Discovered 94 Entries

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 ...

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...

Cataloging Black Print Culture

Emory's black print culture material focuses on many aspects of African American life including religion, art, music, literature, theatre, and history from the late 1890s-2008. The array of print material ranges from monographs, serials, and pamp...

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 This finding aid will include access to historical documents and images that are widely distributed...

Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Papers

Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch (1884-1976) was a New York businessman who collected arms and armor from 1914 until his death. In 1963, Princeton University Library published a catalogue of the art collection. Following a decades-long ...

Unlocking Hidden Collections of the Immigration History Research Center Archives

The IHRCA contains archival materials, books, and periodicals. This project addresses hidden printed materials accumulated over the past 50 years which will contribute to the understanding of a multi-ethnic diaspora. Publication dates range from 1...

The nest, the cloud, and the crowd: Digitizing North America's historic bird nest records

The nominated collection is the North American Nest Record Card Program’s set of ~334,000 4”×6” nest record cards: handwritten index cards containing nesting data from at least 595 species of birds primarily from the United States. In 1963,...

Robert H. Ruby Papers

The Ruby collection recounts many of the experiences of the Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest and the Oglala Lakota people of South Dakota. Dr. Robert H. Ruby’s research occurred between 1953 and 2010. Tribal histories include th...

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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...

Digitizing the Hidden History of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

The MLA aims to digitize materials from five collections in its archives. The first collection, MLA Images, includes forty-two photographs of MLA presidents and executive directors (1883–1933), one photograph of future MLA leaders (1887–88), a...

Early Asian American Print Culture

APAJ: The AAWW has been a vital cultural institution in Asian American literature since 1991, and the literary journal serves as a crucial historic record of both the workshop and of Asian American culture. The APAJ published prose, poetry, nonfic...

Hunter College Asian American Studies Program

Scopes Trial Online Archives: Context and Consequences of the "World's Most Famous Court Trial”

Bryan College’s historical archives contain local documentation related to the Scopes Trial and the history of the college. This documentation includes newspaper clippings documenting much of the local coverage of the trial. The Robinson Photo...

Rhea County Historical Society

The Marian Anderson Archive: A Life in Song

In choosing the five series for digitization, the Curators have selected materials of high research value which build on previous Penn Libraries’ Marian Anderson digital initiatives, like the digitization of the 4,464 Anderson Photographs (Ms. C...

The Revolutionary City: Philadelphia, 1774-1783

Put simply, this project will digitize all substantive manuscript material created in Philadelphia or directly relating to Philadelphia during the revolutionary years (1774-1783) held by the APS, HSP, LCP, and Penn. In addition, because of their e...

American Philosophical Society

Foundations of Dance Research, Part II (Foundations II)

92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center; American Folklife Center, Library of Congress; Bennington College; Berkshire Athenaeum; Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library For The Performing Arts; Museum Of Performance + Design; National Museum of Dance; Newberry Library; Temple University; Theatre Historical Society of America; University of New Hampshire; University of the Arts University Libraries & Archives