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WGBH Media Library and Archives (MLA): Foreign Policy Media Materials

WGBH MLA holds primary elements from the television production process. Comprised of interviews, footage, research files, images, etc., these materials comprehensively document the subjects explored in programs. Producers filmed hours of interview...

Providing Access to Hidden Collections at Whitman College

1. Berney-Rochat Family Collection, 1800-1970: papers of an early pioneer family 2. Howard Brode Papers, 1890-1950: a Whitman College biology professor and museum curator 3. Congregational Association of Oregon and Washington Records, 1857-1935 ...

Suckley Family Papers

The Suckleys and their ancestors were among the early families to settle in Rhinebeck and the Hudson Valley, establishing large land holdings through the English King in 1697 and 1703. "Wilderstein," the family estate established in 1852, became ...

Dr. Margaret M. Bryant Papers

Dr. Margaret M. Bryant (1900-1993) educator, author, and international authority on linguistics and folklore, was on the faculty at Brooklyn College, NY for over 40 years. She wrote 12 books and over 100 articles and reviews including English in t...

Bringing Hidden Woodrow Wilson Collections to Light: Cataloging Collections and Providing Online Access to Collection Descriptions

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library (WWPL) seeks to produce online electronic collection-level descriptions and series-level finding aids for 41 archival and manuscript collections in 263 boxes of materials. These resources include manuscripts...

Ex Libris: Cataloging the Yale Bookplate Collection

The Yale Bookplate Collection is one of the largest assemblages of printed bookplates and related materials in the world. The estimated extent of the Yale Bookplate Collection is 442 linear feet containing over 1,000,000 items. The collection cons...

ARLIS Hidden Collections of Alaska Materials

See Technical Approach for details. Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Annual Management Reports, 1929-1994: geographically based series compiled data in a cumulative manner for each regional fishery. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Annual Narrative...

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences This project will inaugurate the first major processing effort for the Academy’s newly established archives, starting with the records documenting its re...

From Inventory to Direct Web Retrieval: Revealing the American Museum of Natural History's Archival Collections

The archival collections of the American Museum of Natural History contain rich resources about the history of the institution, founded in 1869, and its fields of scientific research: anthropology, astronomy, earth sciences, paleontology and zoolo...

Uncovering Textile Images in the American Textile History Museum's Osborne Library

The American Textile History Museum (ATHM) holds the most significant collections in North America that integrate both the the recent and past history of textiles and the American textile industry. The library collections consist of books, periodi...

Engines of the New West: The Economics, Politics, and Environment of Post WWII Arizona

These collections represent the intersection and often the collision of complex political, economic and environmental currents in post WWII Arizona. Among the topics included under Politics are: the growth of conservatism (Goldwater, McCain); fe...

Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles

The bilingual archival collections to be arranged, described, preserved and processed for the Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles project include the records of the Alianza Hispano Americana (AHA), founded in...

Creating a Collection Management System: The O. Henry Collection at the Austin History Center

The Austin History Center, part of the Austin Public Library, is the home of a significant collection of materials relating to the popular writer, O. Henry. O. Henry lived in Austin, still using his given name of William Sydney Porter from 1884 to...

Reconstructing Beaufort History, 1840-1915

The original materials to be cataloged under the auspices of this grant application cover a crucial period of American history. Unfortunately, scholars see Beaufort County as a county with significant destruction of records due to the ravages of ...

Stephen Jay Gould Collection: Preservation and Access

The Stephen Jay Gould Collection was a gift to the Stanford University Libraries' (SUL) Department of Special Collections by Rhonda Shearer in December 2006. The collection documents Gould's work on evolutionary biology, paleontology, and the hist...

Women of Substance : Women's History Processing Project

The project will encompass materials relating to key women educators and activists from Illinois, the Midwest and the nation from 1920 to 2004. The selected collections contain the personal and professional papers of nine distinguished women. Th...

