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Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection feature the administrative and organizational records of eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishi...

D.C. Africana Archives Project (DCAAP)

The collections selected for DCAAP have all been identified as having high scholarly research value and will contribute to the academic study of African American and African diaspora history in Washington, D.C. The collections chosen for t...

District of Columbia Archives; Howard University Moorland-Spingarn Research Center; Historical Society of Washington, DC; National Museum of American History Archives Center; Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Among the top East Asian collections in North America, UW & UBC hold a wealth of hidden Chinese collections including pre-modern classical texts & source materials from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) through the early years of the People’s Rep...

University of British Columbia Libraries

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...

Uncovering Textile Images in the American Textile History Museum's Osborne Library

The American Textile History Museum (ATHM) holds the most significant collections in North America that integrate both the the recent and past history of textiles and the American textile industry. The library collections consist of books, periodi...

Creating a Collection Management System: The O. Henry Collection at the Austin History Center

The Austin History Center, part of the Austin Public Library, is the home of a significant collection of materials relating to the popular writer, O. Henry. O. Henry lived in Austin, still using his given name of William Sydney Porter from 1884 to...

Reconstructing Beaufort History, 1840-1915

The original materials to be cataloged under the auspices of this grant application cover a crucial period of American history. Unfortunately, scholars see Beaufort County as a county with significant destruction of records due to the ravages of ...

Cataloging the Birmingham Public Library's Historic Map and Print Collection

BPL’s Map Collection is comprised of 4,000 maps ranging from 1540 to the present. Use of the map collection has been severely limited because it is inaccessible. Of the 4,000 items in the collection, none has been cataloged. Descriptions and paper...

Stephen Jay Gould Collection: Preservation and Access

The Stephen Jay Gould Collection was a gift to the Stanford University Libraries' (SUL) Department of Special Collections by Rhonda Shearer in December 2006. The collection documents Gould's work on evolutionary biology, paleontology, and the hist...

Women of Substance : Women's History Processing Project

The project will encompass materials relating to key women educators and activists from Illinois, the Midwest and the nation from 1920 to 2004. The selected collections contain the personal and professional papers of nine distinguished women. Th...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Collections at Brandeis University

We plan to make available four collections related to the Holocaust and Jewish and radical resistance to persecution before, during, and after World War II: -Helmut Hirsch Collection: The personal papers of Helmut Hirsch (1916-1937), a young Ge...

Gorham Manufacturing Company Archive (hereinafter "Gorham Archive")

Chronicling the industrial revolution in Southern New England, changing consumer tastes from Victorian times to the present and transatlantic competition in silver production, the Gorham Manufacturing Company Archive is an important resource for s...

ENV Archives-Special Collections, Cal Poly Pomona

The proposed project enables the integration of the ENV Archives and Visual Resources Library of the College of Environmental Design (ENV), Cal Poly Pomona. These facilities share a number of archival collections but differences of media caused th...

Unveiling the 'Ephemeral' History within World's Fair Collections

The collective breadth and depth of the combined world's fair collections at the Wolfsonian-Florida International University, California State University, Fresno and the Hagley Museum and Library is far greater than the sum of its parts. In aggre...

Cataloguing a Collection of 20th Century African American History and Culture

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History has, over the years collected manuscripts and objects that document the depiction of African Americans in popular culture as well as their role in political organizations that sought to erad...

ONE Archives Arrangement and Description Project

ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives is the oldest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) organization in the U.S. and it holds the largest collection of LGBT materials in the world. ONE began as the earliest national gay publication, ONE ...

Islamic Arts of the Book at the Smithsonian: Providing for Research Across Disciplines

Together, the Freer and Sackler have the finest collections of illustrated manuscripts from the Islamic world in the U. S. The collections contain extremely rare illustrated texts, tremendous depth in certain formative periods, such as fourteenth...

The Roman Vishniac Project

In 1935, Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), a Russian Jewish expatriate working as a biologist and photomicroscoper in Berlin, was commissioned by the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to photograph impoverished Jewish communities throughout Central and...

Bringing to Light Dewey Rareties

To provide better access to our rare publications, we propose converting 1600 linear feet of our rare book library from Dewey classification (with access only through a unique and actual card catalogue) to Library of Congress electronic format. Th...

Provide Access to Susan King/Paradise Press Collection

Susan King moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s to be part of the experimental Feminist Studio Workshop. She eventually became the studio director of the Women's Graphic Center at the Woman's Building. She is the artist/author of numerous artists' bo...

Richard Hugo House Zine Archive and Publishing Project

The Zine Archive and Publishing Project (ZAPP) is a collection of over 20,000 hand-made zines. Zines (the word is taken from “fanzine”) are self-published, small circulation, non-commercial publications that focus on a range of topics including a...

Providing Access to Contemporary Women Artists’ Archives

These collections comprise the records of women artists organizations and individual women artists, dating from 1945 to the present. Much of the material focuses on the 1970s, a time when the relationships among women, art, and society underwent ...

The Loveliest Village: A Century of Transformation in the Upland South

The project focuses on the papers of George Fairbanks, Bishop Charles Todd Quintard, Telfair Hodgson and family, Bishop W. A. Guerry and family, and University lease records. Fairbanks, a founding trustee, managed business affairs of the Univer...

Voices of Change Archive

Formed in 1974 as ensemble-in-residence at Southern Methodist University, Voices of Change (VOC) is one of the longest standing new music ensembles in the U.S. The ensemble performs music from the 20th and 21st centuries, with a primary focus on l...

Southold Historical Society Archives Access Project

Approximately 18,000 items that document more than three centuries (1664-2009) of regional history. These include diaries, ledgers, daybooks, scrapbooks, albums, letters, photographs, documents, manuscripts, books, maps, blueprints, drawings, pai...

The Gurus of Sci-Fi: the Hugo Gernsback and Forrest J Ackerman Papers

No genre celebrates its giants quite like science fiction, and Hugo Gernsback (1884-1967) and Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) are giants of galactic import. The namesake of science fiction's most prestigious award, Gernsback launched the genre's fi...

Clementine Collection Rare Book Cataloging Project

The Clementine Collection comprises the combined personal libraries belonging to the Albani family of Urbino and Rome. This noble Italian family included several cardinals, as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani who reigned as Pope Clement XI from 1...

The Louis Bromfield Collection

The substance of the collection falls into three areas: his literary work (fiction, screenplays, criticism); his agricultural writings (soil conservation, agronomy, hydrology) and political writings preceding and during the Joseph McCarthy era. T...

Rescuing Mid-Century Modern: Exposing Hidden Architectural Collections

Four important California architects created the materials in this proposal. Although the strength of their records lies with a range of typologies documenting mid-century modernism, they also document the precedents and influence of that period i...

Potlatch Corporation Archives: Unveiling the Forest Industry of the Pacific Northwest

Potlatch Corporation is a private timber/forestry/ lumber/wood products and paper company with a strong sense of environmental and social history that in December 2008 gifted its archives to the University of Idaho Library Special Collections & Ar...

The Mertle Collection: Where Photography Meets the Printing Press

The Mertle Collection provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of photomechanics, the processes and production methods that not only revolutionized printing but, more importantly, brought the visual world onto the printed page. It inclu...

The William Faulkner Collections at the University of Virginia

William Faulkner, the pre-eminent 20th century author, chose the University of Virginia Library as the repository for the manuscripts and papers in his possession at the time of his death in 1962. The William Faulkner collections at the UVa Libra...