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Kentucky School for the Deaf: History of Student Life

We want to work with the following related materials: Ledgers: Two large ledgers dating from January 1888 to October 1944, document basic student enrollment information, including age, home, date of enrollment. These ledgers also list the r...

Milestones of Kennebunkport, Maine

The KPHS has extensive collections pertaining to all aspects of the history art, and culture of Kennebunkport, ME from the late 1600s to the present. Approximately 13,200 individuals visit the KPHS annually and benefit from collections-bas...

Cataloging La MaMa’s Pushcart Years: A Unique History of the Off-Off Broadway Theatre Movement

The La MaMa Archive is a valuable educational and historic resource that chronicles the evolution of La MaMa from a basement theatre to a world-renowned arts organization. The La MaMa Archive chronicles an important American legacy���the a...

Access to Twentieth Century Shipbuilding in Los Angeles Harbor : California Shipbuilding Corporation, 1941-1945.

���Access to Twentieth-Century Shipbuilding in Los Angeles Harbor�� will connect two important collections from California Shipbuilding Corporation on World War II era merchant shipbuilding. The collections provide visual material unique to the K...

MCG Jazz Archive Project

The MCG Jazz Archive Project encompasses metadata that describes thousands of concerts and musicians, along with more than 60,000 photographs in various formats: �� Approximately 40,000 photographs in 35-mm negatives (50 percent have been scann...

Cataloging the Middle East Institute Library Collection

The collection consists primarily of printed books and maps in the seven major languages of the region: Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew, Persian, French, Spanish and English. The scope of the collection encompasses major scholarly publications related to ...

Saving Time: Cataloging America's Hidden Horological History

The records in the National Watch and Clock Museum archives are from numerous American horological manufacturers, including Seth Thomas Clock Company, Hamilton Watch Company, Illinois Watch Company, Westclox Clock Company, and Gruen Watch Company...

New Hampshire's Archives: Politics, Stories, Arts & News - Preserving NH's Pulse

NHPR's archives represent a historical snapshot of NH with national relevance, captured on a variety of media, from reel to reel tape to digital formats, from the past 30 years. Some examples include interviews with presidential candidates...

Popular Cartography, 1800-1920: Maps in Illustrated Magazines, Travel Guidebooks and School Geographies

The Newberry will catalog maps and geographical views produced within three spheres of 19th- and early 20th-century popular culture: journalism, tourism and education. 1. Maps in illustrated magazines (11,000): L��Illustration, The Illustrated ...

Human Rights Collection drawn from Congressman Benjamin Gilman's Tenure as International Affairs Committee Chair

This project culls human rights papers and ephemera from Congressman Gilman's previously unpublished private collection. Correspondence is the strength of the collection including first person documents from political prisoners, their families and...

Leaders in Paleontology: Creating a Resource for Historical and Basic Research from the Hidden Archives of the Paleontological Research Institution

Professionals represented in PRI��s archives are each remarkable for individual achievement and academic contribution. Awaiting discovery are the files of ca. 36 prominent scientists, notably including women, early Latin American researchers, and ...

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 ...

Tolton, Tibesar and Quincy University: the Catholic Response to Racism

The Tolton collection is particularly valuable to Catholic scholarship with the investigation for canonization underway by the Catholic Church. The Tolton collection includes autographed, cabinet card size photographs of Fr. Tolton, autog...

The Romare Bearden Archive

Romare Bearden was one of the twentieth century��s most influential American artists and intellectuals. The Romare Bearden Foundation��s collection of our namesake artist��s materials offers an important window into scholarship about Romare Bearde...

Women's Military History Archive and Research Resource

This project will support the archival processing and creating of EAD (Encoded Archival Description) finding aids for documenting a newly defined field of study, women's military history. The Division of Armed Forces History at the Smithso...

Accessing South Carolina Studio Photography Collections

The hidden collections targeted in this proposal are an important part of a significant and growing visual resource within SCL. They are intact collections from local photographic studios that were fixtures within their communities. They consist o...

Access to All: The Disabilities Rights and Independent Living Movement Collections

This project will make accessible the collections of prominent individuals and organizations who have led the national movement in Disability Rights. The collections are relevant to anyone doing research into the Disability Rights Movement, and t...

Finding P.T. Barnum: Cataloging The Barnum Museum's Cornerstone Collection

The Core Collection contains artifacts pertaining to the life and times of P.T. Barnum who, in addition to his career as a showman and museum proprietor, was also a newspaper editor, entrepreneur, Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, legislat...

Hidden Treasures of Native American Studies at The Evergreen State College

The collections contain documentation of curriculum preparation and teaching of our nationally recognized college��s Native American studies (NAS) extending over the past 41 years, including: syllabi, lecture notes, research analyses, reports, int...

The Ohio River Valley - In Times of War, Peace, and Expansion (1800-2000)

Scholars across the U.S. and around the world are beginning to document the important role the Ohio River Valley played in the development of the United States -- from its earliest Pioneer days and explorations of the Louisiana Territory by Lewis...

Aerospace History Project: An Undiscovered Archival Resource

At the present time, we hold 12 unprocessed aerospace history collections, including about 300,000 photographs. These consist of two kinds of materials. The first consists of the personal papers and photographs of aerospace personnel at al...

Cataloging A Unique Audiovisual Collection from The Wende Museum

East German Collection: 1) Films 6,500 films: 16mm, 8mm, super 8mm, and filmstrips, with very few duplicate titles. The majority of the movies are documentary and educational films. Home movies constitute about 15% of the collection. ...

Documenting Social and Political Activism of the Sixties and Seventies: Hidden Collections at the University of California Santa Cruz

Both collections recently acquired by UC Santa Cruz focus heavily on social and political activism in California during the 1960s and 70s, but the geographic scope, like the issues themselves, extends beyond state and national borders. Inter...

Archives and Resource Center at the National Snow and Ice Data Center/ Our Melting Past: Accessing the Hidden History of Climate Change

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...

Robert O. and Helen S. Fay Collection

This collection's topic is the 1904 World's Fair and Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in St. Louis, Missouri. The collection includes brochures, tickets, maps, hold-to-light postcards, photographs, souvenir spoons, coins, and other fair memorabi...

Local Television Newsfilm: WIS

The WIS television news collection comprises 16mm films shot by Columbia, South Carolina��s NBC news affiliate from the mid 1950s through 1980. Donated in 1984, the collection contains an estimated 1,000,000 feet of film (over 450 hours of content...

International Boundary and Water Commission: Constructing the Border: The Work of the International Boundary and Water Commission

Materials were produced by the IBWC along the U.S.-Mexico border, extending from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, and date from the 1920s through the 1990s. They include maps, photographs, and correspondence. The collection is an important...

Viva West Florida! Discovering the Hidden Collections Documenting America's Southern Frontier

From 1973 to 1981, UWF Professor of History William S. Coker combed through hundreds of libraries and archives in the U.S., Spain, France, England, Scotland, Mexico, and Canada in search of materials concerning Panton, Leslie & Company. W...

Filming History: 50 Years of American Life in USC’s David L. Wolper Collection

The focus of Filming History is the collection of producer and documentary filmmaker David L. Wolper (1928-2010), which provides a comprehensive record of his life, career, and active involvement in politics. We also selected the collection of doc...