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David W. Salter Photographic Collection

The Salter photo collection is arguably the most comprehensive collection of railroading's "Golden Age in the South". It covers the region's railroads from the late 1930's through the 1960's, decades that saw such important milestones as: - The l...

Discovering a New World: Cataloging Old and Rare Imprints from Colonial and Early Independent Mexico

This special collection of over 3,500 books, manuscripts, broadsides, newspapers, pamphlets and devotionals covers practically all aspects of life in Mexico (New Spain) from the mid-16th to the mid-19th centuries. The historical value of these mat...

ARLIS Hidden Collections

Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Annual Management Reports, 1959-1994: this geographically based series compiled data in a cumulative manner for catch, escapement, economic factors, and fishery management policies for each regional fishery. U.S. F...

Closing the Gap: Identifying and Cataloging Uncataloged Titles in the Classed Collections of the American Antiquarian Society

Materials in AAS classed collections, i.e. works with call numbers beginning with E (American History); G (Topical Classifications); H (Latin America); J (Foreign History and Travel); L (U.S. Local History); R (Biography); X (Religion); Y (Antiq...

Uncovering the American Folksong Revival: Coffeehouse Culture and The Caffé Lena Collection

The aim of this project is to arrange, describe and catalog three significant collections containing a documentary record of the 20th century American folksong revival movement. Caff�� Lena is America��s oldest continuously running folk music coff...

Canal Society of New York State Collection

Represented are the entire archival holdings of the Canal Society of New York State. The Society was formed in 1956, the first such organization dedicated to the preservation of New York's canal heritage with special emphasis on the Erie Canal an...

Cincinnati Rail History Preservation Project

Some of Cincinnati��s richest history centers on its railway involvement ��� one of the largest collections of original photographs, architectural drawings, planning documents, railroad artifacts and printed material has long been closely ...

Black Gold: Panning for Florida's African-American Archival Treasures

The project will process and open to the public 12 new collections totaling 300 cubic ft. These unique collections vary in size, scope, and medium type. They are grouped under 2 categories: FAMU History and Performing and Visual Arts. Seven c...

The Crypt of Civilization

In 1935, Thornwell Jacobs, president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia, conceived of an idea that would evolve into an historical curiosity of international scope eventually finding its way into the Guinness Book of World Records. Whi...

Southern Regional Council (SRC) Records

The Atlanta-based Southern Regional Council (SRC) was formed in 1943 as successor to the Commission on Interracial Cooperation (founded in 1919); the two groups merged in 1944. The main focus of SRC was to improve economic, civic and racial condit...

Graphic Design Archives: Making the Visually Hidden Revealed to Scholars

This project will make available to scholars the visually rich collections of eight graphic designers found within the Graphic Design Archives of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology Libraries. The Graphic Design A...

Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL)

The Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL) is an established library in the Scarritt-Bennett Center that is approximately 1,500 square feet in facility size, and contains approximately 64,500 items in all formats. It also posses...

Archive of Women's Military History

In the process of our 20-year collecting initiative of material to document the role of women in military service over all time, we have accumulated a singular collection of archival documentation, exhibition scripts, photographs, manuscripts, ora...

Jack Friend Collection

This project focuses on the following: Theory of Warefare Military History:Ancient World to Modern Day (Iraq War) Biographies of great leaders and generals Local History Archaeology and Underwater Archaeology AHC Documents and grants Geogra...

Revealing Music History: Cataloging the Frederic Louis Ritter Collection at Tufts University

The personal library of scholar/musician Frederic Louis Ritter (1834-1891), a European-trained musician and historian working in America at a critical time in the development of the discipline of music history and criticism, consists of manuscript...

Hidden Literary Collections at the University of Illinois

As described on our web-page, we propose arranging and describing 80 literary collections. The largest collections are the H.G. Wells papers, Carl Sandburg papers, and W. S. Merwin papers. For each of these authors we are the repository for the ma...

Grayson Family Papers

Admiral Cary T. Grayson was President Wilson��s physician and friend from the President��s inauguration in 1913 until his death in 1924. For the last twelve years of the President��s life, Dr. Grayson attended to him all day and often at ...

