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Connecting Charlotte's Black History Collections

Connecting Charlotte's Black History Collections cover materials from 1920s to 2003. The materials in the proposed collections represent the history of African Americans in North Carolina, with a concentration of Charlotte��s Black history. The co...

Revealing a World of Work: Labor and Management Collections at Cornell University's Kheel Center

The Kheel Center��s hidden collections document the American workplace in the 20th century, including the history of organized labor, management theory and practice, and industrial relations. They include, but are not limited to, records of import...

Unearthing the Historic Geology Library and Archives Resources at the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T

The library and archives resources of the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T, reflect over 125 years of institutional and regional history in mining, mineralogy and paleontology. Recently these collections were moved into a new, dedicated repository ...

Hidden Treasures in Whaling Logs: Cataloging Separations and "Inclusions"

The New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library and Archives holds 2300 individual volumes of whaling logbooks and journals dating from the mid-1700s to 1925. These are the combined collection of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society/New Bedford Wh...

Bringing Film Collections to Light: A Project to Uncover Two Unique Collections of Film Ephemera

The items to be uncovered by this project comprise two unique collections of American film ephemera: The Richard E. Teichert Collection and the Philip Sills Collection. These collections contain posters, glass slides, programs, sheet music, press ...

Documenting the Hidden Heritage of Maine's Coastal Fisheries

This project will catalog Maine fishery and fishing community materials hidden in small historical societies and museums in northern New England. Fishing first attracted settlers to the Gulf of Maine. After overfishing depleted cod stocks n...

Shasta College Museum Collection

The Shasta College Museum and Research Center began in 1968 by a group of college faculty members. In 1972 a permanent facility was established, modeled after Pierson B Reading��s adobe house. Mr. Reading was the areas first white settler. Duri...

Collections and resources for the study of women’s military history

For more than 25 years the Smithsonian��s Division of Armed Forces History, has collected artifacts, records, and biographical materials to document women��s participation in military institutions. Although much of this material reflects the past ...

ARC and Artemisia Galleries: Women Artists' Cooperatives in Chicago

Artemisia and ARC Galleries were the first women artists�� cooperatives in the Midwest, opening in Chicago in September 1973. At the time women artists were marginalized in the art world and established both galleries to counter the prevailing mal...

Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive

The Committee of One Hundred will create a master electronic finding aid for the Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive (Archive). This finding aid will include access to historical documents and images that are widely distributed...

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-[ongoing]

The Herman Melville Collection at the Newberry Library is one of the largest collections of Herman Melville material in the world (more than 6,100 items). Founded to support the work of the editorial staff of The Writings of Herman Melville, a joi...

Transnational Passages: Promoting Research in Maritime and Migrant Labor Collections of the Pacific Slope

The hidden collections in this proposal are part of the 200-plus labor-related collections held by Special Collections. Maritime and migrant labor collections are of high scholarly value and our top priority is to increase their visibility and acc...

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...

Discovery and Cataloging of Hidden Archives of the Essig Museum of Entomology

The Essig Museum (EMEC) at UC Berkeley is among the top three largest University arthropod collections in the US, with specimens dating to the 1890s. UCB faculty pioneered the field of Medical Entomology, with documents, images, and specimens dati...

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...

Pocket Collections

The Clark Library has identified six separate collections to be cataloged. 1. Ward Ritchie (1905-1996): 2500 monographs, serials, pamphlets, and clippings on both fine and commercial printing, typography, papermaking, and the history of ...

Providing Access to Yellowstone and the West: Exposing the Laborers, Builders, Traders and Migratory Workers

The goal of this project is to expose those forgotten in conventional history���those who laid the track, cooked the food, filled the mine carts, and made Westward Expansion possible. Significant YGM collections to be processed by this gra...

Hidden Cinema Heritage at Anthology Film Archives

Five collections proposed for this project ���-the Stan Brakhage Collection, the Hollis Frampton Collection, the Gretchen Berg Collection, the Collective for Living Cinema Archive, and Anthology's collection of publications-- vary in size an...

