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Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations

Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations

The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University seeks funding to process and catalog nine collections of personal papers documenting Civil Rights era organizational history. The focus of this project is to provide access to branch and local chapt...

Providing Access to African American Collections at the Avery Research Center

Providing Access to African American Collections at the Avery Research Center

Avery Research Center is the prime repository for archival and material culture documenting the African American experience in Charleston and South Carolina. Despite an African American majority in the area for centuries, no repository focused on ...

Archives from Atlanta, Cradle of the Civil Rights Movement:  The Papers of Andrew Young, SCLC, and NAACP-Atlanta Chapter

Archives from Atlanta, Cradle of the Civil Rights Movement: The Papers of Andrew Young, SCLC, and NAACP-Atlanta Chapter

The project, proposed by the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History (AARL) and Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL), will encompass materials relating to key civil rights organizati...

Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History

Mapping Special Collections for Research and Teaching at Goucher College

Mapping Special Collections for Research and Teaching at Goucher College

Goucher’s James Wilson Bright Collection contains 4,000 books (1539-1926) collected by pioneering Johns Hopkins philologist, James Wilson Bright. This collection includes some of Goucher’s most valuable artifacts. For this proposal, we focus on 2...

The Records of the Communist Party, USA and the Library of the Reference Center for Marxist Studies: A Preservation and Access Project

The Records of the Communist Party, USA and the Library of the Reference Center for Marxist Studies: A Preservation and Access Project

The records of the Communist Party, USA and the Library of the Reference Center for Marxist Studies, now at NYU, form what is probably the most important collection in the United States documenting the history of Communism and the American Left. T...

Cataloging Hidden Archives of Western Botany and Beyond

Cataloging Hidden Archives of Western Botany and Beyond

The Herbaria contain 2.3 million botanical specimens in addition to our archives which are one of the primary resources for the history of western American botany from the 1860's on. The geographic scope is world-wide, but the main focus is Califo...

Processing Voter Education Project Collection

Processing Voter Education Project Collection

Atlanta based Voter Education Project(VEP) was founded in 1962 by the Southern Regional Council (SRC). Its purpose was to increase political participation for minorities and develop a more informed electorate. RWWL is the repository for SRC Paper...

Hidden Collections in the Philadelphia Area: A Consortial Processing and Cataloging Initiative

Hidden Collections in the Philadelphia Area: A Consortial Processing and Cataloging Initiative

This consortial project, encompassing 1652 collections totaling 24,580 linear feet held in 24 PACSCL member repositories, builds connections across collections and subjects for scholars and students from a range of disciplines. Materials address t...

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)

Jewish Heritage Collection

Jewish Heritage Collection

The College of Charleston's commitment to building a Jewish archives signals its dedication to a broadened view of history and a program of addressing underserved constituencies. The Jewish Heritage Collection is the largest and fastest growing ar...

Milestones in 20th-Century American Children’s Literature at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Milestones in 20th-Century American Children’s Literature at the Free Library of Philadelphia

The six archival collections proposed for this project -- the Lloyd Alexander, the Virginia Lee Burton, the Carolyn Haywood, the Evaline Ness, and the Tomi Ungerer collections and the Frederick R. Gardner collection of Robert Lawson -- are part of...

The Moravian Community in the New World: The First 100 Years

The Moravian Community in the New World: The First 100 Years

Lehigh University (Lehigh) and the Moravian Archives (MAB) will partner to process a selection of collections documenting the material culture, religious values and cultural diversity of the Moravian community of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, from its ...

Moravian Archives

Catholic Social Action Access Project (CSAAP)

Catholic Social Action Access Project (CSAAP)

The common thread throughout these three significant-in-their-own-right collections is U.S. Catholic social action in the 20th century. St. Catherine University’s (SCU) Ade Bethune Collection includes the archives of Ade Bethune, world-renown...

atholic University of America, St. Catherine University

Uncovering California's Environmental Collections: A Collaborative Approach

Uncovering California's Environmental Collections: A Collaborative Approach

This California Digital Library (CDL) project will uncover 33 hidden collections at institutions across California related to the state's environment and environmental history. The collections were selected and assembled for their unique and diver...

California State University Chico; California State University Fresno; Humboldt State University; UC Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, and Riverside; University of Southern California

Excavating L.A.: USC’s Hidden Southern California Historical Collections

Excavating L.A.: USC’s Hidden Southern California Historical Collections

Excavating L.A. includes diverse archival materials from 26 regional history collections at the USC Libraries. Primarily focused on Los Angeles urban and social history, the collections include a wealth of materials on California politics and comm...

Song, Speech, and Dance: Special Collections from the Recorded Sound Archives at Yale and Stanford Universities

Song, Speech, and Dance: Special Collections from the Recorded Sound Archives at Yale and Stanford Universities

This proposal seeks to catalog more than 1,100 linear feet of audio and paper archival collections in the Historical Sound Recordings (HSR) collection at Yale University and the Archive of Recorded Sound (ARS) at Stanford University. At Yale, the ...

