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Women in Ministry: Hidden but not Forgotten

Christians for Biblical Equality Records, 1988-2008 - 5 ln ft - organization founded in 1988 to promote fundamental equality of men and women (http://www.cbeinternational.org/) Ruth Gothenquist Papers, 1942-2008 - 2 ln ft - founded Women's Agl...

Uncovering Appalachian Cultural Heritage Materials

Appalshop Archive The collection contains approximately 500 16mm film and audio elements recorded by members of the Appalshop Film Workshop. Content includes interviews and footage which document aspects of life in Appalachia including coal cam...

Uncovering the American Folksong Revival: Coffeehouse Culture and The Caffé Lena Collection

The aim of this project is to arrange, describe and catalog three significant collections containing a documentary record of the 20th century American folksong revival movement. Caff�� Lena is America��s oldest continuously running folk music coff...

Canal Society of New York State Collection

Represented are the entire archival holdings of the Canal Society of New York State. The Society was formed in 1956, the first such organization dedicated to the preservation of New York's canal heritage with special emphasis on the Erie Canal an...

Cincinnati Rail History Preservation Project

Some of Cincinnati��s richest history centers on its railway involvement ��� one of the largest collections of original photographs, architectural drawings, planning documents, railroad artifacts and printed material has long been closely ...

Unseen American Vernacular Music: Cataloging the U-Matic Video Collection at Country Music Foundation

The �_�� collection contains a vast variety of content which tells the story of North American country and vernacular music. Footage in the collection dates from as early as the 1940's and as late at the mid 1980's. The collection is informally gr...

Black Gold: Panning for Florida's African-American Archival Treasures

The project will process and open to the public 12 new collections totaling 300 cubic ft. These unique collections vary in size, scope, and medium type. They are grouped under 2 categories: FAMU History and Performing and Visual Arts. Seven c...

The KGMB-TV News and Programming Collection

The KGMB-TV News and Programming collection contains videotapes, motion picture film reels, photographs, slides, transcripts, and research material from KGMB-TV, the Honolulu, HI CBS affiliate and the state��s first television station, which began...

Sights and Sounds of Black LA: Mapping Black History and Culture in Los Angeles (1850 - 2000)

The Sights and Sounds of Black LA: Mapping Black History and Culture in Los Angeles (1850 ��� 2000) provides access to hidden collections pertaining to black history and culture throughout Greater Los Angeles. The project is a collaboration betwee...

The Crypt of Civilization

In 1935, Thornwell Jacobs, president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia, conceived of an idea that would evolve into an historical curiosity of international scope eventually finding its way into the Guinness Book of World Records. Whi...

Southern Regional Council (SRC) Records

The Atlanta-based Southern Regional Council (SRC) was formed in 1943 as successor to the Commission on Interracial Cooperation (founded in 1919); the two groups merged in 1944. The main focus of SRC was to improve economic, civic and racial condit...

Graphic Design Archives: Making the Visually Hidden Revealed to Scholars

This project will make available to scholars the visually rich collections of eight graphic designers found within the Graphic Design Archives of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology Libraries. The Graphic Design A...

Increasing Access to Our Aerospace Heritage

The Museum's Library & Archives houses one of the most significant collections of aviation related research materials in the world and holds the third largest collection of its kind in the United States.From the dawn of powered flight to the space...

Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL)

The Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL) is an established library in the Scarritt-Bennett Center that is approximately 1,500 square feet in facility size, and contains approximately 64,500 items in all formats. It also posses...

Hidden Jewish Ethnomusicology from the East: The Archives of Johanna Spector

Johanna Spector (1915-2008) was a world-renowned ethnomusicologist, who authored several books and made a vast number of contributions to encyclopedias and professional journals. This archive of papers, photographs, films and slides are the produc...

Jack Friend Collection

This project focuses on the following: Theory of Warefare Military History:Ancient World to Modern Day (Iraq War) Biographies of great leaders and generals Local History Archaeology and Underwater Archaeology AHC Documents and grants Geogra...

Cataloguing Collections as a means to re-thinking the roots of a profession: Mesoamerican Studies from 1920-1940

The collections include papers, audio, images, and maps pertaining to the study of Mesoamerican civilizations, or the cultures of ancient mexico, guatemala, and Central America, from 1920-1940. The correspondence, diary, site index, and field note...

Interior Alaska Historic Radio Programs Cataloging Project

The collection is made up of 10 and 7 inch reels of 1/4 inch magnetic audio tape recorded at KUAC Public Broadcast radio station at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The tapes are from weekly radio series covering various topics of cultural ...

Hidden Literary Collections at the University of Illinois

As described on our web-page, we propose arranging and describing 80 literary collections. The largest collections are the H.G. Wells papers, Carl Sandburg papers, and W. S. Merwin papers. For each of these authors we are the repository for the ma...

Labors for the Good of Mankind: Hidden Collections in Science and Social Policy

The Academy archive reflects concerns of the nation��s intellectual leaders from the eighteenth century to the present. Containing both formal and informal evidence of how important ideas developed during the past two centuries, the holdings offer...

Unknown Outdoors: Documenting the Appalachian Mountain Club's Collections

The Photographic Collections of the AMC Library and Archives to be cataloged are divided into four segments by material type. The photographic print collections consist of approximately 10,000 items housed in boxes, filing cabinets and albums. A s...

ONE Archives 20th Century Activists Cataloging Project

The 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 humanities collection of LGBT materials in the world. ONE began as the earliest national gay pu...

Sharing Terpsichore's Legacy: A Collaborative Project (Terpsichore)

'Terpsichore' covers a variety of dance-related materials in 14 collections at four institutions (the Repositories). The Dance Notation Bureau (DNB)in New York City collections feature the writings of dance notation innovator Rudolf Laban, docu...

The Roman Vishniac Project

In 1935, Roman Vishniac, a Russian Jewish expatriate living in Berlin and working as a biologist and photomicroscoper, was commissioned by the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to photograph and raise awareness of impoverished Jewish commu...

Discovering the Johns Hopkins Public Health Collections: A Major Resource for Research, Teaching, and Policy-making

This project is to catalog institutional records, image collections, material culture holdings and personal paper collections of 20 individuals related to Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the oldest and largest graduate ...

Hidden Moravian Music Collections: The Six-Inch View and the 30,000-Foot View

The collections of the Moravian Music Foundation contain almost 20,000 manuscripts and early imprints of vocal and instrumental music, sacred and secular, from the sixteenth through twentieth centuries. Not all of this was written by Moravian comp...

Revealing the Treasures of Tennessee's Past

The Nathaniel Crippens Papers dates the modern civil rights movement and contains glimpses into the dismantling of segregation in Tennessee's education system. This hidden treasure contains the Nashville Education Improvement Project papers; perso...

Creating a Shared catalog for New York's Ethnographic Collections: A Cooperative Project

The identified folklore collections include materials which illustrate the use of cultural knowledge (oral narrative, handmade objects, music, dance, etc) within New York's communities. They illustrate New York's role in championing traditional m...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Uncovering Audio Visual Media Documenting Post-modern Art at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

This project will support the archival processing and EAD (Encoded Archival Description) description of thirteen media-rich manuscript collections totaling 150 linear feet. Collections contain traditional paper records and 1091 media objects, inc...

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery's Audio/Visual Archive

The National Portrait Gallery Audio/Video Archive is a rich collection of both original and post-production audio and visual materials constituting the historical evidence of the Gallery��s programs since its opening in 1968. The media ranges in c...