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Unlocking mass culture: cataloging dime novel collections at Northern Illinois University

Dime novels are full-length novels, sold through the mail and periodical stands in the US from 1860-1930. While a book from the same period cost about $1.25, the same amount of content, packaged to look like a periodical according to the United St...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Social Activism in Western New York

Social activism--intentional action of individuals, groups, and institutions to change peoples' conditions--is organic to human history. Often overlooked in the telling of national or global history, local and regional histories offer rich insight...

Clementine/Albani Collection Original Cataloging Initiative

The Clementine Collection comprises combined personal libraries formed over several centuries by the Albani family of Urbino and Rome. This noble Italian family included diplomats and cardinals as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani, reigning as Pop...

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 MoMA��s exhibition space and resulted in the construction of The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building. This new facility greatly enhan...

History of Sustainable Agriculture: Louis Bromfield and His Legacy

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, screenplay...

Pocket Collections

The Clark Library has identified six separate collections to be cataloged 1. Ward Ritchie (1905-1996): 2500 monographs, serials, pamphlets, and clippings on both fine and commercial printing, typography, papermaking, and the history of the book...

Cataloging the Archives Collections of ROCS @ NSIDC

These collections are a resource for people studying Earth's frozen regions, the history of science, or past climate related to the Earth��s frozen regions. Included are materials from early expeditions to Alaska, the Alps, South and Central Amer...

Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Heritage Collection

The four institutions which comprise the Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Collection (National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), the National Asthma Center (formerly the Denver Sheltering Home for...

Accessing 500 Years of Florida's Past through the Historical Map Collection at the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History

In 2013, when Florida marks its quincentenary, the name "Florida" will have been part of American geography for 500 years. One of the best records of Florida's evolution over five centuries is the University of Florida's Historical Map Collectio...

Revealing Secrets: A Project to Provide Access to the Remarkable Literary Archives of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

As described on our project 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 fo...

Developing a Collaborative Archive from the African Diaspora (CAAD)

Project materials document the history, culture, and experience of people from the African Diaspora most specifically in South Florida, the Caribbean, and relevant parts of Latin America from the 1600s to the present. All materials were acquired o...

Immigrant and Ethnic Publishing and Print Project

Immigrant and Ethnic Publishing and Print Project (IEPPP) materials were published or collected by immigrants from 1890 to 2000. They were accepted by IHRC in clusters primarily from 1967 to 2000, in support of the IHRC's ethnic newspaper, serial,...

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

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

University of South Florida Libraries Dime Novel Collection

The University of South Florida Tampa Library Special & Digital Collections Department proposes an eighteen-month project to make its hidden collection of approximately 8,000 dime novels, penny dreadfuls, and story papers available for research th...

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 e...

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 of late 19th and early 20th century architectural educatio...

The Colonel Howard A. MacCord Collection

Col. Howard MacCord, Virginia's first State Archeologist, actively collected and saved materials about and related to archaeology. This collection includes not only formal publications (books and journals), but informal material such as field gui...

Maryland Folklife Archives

The Maryland Folklife Archives are a decentralized collection of affiliated materials, principally ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities across Mary...

Revealing the history of wildlife conservation through the hidden archives at the Wildlife Conservation Society (New York Zoological Society)

As the forerunner of the wildlife conservation movement in the United States, WCS differs from contemporary zoos due to our commitment to scientific research since inception. WCS conservationists such as William Beebe and inspirational leaders suc...

Houston ARCH: Collaborative LGBT Newspaper Project

This project aims to arrange, describe, and catalog five major newspapers generated by Texas' lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. The Montrose Voice, 1980-1991: Houston-based weekly. 7 c. ft. The Houston Voice, 1991-2...

Missionary Research Library Pamphlets and Reports at the Burke Library

This proposal aims to catalog and make accessible the world��s most extensive collection of rare pamphlets and printed reports from Christian missionaries, missionary organizations, and indigenous religions and societies engaged by missionaries du...

Expanding Access to Special Collections at the Free Library: the Children’s Literature Research Collection and beyond

The 31 archival collections proposed for cataloging through this project are part of the Free Library��s Children��s Literature Research Collection (CLRC) and represent works from 20th-century children��s authors and illustrators. The collections ...

Silverman-Graham Lee Collection

Wood type refers to individual letters, figures, punctuation, ligatures and dingbats carved in relief on blocks of type-high (0.918��) wood with a flat smooth face, designed to print with ink on paper. Darius Wells, who in 1827 invented the proces...

The Legacy Center

The collection documents all facets of Japanese American life surrounding the period of World War II internment and on to present day. It includes correspondence, particularly with family in internment camps and brothers or sons serving in the US ...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Collections relate to the ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both the long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities in three contiguous states in the Mid-Atlantic region: New York, New Jersey, and...

Fales Library Food Studies Collection

Over the past eight years the Fales Library has amassed one of the largest collections of materials relating to the new field of food studies at any academic library. Through donations and select acquisitions, the collection now numbers mo...

Hidden Collections/Hidden Connections: Revealing Networks in the Development of Twentieth Century Surgery

Project collections reveal the development of 20th century surgical methods and norms and, through the application of technical processing techniques, the hidden connections among people, events, organizations, and technologies that influenced the...

Preserving the American Spirit: Uncovering Personal Collections of World War II

From the Museum��s opening in 2000 until a full-time curatorial staff was hired in 2008, the Collections Department was understaffed and unable to properly process a rapidly growing archive. To circumvent a backlog, new acquisitions were processed...

Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Little Literary Magazine Archives feature eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishing across the United States from 1960 to 2010, the various archives are composed of literary letters, manuscripts, ...