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Archive of Women's Military History

Highlights: singular biographical material relating to three-dimensional artifacts documenting women's military history in the SI holdings (1860s - present). 100+ Civil War letters and related documents exchanged by a mother and son describing the...

Expanding Access to Native American Film & Video of the Western Hemisphere

The National Museum of the American Indian's Film and Video Center [F&VC] contemporary Media Collection is one of the world's most important and comprehensive study collections of films and videos by and about Native Americans. It is truly unique ...

Social Activism in Western New York

Social activism--intentional action of individuals, groups, and institutions to change peoples' conditions--is organic to human history. Often overlooked in the telling of national or global history, local and regional histories offer rich insight...

History of Sustainable Agriculture: Louis Bromfield and His Legacy

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, screenplay...

Los Angeles Art in Primary Source Sound and Moving Images: Deep Indexing to Mine Hidden Time-based Content

This is a collaborative project to provide deep access to sound and moving image content documenting the arts in Los Angeles and the region's impact on the arts globally. Project partners are: UCLA Moving Image Archive Studies (MIAS students will ...

Cataloging the Archives Collections of ROCS @ NSIDC

These collections are a resource for people studying Earth's frozen regions, the history of science, or past climate related to the Earth��s frozen regions. Included are materials from early expeditions to Alaska, the Alps, South and Central Amer...

Providing access and minimum description to backlog collections

The Dood Research Center has a backlog of approximately 280 archival and manuscript collections for which there are no finding aids, catalog descriptions or preliminary access tools. The collections included in the backlog include materials acqui...

Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Heritage Collection

The four institutions which comprise the Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Collection (National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), the National Asthma Center (formerly the Denver Sheltering Home for...

SWIRL: Southern Women Innovators, Reformers, and Leaders

These collections reveal new information regarding the rich history of southern women leaders in health care, reform, and public policy in the 20th century. The materials - textual, oral, and visual - document and help explain the impact of Kentu...

Intellectual Acess to Audio Recordings of Northeast Folklore and Oral History

The Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History is perhaps the finest regional archive of its kind. Its collections of the traditional culture of Maine and the Maritime Provinces of Canada have no equal, either in the United States or Canada. ...

Developing a Collaborative Archive from the African Diaspora (CAAD)

Project materials document the history, culture, and experience of people from the African Diaspora most specifically in South Florida, the Caribbean, and relevant parts of Latin America from the 1600s to the present. All materials were acquired o...

Maryland Folklife Archives

The Maryland Folklife Archives are a decentralized collection of affiliated materials, principally ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities across Mary...

Whitney Museum of American Art - Film and Video Archives 1960s to 2010

This entire collection is 243 linear feet and reflects the history of American Film and Video as an art form and includes: Film + Video Artist Files--paper materials kept on individual artists, artist collectives, and film companies that were m...

Revealing the history of wildlife conservation through the hidden archives at the Wildlife Conservation Society (New York Zoological Society)

As the forerunner of the wildlife conservation movement in the United States, WCS differs from contemporary zoos due to our commitment to scientific research since inception. WCS conservationists such as William Beebe and inspirational leaders suc...

The Legacy Center

The collection documents all facets of Japanese American life surrounding the period of World War II internment and on to present day. It includes correspondence, particularly with family in internment camps and brothers or sons serving in the US ...

Expanding Access to Native American Film & Video of the Western Hemisphere

The NMAI Film & Video Center [F&VC] contemporary Study Collection is one of the most important and comprehensive collections of Native-produced media in the world. Works include significant media produced since the 1970s, when Native filmmakers f...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Collections relate to the ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both the long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities in three contiguous states in the Mid-Atlantic region: New York, New Jersey, and...

Fales Library Food Studies Collection

Over the past eight years the Fales Library has amassed one of the largest collections of materials relating to the new field of food studies at any academic library. Through donations and select acquisitions, the collection now numbers mo...

Hidden Collections/Hidden Connections: Revealing Networks in the Development of Twentieth Century Surgery

Project collections reveal the development of 20th century surgical methods and norms and, through the application of technical processing techniques, the hidden connections among people, events, organizations, and technologies that influenced the...

Memphis Coalition for Cultural Heritage Cataloging Project

Overall focus is the Mid-South, esp. race relations in Memphis, this Delta region��s "capital." Period is Civil War through Civil Rights era. Specific Collections include - Rhodes: Brownsville KKK, 1960s���1970s; Shelby Foote (personal documents/m...

Sounds of America, 1930-60: Revealing a Cultural Legacy of Radio and Audio Discs

The UMKC Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) Collection features programs recorded from 1942-60 on 12,400 16�� transcription discs. AFRS was established in 1942 by the US War Dept. to entertain and inform troops around the world. The AFRS edited, pr...

Increasing the Impact: Revealing Hidden Collections and Expanding Consortial Processing in Philadelphia-area Institutions

This consortial project, encompassing 98 collections totaling more than 2,900 linear feet held in 18 area repositories, builds on earlier work that laid the foundation for a regional approach to managing and providing access to historical collecti...

Working Waterfronts: Labor Collections Documenting Maritime Workers of the Pacific Coast and the Pacific Rim

The thirty-four hidden collections in this proposal are part of LAWS, a collaborative project between the labor community and the University. Its 200-plus collections have attracted the intense interest of scholars from around the country. Maritim...

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...

Unearthing Wonderland: Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

The Yellowstone National Park Archives documents 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 reco...

The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive Fellowship

The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive at the BMA is currently composed of the following collections: The Buten Museum of Wedgwood Institutional Archive (approx. 35 boxes); Elizabeth Chellis Papers (35 boxes); Dwight and Lucille Beeson Papers (6...

Exposing Exposition: The Artistic Vanguard from California Institute of the Arts

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is an educational leader at the artistic vanguard of experimental visual and performing arts. This project will make known significant materials documenting the cultural dissemination of new expression fr...

Immigration, Migration, and Assimilation in the 20th Century American West: An Oral History Collection at California State University, Northridge

These oral histories chronicle immigrant and migrant experiences from the perspectives of Asian, European, Latino, Jewish, and African-American individuals. Most relocated to and worked in the western United States. Their narratives are first-hand...

Ancient Ohio Valley - The Grand Medicine Society

The Ohio River Valley Heritage Collection contains numerous research volumes, including thousands of artistic renderings of objects which subsequently were lost or destroyed, and archeological artifacts of the early inhabitants of the Ohio Valley ...

Unveiling the Clyfford Still Museum Archive

The Clyfford Still Museum Archives (CSMA) represents the complete, intact archival materials contained with the Clyfford Still Estate, which, along with 2,400 Still artworks, was transferred from the estate to the Clyfford Still Museum (CSM)...