Discovered 8 Entries

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

The goal of this proposal is to catalog 1300 linear feet (lf) and 200 cubic feet (cf) of archival materials and special collections that document the early history of science at Yale and in North America. The Peabody Museum holdings include the f...

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...

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...

Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive

The Committee of One Hundred will create a master electronic finding aid for the Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive (Archive). This finding aid will include access to historical documents and images that are widely distributed...

Digitizing Japanese American Internment in Idaho during World War II

This project brings together a diverse but interrelated set of materials together in one comprehensive digital repository so that the public and interested scholars can access the data in its entirety. There are two broad types of data sets in the...

Digitizing Storefront's Archive for Web-based Public Access

Storefront is not a collecting institution. All material held in its archive has been generated by the organization’s programs and activities dating from Storefront’s founding in 1982. The archive contains 115 c.f. of records, and has been arr...

Celebrating a Century of Stewardship & Engagement: Digitizing the Collections of National Park Service Directors

The material proposed for this project includes the papers of 8 former National Park Service Directors: George Hartzog, Ronald Walker, Gary Everhardt, Russell Dickenson, William Mott, James Ridenour, Robert Stanton, and Fran Mainella. All material...

First Citizen Remembered: The Papers of John Bigelow and the Nation at Home and Abroad, 1833-1911

The Papers of John Bigelow (Union College Class of 1835) were donated to the College by his descendants in the mid-20th century. They include over 21,000 letters, portions of his own and his eldest son’s diary, 16 volumes of his wife’s diary, ...