The Boston Personalism Project

The Boston Personalism Project consists of the personal and professional papers of Edgar S. Brightman, Allan Knight Chalmers and L. Harold DeWolf, all major contributors to the influential school of American philosophy and theology known as Boston...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Collections at Brandeis University

We plan to make available four collections related to the Holocaust and Jewish and radical resistance to persecution before, during, and after World War II: -Helmut Hirsch Collection: The personal papers of Helmut Hirsch (1916-1937), a young Ge...

Hidden Collections at the Brooklyn Museum: Archives and Institutional Files

We wish to process and catalog two groups of rare or unique research materials on art and cultural history from around the world spanning antiquity to contemporary times. These materials provide insight into the history of objects and their cultur...

Gorham Manufacturing Company Archive (hereinafter "Gorham Archive")

Chronicling the industrial revolution in Southern New England, changing consumer tastes from Victorian times to the present and transatlantic competition in silver production, the Gorham Manufacturing Company Archive is an important resource for s...

ENV Archives-Special Collections, Cal Poly Pomona

The proposed project enables the integration of the ENV Archives and Visual Resources Library of the College of Environmental Design (ENV), Cal Poly Pomona. These facilities share a number of archival collections but differences of media caused th...

Unveiling the 'Ephemeral' History within World's Fair Collections

The collective breadth and depth of the combined world's fair collections at the Wolfsonian-Florida International University, California State University, Fresno and the Hagley Museum and Library is far greater than the sum of its parts. In aggre...

Cataloguing a Collection of 20th Century African American History and Culture

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History has, over the years collected manuscripts and objects that document the depiction of African Americans in popular culture as well as their role in political organizations that sought to erad...

Victor C. West Maritime Collection

At least 50,000 negatives, prints, glass plates, and research files document ships and waterfronts that characterized the Pacific Northwest from the 1850s through 1970s. Maritime shipping was the region's economic lifeblood:ships built fro...

Documenting the Family and Social Change in New York: A Collaborative Approach

These multi-generational family collections are drawn from two institutions to form one inter-related collection of New York State material, spanning the 17th through the 20th centuries. The materials include almost every non-digital format in whi...

ONE Archives Arrangement and Description Project

ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives is the oldest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) organization in the U.S. and it holds the largest collection of LGBT materials in the world. ONE began as the earliest national gay publication, ONE ...

In Plain Sight: Uncovering Hidden Manuscript Collections of Western Authors, Environmentalists, Researchers and Historians

The Denver Public Library Friends Foundation requests funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources for “In Plain Sight: Uncovering Hidden Manuscript Collections of Western Authors, Environmentalists, Researchers and Historians.” T...

Expanding the History of Jazz: The Paul Jeffrey Collection

The Paul Jeffrey Collection documents his career as a jazz performer, band leader, arranger, and educator. It consists of annotated musical scores, miscellaneous parts, audio and video recordings in various formats, as well as assorted photograph...

The Alexis Carrel Collection: materials of the French physician and philosopher Alexis Carrel, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1912

The Alexis Carrel Collection at Georgetown is the world’s most extensive and important body of materials relating to the entire career of the Nobel laureate, medical researcher, and public health theorist. Included are Carrel’s research files, lab...

Highlander Center Collections

Since its founding in 1932, the Highlander Research and Education Center has been at the epicenter of social justice movements in Appalachia and the South. Highlander has played a vital role in the growth and development of movements for workers'...

The Roman Vishniac Project

In 1935, Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), a Russian Jewish expatriate working as a biologist and photomicroscoper in Berlin, was commissioned by the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to photograph impoverished Jewish communities throughout Central and...

Wildflower Center Landscape & Culture Collection

The materials are all images in slide, transparency, print photograph, and negative format, split into the following collections. Wasowski Landscape Slides/Transparencies (1980s-2000s) - Andy Wasowski, a freelance writer and photographer, ...