We Still Scream: The Mountain Eagle/Tom and Pat Gish Archives

The collection covers the period of 1957 to 2005 and includes Mountain Eagle business records as well as the Gish's personal and professional papers amassed through their work as editors of a small-town coal-community newspaper that gained nationa...

Providing Access to the Ellsworth La Boyteaux Collection of Art from Papua New Guinea

The Ellsworth La Boyteaux Collection of art from Papua New Guinea includes approximately 160 artifacts from diverse regions of Papua New Guinea, but primarily the Sepik region. The objects date from the mid 20th century. Donated to Califor...

Experience Music Project - Hidden Collection (working title)

EMP holds a historic music collection of approximately 140,000 objects (containing more than 80% of all physical music material produced in the Northwest during the last century) and an Oral History archive of more than 850 interviews with musicia...

Milestones of Kennebunkport, Maine

The KPHS has extensive collections pertaining to all aspects of the history art, and culture of Kennebunkport, ME from the late 1600s to the present. Approximately 13,200 individuals visit the KPHS annually and benefit from collections-bas...

Cataloging La MaMa’s Pushcart Years: A Unique History of the Off-Off Broadway Theatre Movement

The La MaMa Archive is a valuable educational and historic resource that chronicles the evolution of La MaMa from a basement theatre to a world-renowned arts organization. The La MaMa Archive chronicles an important American legacy���the a...

Fresh and Fashionable Goods

The LHS holds 97 of Boardman��s ledgers. The New Milford Historical Society holds 3,411 pages of legal papers, correspondence and business records. The New Haven Museum��s collection includes 872 items, and Yale holds 27 linear feet. Taken as a wh...

Leaders in Paleontology: Creating a Resource for Historical and Basic Research from the Hidden Archives of the Paleontological Research Institution

Professionals represented in PRI��s archives are each remarkable for individual achievement and academic contribution. Awaiting discovery are the files of ca. 36 prominent scientists, notably including women, early Latin American researchers, and ...

Tolton, Tibesar and Quincy University: the Catholic Response to Racism

The Tolton collection is particularly valuable to Catholic scholarship with the investigation for canonization underway by the Catholic Church. The Tolton collection includes autographed, cabinet card size photographs of Fr. Tolton, autog...

The Romare Bearden Archive

Romare Bearden was one of the twentieth century��s most influential American artists and intellectuals. The Romare Bearden Foundation��s collection of our namesake artist��s materials offers an important window into scholarship about Romare Bearde...

Women's Military History Archive and Research Resource

This project will support the archival processing and creating of EAD (Encoded Archival Description) finding aids for documenting a newly defined field of study, women's military history. The Division of Armed Forces History at the Smithso...

Finding P.T. Barnum: Cataloging The Barnum Museum's Cornerstone Collection

The Core Collection contains artifacts pertaining to the life and times of P.T. Barnum who, in addition to his career as a showman and museum proprietor, was also a newspaper editor, entrepreneur, Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, legislat...

Hidden Treasures of Native American Studies at The Evergreen State College

The collections contain documentation of curriculum preparation and teaching of our nationally recognized college��s Native American studies (NAS) extending over the past 41 years, including: syllabi, lecture notes, research analyses, reports, int...

The Ohio River Valley - In Times of War, Peace, and Expansion (1800-2000)

Scholars across the U.S. and around the world are beginning to document the important role the Ohio River Valley played in the development of the United States -- from its earliest Pioneer days and explorations of the Louisiana Territory by Lewis...

Documenting Social and Political Activism of the Sixties and Seventies: Hidden Collections at the University of California Santa Cruz

Both collections recently acquired by UC Santa Cruz focus heavily on social and political activism in California during the 1960s and 70s, but the geographic scope, like the issues themselves, extends beyond state and national borders. Inter...