Discovered 494 Entries

Missionary Research Library Pamphlets and Reports at the Burke Library

This proposal aims to catalog and make accessible the world��s most extensive collection of rare pamphlets and printed reports from Christian missionaries, missionary organizations, and indigenous religions and societies engaged by missionaries du...

Expanding Access to Special Collections at the Free Library: the Children’s Literature Research Collection and beyond

The 31 archival collections proposed for cataloging through this project are part of the Free Library��s Children��s Literature Research Collection (CLRC) and represent works from 20th-century children��s authors and illustrators. The collections ...

The Legacy Center

The collection documents all facets of Japanese American life surrounding the period of World War II internment and on to present day. It includes correspondence, particularly with family in internment camps and brothers or sons serving in the US ...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Collections relate to the ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both the long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities in three contiguous states in the Mid-Atlantic region: New York, New Jersey, and...

Fales Library Food Studies Collection

Over the past eight years the Fales Library has amassed one of the largest collections of materials relating to the new field of food studies at any academic library. Through donations and select acquisitions, the collection now numbers mo...

Hidden Collections/Hidden Connections: Revealing Networks in the Development of Twentieth Century Surgery

Project collections reveal the development of 20th century surgical methods and norms and, through the application of technical processing techniques, the hidden connections among people, events, organizations, and technologies that influenced the...

Memphis Coalition for Cultural Heritage Cataloging Project

Overall focus is the Mid-South, esp. race relations in Memphis, this Delta region��s "capital." Period is Civil War through Civil Rights era. Specific Collections include - Rhodes: Brownsville KKK, 1960s���1970s; Shelby Foote (personal documents/m...

Preserving the American Spirit: Uncovering Personal Collections of World War II

From the Museum��s opening in 2000 until a full-time curatorial staff was hired in 2008, the Collections Department was understaffed and unable to properly process a rapidly growing archive. To circumvent a backlog, new acquisitions were processed...

Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Little Literary Magazine Archives feature eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishing across the United States from 1960 to 2010, the various archives are composed of literary letters, manuscripts, ...

From Frontier to Pioneer: Documenting the Social and Cultural Influence of California

In February 2011, Bancroft Library completed a three-year Survey Project of it's entire manuscript holdings. The Mellon Foundation-funded survey determined each collection��s scope and content; identified its preservation needs; and made recommend...

Discovering Florida in Maps: A Partnership to Catalog the State's Historic Cartography

This project��s focus is historic cartographic collections of Florida held in Special Collections of four major institutions: University of Florida (UF); University of Miami (UM); History Miami/Historical Museum of Southern Florida (HM); and Flori...

Increasing the Impact: Revealing Hidden Collections and Expanding Consortial Processing in Philadelphia-area Institutions

This consortial project, encompassing 98 collections totaling more than 2,900 linear feet held in 18 area repositories, builds on earlier work that laid the foundation for a regional approach to managing and providing access to historical collecti...

The Forgotten Modern: USC’s Hidden Mid-Century Architecture Collections

USC��s archives provide extensive information about architects whose contributions to mid-century design are just beginning to be more fully recognized. The collections document historically significant residential, commercial, and landscape proje...

Working Waterfronts: Labor Collections Documenting Maritime Workers of the Pacific Coast and the Pacific Rim

The thirty-four hidden collections in this proposal are part of LAWS, a collaborative project between the labor community and the University. Its 200-plus collections have attracted the intense interest of scholars from around the country. Maritim...

Documenting Civil Rights and Civic Activism: the Papers of Margaret Bush Wilson

The Margaret Bush Wilson Papers document many significant events and movements of 20th-century America, offering a unique view of local and national history. A pioneer for African Americans and for women, Margaret Bush Wilson (1919-2009) led a dis...

Unearthing Wonderland: Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

The Yellowstone National Park Archives documents the history and science of the world��s first national park, now a United Nations Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site. The manuscripts, photos, maps, films, oral histories, administrative reco...

The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive Fellowship

The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive at the BMA is currently composed of the following collections: The Buten Museum of Wedgwood Institutional Archive (approx. 35 boxes); Elizabeth Chellis Papers (35 boxes); Dwight and Lucille Beeson Papers (6...

Middle Mississippi River Valley Environmental Archives Processing Project

Government agencies administer environmental laws and regulations, and businesses, communities, while organizations and individuals seek to balance environmental issues and other needs and concerns. Organizations and groups that face this challeng...

The Foundation of the Scouting Movement: The Baden-Powell Papers

The Baden-Powell Scouting Papers were donated to Boston University (BU) and contain important correspondence from the founder of the Boy Scouts and leader of the Scouting movement, Lord Robert S.S. Baden-Powell, as well as his wife, Lady Olave Bad...

Socialites, Sisters, and Students: Cataloging Cabrini's Rich History

The Cabrini College Special Collections contains four sets of distinct materials: 1. Records and photographs relating the history of Woodcrest estate are held in the College Archives. Established by the James W. Paul family in 1902 and the famil...

Exposing Exposition: The Artistic Vanguard from California Institute of the Arts

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is an educational leader at the artistic vanguard of experimental visual and performing arts. This project will make known significant materials documenting the cultural dissemination of new expression fr...

MedChi (Maryland State Medical Society) historical collections

The archival documents contain institutional records dating back to the late 1700s. It provides an overview of the social, cultural and professional growth of an American medical society and a window onto the state of medicine and public health ov...

Ancient Ohio Valley - The Grand Medicine Society

The Ohio River Valley Heritage Collection contains numerous research volumes, including thousands of artistic renderings of objects which subsequently were lost or destroyed, and archeological artifacts of the early inhabitants of the Ohio Valley ...

Unveiling the Clyfford Still Museum Archive

The Clyfford Still Museum Archives (CSMA) represents the complete, intact archival materials contained with the Clyfford Still Estate, which, along with 2,400 Still artworks, was transferred from the estate to the Clyfford Still Museum (CSM)...

Black Gold: Uncovering Florida's African-American Archival Treasures

The sixteen collections in the Black Gold cataloging project relate to civil rights, religion, presidential influence at HBCUs, Black college football, the Black Press, African Americans in business, science and technology, and HBCU band culture. ...

Maternal and Child Health Archives: Past Leaders and Program Legacies

The materials proposed for this project ��� personal archives of leaders in the field of maternal and child health (MCH) and reports from states on children��s health ��� are housed within the MCH Library at Georgetown University but are kep...

Goddard College Archives

The Goddard College archives document the college's rich 150 year history, first as a Universalist Seminary, then as an icon of progressive postsecondary and adult education. This project will make available a wealth of primary documentation...

The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

The David Sarnoff Collection, approximately 2,800 linear feet covering the years between 1912 and 1986, is the most significant collection on the 20th-century rise of American commercial broadcasting, telecommunications, and military and civ...

Rosalie Edge-Maurice Broun-Hawk Mountain Archives

Original manuscripts, letters, color slides, audio recordings, video recordings, some 3-diminsional objects such as pottery shards, maps, drawings, concept papers, charters, licenses, land titles all stemming from our founder, Rosalie Edge, and o...

Richard D. Lamm, MSS 1210

The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, draft and final speeches, subject content research files, manuscript drafts for publication of articles and books, photographs, sound and video recordings, memorabilia, journal and news...