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Cataloging Rare Black Print Culture

African American serials constitute, writes C. Polsgrave, an ���alternative public sphere�� that serves as ���a base from which politically marginal groups challenge the power of the mainstream public sphere to define reality.�� Emory has...

Experience Music Project - Hidden Collection (working title)

EMP holds a historic music collection of approximately 140,000 objects (containing more than 80% of all physical music material produced in the Northwest during the last century) and an Oral History archive of more than 850 interviews with musicia...

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...

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...

Kentucky School for the Deaf: History of Student Life

We want to work with the following related materials: Ledgers: Two large ledgers dating from January 1888 to October 1944, document basic student enrollment information, including age, home, date of enrollment. These ledgers also list the r...

Milestones of Kennebunkport, Maine

The KPHS has extensive collections pertaining to all aspects of the history art, and culture of Kennebunkport, ME from the late 1600s to the present. Approximately 13,200 individuals visit the KPHS annually and benefit from collections-bas...

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...

Access to Twentieth Century Shipbuilding in Los Angeles Harbor : California Shipbuilding Corporation, 1941-1945.

���Access to Twentieth-Century Shipbuilding in Los Angeles Harbor�� will connect two important collections from California Shipbuilding Corporation on World War II era merchant shipbuilding. The collections provide visual material unique to the K...

Cataloging the Middle East Institute Library Collection

The collection consists primarily of printed books and maps in the seven major languages of the region: Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew, Persian, French, Spanish and English. The scope of the collection encompasses major scholarly publications related to ...

The Sage of the Osage: Cataloging the Library of Thomas M. Johnson

The earliest volumes which make up the library were acquired by Thomas M. Johnson prior to his arrival in Osceola in August of 1879. However, collecting efforts most likely accelerated during the last two decades of the 1800s when he began indepen...

Saving Time: Cataloging America's Hidden Horological History

The records in the National Watch and Clock Museum archives are from numerous American horological manufacturers, including Seth Thomas Clock Company, Hamilton Watch Company, Illinois Watch Company, Westclox Clock Company, and Gruen Watch Company...

Popular Cartography, 1800-1920: Maps in Illustrated Magazines, Travel Guidebooks and School Geographies

The Newberry will catalog maps and geographical views produced within three spheres of 19th- and early 20th-century popular culture: journalism, tourism and education. 1. Maps in illustrated magazines (11,000): L��Illustration, The Illustrated ...

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...

Leaders in Paleontology: Creating a Resource for Historical and Basic Research from the Hidden Archives of the Paleontological Research Institution

Professionals represented in PRI��s archives are each remarkable for individual achievement and academic contribution. Awaiting discovery are the files of ca. 36 prominent scientists, notably including women, early Latin American researchers, and ...

The Great Hunger Document Collection

The collection proposed for this project, known as The Great Hunger Document Collection, is housed in the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University. The collection is part of the documentary component of Ireland��s Great Hunger Muse...

Documenting Chicano and Latino newspapers in the United States, 1835-1989

The materials consist of approximately 350 newspaper titles serving Latino communities from across the US covering the period from 1835 to 1989. These titles start with La Cr�_nica: The Voice of Northern New Mexico (bilingual with issues up to 191...

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...

Finding P.T. Barnum: Cataloging The Barnum Museum's Cornerstone Collection

The Core Collection contains artifacts pertaining to the life and times of P.T. Barnum who, in addition to his career as a showman and museum proprietor, was also a newspaper editor, entrepreneur, Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, legislat...

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...

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...

Robert O. and Helen S. Fay Collection

This collection's topic is the 1904 World's Fair and Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in St. Louis, Missouri. The collection includes brochures, tickets, maps, hold-to-light postcards, photographs, souvenir spoons, coins, and other fair memorabi...

International Boundary and Water Commission: Constructing the Border: The Work of the International Boundary and Water Commission

Materials were produced by the IBWC along the U.S.-Mexico border, extending from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, and date from the 1920s through the 1990s. They include maps, photographs, and correspondence. The collection is an important...

Viva West Florida! Discovering the Hidden Collections Documenting America's Southern Frontier

From 1973 to 1981, UWF Professor of History William S. Coker combed through hundreds of libraries and archives in the U.S., Spain, France, England, Scotland, Mexico, and Canada in search of materials concerning Panton, Leslie & Company. W...

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...

The Albert Johannsen Project: Digitizing the House of Beadle and Adams and their Nickel and Dime Novels

By 1864, Beadle & Adams had sold more than five million dime novels, making them one of the most successful publishers in the country. The secret to this success was undercutting rival publishers by selling novels for a dime, which was significant...

Villanova University

Step Right Up: Digitizing Over 100 Years of Circus Route Books

Route books were published at the end of the circus season to describe the show's activities for that year. They were made available to employees of the show and circus fans. The name "route book" is derived from the listing of planned and/or co...

Circus World

Secrets Reveal'd: A Project to Digitize Early Modern Printed Books of Alchemy and "Chymistry”

Built on Greco-Egyptian origins and expanded by Arabic authors, alchemy was enjoying a golden age in Britain and on the Continent by the time Isaac Newton turned his attention to a fast-growing literature of metallic transmutation, chemical medici...