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Alabama’s Legal and Political History from territory days to 1950

The materials included in this project describe and document Alabama’s cultural, political and legal history from the territorial era to early twentieth century, as noted in the collections of William H. Brantley, Jr., Joseph Willett, Jr., Joseph ...

Waiting in the Wings: Bringing San Diego Performing Arts Collections to Center Stage

With nearly 500 linear feet of records encompassing performance in all its diversity, the materials comprise an extraordinary body of primary resources documenting the rich history of theatre and the performing arts in San Diego, the United States...

Wonderland: The Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection

The Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection is comprised of approximately 320 linear feet of the artist’s source materials and studio effects, dating from the 17th to the 20th century (bulk dates 1880s-1970). One of America’s most inventive and inf...

Exposing Biodiversity Field Notebooks and Original Expedition Journals at the Smithsonian Institution

The content being exposed consists of original objects (field books, unpublished journals, expedition logs) that are held and maintained by various Smithsonian units (incl. archives and libraries) and which were produced by individuals who engaged...

Southold Historical Society Archive

The Southold Historical Society Archive contains: documents, letters, ledgers, receipts, bills, books, pamphlets, photographs, maps, etc., relating to the history of the North Fork of Long Island, NY. This includes several hamlets and villages loc...

West Virginia Statehood Papers Project

The West Virginia and Regional History Collection preserves the papers of the three individuals who, along with Abraham Lincoln, are responsible for the creation of West Virginia as the nation’s thirty-fifth state. Francis H. Pierpont (1814-1899) ...

The Grove Press Records, 1953-1981

The collection spans formats and includes editorial records, manuscripts, legal and office files, Evergreen Review files, financial records of the Film Division, books, and miscellaneous printed material, including publishers' catalogs and posters...

Clementine Collection Rare Book Cataloging Project

The Clementine Collection is comprised of the combined personal libraries of the Albani family of Urbino and Rome, Italy. This family of minor nobility included a number of cardinals as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani who reigned as Pope Clemen...

The Louis Bromfield Collection

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, screenpla...

U.S. Army Military History Institute Library, Photograph, and Manuscript Collections

The Military History Institute (MHI), a division of the Army Heritage Education Center (AHEC), is one of the world’s largest repositories of primary source materials for American and military history, reflecting the nation’s rich cultural heritage...

Dashiell-Marine Collection

This is a public history collection comprised of materials from four generations of the Fell's Point line of the Dashiell-Marine family, two of America's founding Hugeonot families. The collection begins with logs and letters of sea captain and pr...

San Francisco Examiner Photograph Archive Project

The San Francisco Examiner Archive is the photographic morgue of the Examiner, a newspaper that was at one point the flagship of the Hearst publishing empire. The archive dates from circa 1920 to the late 1990s, and is estimated to consist of 3...

Delegates from Dixie: Southern Senators and Congressmen since World War II

The materials consist of the office records of four Alabama congressmen, Albert Rains, Kenneth Roberts, Carl Elliott, George W. Andrews and William Nichols; one Alabama senator, Jeremiah Denton, one Mississippi congressman, Jamie Whitten, and an a...

The Loveliest Village: A Century of Transformation in the Upland South

The project focuses on the George Rainsford Fairbanks Collection, the Charles Todd Quintard Collection, the Guerry and Hodsgon Family Collections and university lease records. Fairbanks and Quintard were both founders of the university and made c...

The Wolfsonian Florida International University (FIU) Library Archives and Ephemera Collection

The Wolfsonian - FIU library holds approximately 35,000 ephemeral items and 17 archives that illustrate the persuasive power of art and design in shaping modern culture and society during the period 1851-1945. The postcards, leaflets, calendars, a...

Hidden American Collections of Tibetan Materials

The extensive Tibetan literature in American collections was collected over the past century and a half by explorers, missionaries, diplomats, and scholars. Because Tibetan literature was largely copied and published in woodblock prints and ...

Cataloging the Lawrence Journal-World Photographic Collection

The Lawrence Journal-World Photographic Collection, housed in Spencer Research Library, at the University of Kansas (KU), contains all the photographs (prints and negatives) taken by the local daily newspaper in Lawrence, Kansas from 1953-1994. Th...

The Geleve Grice Photograph Collection

The Geleve Grice Photograph Collection consists of over 70,900 images of southeast Arkansas. Through these 6,500 prints and 64,400 undeveloped negatives taken between 1942 and 2002, Grice documented the social and cultural lives of African Amer...

Rediscovering Mid-Century Modern and beyond: Making Unknown Design Collections Available

The materials to be addressed in this project were created by architects and landscape architects during the middle of the 20th Century. The records created include thousands of sketches, drawings, photographs, and project files for mid-century h...

UCSF Image Collection

The University of California, San Francisco is among the oldest academic health centers in the western US, with origins in the earliest professional schools and hospitals in California. It is the only University of California campus devoted exclus...

Florida Congressional Collections Project

The Florida Congressional Collections form part of the manuscript holdings in the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History in the Dept. of Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida. The Library contains the largest body of po...

De Renne Georgia Library Cataloging Initiative

The De Renne Georgia Library is the most complete collection of printed Georgiana for the period of 1700-1929. The De Renne family began to collect in 1880, amassing approximately 15,000 books, pamphlets, maps, engravings, newspapers, and manuscri...

Revealing Hidden Women's Collections

The collections included in this project address women’s involvement in education, medicine, anthropology, public policy, and daily life. Other women’s collections focus on the documentation of daily life and culture, the Civil War, social servic...

Bringing Out Burroughs Objects

Originally established in 1977 by curator George T. McWhorter, this collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs is the largest in any institutional library worldwide. First editions in English and thirty other languages, rare periodicals with first appeara...

Uncovering Primary Sources from South Florida's African Diaspora

This project will focus on materials housed at the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections department and The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. The core holdings of the University of Miami's Special Coll...

Major Railroad Archival Collections

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln include corporate records of the Union Pacific Railroad and its subsidiary lines (1862-1980s); field books, maps, drawings, and oth...

University of Rochester AIDS/HIV Education collection

The University of Rochester AIDS/HIV Education Collection (AHEC), received as a gift from Dr. Edward Atwater in 2006, contains over 6,000 AIDS/HIV education posters, in addition to hundreds of postcards, pins, hats, comic books, and other ephemera...

Wyoming Aerial Photo Collection

The Wyoming Aerial Photo Collection covers the entire state of Wyoming and spans from 1936 through the 1990s, with most photos from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Most were produced by Federal agencies. The collection includes some private sets sponsored ...

'Through Their Eyes"

"Through Their Eyes" is a collection of over 500 scrapbooks containing over 25,000 individual archival documents, documenting the service of Army women from World War One to the present. The albums contain letters, photographs, newspaper clippings...

Hold the Presses: Southern Journalism Manuscript Collections Project

These five manuscript collections --Tom Little, Charles Bissell, Grantland Rice, Fred Russell, and James Stahlman -- help document nearly a century of newspaper journalism on a local, regional, and national level. Many aspects of newspaper produc...

Wake Forest University Manuscript Collections

The collections of Olin T. Binkley, Randall Lolley, Wayne Oates, and Allen Mandelbaum reflect the lives of renowned scholars and thinkers. Binkley, Oates, and Lolley were religious educators, leaders in the fields of higher education administrati...

Special Collections at Western Michigan University

The Special Collections Department at WMU includes several collections for this grant. 1) The Institute of Cistercian Studies Collection (ICSC) on permanent loan from the Abbey of Gethsemani in Trappist, Kentucky since 1972 (Obrecht collection). ...