the Burke Library

This is a proposal to arrange and describe two hidden collection groups to support non-sectarian research into individuals, communities, and indigenous cultures related to the global missionary and ecumenical movements. Materials were added to the...

Sharing Terpsichore's Legacy: A Collaborative Project (Terpsichore)

'Terpsichore' covers a variety of dance-related materials in 14 collections at four institutions (the Repositories). The Dance Notation Bureau (DNB)in New York City collections feature the writings of dance notation innovator Rudolf Laban, docu...

Discovering the Sisters Stapp: The EMILIE BLACKMORE AND MARIE GRAHAM STAPP PAPERS

The preliminary finding aid provides an initial inventory of materials, including the following: a brief biographical sketch of Emilie Blackmore Stapp, an American children's author and philanthropist, and of her sister, Marie Graham Stapp; their...

Denver Botanic Gardens Herbaria and Special Collections

The Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium: Contains approximately 48,000 vascular plant specimens. Many unprocessed, backlogged specimens are waiting to be entered into the collection. Further, we annually add 700 to 1,000 new specimens to the collection th...

Discovering the Johns Hopkins Public Health Collections: A Major Resource for Research, Teaching, and Policy-making

This project is to catalog institutional records, image collections, material culture holdings and personal paper collections of 20 individuals related to Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the oldest and largest graduate ...

Hidden Moravian Music Collections: The Six-Inch View and the 30,000-Foot View

The collections of the Moravian Music Foundation contain almost 20,000 manuscripts and early imprints of vocal and instrumental music, sacred and secular, from the sixteenth through twentieth centuries. Not all of this was written by Moravian comp...

Cataloging Prints and Printed Ephemera at the Museum of the City of New York

The material to be cataloged consists of prints and printed ephemera contained in the Museum's Prints, Manuscripts, and Library collections. The Museum's diverse collection of prints ranges from 17th-century depictions of New Amsterdam to works by...

Accessing Moving Image Material Culture

The Museum maintains the nation's largest and most comprehensive collection of artifacts relating to the art, history, and technology of the moving image���one of the most important collections of its kind in the world. Begun at the Museum's incep...

Creating a Shared catalog for New York's Ethnographic Collections: A Cooperative Project

The identified folklore collections include materials which illustrate the use of cultural knowledge (oral narrative, handmade objects, music, dance, etc) within New York's communities. They illustrate New York's role in championing traditional m...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

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 ...

Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Heritage Collection

The four institutions which comprise the Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Collection (National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), the National Asthma Center (formerly the Denver Sheltering Home for...

Revealing Secrets: A Project to Provide Access to the Remarkable Literary Archives of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

As described on our project web-page, we propose arranging and describing 80 literary collections. The largest collections are the H.G. Wells papers, Carl Sandburg papers, and W. S. Merwin papers. For each of these authors we are the repository fo...

Developing a Collaborative Archive from the African Diaspora (CAAD)

Project materials document the history, culture, and experience of people from the African Diaspora most specifically in South Florida, the Caribbean, and relevant parts of Latin America from the 1600s to the present. All materials were acquired o...

The Forgotten Modern: USC's Hidden Mid-Century Architecture Collections

USC��s archives provide extensive information about architects whose contributions to mid-century Southern California design are just beginning to be more fully recognized. The collections document historically significant commercial, reside...

Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture

The Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture has been assembled and donated by William F. ���Jack�� Fry, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Wisconsin���Madison. It includes manuscripts and correspondence, broadsides, printed e...

Maryland Folklife Archives

The Maryland Folklife Archives are a decentralized collection of affiliated materials, principally ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities across Mary...

Revealing the history of wildlife conservation through the hidden archives at the Wildlife Conservation Society (New York Zoological Society)

As the forerunner of the wildlife conservation movement in the United States, WCS differs from contemporary zoos due to our commitment to scientific research since inception. WCS conservationists such as William Beebe and inspirational leaders suc...

Expanding Access to Special Collections at the Free Library: the Children’s Literature Research Collection and beyond

The 31 archival collections proposed for cataloging through this project are part of the Free Library��s Children��s Literature Research Collection (CLRC) and represent works from 20th-century children��s authors and illustrators. The collections ...

Silverman-Graham Lee Collection

Wood type refers to individual letters, figures, punctuation, ligatures and dingbats carved in relief on blocks of type-high (0.918��) wood with a flat smooth face, designed to print with ink on paper. Darius Wells, who in 1827 invented the proces...

The Legacy Center

The collection documents all facets of Japanese American life surrounding the period of World War II internment and on to present day. It includes correspondence, particularly with family in internment camps and brothers or sons serving in the US ...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Collections relate to the ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both the long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities in three contiguous states in the Mid-Atlantic region: New York, New Jersey, and...

Hidden Collections/Hidden Connections: Revealing Networks in the Development of Twentieth Century Surgery

Project collections reveal the development of 20th century surgical methods and norms and, through the application of technical processing techniques, the hidden connections among people, events, organizations, and technologies that influenced the...

Memphis Coalition for Cultural Heritage Cataloging Project

Overall focus is the Mid-South, esp. race relations in Memphis, this Delta region��s "capital." Period is Civil War through Civil Rights era. Specific Collections include - Rhodes: Brownsville KKK, 1960s���1970s; Shelby Foote (personal documents/m...

Preserving the American Spirit: Uncovering Personal Collections of World War II

From the Museum��s opening in 2000 until a full-time curatorial staff was hired in 2008, the Collections Department was understaffed and unable to properly process a rapidly growing archive. To circumvent a backlog, new acquisitions were processed...

Increasing the Impact: Revealing Hidden Collections and Expanding Consortial Processing in Philadelphia-area Institutions

This consortial project, encompassing 98 collections totaling more than 2,900 linear feet held in 18 area repositories, builds on earlier work that laid the foundation for a regional approach to managing and providing access to historical collecti...

The Forgotten Modern: USC’s Hidden Mid-Century Architecture Collections

USC��s archives provide extensive information about architects whose contributions to mid-century design are just beginning to be more fully recognized. The collections document historically significant residential, commercial, and landscape proje...

Working Waterfronts: Labor Collections Documenting Maritime Workers of the Pacific Coast and the Pacific Rim

The thirty-four hidden collections in this proposal are part of LAWS, a collaborative project between the labor community and the University. Its 200-plus collections have attracted the intense interest of scholars from around the country. Maritim...

Documenting Civil Rights and Civic Activism: the Papers of Margaret Bush Wilson

The Margaret Bush Wilson Papers document many significant events and movements of 20th-century America, offering a unique view of local and national history. A pioneer for African Americans and for women, Margaret Bush Wilson (1919-2009) led a dis...

The Foundation of the Scouting Movement: The Baden-Powell Papers

The Baden-Powell Scouting Papers were donated to Boston University (BU) and contain important correspondence from the founder of the Boy Scouts and leader of the Scouting movement, Lord Robert S.S. Baden-Powell, as well as his wife, Lady Olave Bad...