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The May Massee Collection Finding Aid.

The May Massee Collection was compiled during the late 1960s and early 1970s as a memorial tribute to May Massee, a prominent children's book editor who founded two of the first three children's book divisions in American publishing houses. The c...

Coming Out of the Closet: Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives at the Fashion Institue of Technology

The FIT Special Collections and Archives acquires, preserves, and provides access to a wide range of primary research materials in their original formats, including archival institutional records, scrapbooks, oral histories, fashion sketches, illu...

First Alaskans Hidden Collection: A Political and Community Development History of Alaska’s Native People from 1965 to the Present

The political history of Alaska Native people and their leaders in the late 20th century is an epic story of modern America. The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) was formed in 1966 to address the Alaska Native aboriginal land rights and achieve ...

Oral History Collections

We have four distinct collections of oral histories related to the University and the Northern Virginia area: The Northern Virginia Oral History Project is a collection that contains interviews with individuals from the area and focuses on t...

Highlander Research and Education Center Collection

Since its founding in 1932, the Highlander Research and Education Center has been at the epicenter of social justice movements in Appalachia and the South. Highlander has played a vital role in the growth and development of movements for workers’ ...

Lehigh Valley Industrial History Collections

Lehigh University (Lehigh) and the National Canal Museum (NCM) will partner to catalog a selection of collections documenting the material culture, canal-related businesses, and heavy industries established along the navigable rivers in the Lehigh...

Luther College Archives/Vesterheim Archives - Journeys to American: Documenting Norwegian-American Collections

The materials contained within the Luther College Archives and the archives at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum document the history and culture of emigrants from Norway to the United States and their descendants, with additional emphasis on t...

Marquette's Catholic Social Action Heritage Project

For nearly 50 years Marquette University Libraries has managed a manuscripts program that documents Catholic social activism in the U.S. This grant project will improve access to the audio recording within two of the most important collections. 1)...

WSAZ-TV Newsfilm Archive

This unique and valuable collection consists of raw and edited news film and video tape of the local NBC affiliate from 1952 through 2003 with annual additions continuing through the present. It contains rare documentary coverage of Appalachia, f...

On Track: Cataloging the NEERHS Library at the Seashore Trolley Museum

The NEERHS Library collection consists of materials dealing with the development of mass transit technology and operations from 1830 to the present. Subject emphasis is on materials related to traditional streetcar and interurban service, includin...

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-[ongoing]

The Newberry Library’s Herman Melville Collection is one of the largest collections of Melville material in existence. It was originally assembled to support the work of the editorial staff of The Writings of Herman Melville, a project established...

Revealing Hidden Collections in the Northwest

Representing a broad range of institutions in the Northwest, records in this proposal range widely. Materials include government, religious, personal, and corporate records, and date from the mid-19th century to 2006. The primary geographic scop...

Cultural Intermix: A Protocol for Describing and Accessing Mail Art Collections

The Oberlin College Mail Art collection consists of the Harley-Terra Candella and Reid Wood (State of Being) Mail Art archives, which together comprise over 25,000 works by 1,800 artists. The collection contains a wide range of objects and ...

Oregon Public Leadership Archive (OPLA)

The Oregon Public Leadership Archive (OPLA) contains the papers of key civic and community leaders who each contributed unique, creative and practical approaches to government and to community building that helped establish Oregon’s national and i...

Fondren Library Small Manuscript Collections Project

This group of mostly small manuscript collections (5 lin. ft. or smaller) covers the range of subjects specialties at the Fondren Library: U.S. Civil War; Texas immigration, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, politics, urban planning, arts and archit...

Waiting in the Wings: Bringing San Diego Performing Arts Collections to Center Stage

With nearly 500 linear feet of records encompassing performance in all its diversity, the materials comprise an extraordinary body of primary resources documenting the rich history of theatre and the performing arts in San Diego, the United States...

Wonderland: The Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection

The Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection is comprised of approximately 320 linear feet of the artist’s source materials and studio effects, dating from the 17th to the 20th century (bulk dates 1880s-1970). One of America’s most inventive and inf...

Exposing Biodiversity Field Notebooks and Original Expedition Journals at the Smithsonian Institution

The content being exposed consists of original objects (field books, unpublished journals, expedition logs) that are held and maintained by various Smithsonian units (incl. archives and libraries) and which were produced by individuals who engaged...

Southold Historical Society Archive

The Southold Historical Society Archive contains: documents, letters, ledgers, receipts, bills, books, pamphlets, photographs, maps, etc., relating to the history of the North Fork of Long Island, NY. This includes several hamlets and villages loc...

Popular Music of Latin America and the Caribbean, 1950-1962: Belfer Archive's 45 rpm Collection

With the arrival of Dean Suzanne Thorin three years ago, we have increased our focus on the unique and special collections of the Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive. Belfer holds a unique collection of Latin American and Caribbean popular music ...

The Louis Bromfield Collection

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

U.S. Army Military History Institute Library, Photograph, and Manuscript Collections

The Military History Institute (MHI), a division of the Army Heritage Education Center (AHEC), is one of the world’s largest repositories of primary source materials for American and military history, reflecting the nation’s rich cultural heritage...

Dashiell-Marine Collection

This is a public history collection comprised of materials from four generations of the Fell's Point line of the Dashiell-Marine family, two of America's founding Hugeonot families. The collection begins with logs and letters of sea captain and pr...

Archives of the College at Brockport: A Light on the Last 175 Years

The College Archives,established by college-wide committee in 1986 acquires and preserves historical materials having permanent administrative, educational and research value which contribute to the understanding of the history of the college from...

Delegates from Dixie: Southern Senators and Congressmen since World War II

The materials consist of the office records of four Alabama congressmen, Albert Rains, Kenneth Roberts, Carl Elliott, George W. Andrews and William Nichols; one Alabama senator, Jeremiah Denton, one Mississippi congressman, Jamie Whitten, and an a...

The Wolfsonian Florida International University (FIU) Library Archives and Ephemera Collection

The Wolfsonian - FIU library holds approximately 35,000 ephemeral items and 17 archives that illustrate the persuasive power of art and design in shaping modern culture and society during the period 1851-1945. The postcards, leaflets, calendars, a...

The Geleve Grice Photograph Collection

The Geleve Grice Photograph Collection consists of over 70,900 images of southeast Arkansas. Through these 6,500 prints and 64,400 undeveloped negatives taken between 1942 and 2002, Grice documented the social and cultural lives of African Amer...

Florida Congressional Collections Project

The Florida Congressional Collections form part of the manuscript holdings in the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History in the Dept. of Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida. The Library contains the largest body of po...

Revealing Hidden Women's Collections

The collections included in this project address women’s involvement in education, medicine, anthropology, public policy, and daily life. Other women’s collections focus on the documentation of daily life and culture, the Civil War, social servic...

Bringing Out Burroughs Objects

Originally established in 1977 by curator George T. McWhorter, this collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs is the largest in any institutional library worldwide. First editions in English and thirty other languages, rare periodicals with first appeara...

Uncovering Primary Sources from South Florida's African Diaspora

This project will focus on materials housed at the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections department and The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. The core holdings of the University of Miami's Special Coll...

Wake Forest University Manuscript Collections

The collections of Olin T. Binkley, Randall Lolley, Wayne Oates, and Allen Mandelbaum reflect the lives of renowned scholars and thinkers. Binkley, Oates, and Lolley were religious educators, leaders in the fields of higher education administrati...