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Massachusetts Men on the National Political Stage: The Papers of Richard Wigglesworth, Robert Valentine, C.P. Curtis, George Williams, & Richard Olney

The MHS seeks funding to arrange and describe (i.e. process) the papers of five Massachusetts men who served on the national and international political stage: Richard B. Wigglesworth (1891-1960), counsel and representative for organizations creat...

Gordon Parks Collection

The Gordon Parks Collection includes over 26,000 items, including photographic prints, negatives, color slides, contact sheets, and Parks' own related notations. It contains works that span the entirety of Parks' sixty-year career from his early d...

Merritt, Chapman & Scott: A Maritime Photo Collection

The Merritt, Chapman and Scott Collection of photographs document the company’s marine salvage and construction activity from 1895 to 1935. The images provide comprehensive visual documentation of many aspects of the American maritime experience i...

Digital Archive of North Carolina Folklife

The North Carolina Folklife Institute (NCFI) requests funding to support the creation of metadata for the Digital Archive of North Carolina Folklife (DANCF), a searchable, browsable, free database of images of traditional cultures in North Carolin...

Perkins School for the Blind Archives Project

Perkins-related material -- most are unique primary-source documents: -- Correspondence from the 1820s through the 1920s, including letters from people prominent in 19th-century New England philanthropy and in the national education reform moveme...

Improving Access to one of the World's Largest Collections of Plant Rust Fungi

Purdue University’s Arthur Herbarium is home of one of the world’s largest and most studied collections of plant rust fungi. Its 110,000 specimens, from throughout the world, comprise the diseased part of plants, identified and stored in archival...

The Field Library of the Institute for Development Anthropology

The Institute for Development Anthropology (IDA) was founded in 1976 by Professor Michael Horowitz of Binghamton University with colleagues Professor David Brokensha of Oxford University and Professor Thayer Scudder of the California Institute of ...

Provide Access to Susan King/Paradise Press Collection

Susan King moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s to be part of the experimental Feminist Studio Workshop. She eventually became the studio director of the Women's Graphic Center at the Woman's Building. She is the artist/author of numerous artists' bo...

Richard Hugo House Zine Archive and Publishing Project

The Zine Archive and Publishing Project (ZAPP) is a collection of over 20,000 hand-made zines. Zines (the word is taken from “fanzine”) are self-published, small circulation, non-commercial publications that focus on a range of topics including a...

Providing Access to Contemporary Women Artists’ Archives

These collections comprise the records of women artists organizations and individual women artists, dating from 1945 to the present. Much of the material focuses on the 1970s, a time when the relationships among women, art, and society underwent ...

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

The project focuses on the papers of George Fairbanks, Bishop Charles Todd Quintard, Telfair Hodgson and family, Bishop W. A. Guerry and family, and University lease records. Fairbanks, a founding trustee, managed business affairs of the Univer...

Having Her Say: Liberating Key Resources in Feminist Journalism

The Records of MS. MAGAZINE (372 ft, circa 1970-95), the first commercial magazine with an unambiguously feminist perspective. Materials include office, editorial, publicity, promotion, circulation, and advertising files; article manuscripts; fil...

Voices of Change Archive

Formed in 1974 as ensemble-in-residence at Southern Methodist University, Voices of Change (VOC) is one of the longest standing new music ensembles in the U.S. The ensemble performs music from the 20th and 21st centuries, with a primary focus on l...

Southold Historical Society Archives Access Project

Approximately 18,000 items that document more than three centuries (1664-2009) of regional history. These include diaries, ledgers, daybooks, scrapbooks, albums, letters, photographs, documents, manuscripts, books, maps, blueprints, drawings, pai...

The Gurus of Sci-Fi: the Hugo Gernsback and Forrest J Ackerman Papers

No genre celebrates its giants quite like science fiction, and Hugo Gernsback (1884-1967) and Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) are giants of galactic import. The namesake of science fiction's most prestigious award, Gernsback launched the genre's fi...

