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George T. Henry Photograph Project

The collection contains more than 113,000 negatives and 9,000 black and white photographic prints documenting life on a small liberal arts campus from 1947-2004. The photographer, George T. Henry, came to Coe as a student in 1941, but left after ...

Maternal and Child Health Archives: Past Leaders and Program Legacies

The materials proposed for this project ��� personal archives of leaders in the field of maternal and child health (MCH) and reports from states on children��s health ��� are housed within the MCH Library at Georgetown University but are kep...

Goddard College Archives

The Goddard College archives document the college's rich 150 year history, first as a Universalist Seminary, then as an icon of progressive postsecondary and adult education. This project will make available a wealth of primary documentation...

The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

The David Sarnoff Collection, approximately 2,800 linear feet covering the years between 1912 and 1986, is the most significant collection on the 20th-century rise of American commercial broadcasting, telecommunications, and military and civ...

Rosalie Edge-Maurice Broun-Hawk Mountain Archives

Original manuscripts, letters, color slides, audio recordings, video recordings, some 3-diminsional objects such as pottery shards, maps, drawings, concept papers, charters, licenses, land titles all stemming from our founder, Rosalie Edge, and o...

Richard D. Lamm, MSS 1210

The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, draft and final speeches, subject content research files, manuscript drafts for publication of articles and books, photographs, sound and video recordings, memorabilia, journal and news...

Ken-Way United Photographs Collection

The Ken-Way United Photographs Collection contains photographic prints and negatives that document the history of nationally known companies, famous celebrities and politicians and Midwestern culture from the late 1890��s to the 1990��s in the cen...

Connecting Charlotte's Black History Collections

Connecting Charlotte's Black History Collections cover materials from 1920s to 2003. The materials in the proposed collections represent the history of African Americans in North Carolina, with a concentration of Charlotte��s Black history. The co...

General Daniel Butterfield Civil War Collection

The Julia L. Butterfield Library��s Gen. Daniel Butterfield��s Civil War archives provide a unique insight into the American Civil War. The more than 1200 documents (consisting of 12,500 distinct pages of information) include rare correspondence r...

Feeding the World: The Kansas City Stockyards Collection

The Kansas City Public Library holds a significant collection for an 1874 enterprise that defined Kansas City to the nation. Established by Boston business interests (Adams, Forbes), the Kansas City Stockyards and a network of railroads played a p...

More Access, Less Backlog: Basic Processing at the Kansas State Historical Society

The Kansas State Historical Society began collecting still photographs in 1877. The still photograph collection is one the largest in the state with over 500,000 photographs and negatives. It is used extensively by researchers and images have app...

Modern Poetry Collection - Manuscript Holdings Cataloging Project

The Modern Poetry Collection consists of a holding of manuscript materials that date roughly from 1910s to 2010s and that document the literary production and careers of poets in the Greater Monadnock Region (of New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachu...

Revealing a World of Work: Labor and Management Collections at Cornell University's Kheel Center

The Kheel Center��s hidden collections document the American workplace in the 20th century, including the history of organized labor, management theory and practice, and industrial relations. They include, but are not limited to, records of import...

Bridge and Building Forensics: Civil Engineering Archives at Lehigh University

The 20th century saw many advancements in civil engineering technology. Through this project, Lehigh will catalog the personal and corporate papers of prominent civil engineers and influential societies from this period, including those of Blair B...

Marvin Chauncey Ross Papers

Most of the material in the collection focuses on Byzantine, medieval, and Russian objects���metalwork, ceramics, glyptics, jewelry, enamels, mosaics, and paintings, sculpture, and drawings. The correspondence comes from museum curators and ...

Describing the Broun Collection

The Maurice Broun collection (1906-1979), noted ornithologist, conservationist, and author, and first curator at Hawk Mountain, a sanctuary that is on the National Historic Register of Historic Places, from its founding as a sanctuary in 1934 unti...

