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Documenting Advocacy: Human Rights Collections in the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, Columbia University

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Southern Africa Project (LCCR), 1971-1994; Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), 1982-2011; Human Rights First (HRF), 1978- 2003. The collections contain a broad range of material from the 1980s throug...

David C. Driskell Archive Project

Prof. David C. Driskell, among the most well-known scholars in the field of African American art, amassed a large collection of personal papers during the last six decades. The unique Driskell Archive includes approximately 50,000 objects from all...

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...

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

Increasing Access to Our Aerospace Heritage

For over 50 years, the San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) has preserved the aviation heritage of Southern California, with a unique collection documenting the areas aerospace history. SDASM was the first aero-themed museum to be accredited by th...

Documenting Climate Change: The Papers of Stephen H. Schneider

Stephen H. Schneider (1945-2010) was the Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Professor of Biology, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment at ...

Foreign and Ethnic 78s in the UC Santa Barbara Sound Archives

UC Santa Barbara’s Department of Special Collections holds one of the largest and most diverse collections of historical sound recordings in the United States. The 78rpm disc collection at UCSB numbers 193,000 items. We are requesting funds to cat...

Oral History Cataloging Project

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Oral History Collection holds more than 12,500 interviews comprising almost 24,000 hours of testimony with Holocaust survivors and victims of Nazi persecution as well as witnesses, collaborators, perpe...

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)

Documenting Their Films:  Hidden Collections of Four Independent Filmmakers

Documenting Their Films: Hidden Collections of Four Independent Filmmakers

The project focuses on four manuscript collections that are housed in the Motion Picture Department Stills, Posters and Paper Collections. The materials cover the period 1895 through 1991, with a geographic scope including North America, E...

The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

The David Sarnoff Collection, approximately 2,800 linear feet covering the years between 1912 and 1986, is the most significant collection on the 20th-century rise of American commercial broadcasting, telecommunications, and military and civ...

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...

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

Grass Roots Activism and the American Wilderness:  Pioneers in the Twentieth Century Adirondack Park Conservation Movement

Grass Roots Activism and the American Wilderness: Pioneers in the Twentieth Century Adirondack Park Conservation Movement

The Apperson and Schaefer papers reflect grass roots political activism to conserve the Adirondack Forest Preserve and to expand the Adirondack Park from 1899 to 1996 (Apperson 1899-1963 44 cu.ft, Schaefer 1930-1996 166 cu.ft). The collect...

Building New Access Tools for the National Death Penalty Archive

Building New Access Tools for the National Death Penalty Archive

The University at Albany’s National Death Penalty Archive (NDPA)'s mission is to build a collection of archival materials from individuals and national organizations that played substantive roles in the history of capital punishment. Through a pa...

Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

The Yellowstone National Park Archives document the history and science of the world’s first national park, now a United Nations Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site. The manuscripts, photos, maps, films, oral histories, administrative record...

The American Vernacular: Vinyl at the Periphery of Culture

The American Vernacular: Vinyl at the Periphery of Culture project will result in the cataloging of 20,000 LP recordings of traditional American music, many of which exist in recorded form on obscure record labels that are not readily available in...

The Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda

Gordon Hall launched the Hall-Hoag Collection when he returned from WWII and encountered U.S. domestic hate groups, both right and left wing. Appalled by their ideology and beliefs, Hall determined that such groups were a danger to democracy. He i...

Far West and Far East: Uncovering Urban and International Archives at CSUN

Two distinct collections of Special Collections & Archives will be covered in this project: the Urban Archives Center (UAC) collection with a Far West focus and the Old China Hands Collection with a Far East focus. The UAC, first established in 19...

Providing Access to California's Hidden Collections: A Collaborative Proposal

The California Historical Records Committee, under the aegis of Califa Library Group and on behalf of libraries and archives throughout the state of California, requests $500,000 to enable California's libraries and archives, large and small alike...

Basil John Vlavianos papers

The Basil J. Vlavianos Papers contain correspondence, literary manuscripts, lectures, business records, photographs, clippings, audio-visual materials, and artifacts documenting the career of one of the most important figures in 20th-century Greek...

Southern California Indian Cultures: An Overview - Lectures & images focused on endangered Southern California American Indian cultures & languages

The Siva recorded lectures cover American Indian culture, language, history and traditional art. Ernest Siva gave the first lectures in a course taught in the College of Arts and Letters (CAL) at CSUSB in the fall of 2006. Scholars and culture bea...

Catholic Charities Access Initiative

The Catholic Charities Access Initiative aims to process and catalog three collections housed at the Catholic University of America (CUA) Archives and to conduct outreach toward assisting local charitable organization archivists in processing and ...

Enhancing Access to Archival Collections at the Center for Jewish History

The collections at the Center for Jewish History are held by its five research partners - American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research - an...

The Ade Bethune Collection at the College of St. Catherine

Ade Bethune was a world-renowned liturgical artist, writer and social activist, and was influential in American liturgical art in the 20th century. Her career spanned 70 years from art school at the National Academy of Design and Cooper Union in N...

Amiri Baraka Papers

The Amiri Baraka Papers reflect his life as a poet, writer, and activist. Indeed they chronicle the social movements and issues that gave shape to his world view. The collection is rich with correspondence from the 1960s to the present, including ...

Elma's Historical Documents

The collection under the care of the Elma Historical includes maps, journals, surveys, letters, ledgers, and other historic documents dating back to 1800 relating to the building of our Town. These records enclompanss all of Elma and surrounding t...