Stanford University Recorded Sound Archives

Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection Processing Project

Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection Processing Project

As a lawyer working for the Department of Transportation, Z. Taylor Vinson wrote the federal safety regulations for car tail light requirements. His first spoken word, “car,” presaged a lifelong passion of building one of the greatest, most compr...

Enhancing Access to the History of San Diego and the Border Region

Enhancing Access to the History of San Diego and the Border Region

San Diego alone among California’s three largest cities has an historical organization specifically dedicated to documenting its history. Founded in 1928, SDHC is the primary repository for historical materials of all kinds relating to the San Die...

Grove Press and a New American Morality

Grove Press and a New American Morality

The records of avant-garde publisher Grove Press span the years 1953 to 1985. While Grove was based in New York City, its list of titles, authors, and subjects was international in scope. Subjects and genres range from Victorian erotica and litera...

Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas

Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas

"Sueltas" is a generic term for plays published in Spain from the late seventeenth through the nineteenth century in small pamphlet formats. The Ransom Center owns 14,000 of these, mostly concentrated in the later part of this period. The collecti...

Texas A&M University Libraries

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

The UCMP archives provide the paleontologic, geologic, historical, legal, and sociological context for the several million fossil specimens that comprise our unparalleled collections. They also document the lives of prominent western pioneers, su...

Major Railroad Archival Collections

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to be cataloged are: Union Pacific Railroad Collection: Relates to all aspects of the Union Pacific Railroad Company and its bus...

Nebraska State Historical Society

Promoting Research through Rare Book Cataloging Partnerships

Promoting Research through Rare Book Cataloging Partnerships

The Culture Class Collection is the University of Pennsylvania’s original rare book collection and is the largest hidden collection in Penn’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML). It represents 15% of its rare book holdings and includes over 14,0...

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

The goal of this proposal is to catalog 1300 linear feet (lf) and 200 cubic feet (cf) of archival materials and special collections that document the early history of science at Yale and in North America. The Peabody Museum holdings include the f...

Increasing Access to Africana Collections: The American Committee on Africa and The Africa Fund Records

Increasing Access to Africana Collections: The American Committee on Africa and The Africa Fund Records

The Amistad Research Center seeks funding to process and catalog two organizational collections devoted to the decolonization of Africa. The American Committee on Africa (1953-2001) and The Africa Fund (1966-2001) worked to educate the American pu...

The Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda, Part II

The Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda, Part II

Gordon Hall began compiling what became the Hall-Hoag Collection when he returned from World War II and encountered U.S. domestic hate groups at both ends of the political spectrum. Along with a group of volunteers, including Grace Hoag, he infil...

Foundations of Dance Research (Foundations)

The Foundations project (Project) includes materials relating to dance performance, theory, and education in 22 collections held by seven institutions (Repositories): Arizona State University (ASU), Dance Notation Bureau (DNB), Library of ...

Arizona State University; Dance Notation Bureau; Library of Congress; Museum of Performance and Design; Ohio State University; Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival; University of California, Los Angeles

Undiscovered Printmakers: Hidden Treasures in Georgetown University's Library

This project will make available to scholars the hidden, uncataloged working personal collections of six significant 20th-century American printmakers�� own artwork. Two of these are well-known, internationally important wood engravers and book il...

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology: Increasing  Integration and Accessibility for Interdisciplinary Research

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology: Increasing Integration and Accessibility for Interdisciplinary Research

The MVZ archives provide the historical, ecological, legal, and sociological context for the vertebrate specimens that comprise our unique collections. They document the expeditions, research, and views of prominent western pioneers, evolutionary ...

The New-York Historical Society American Almanac Collection

The New-York Historical Society American Almanac Collection

The New-York Historical Society has a collection of approximately 5,500 eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth-century American almanacs, including an estimated 600 almanacs dating from before the year 1801. The collection is stronge...

Acting for Animals: Revealing the Records of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare Movements

Acting for Animals: Revealing the Records of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare Movements

Collections include records of the Animal Rights Network (ARN), portions of the records of the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), and Ron Scott Videotapes. ARN records contain files from animal welfare organizations around the world and much corresp...

Cataloging Women in Jazz Collections at the Institute of Jazz Studies

The materials consist of five separate archival collections of prominent women in jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), known as America's "First Lady of Song," whose collection includes music manuscripts, artwork, and memorabilia; Abbey Lincoln (1...

Discovering a New World: Cataloging Old and Rare Imprints from Colonial and Early Independent Mexico

The cataloged portions of the collection (not the portion being considered for this grant) are in OCLC WorldCat with TAMU's institutional holdings attached, and in the TAMU Library's online catalog, LibCat: https://libcat.tamu.edu/