Discovered 365 Entries

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

Route books were published at the end of the circus season and describe the show’s activities for that year. They were sold to employees of the show and were also often advertised and sold to circus fans. The name "route book" is derived from t...

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling)

Digitizing Atwater: Nutrition, Agriculture, and Home Economics in the Long 19th Century

“Digitizing Atwater” will bring together electronically four interrelated collections comprised of correspondence, documents, photographs, postcards, letterbooks, diaries, ephemeral publications, and calling cards. Readily available published ...

University of Connecticut

Digitization of the Jesuit Rare Book and Manuscript Collection

The Society of Jesus was established by the Catholic Church in 1540. Its founders, Saint Ignatius Loyola and his followers, were humanist scholars who believed that education in the arts and sciences provides a path to spiritual understanding. Thr...

Celebrating a Century of Stewardship & Engagement: Digitizing the Collections of National Park Service Directors

The material proposed for this project includes the papers of 8 former National Park Service Directors: George Hartzog, Ronald Walker, Gary Everhardt, Russell Dickenson, William Mott, James Ridenour, Robert Stanton, and Fran Mainella. All material...

International Whistleblowing Archive

Together, the above projects advance the public interest in transparency and accountability by aiding whistleblowers in their fight against secrecy; preserving a more complete record for historians and journalists; educating legislators and voters...

Internet Archive partner

Digitization of the Helen Keller Archival Collection -- Press Clippings and Scrapbooks

Helen Keller (1880–1968) joined the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) in 1924 and was its ambassador for 44 years. The Helen Keller Archival Collection is comprised of materials she bequeathed to AFB upon her death and those accrued by the...

Balboa Park Virtual Library

The libraries of the San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM) and San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM) are two are the most foremost archives of anthropological and natural sciences in Southern California. They feature a wealth of research materials, c...

San Diego Museum of Man

Southeast Asian Digital Archive (SEADA)

The Southeast Asian Digital Archives initiative includes 16 unique collections from numerous community organizations. The entities partnering on this project comprise diverse groups within Eastern Massachusetts, including Cambodian, Lao, and Vietn...

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Sam Howe Ledgers: Uncovering Crime in the West

History Colorado’s Sam Howe collection contains 44 article ledgers, 25 separate indexes, and two murder case ledgers. Some ledgers have internal indexes; others have separate indexes. The two murder case ledgers, similar in format to a roguesâ...

Collection: UPR Library Collection Project Title: Sharing World Wisdom Because We Should

The selected documents from the UPR Library represent a cross-section of titles representing numerous facets of philosophy, metaphysics, astrology, comparative religion, art and alchemy. The selection focused exclusively on rare, hard to locate, ...

Tracing Asian Art History in the West: Charles Lang Freer's Collections, Archival Papers and Library

Charles Lang Freer (1854 – 1919), donated his collection of Asian and American art of the Aesthetic Movement to the nation in 1906 to form the Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian. Freer is unique among collectors in that he kept detailed rec...