Mining History, The World Museum of Mining

The material encompasses all hard rock mining related material in the Museum's collections. The objects range in date from the 1860s to 1960s. The preponderance of objects date from 1890 to 1930. The objects contained in the collection relate t...

Labors for the Good of Mankind: Hidden Collections in Science and Social Policy

The Academy archive reflects concerns of the nation��s intellectual leaders from the eighteenth century to the present. Containing both formal and informal evidence of how important ideas developed during the past two centuries, the holdings offer...

Closing the Gap: Identifying and Cataloging Uncataloged Titles in the Classed Collections at the American Antiquarian Society

Materials in AAS classed collections, i.e. works with call numbers beginning with E (American History); G (Topical Classifications); H (Latin America); J (Foreign History and Travel); L (U.S. Local History); R (Biography); X (Religion); Y (Antiq...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Collections at Brandeis University

Six collections related to the Holocaust and Jewish and radical resistance to persecution before and during World War II: 1. Helmut Hirsch Collection (c. 1916-1992): Personal papers of a German Jewish youth executed by the Nazis for his involveme...

Documenting the Modern Ecumenical Movement: The Hidden Archival Collections of the Burke Library

This is a proposal to arrange and describe two hidden collection groups to support non-sectarian research into individuals, communities, and indigenous cultures related to the global missionary and ecumenical movements. Materials were added to the...

American View Books

American View Books in the Avery Classics Collection provide pictorial documentation of a variety of American cities and towns. The collection comprises 6,000 volumes (broadly termed "books") in a variety of formats including printed books, photo...

Sharing Terpsichore's Legacy: A Collaborative Project (Terpsichore)

'Terpsichore' covers a variety of dance-related materials in 14 collections at four institutions (the Repositories). The Dance Notation Bureau (DNB)in New York City collections feature the writings of dance notation innovator Rudolf Laban, docu...

Discovering the Sisters Stapp: The EMILIE BLACKMORE AND MARIE GRAHAM STAPP PAPERS

The preliminary finding aid provides an initial inventory of materials, including the following: a brief biographical sketch of Emilie Blackmore Stapp, an American children's author and philanthropist, and of her sister, Marie Graham Stapp; their...

Denver Botanic Gardens Herbaria and Special Collections

The Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium: Contains approximately 48,000 vascular plant specimens. Many unprocessed, backlogged specimens are waiting to be entered into the collection. Further, we annually add 700 to 1,000 new specimens to the collection th...

An Infinite Diversity of Mind and Character: Uncovering the Transformation of American Education at 19th-Century Harvard

Studied as a group, the 53 collections of personal papers of Harvard faculty document the 19th-century transformation of Harvard���and American universities in general���from a regional seminary into a modern research university, providing a new m...

Discovering the Johns Hopkins Public Health Collections: A Major Resource for Research, Teaching, and Policy-making

This project is to catalog institutional records, image collections, material culture holdings and personal paper collections of 20 individuals related to Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the oldest and largest graduate ...

Liberté, égalité, Fraternité: Chronicling the French Second Republic

The French newspapers were collected by William Wilberforce Mann, a New York attorney who lived in Paris from 1848-1855. The French newspapers are from 1848-1852, published upon the repeal of the laws that restrained freedom of the press. The coll...

Hidden Moravian Music Collections: The Six-Inch View and the 30,000-Foot View

The collections of the Moravian Music Foundation contain almost 20,000 manuscripts and early imprints of vocal and instrumental music, sacred and secular, from the sixteenth through twentieth centuries. Not all of this was written by Moravian comp...

Accessing Moving Image Material Culture

The Museum maintains the nation's largest and most comprehensive collection of artifacts relating to the art, history, and technology of the moving image���one of the most important collections of its kind in the world. Begun at the Museum's incep...

Revealing the Treasures of Tennessee's Past

The Nathaniel Crippens Papers dates the modern civil rights movement and contains glimpses into the dismantling of segregation in Tennessee's education system. This hidden treasure contains the Nashville Education Improvement Project papers; perso...