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Enhancing Access to Archival Collections at the Center for Jewish History

The collections at the Center for Jewish History are held by its five research partners - American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research - an...

Massachusetts Horticultural Society Historic Collection

The collection, containing 4,500 book and journal titles dating from the 15th through the 20th centuries, was acquired by the Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden (CBG) in 2002 from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. This rare tre...

Cataloging of Chinese and Korean Language Hidden Collections

The materials to be cataloged include the McCormick Collection, a group of rare monographs, calligraphy, and rubbings in Chinese and classical Korean; selected materials from the Asian Studies Collection, including an 80-volume Chinese Bible, mate...

The Ade Bethune Collection at the College of St. Catherine

Ade Bethune was a world-renowned liturgical artist, writer and social activist, and was influential in American liturgical art in the 20th century. Her career spanned 70 years from art school at the National Academy of Design and Cooper Union in N...

Amiri Baraka Papers

The Amiri Baraka Papers reflect his life as a poet, writer, and activist. Indeed they chronicle the social movements and issues that gave shape to his world view. The collection is rich with correspondence from the 1960s to the present, including ...

Elma's Historical Documents

The collection under the care of the Elma Historical includes maps, journals, surveys, letters, ledgers, and other historic documents dating back to 1800 relating to the building of our Town. These records enclompanss all of Elma and surrounding t...

The May Massee Collection Finding Aid.

The May Massee Collection was compiled during the late 1960s and early 1970s as a memorial tribute to May Massee, a prominent children's book editor who founded two of the first three children's book divisions in American publishing houses. The c...

Coming Out of the Closet: Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives at the Fashion Institue of Technology

The FIT Special Collections and Archives acquires, preserves, and provides access to a wide range of primary research materials in their original formats, including archival institutional records, scrapbooks, oral histories, fashion sketches, illu...

First Alaskans Hidden Collection: A Political and Community Development History of Alaska’s Native People from 1965 to the Present

The political history of Alaska Native people and their leaders in the late 20th century is an epic story of modern America. The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) was formed in 1966 to address the Alaska Native aboriginal land rights and achieve ...

Highlander Research and Education Center Collection

Since its founding in 1932, the Highlander Research and Education Center has been at the epicenter of social justice movements in Appalachia and the South. Highlander has played a vital role in the growth and development of movements for workers’ ...

Exposing Pre-Modern Publications and Archives for Study and Research: The History of International Trade& Global Interaction & their Cultural Effects

The James Ford Bell Library, established at the U of MN by Minnesota industrialist James Ford Bell, documents the history and impact of international trade and cross-cultural contact prior to ca. 1800. This project includes archival material, boo...

Lehigh Valley Industrial History Collections

Lehigh University (Lehigh) and the National Canal Museum (NCM) will partner to catalog a selection of collections documenting the material culture, canal-related businesses, and heavy industries established along the navigable rivers in the Lehigh...

Luther College Archives/Vesterheim Archives - Journeys to American: Documenting Norwegian-American Collections

The materials contained within the Luther College Archives and the archives at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum document the history and culture of emigrants from Norway to the United States and their descendants, with additional emphasis on t...

Providing Public Access to the Collections of John H. James and Samuel Fulton Covington

Two significant collections within the Walter Havighurst Special Collections at the Miami University Libraries provide information about the early history of communities west of the Alleghenies. The collections of John H. James (1800-1881) and Sa...

U.S. National Animal Parasite Collection Records

The U.S. National Animal Parasite Collection Records span 100 years of animal parasitology research. A significant part of the collection consists of original line drawings and photographic records of animal parasites with descriptive indexes. A d...

On Track: Cataloging the NEERHS Library at the Seashore Trolley Museum

The NEERHS Library collection consists of materials dealing with the development of mass transit technology and operations from 1830 to the present. Subject emphasis is on materials related to traditional streetcar and interurban service, includin...

Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection at The New York Botanical Garden

The Nursery and Seed Catalog Collection of The New York Botanical Garden is one of the largest collections in the U. S., with approximately 43,000 catalogs from over 5,000 companies dating from 1804, with locations in North America, Europe and Jap...

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-[ongoing]

The Newberry Library’s Herman Melville Collection is one of the largest collections of Melville material in existence. It was originally assembled to support the work of the editorial staff of The Writings of Herman Melville, a project established...

Revealing Hidden Collections in the Northwest

Representing a broad range of institutions in the Northwest, records in this proposal range widely. Materials include government, religious, personal, and corporate records, and date from the mid-19th century to 2006. The primary geographic scop...

Cultural Intermix: A Protocol for Describing and Accessing Mail Art Collections

The Oberlin College Mail Art collection consists of the Harley-Terra Candella and Reid Wood (State of Being) Mail Art archives, which together comprise over 25,000 works by 1,800 artists. The collection contains a wide range of objects and ...

Oregon Public Leadership Archive (OPLA)

The Oregon Public Leadership Archive (OPLA) contains the papers of key civic and community leaders who each contributed unique, creative and practical approaches to government and to community building that helped establish Oregon’s national and i...

Caleb Fiske Harris Collection on Slavery & the Civil War

The Harris Collection originally comprised about 9,300 items, and came into the library’s possession in September of 1884 by purchase from the estate of Caleb Fiske Harris (1819-1881), a Rhode Island-born entrepreneur whose success in business in ...

Richard Hugo House Zine Archive and Publishing Project (ZAPP) catalog

Richard Hugo House, a literary arts center in Seattle, Washington, seeks support for its Zine Archive and Publishing Project (ZAPP), a collection of over 20,000 hand-made books (or zines). Zines (the word is taken from “magazine” or “fanzine”) are...

Waiting in the Wings: Bringing San Diego Performing Arts Collections to Center Stage

With nearly 500 linear feet of records encompassing performance in all its diversity, the materials comprise an extraordinary body of primary resources documenting the rich history of theatre and the performing arts in San Diego, the United States...

Wonderland: The Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection

The Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection is comprised of approximately 320 linear feet of the artist’s source materials and studio effects, dating from the 17th to the 20th century (bulk dates 1880s-1970). One of America’s most inventive and inf...

Southold Historical Society Archive

The Southold Historical Society Archive contains: documents, letters, ledgers, receipts, bills, books, pamphlets, photographs, maps, etc., relating to the history of the North Fork of Long Island, NY. This includes several hamlets and villages loc...

West Virginia Statehood Papers Project

The West Virginia and Regional History Collection preserves the papers of the three individuals who, along with Abraham Lincoln, are responsible for the creation of West Virginia as the nation’s thirty-fifth state. Francis H. Pierpont (1814-1899) ...

Hidden Collections: Gifts to the Library, 1980-1989

The Clark has identified four discreet collections that were gifts to the library in its backlog of uncataloged materials that it would like to address with a CLIR grant: the Whitney S. Stoddard and S. Lane Faison gifts of Kleine Kunstf_hrer, Ge...

The Grove Press Records, 1953-1981

The collection spans formats and includes editorial records, manuscripts, legal and office files, Evergreen Review files, financial records of the Film Division, books, and miscellaneous printed material, including publishers' catalogs and posters...

Clementine Collection Rare Book Cataloging Project

The Clementine Collection is comprised of the combined personal libraries of the Albani family of Urbino and Rome, Italy. This family of minor nobility included a number of cardinals as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani who reigned as Pope Clemen...

Cataloging The Field Museum Library's Laufer Collection

Relevance: Berthold Laufer (1874-1934), one of the most distinguished Sinologists of his generation, was a renowned Asian scholar, bibliographer, linguist and collection curator. Between 1907 and 1934, Laufer built the core of the Field Museum��s...

The Louis Bromfield Collection

The substance of the Louis Bromfield collection falls into three areas: his agricultural writings (soil conservation, agronomy, hydrology); political writings preceding and during the Joseph McCarthy era; and his literary work (fiction, screenpla...