Harlem Development Collection/Harlem's Changing Streetscapes

Papers of community organizations, institutions and government agencies that relate to Harlem and its architectural history. Organizational and government records include reports and studies commissioned by state agencies and nonprofits (153); su...

The Louis Bromfield Collection

The substance of the collection falls into three areas: his literary work (fiction, screenplays, criticism); his agricultural writings (soil conservation, agronomy, hydrology) and political writings preceding and during the Joseph McCarthy era. T...

The Renaissance Society Exhibition Image Collection

For nearly 100 years, The Renaissance Society has dedicated itself to the growth and understanding of contemporary art. Through exhibitions, publications, and education programs, it promotes the work of artists and movements that question and rede...

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

The W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library of the University of Alabama Libraries, the Modern Political Archives of the University of Mississippi Library, and the Congressional and Political Research Center of the Mississippi State University Libr...

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 Paul H. Gantt Nuremberg Trial Papers

The Paul H. Gantt Nuremberg Trial Papers include materials related to Gantt’s work as a prosecutor in the Office of the Chief of Counsel for War Crimes, the United States prosecution office during the trials of Nazi war criminals before the Nuremb...

Paul E. Tsongas Congressional and Presidential-Campaign Papers

The Tsongas Collection offers an unusual combination of political papers and memorabilia that documents terms spent in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate from 1974 to 1984 as well as his Presidential campaign from 1991 to 1992. The C...

Turbulent Times: Cataloging the Lawrence Journal-World Newspaper Photographic Collection, 1953-1975

The Lawrence Journal-World Photographic Collection contains the photographic archive of the daily Lawrence, Kansas newspaper from 1953-1994. The archive comprises 489 linear feet and includes both flexible negatives (4x5 and 35 mm) and selected pr...

The Geleve Grice Photograph Collection

The Geleve Grice Photograph Collection consists of 23 boxes of unorganized photoprints and unprinted negatives (totaling some 70,900 images), billing records, advertisements, college yearbooks, and 15 hours of audio interviews. This project focuse...

Rescuing Mid-Century Modern: Exposing Hidden Architectural Collections

Four important California architects created the materials in this proposal. Although the strength of their records lies with a range of typologies documenting mid-century modernism, they also document the precedents and influence of that period i...

Civil Rights Research within the Academy: the Archives of the Civil Rights Project (CRP)

Archival records (paper and electronic) of the Civil Rights Project. The Civil Rights Project (CRP) was established in 1996 at Harvard University as a multidisciplinary research and policy think tank in support of academics, policy makers, and ...

Potlatch Corporation Archives: Unveiling the Forest Industry of the Pacific Northwest

Potlatch Corporation is a private timber/forestry/ lumber/wood products and paper company with a strong sense of environmental and social history that in December 2008 gifted its archives to the University of Idaho Library Special Collections & Ar...

The Mertle Collection: Where Photography Meets the Printing Press

The Mertle Collection provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of photomechanics, the processes and production methods that not only revolutionized printing but, more importantly, brought the visual world onto the printed page. It inclu...

Major Railroad Archival Collection

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to be cataloged are: Union Pacific Railroad: This collection relates to all aspects of the Union Pacific Railroad Company and i...

The Public's Right to Know: Cataloging the Hidden Collections of the University Libraries Public Reading Rooms on Nuclear Waste

The Department of Energy/Freedom of Information Act (DOE/FOIA) collection is largely composed of regional DOE documents such as reports, testimonies, and previously requested FOIA documents. Items included are from: *Uranium Mill Tailings Rem...

The William Faulkner Collections at the University of Virginia

William Faulkner, the pre-eminent 20th century author, chose the University of Virginia Library as the repository for the manuscripts and papers in his possession at the time of his death in 1962. The William Faulkner collections at the UVa Libra...

Uncovering Pacific Northwest Architectural Drawing Collections

The project will focus on a series of approximately 100 collections of architectural drawings (about 400,000 drawings) from architects, landscape architects and architectural firms in the Pacific Northwest from 1889 to 2000 that document a wide ra...