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Archive of Women's Military History

In the process of our 20-year collecting initiative of material to document the role of women in military service over all time, we have accumulated a singular collection of archival documentation, exhibition scripts, photographs, manuscripts, ora...

SCI-Arc Online Video Cataloging Project

SCI-Arc has long used technology to facilitate access to new ideas in architecture and design. The Institute began its video archive in 1974 when students began taping lectures by visiting speakers. Now standard practice at educational and cultura...

The Kansas City Stockyards Collection Project

The Kansas City Public Library holds a unique collection which has the potential to enrich Kansas City's history specifically in the areas of agriculture and industry. In 2008, materials housed in the Livestock Exchange building in the West Botto...

Hidden Jewish Ethnomusicology from the East: The Archives of Johanna Spector

Johanna Spector (1915-2008) was a world-renowned ethnomusicologist, who authored several books and made a vast number of contributions to encyclopedias and professional journals. This archive of papers, photographs, films and slides are the produc...

Jack Friend Collection

This project focuses on the following: Theory of Warefare Military History:Ancient World to Modern Day (Iraq War) Biographies of great leaders and generals Local History Archaeology and Underwater Archaeology AHC Documents and grants Geogra...

Cataloguing Collections as a means to re-thinking the roots of a profession: Mesoamerican Studies from 1920-1940

The collections include papers, audio, images, and maps pertaining to the study of Mesoamerican civilizations, or the cultures of ancient mexico, guatemala, and Central America, from 1920-1940. The correspondence, diary, site index, and field note...

Hidden Literary Collections at the University of Illinois

As described on our web-page, we propose arranging and describing 80 literary collections. The largest collections are the H.G. Wells papers, Carl Sandburg papers, and W. S. Merwin papers. For each of these authors we are the repository for the ma...

New Mexico's Video History: KNME-TV Albuquerque's Video Archives at the University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research

This collection consists of 710 broadcast quality U-matic and BetaCam videotapes that represent 5 local programming series produced between 1980 and 2005 by the Albuquerque Public Broadcasting System (PBS) affiliate television station, KNME-TV. Th...

Grayson Family Papers

Admiral Cary T. Grayson was President Wilson��s physician and friend from the President��s inauguration in 1913 until his death in 1924. For the last twelve years of the President��s life, Dr. Grayson attended to him all day and often at ...

Mining History, The World Museum of Mining

The material encompasses all hard rock mining related material in the Museum's collections. The objects range in date from the 1860s to 1960s. The preponderance of objects date from 1890 to 1930. The objects contained in the collection relate t...

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 relation...

Labors for the Good of Mankind: Hidden Collections in Science and Social Policy

The Academy archive reflects concerns of the nation��s intellectual leaders from the eighteenth century to the present. Containing both formal and informal evidence of how important ideas developed during the past two centuries, the holdings offer...

Unknown Outdoors: Documenting the Appalachian Mountain Club's Collections

The Photographic Collections of the AMC Library and Archives to be cataloged are divided into four segments by material type. The photographic print collections consist of approximately 10,000 items housed in boxes, filing cabinets and albums. A s...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Collections at Brandeis University

Six collections related to the Holocaust and Jewish and radical resistance to persecution before and during World War II: 1. Helmut Hirsch Collection (c. 1916-1992): Personal papers of a German Jewish youth executed by the Nazis for his involveme...

Illuminating Hidden Collections at the Center for Jewish History

The materials cover the histories of organizations in NYC, as well as those around the country whose composition stemmed from towns in Europe from which they emigrated, such as those associated with Galicia or with Telsch, Lithuania. They ...

Documenting the Modern Ecumenical Movement: The Hidden Archival Collections of the Burke Library

This is a proposal to arrange and describe two hidden collection groups to support non-sectarian research into individuals, communities, and indigenous cultures related to the global missionary and ecumenical movements. Materials were added to the...

American View Books

American View Books in the Avery Classics Collection provide pictorial documentation of a variety of American cities and towns. The collection comprises 6,000 volumes (broadly termed "books") in a variety of formats including printed books, photo...

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

These multi-generational family paper 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 ...

ONE Archives 20th Century Activists Cataloging Project

The 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 humanities collection of LGBT materials in the world. ONE began as the earliest national gay pu...

Sharing Terpsichore's Legacy: A Collaborative Project (Terpsichore)

'Terpsichore' covers a variety of dance-related materials in 14 collections at four institutions (the Repositories). The Dance Notation Bureau (DNB)in New York City collections feature the writings of dance notation innovator Rudolf Laban, docu...

Discovering the Sisters Stapp: The EMILIE BLACKMORE AND MARIE GRAHAM STAPP PAPERS

The preliminary finding aid provides an initial inventory of materials, including the following: a brief biographical sketch of Emilie Blackmore Stapp, an American children's author and philanthropist, and of her sister, Marie Graham Stapp; their...

Denver Botanic Gardens Herbaria and Special Collections

The Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium: Contains approximately 48,000 vascular plant specimens. Many unprocessed, backlogged specimens are waiting to be entered into the collection. Further, we annually add 700 to 1,000 new specimens to the collection th...

An Infinite Diversity of Mind and Character: Uncovering the Transformation of American Education at 19th-Century Harvard

Studied as a group, the 53 collections of personal papers of Harvard faculty document the 19th-century transformation of Harvard���and American universities in general���from a regional seminary into a modern research university, providing a new m...

Cultural Imagery Revealed: cataloging the core historical photography collections at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University

The materials to be cataloged are the core historic photographic prints of the Peabody Museum archives, ranging in dates from circa 1870 to the mid 1960s, reflecting over a century of collecting by the Peabody Museum and representing the oldest ph...

The Roman Vishniac Project

In 1935, Roman Vishniac, a Russian Jewish expatriate living in Berlin and working as a biologist and photomicroscoper, was commissioned by the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to photograph and raise awareness of impoverished Jewish commu...

Discovering the Johns Hopkins Public Health Collections: A Major Resource for Research, Teaching, and Policy-making

This project is to catalog institutional records, image collections, material culture holdings and personal paper collections of 20 individuals related to Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the oldest and largest graduate ...

Glass to Access: Revealing the Carroll Photo Service Collection

The Carroll Photo Service Collection is an important photojournalism collection in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County History Division's Seaver Center for Western History Research. It complements other Seaver collections whose streng...

Seeking Momentum: Improving Access to the Personal Papers of Physicists

Personal papers of Arthur von Hippel (1898-2003) Institute Professor and Professor of Electro-physics at MIT (MC321); his work established the field of materials science and engineering; colleague and family of notable European physicists Perso...

Wish You Were Here! Cataloging a historical postcard collection at the Miami University Libraries

The historic postcard collection consists primarily of postcards from the United States and its possessions, but also includes 70 other countries during the late 19th century. All of the current United States are represented. The postcards focus o...

Hidden Moravian Music Collections: The Six-Inch View and the 30,000-Foot View

The collections of the Moravian Music Foundation contain almost 20,000 manuscripts and early imprints of vocal and instrumental music, sacred and secular, from the sixteenth through twentieth centuries. Not all of this was written by Moravian comp...

Cataloging Prints and Printed Ephemera at the Museum of the City of New York

The material to be cataloged consists of prints and printed ephemera contained in the Museum's Prints, Manuscripts, and Library collections. The Museum's diverse collection of prints ranges from 17th-century depictions of New Amsterdam to works by...