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U.S. Army Military History Institute Library, Photograph, and Manuscript Collections

The Military History Institute (MHI), a division of the Army Heritage Education Center (AHEC), is one of the world’s largest repositories of primary source materials for American and military history, reflecting the nation’s rich cultural heritage...

Dashiell-Marine Collection

This is a public history collection comprised of materials from four generations of the Fell's Point line of the Dashiell-Marine family, two of America's founding Hugeonot families. The collection begins with logs and letters of sea captain and pr...

Archival Processing of Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles (CRP/PDC)

Founded in 1996 at Harvard University, the Civil Rights Project (CRP) serves as a multidisciplinary research/policy national think tank which focuses on the U.S. civil rights movement. In 2007 the CRP relocated to UCLA and became the Civil Rights ...

Archives of the College at Brockport: A Light on the Last 175 Years

The College Archives,established by college-wide committee in 1986 acquires and preserves historical materials having permanent administrative, educational and research value which contribute to the understanding of the history of the college from...

Delegates from Dixie: Southern Senators and Congressmen since World War II

The materials consist of the office records of four Alabama congressmen, Albert Rains, Kenneth Roberts, Carl Elliott, George W. Andrews and William Nichols; one Alabama senator, Jeremiah Denton, one Mississippi congressman, Jamie Whitten, and an a...

The Loveliest Village: A Century of Transformation in the Upland South

The project focuses on the George Rainsford Fairbanks Collection, the Charles Todd Quintard Collection, the Guerry and Hodsgon Family Collections and university lease records. Fairbanks and Quintard were both founders of the university and made c...

Hidden American Collections of Tibetan Materials

The extensive Tibetan literature in American collections was collected over the past century and a half by explorers, missionaries, diplomats, and scholars. Because Tibetan literature was largely copied and published in woodblock prints and ...

The Geleve Grice Photograph Collection

The Geleve Grice Photograph Collection consists of over 70,900 images of southeast Arkansas. Through these 6,500 prints and 64,400 undeveloped negatives taken between 1942 and 2002, Grice documented the social and cultural lives of African Amer...

Alternative Press Collection

The Alternative Press Collection (APC) is one of the University of Connecticut’s signature collections. In 2007, the collection was featured in the ARL 75th anniversary publication, "Celebrating Research: Rare and Special Collections from the Mem...

Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature

The Baldwin Library, internationally renowned for over 100,000 titles of 19th and 20th century British and American children’s literature, supports worldwide research in historical, cultural, social, or literary aspects of these texts. Its 800 ea...

De Renne Georgia Library Cataloging Initiative

The De Renne Georgia Library is the most complete collection of printed Georgiana for the period of 1700-1929. The De Renne family began to collect in 1880, amassing approximately 15,000 books, pamphlets, maps, engravings, newspapers, and manuscri...

Political and Social Activism Pamphlet (PSAP) Collection

The UIC Library proposes a 2-year project to catalog the hidden Political and Social Action Pamphlet (PSAP) Collection. In the late 1960s, at a time when many libraries considered pamphlets to be expendable, the UIC Special Collections Department ...

Quick & Clean Cataloging of the Hidden Collections in The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The hidden collections at the University of Illinois consist of imprints from Europe and North and South America dating from the sixteenth century to the present. The library is already recognized as one of the world’s leading repositories of Engl...

Bringing Out Burroughs Objects

Originally established in 1977 by curator George T. McWhorter, this collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs is the largest in any institutional library worldwide. First editions in English and thirty other languages, rare periodicals with first appeara...

Uncovering Primary Sources from South Florida's African Diaspora

This project will focus on materials housed at the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections department and The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. The core holdings of the University of Miami's Special Coll...

Major Railroad Archival Collections

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln include corporate records of the Union Pacific Railroad and its subsidiary lines (1862-1980s); field books, maps, drawings, and oth...

Russian Satirical Journals 1905-1907

The Revolution of 1905, sometimes described as “the first Russian Revolution,” was a period of major social, political and cultural upheaval. The Revolution launched the country on its first experiment in constitutional democracy and a sudden exh...

Hold the Presses: Southern Journalism Manuscript Collections Project

These five manuscript collections --Tom Little, Charles Bissell, Grantland Rice, Fred Russell, and James Stahlman -- help document nearly a century of newspaper journalism on a local, regional, and national level. Many aspects of newspaper produc...

Special Collections at Western Michigan University

The Special Collections Department at WMU includes several collections for this grant. 1) The Institute of Cistercian Studies Collection (ICSC) on permanent loan from the Abbey of Gethsemani in Trappist, Kentucky since 1972 (Obrecht collection). ...

Providing Access to Hidden Collections at Whitman College

1. Berney-Rochat Family Collection, 1800-1970: papers of an early pioneer family 2. Howard Brode Papers, 1890-1950: a Whitman College biology professor and museum curator 3. Congregational Association of Oregon and Washington Records, 1857-1935 ...

Suckley Family Papers

The Suckleys and their ancestors were among the early families to settle in Rhinebeck and the Hudson Valley, establishing large land holdings through the English King in 1697 and 1703. "Wilderstein," the family estate established in 1852, became ...

Dr. Margaret M. Bryant Papers

Dr. Margaret M. Bryant (1900-1993) educator, author, and international authority on linguistics and folklore, was on the faculty at Brooklyn College, NY for over 40 years. She wrote 12 books and over 100 articles and reviews including English in t...

ARLIS Hidden Collections of Alaska Materials

See Technical Approach for details. Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Annual Management Reports, 1929-1994: geographically based series compiled data in a cumulative manner for each regional fishery. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Annual Narrative...

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences This project will inaugurate the first major processing effort for the Academy’s newly established archives, starting with the records documenting its re...

Creating a Collection Management System: The O. Henry Collection at the Austin History Center

The Austin History Center, part of the Austin Public Library, is the home of a significant collection of materials relating to the popular writer, O. Henry. O. Henry lived in Austin, still using his given name of William Sydney Porter from 1884 to...

Reconstructing Beaufort History, 1840-1915

The original materials to be cataloged under the auspices of this grant application cover a crucial period of American history. Unfortunately, scholars see Beaufort County as a county with significant destruction of records due to the ravages of ...

Stephen Jay Gould Collection: Preservation and Access

The Stephen Jay Gould Collection was a gift to the Stanford University Libraries' (SUL) Department of Special Collections by Rhonda Shearer in December 2006. The collection documents Gould's work on evolutionary biology, paleontology, and the hist...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Collections at Brandeis University

We plan to make available four collections related to the Holocaust and Jewish and radical resistance to persecution before, during, and after World War II: -Helmut Hirsch Collection: The personal papers of Helmut Hirsch (1916-1937), a young Ge...

Hidden Collections at the Brooklyn Museum: Archives and Institutional Files

We wish to process and catalog two groups of rare or unique research materials on art and cultural history from around the world spanning antiquity to contemporary times. These materials provide insight into the history of objects and their cultur...

Gorham Manufacturing Company Archive (hereinafter "Gorham Archive")

Chronicling the industrial revolution in Southern New England, changing consumer tastes from Victorian times to the present and transatlantic competition in silver production, the Gorham Manufacturing Company Archive is an important resource for s...

Cataloguing a Collection of 20th Century African American History and Culture

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History has, over the years collected manuscripts and objects that document the depiction of African Americans in popular culture as well as their role in political organizations that sought to erad...

Highlander Center Collections

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'...