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Special Collections at Western Michigan University

The Special Collections Department at WMU includes several collections for this grant. 1) The Institute of Cistercian Studies Collection (ICSC) on permanent loan from the Abbey of Gethsemani in Trappist, Kentucky since 1972 (Obrecht collection). ...

Suckley Family Papers

The Suckleys and their ancestors were among the early families to settle in Rhinebeck and the Hudson Valley, establishing large land holdings through the English King in 1697 and 1703. "Wilderstein," the family estate established in 1852, became ...

ARLIS Hidden Collections of Alaska Materials

See Technical Approach for details. Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Annual Management Reports, 1929-1994: geographically based series compiled data in a cumulative manner for each regional fishery. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Annual Narrative...

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...

Engines of the New West: The Economics, Politics, and Environment of Post WWII Arizona

These collections represent the intersection and often the collision of complex political, economic and environmental currents in post WWII Arizona. Among the topics included under Politics are: the growth of conservatism (Goldwater, McCain); fe...

Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles

The bilingual archival collections to be arranged, described, preserved and processed for the Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles project include the records of the Alianza Hispano Americana (AHA), founded in...

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 ...

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...

The Boston Personalism Project

The Boston Personalism Project consists of the personal and professional papers of Edgar S. Brightman, Allan Knight Chalmers and L. Harold DeWolf, all major contributors to the influential school of American philosophy and theology known as Boston...

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...

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...

In Plain Sight: Uncovering Hidden Manuscript Collections of Western Authors, Environmentalists, Researchers and Historians

The Denver Public Library Friends Foundation requests funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources for “In Plain Sight: Uncovering Hidden Manuscript Collections of Western Authors, Environmentalists, Researchers and Historians.” T...

Expanding the History of Jazz: The Paul Jeffrey Collection

The Paul Jeffrey Collection documents his career as a jazz performer, band leader, arranger, and educator. It consists of annotated musical scores, miscellaneous parts, audio and video recordings in various formats, as well as assorted photograph...

Highlander Center Collections

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'...

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...

Recorded Sounds: The First Two Decades

This project involves cataloging and writing finding aides for nearly 400 of the earliest audio recordings ever made. These experimental recordings date from the first decades of sound recording and reproduction. Beginning in 1877 with the inven...

The Field Library of the Institute for Development Anthropology

The Institute for Development Anthropology (IDA) was founded in 1976 by Professor Michael Horowitz of Binghamton University with colleagues Professor David Brokensha of Oxford University and Professor Thayer Scudder of the California Institute of ...

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 ...

Having Her Say: Liberating Key Resources in Feminist Journalism

The Records of MS. MAGAZINE (372 ft, circa 1970-95), the first commercial magazine with an unambiguously feminist perspective. Materials include office, editorial, publicity, promotion, circulation, and advertising files; article manuscripts; fil...

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...

Harlem Development Collection/Harlem's Changing Streetscapes

Papers of community organizations, institutions and government agencies that relate to Harlem and its architectural history. Organizational and government records include reports and studies commissioned by state agencies and nonprofits (153); su...

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...

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

The W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library of the University of Alabama Libraries, the Modern Political Archives of the University of Mississippi Library, and the Congressional and Political Research Center of the Mississippi State University Libr...

Paul E. Tsongas Congressional and Presidential-Campaign Papers

The Tsongas Collection offers an unusual combination of political papers and memorabilia that documents terms spent in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate from 1974 to 1984 as well as his Presidential campaign from 1991 to 1992. The C...

Civil Rights Research within the Academy: the Archives of the Civil Rights Project (CRP)

Archival records (paper and electronic) of the Civil Rights Project. The Civil Rights Project (CRP) was established in 1996 at Harvard University as a multidisciplinary research and policy think tank in support of academics, policy makers, and ...

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...

American Literary Families: A Preservation and Access Project

The materials are composed of manuscript collections relating to three important twentieth century literary families: the Benet family, the Fitzgerald family, and the MacLeish family. The Benet family papers include documents on William Rose Bene...

Cataloging the Henry Hampton/ Blackside Collection

Washington University’s Film & Media Archive is home to the Henry Hampton Collection. Hampton(1940-98), a St. Louis native and Washington University alumnus, created films that chronicle the 20th century’s great political and social movements, foc...