Discovered 349 Entries

B-Sides and Rarities: Providing Access to Popular 45-RPM Singles

B-Sides and Rarities: Providing Access to Popular 45-RPM Singles will result in the cataloging of approximately 80,000 sound recordings, specifically 45-RPM singles of popular music, most of which are not readily available in any other public inst...

Sounds of the Human Sciences: Uncovering Hidden Sound Recordings at the Center for the History of Psychology

The collection consists of 4,760 sound recordings dating from 1919 to the present and contains both commercial and noncommercial recordings that document the history of psychology and related human sciences in the United States. It is comprised ma...

Perspectives on the HGP: Discovering hidden personal collections documenting the origins and development of the Human Genome Project in the U.S.

This project involves 27 personal collections, comprising some 185 lf of physical material and ~15GB of electronic material related to HGP (see Note below). Among the individuals who created these collections are the developers of many metho...

Black Gold: Uncovering Florida's African-American Archival Treasures

The ten collections in the Black Gold cataloging project relate to pre- and post-Civil War records, civil rights, religion, Black college football, HBCU band culture, and African Americans in science and technology. The collections vary in size, s...

Old South to Urban Center: Emergence of the New Northern Virginia Politics

These collections relate to politics in the Northern Virginia (NoVa) region during of the region��s transformation from rural suburb to urban center. The region changed the state of Virginia while reflecting trends of the South and the U.S. The...

Segregated Japanese American Military Units of World War II: A Collaborative Cataloging Project of Oral Histories, Photographs and Documents

GFBNEC��s oral history collection includes 1,185 interviews from across the U.S., making it the largest collection of its kind in the country. Significant effort was invested in locating Nisei veterans whose wartime experiences were unique o...

Uncovering Hidden Collections of Significant National Organizations: A Cataloging Project of the American Jewish Archives

The five hundred feet of B��nai B��rith International records contain the documentary history of BBI from its founding in 1843 to the present. This consists of administrative files; material on BBI��s philanthropic and communal work in the U.S. an...

Cataloging La MaMa’s Pushcart Years: A Unique History of the Off-Off Broadway Theatre Movement

The La MaMa Archive is a valuable educational and historic resource that chronicles the evolution of La MaMa from a basement theatre to a world-renowned arts organization. The La MaMa Archive chronicles an important American legacy���the a...

MCG Jazz Archive Project

The MCG Jazz Archive Project encompasses metadata that describes thousands of concerts and musicians, along with more than 60,000 photographs in various formats: �� Approximately 40,000 photographs in 35-mm negatives (50 percent have been scann...

New Hampshire's Archives: Politics, Stories, Arts & News - Preserving NH's Pulse

NHPR's archives represent a historical snapshot of NH with national relevance, captured on a variety of media, from reel to reel tape to digital formats, from the past 30 years. Some examples include interviews with presidential candidates...

Human Rights Collection drawn from Congressman Benjamin Gilman's Tenure as International Affairs Committee Chair

This project culls human rights papers and ephemera from Congressman Gilman's previously unpublished private collection. Correspondence is the strength of the collection including first person documents from political prisoners, their families and...

Tolton, Tibesar and Quincy University: the Catholic Response to Racism

The Tolton collection is particularly valuable to Catholic scholarship with the investigation for canonization underway by the Catholic Church. The Tolton collection includes autographed, cabinet card size photographs of Fr. Tolton, autog...

The Romare Bearden Archive

Romare Bearden was one of the twentieth century��s most influential American artists and intellectuals. The Romare Bearden Foundation��s collection of our namesake artist��s materials offers an important window into scholarship about Romare Bearde...

Women's Military History Archive and Research Resource

This project will support the archival processing and creating of EAD (Encoded Archival Description) finding aids for documenting a newly defined field of study, women's military history. The Division of Armed Forces History at the Smithso...

Access to All: The Disabilities Rights and Independent Living Movement Collections

This project will make accessible the collections of prominent individuals and organizations who have led the national movement in Disability Rights. The collections are relevant to anyone doing research into the Disability Rights Movement, and t...

Hidden Treasures of Native American Studies at The Evergreen State College

The collections contain documentation of curriculum preparation and teaching of our nationally recognized college��s Native American studies (NAS) extending over the past 41 years, including: syllabi, lecture notes, research analyses, reports, int...

Cataloging A Unique Audiovisual Collection from The Wende Museum

East German Collection: 1) Films 6,500 films: 16mm, 8mm, super 8mm, and filmstrips, with very few duplicate titles. The majority of the movies are documentary and educational films. Home movies constitute about 15% of the collection. ...

Tibetan Performing Arts Audio-Visual Collections at Trace Foundation’s Latse Library

The AV collection at Latse Library���the most comprehensive, publicly accessible, and largest of its kind���encompasses recordings of music videos, cultural programs, events, drama, opera, and other theater. Music recordings range from folk ...

Documenting Social and Political Activism of the Sixties and Seventies: Hidden Collections at the University of California Santa Cruz

Both collections recently acquired by UC Santa Cruz focus heavily on social and political activism in California during the 1960s and 70s, but the geographic scope, like the issues themselves, extends beyond state and national borders. Inter...

Archives and Resource Center at the National Snow and Ice Data Center/ Our Melting Past: Accessing the Hidden History of Climate Change

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...

Local Television Newsfilm: WIS

The WIS television news collection comprises 16mm films shot by Columbia, South Carolina��s NBC news affiliate from the mid 1950s through 1980. Donated in 1984, the collection contains an estimated 1,000,000 feet of film (over 450 hours of content...

Filming History: 50 Years of American Life in USC’s David L. Wolper Collection

The focus of Filming History is the collection of producer and documentary filmmaker David L. Wolper (1928-2010), which provides a comprehensive record of his life, career, and active involvement in politics. We also selected the collection of doc...

Fresh Air With Terry Gross, Opening Access to 36 Year Collection of WHYY's Peabody Award Winning Weekday Magazine of Contemporary Arts & Culture

Fresh Air celebrates the diversity of American arts and culture by engaging voices from a broad spectrum of art forms. Poets, novelists, playwrights, photographers, actors, filmmakers, musicians, composers, dancers, and choreographers are all reg...

Segregated Japanese American Military Units of World War II: A Collaborative Online Repository of Oral Histories, Photos and Documents

Japanese American Service Center, Chicago, IL Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Foundation, Seattle, WA Nisei Veterans Memorial Center, Kahului, Maui, HI Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club, Honolulu, HI

Fresh Air in the Sunlight: Opening Access to Forty Years of WHYY's Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Drexel University in Philadelphia will work together with WHYY on this project as a subcontracted partner.