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Massachusetts Men on the National Political Stage: The Papers of Richard Wigglesworth, Robert Valentine, C.P. Curtis, George Williams, & Richard Olney

The MHS seeks funding to arrange and describe (i.e. process) the papers of five Massachusetts men who served on the national and international political stage: Richard B. Wigglesworth (1891-1960), counsel and representative for organizations creat...

Bringing to Light Dewey Rareties

To provide better access to our rare publications, we propose converting 1600 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. Th...

Perkins School for the Blind Archives Project

Perkins-related material -- most are unique primary-source documents: -- Correspondence from the 1820s through the 1920s, including letters from people prominent in 19th-century New England philanthropy and in the national education reform moveme...

The Field Library of the Institute for Development Anthropology

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

Provide Access to Susan King/Paradise Press Collection

Susan King moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s to be part of the experimental Feminist Studio Workshop. She eventually became the studio director of the Women's Graphic Center at the Woman's Building. She is the artist/author of numerous artists' bo...

Richard Hugo House Zine Archive and Publishing Project

The Zine Archive and Publishing Project (ZAPP) is a collection of over 20,000 hand-made zines. Zines (the word is taken from “fanzine”) are self-published, small circulation, non-commercial publications that focus on a range of topics including a...

Providing Access to Contemporary Women Artists’ Archives

These collections comprise the records of women artists organizations and individual women artists, dating from 1945 to the present. Much of the material focuses on the 1970s, a time when the relationships among women, art, and society underwent ...

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

The project focuses on the papers of George Fairbanks, Bishop Charles Todd Quintard, Telfair Hodgson and family, Bishop W. A. Guerry and family, and University lease records. Fairbanks, a founding trustee, managed business affairs of the Univer...

Having Her Say: Liberating Key Resources in Feminist Journalism

The Records of MS. MAGAZINE (372 ft, circa 1970-95), the first commercial magazine with an unambiguously feminist perspective. Materials include office, editorial, publicity, promotion, circulation, and advertising files; article manuscripts; fil...

Southold Historical Society Archives Access Project

Approximately 18,000 items that document more than three centuries (1664-2009) of regional history. These include diaries, ledgers, daybooks, scrapbooks, albums, letters, photographs, documents, manuscripts, books, maps, blueprints, drawings, pai...

The Gurus of Sci-Fi: the Hugo Gernsback and Forrest J Ackerman Papers

No genre celebrates its giants quite like science fiction, and Hugo Gernsback (1884-1967) and Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) are giants of galactic import. The namesake of science fiction's most prestigious award, Gernsback launched the genre's fi...

Clementine Collection Rare Book Cataloging Project

The Clementine Collection comprises the combined personal libraries belonging to the Albani family of Urbino and Rome. This noble Italian family included several cardinals, as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani who reigned as Pope Clement XI from 1...

Harlem Development Collection/Harlem's Changing Streetscapes

Papers of community organizations, institutions and government agencies that relate to Harlem and its architectural history. Organizational and government records include reports and studies commissioned by state agencies and nonprofits (153); su...

Cataloging of rare and unique books from The Museum of Modern Art Library's Special Collections, Latin American Collection, and Asian Collection.

The Museum’s recent expansion and renovation project, completed in 2006, nearly doubled its exhibition space, greatly enhanced MoMA’s capacity to offer an array of dynamic programs and resources, and coincided with a remarkable growth in Library a...

The Louis Bromfield Collection

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

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

The W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library of the University of Alabama Libraries, the Modern Political Archives of the University of Mississippi Library, and the Congressional and Political Research Center of the Mississippi State University Libr...

Rare Middle East Collection Cataloging

The Rare Books Division of Special Collections at the J. Willard Marriott Library holds a large collection of rare, fragile print material from the Middle East, mostly in Arabic, but also in Ottoman Turkish, Farsi, Pashto, and Urdu. The materials ...

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 ...

Paul E. Tsongas Congressional and Presidential-Campaign Papers

The Tsongas Collection offers an unusual combination of political papers and memorabilia that documents terms spent in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate from 1974 to 1984 as well as his Presidential campaign from 1991 to 1992. The C...

Civil Rights Research within the Academy: the Archives of the Civil Rights Project (CRP)

Archival records (paper and electronic) of the Civil Rights Project. The Civil Rights Project (CRP) was established in 1996 at Harvard University as a multidisciplinary research and policy think tank in support of academics, policy makers, and ...

Potlatch Corporation Archives: Unveiling the Forest Industry of the Pacific Northwest

Potlatch Corporation is a private timber/forestry/ lumber/wood products and paper company with a strong sense of environmental and social history that in December 2008 gifted its archives to the University of Idaho Library Special Collections & Ar...

Political and Social Activism Pamphlet (PSAP) Collection: Creating Multiple-point Access through Archival Description and Cataloging

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library proposes a 2-year project to catalog the Political and Social Activism Pamphlet (PSAP) Collection. In the late 1960s, at a time when many libraries considered pamphlets to be expendable, the ...

Immigrant Publishing and Ethnic Print Project

The proposed project contains materials printed 1910-2000 by 20th-century immigrants to the United States and international publications dealing with US immigration. Most materials date from 1920 to 1970 and represent published output by groups fr...

The Mertle Collection: Where Photography Meets the Printing Press

The Mertle Collection provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of photomechanics, the processes and production methods that not only revolutionized printing but, more importantly, brought the visual world onto the printed page. It inclu...

Major Railroad Archival Collection

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to be cataloged are: Union Pacific Railroad: This collection relates to all aspects of the Union Pacific Railroad Company and i...

The Public's Right to Know: Cataloging the Hidden Collections of the University Libraries Public Reading Rooms on Nuclear Waste

The Department of Energy/Freedom of Information Act (DOE/FOIA) collection is largely composed of regional DOE documents such as reports, testimonies, and previously requested FOIA documents. Items included are from: *Uranium Mill Tailings Rem...

Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture

The Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture has been assembled and donated by William F. “Jack” Fry, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It includes manuscripts and correspondence, broadsides, printed epheme...

Van Alen Institute Design Archive

Originally founded in 1894 as the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects, Van Alen Institute (VAI) has accumulated a significant archive of historical design material documenting the development and expansion of late 19th and early 20th century Am...

Women in Ministry: Hidden but not Forgotten

Christians for Biblical Equality Records, 1988-2008 - 5 ln ft - organization founded in 1988 to promote fundamental equality of men and women (http://www.cbeinternational.org/) Ruth Gothenquist Papers, 1942-2008 - 2 ln ft - founded Women's Agl...

Chrysler Museum Knoedler Auction Catalog and Artist File Accessibility Project

The Jean Outland Chrysler Library is known as a source of historic, rare, and otherwise unobtainable materials key to tracing the provenance of many works of art. In 1977 Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. bought the London art history library of M. Knoedler...

Pennsylvania German Archival Collection at The Hershey Story

The archival collection covers a wide range of subjects, but primarily falls within these broad categories: religion; general history/reference; agriculture; trade, manufacture and business; advertisements, domestic materials; education; legal rec...

The (Invention and) Reinvention of Public Health: Enabling Access to Archival Collections that Inform Contemporary Discourse (TRoPH)

The collections enable a broad examination of the origins and evolution of public health research, education, and practice in twentieth-century America. They further reveal the directions individual public health sub-disciplines, including indust...