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Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

The Architecture and Design Collection comprehensively and uniquely documents the history of the built environment of Southern California. The project will address 240 uncatalogued archives. These are the papers of individuals-- architects, landsc...

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Scientific expeditions and field work are the foundation for resource gathering by natural science museums worldwide; artifacts and specimens collected by AMNH researchers in the field, form the core of AMNH scientific research collections. The L...

The William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection

The William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection is an extraordinary compilation of printed material and artwork that traces the portrayal of Jews by scholars, artists, laypersons, and even antisemites from the 16th to the 21st centuries. The collecti...

Documenting Advocacy: Human Rights Collections in the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, Columbia University

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Southern Africa Project (LCCR), 1971-1994; Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), 1982-2011; Human Rights First (HRF), 1978- 2003. The collections contain a broad range of material from the 1980s throug...

American View Books

American View Books in the Avery Classics Collection provide pictorial documentation of cities and towns throughout the United States. The collection is comprised of 4,800 items, broadly termed “books” published in a variety of formats, including ...

David C. Driskell Archive Project

Prof. David C. Driskell, among the most well-known scholars in the field of African American art, amassed a large collection of personal papers during the last six decades. The unique Driskell Archive includes approximately 50,000 objects from all...

The Roland Park Company Archives and the Martin L. Millspaugh Archives

A collection of international historic significance, The Roland Park Company Archives consist of the corporate records of the Roland Park Company, documenting an early suburban development that has enjoyed regional, national, and international inf...

Martha's Vineyard Archives Project

Situated on a busy coastal seaway, Martha’s Vineyard has played an important part in American and world history since the 1600s. The Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s (MVM) archival collections reflect the strong connections between the Island and the wo...

Discovering the Future: The New York Word's Fairs Collections of 1939 and 1964 at the Museum of the City of New York and the Queens Museum of Art

MCNY and QMA together hold around 12,000 items (approximately 367 boxes and 450 oversize/irregular objects) documenting the New York World’s Fairs of 1939 and 1964, including books, pamphlets, printed ephemera, rare architectural blueprints, origi...

Queens Museum of Art

Out West: The LGBTQ Community Archive Cataloging Project

Out West features 89 collections from the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives of USC Libraries and 22 collections from the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. These collections preserve the history of struggle for LGBT civil rights and giv...

Private Practices, Public Health: Privacy-Aware Processing to Maximize Access to Health Collections

We will catalog personal and professional papers of 7 leaders in the field of Public Health. Collections are held by the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (Hopkins) and the Center for the History of Medi...

Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Documenting Climate Change: The Papers of Stephen H. Schneider

Stephen H. Schneider (1945-2010) was the Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Professor of Biology, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment at ...

Uncovering Philadelphia's Past: A Regional Solution to Revealing Hidden Collections

This consortial project, encompassing 80 collections totaling more than 2,900 linear feet held in 18 area repositories, builds on preliminary work that laid the foundation for a regional approach to managing and providing access to historical coll...

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)

Samuel French Theatre Archives

Samuel French Theatre Archives

Samuel French entered the publishing business in New York City in 1853. In 1873, he bought out his British partner, Thomas Lacy, making Samuel French the world��s largest theatrical publisher. Our collection consists of thousands of plays,...

Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library

Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library

Cataloging the vertical files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library (ABCL), including the archives of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America (GCNA), will provide access to one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of carillon related ma...

Makino Collection Film Ephemera and Rare Book Project

Makino Collection Film Ephemera and Rare Book Project

This project will result in searchable Japanese film ephemera and rare books from the 1870s through 2006 in the Makino Collection in an online finding aid, the Columbia catalog (CLIO), and the OCLC database. Film Programs. These are 26 unproces...

Canal Society of New York State Collection

Canal Society of New York State Collection

The CSNYS began in 1956, the first such group dedicated to canal heritage in the nation. It soon amassed manuscripts, books, prints and other artworks and artifacts when appreciation of this legacy was young. The collection includes primary resour...

Canal Society of New York State (CSNYS), Canadian Canal Society (CCS)

Documenting Their Films:  Hidden Collections of Four Independent Filmmakers

Documenting Their Films: Hidden Collections of Four Independent Filmmakers

The project focuses on four manuscript collections that are housed in the Motion Picture Department Stills, Posters and Paper Collections. The materials cover the period 1895 through 1991, with a geographic scope including North America, E...

The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

The David Sarnoff Collection, approximately 2,800 linear feet covering the years between 1912 and 1986, is the most significant collection on the 20th-century rise of American commercial broadcasting, telecommunications, and military and civ...

Bridge and Building Forensics: Civil Engineering Archives at Lehigh University

The 20th century saw many advancements in civil engineering technology. Through this project, Lehigh will catalog the personal and corporate papers of prominent civil engineers and influential societies from this period, including those of Blair B...

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection feature the administrative and organizational records of eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishi...

Printing Specimens (1605-present) at the Newberry Library

Printing Specimens (1605-present) at the Newberry Library

As physical artifacts representing the many aspects of printing and design history, the Wing Collection’s printing specimens range widely in place and date of origin, and cover numerous subjects and levels of production. Each item was chosen by th...

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Among the top East Asian collections in North America, UW & UBC hold a wealth of hidden Chinese collections including pre-modern classical texts & source materials from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) through the early years of the People’s Rep...

University of British Columbia Libraries

Bringing to Light Dewey Rareties

To provide better access to our rare publications, we propose converting 1613 linear feet of our rare book library from Dewey classification (with access only through a unique and actual card catalogue) to Library of Congress electronic format. W...

Agents of Post World War II Reconstruction and Diplomacy: The Papers of Charles Kades, Karl Loewenstein, and Willard Thorp at Amherst College

The Amherst College Library holds papers of three men who played key roles in the reconstruction of Europe and Japan after World War II. Charles Kades helped draft the postwar Japanese constitution and was central to the articulation of a new role...

Quayle Rare Bible Collection

Bishop William Alfred Quayle (1860-1925) accumulated about 250 historically significant Bibles and related books to illustrate "book arts" across the ages. Today the Quayle Rare Bible Collection has been expanded and contains over 500 items house...

Institute for Development Anthropology Collection

The Institute for Development Anthropology (IDA) was founded in 1976 by Binghamton University Professor Michael Horowitz with colleagues Professor David Brokensha of Oxford University and Thayer Scudder of the California Institute of Technology. ...

Society of Bibliophiles at Brandeis University Rare Books and Manuscripts Cataloging Project

The Society of Bibliophiles at Brandeis University rare books and manuscripts collection (hereafter the Brandeis Bibliophiles collection) is made up of books and manuscripts dating from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries (in addition to one...

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

Gordon Hall launched the Hall-Hoag Collection when he returned from WWII and encountered U.S. domestic hate groups, both right and left wing. Appalled by their ideology and beliefs, Hall determined that such groups were a danger to democracy. He i...

Far West and Far East: Uncovering Urban and International Archives at CSUN

Two distinct collections of Special Collections & Archives will be covered in this project: the Urban Archives Center (UAC) collection with a Far West focus and the Old China Hands Collection with a Far East focus. The UAC, first established in 19...

Basil John Vlavianos papers

The Basil J. Vlavianos Papers contain correspondence, literary manuscripts, lectures, business records, photographs, clippings, audio-visual materials, and artifacts documenting the career of one of the most important figures in 20th-century Greek...

Catholic Charities Access Initiative

The Catholic Charities Access Initiative aims to process and catalog three collections housed at the Catholic University of America (CUA) Archives and to conduct outreach toward assisting local charitable organization archivists in processing and ...