Re-assembling Detroit’s Cultural Heritage: The Hidden Collections of the Wayne State University Museum of Anthropology

Funding is sought to initiate cataloguing of archival materials pertaining to the history of early Detroit in the WSU Museum of Anthropology. Founded in 1959, the Museum was created to house the archaeological materials being amassed by faculty an...

Unearthing the Historic Geology Library and Archives Resources at the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T

The library and archives resources of the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T, reflect over 125 years of institutional and regional history in mining, mineralogy and paleontology. Recently these collections were moved into a new, dedicated repository ...

Hidden Photo History of the Forest Service and Wildland Fire, 1910-2010

The collection includes approximately 5,000 Forest Service photographs (prints, slides, negatives) as well as some 8- and 16 mm films and VHS documenting the history of wildland fires and fire-related research over a period of 100 years. Ma...

Saving Time: Cataloging America's Hidden Horological History

The archives of the National Watch and Clock Museum contain material related to the manufacture and collection of watches and clocks in the United States and abroad. Included are correspondence, patents, ledgers, blueprints, advertisements...

African American Agricultural Education Historical Legacy: The New Farmers of America, Veteran Farmer's Program, and 1890 Land Grant Documents

The New Farmers of America (NFA) was a national organization of Negro farm boys studying vocational agriculture in the public schools throughout 18 states in the eastern and southern United States from 1927-1965. The NFA started in Virginia in May...

Hidden Treasures in Whaling Logs: Cataloging Separations and "Inclusions"

The New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library and Archives holds 2300 individual volumes of whaling logbooks and journals dating from the mid-1700s to 1925. These are the combined collection of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society/New Bedford Wh...

Discovery in the New College of Florida Archives

Discovery in the New College of Florida Archives project encompasses the physical arrangement and intellectual description of the College's records documenting the development of the institution and the uniquely innovative education philosophy. Th...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Taken as a whole, the collections to be included encompass four decades of unique primary source documents, particularly audio-visual recordings and oral histories, detailing the traditional customs, beliefs, occupational skills, and expressive cu...

Bringing Film Collections to Light: A Project to Uncover Two Unique Collections of Film Ephemera

The items to be uncovered by this project comprise two unique collections of American film ephemera: The Richard E. Teichert Collection and the Philip Sills Collection. These collections contain posters, glass slides, programs, sheet music, press ...

Feminist Theory Archives

The Feminist Theory Archives preserves the research and personal papers of scholars who have transformed the intellectual landscape of universities from the 1960s to the present through their research, writing, teaching, and activism. The ma...

Documenting the Hidden Heritage of Maine's Coastal Fisheries

This project will catalog Maine fishery and fishing community materials hidden in small historical societies and museums in northern New England. Fishing first attracted settlers to the Gulf of Maine. After overfishing depleted cod stocks n...

Cataloging the Southern California Aviation History Collection

Our Southern California Aviation History Collection is diverse and voluminous, collected over 80 years, both by the museum and other aviation historians. The Museum, based in Southern California���the region itself focal point for the 20th-century...

150 Years of the Morrill Act: The Impact of Land Grant Institutions on Agricultural History and Rural Life in the U.S.

The J. C. Allen & Son photographic collection focuses on agriculture and horticulture around the state of Indiana as well as other states such as Illinois, Michigan, and Texas. The images document rural life showing individuals working on farms, l...

Shasta College Museum Collection

The Shasta College Museum and Research Center began in 1968 by a group of college faculty members. In 1972 a permanent facility was established, modeled after Pierson B Reading��s adobe house. Mr. Reading was the areas first white settler. Duri...

Collections and resources for the study of women’s military history

For more than 25 years the Smithsonian��s Division of Armed Forces History, has collected artifacts, records, and biographical materials to document women��s participation in military institutions. Although much of this material reflects the past ...

Scholarly Threads: Connecting Collections from Academic Sources

The South Caroliniana Library (SCL), the oldest and most widely used specialized collection at USC, houses regional manuscript and research materials. This proposal seeks support to catalog nationally relevant papers of six academic scholars from ...