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Connecting Charlotte's Black History Collections

Connecting Charlotte's Black History Collections cover materials from 1920s to 2003. The materials in the proposed collections represent the history of African Americans in North Carolina, with a concentration of Charlotte��s Black history. The co...

General Daniel Butterfield Civil War Collection

The Julia L. Butterfield Library��s Gen. Daniel Butterfield��s Civil War archives provide a unique insight into the American Civil War. The more than 1200 documents (consisting of 12,500 distinct pages of information) include rare correspondence r...

Feeding the World: The Kansas City Stockyards Collection

The Kansas City Public Library holds a significant collection for an 1874 enterprise that defined Kansas City to the nation. Established by Boston business interests (Adams, Forbes), the Kansas City Stockyards and a network of railroads played a p...

Modern Poetry Collection - Manuscript Holdings Cataloging Project

The Modern Poetry Collection consists of a holding of manuscript materials that date roughly from 1910s to 2010s and that document the literary production and careers of poets in the Greater Monadnock Region (of New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachu...

Revealing a World of Work: Labor and Management Collections at Cornell University's Kheel Center

The Kheel Center��s hidden collections document the American workplace in the 20th century, including the history of organized labor, management theory and practice, and industrial relations. They include, but are not limited to, records of import...

Colonial Law Library of Jasper Yeates

The Jasper Yeates Law Library���1,043 volumes of published legal works in several languages���contains remarkable examples of early jurisprudence in published volumes from the 1500s through to the early 1800s. Assembled by Yeates (1745-18...

Bridge and Building Forensics: Civil Engineering Archives at Lehigh University

The 20th century saw many advancements in civil engineering technology. Through this project, Lehigh will catalog the personal and corporate papers of prominent civil engineers and influential societies from this period, including those of Blair B...

Maxwell Museum Document Archive

The archive holds over 787 linear ft. of documentation on anthropological research (~700 ft. of archaeological and ~87 ft. of ethnological documentation). It also contains 40 flat file drawers with oversize archaeological maps and drawings. The ar...

Marvin Chauncey Ross Papers

Most of the material in the collection focuses on Byzantine, medieval, and Russian objects���metalwork, ceramics, glyptics, jewelry, enamels, mosaics, and paintings, sculpture, and drawings. The correspondence comes from museum curators and ...

Race, Education and Politics: Two Archival Collections

In the 1980s, St. Louis produced a plan, hailed as a model, to desegregate majority African-American schools. A product of the Voluntary Inter-district Coordinating Council (VICC), the plan created a system of magnet schools in the City and provi...

Describing the Broun Collection

The Maurice Broun collection (1906-1979), noted ornithologist, conservationist, and author, and first curator at Hawk Mountain, a sanctuary that is on the National Historic Register of Historic Places, from its founding as a sanctuary in 1934 unti...

Re-assembling Detroit’s Cultural Heritage: The Hidden Collections of the Wayne State University Museum of Anthropology

Funding is sought to initiate cataloguing of archival materials pertaining to the history of early Detroit in the WSU Museum of Anthropology. Founded in 1959, the Museum was created to house the archaeological materials being amassed by faculty an...

Unearthing the Historic Geology Library and Archives Resources at the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T

The library and archives resources of the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T, reflect over 125 years of institutional and regional history in mining, mineralogy and paleontology. Recently these collections were moved into a new, dedicated repository ...

African American Agricultural Education Historical Legacy: The New Farmers of America, Veteran Farmer's Program, and 1890 Land Grant Documents

The New Farmers of America (NFA) was a national organization of Negro farm boys studying vocational agriculture in the public schools throughout 18 states in the eastern and southern United States from 1927-1965. The NFA started in Virginia in May...

Hidden Treasures in Whaling Logs: Cataloging Separations and "Inclusions"

The New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library and Archives holds 2300 individual volumes of whaling logbooks and journals dating from the mid-1700s to 1925. These are the combined collection of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society/New Bedford Wh...

Discovery in the New College of Florida Archives

Discovery in the New College of Florida Archives project encompasses the physical arrangement and intellectual description of the College's records documenting the development of the institution and the uniquely innovative education philosophy. Th...

Feminist Theory Archives

The Feminist Theory Archives preserves the research and personal papers of scholars who have transformed the intellectual landscape of universities from the 1960s to the present through their research, writing, teaching, and activism. The ma...

Documenting the Hidden Heritage of Maine's Coastal Fisheries

This project will catalog Maine fishery and fishing community materials hidden in small historical societies and museums in northern New England. Fishing first attracted settlers to the Gulf of Maine. After overfishing depleted cod stocks n...

Cataloging the Southern California Aviation History Collection

Our Southern California Aviation History Collection is diverse and voluminous, collected over 80 years, both by the museum and other aviation historians. The Museum, based in Southern California���the region itself focal point for the 20th-century...

150 Years of the Morrill Act: The Impact of Land Grant Institutions on Agricultural History and Rural Life in the U.S.

The J. C. Allen & Son photographic collection focuses on agriculture and horticulture around the state of Indiana as well as other states such as Illinois, Michigan, and Texas. The images document rural life showing individuals working on farms, l...

Letters to East L.A.: Mexicano American Wartime Correspondence from WWII to Vietnam

Letters to East L.A. is a new initiative to document Chicano military service during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, drawing on a unique and extensive collection of wartime correspondence that gives insight into the experiences of servicemen��s families...

Shasta College Museum Collection

The Shasta College Museum and Research Center began in 1968 by a group of college faculty members. In 1972 a permanent facility was established, modeled after Pierson B Reading��s adobe house. Mr. Reading was the areas first white settler. Duri...

Scholarly Threads: Connecting Collections from Academic Sources

The South Caroliniana Library (SCL), the oldest and most widely used specialized collection at USC, houses regional manuscript and research materials. This proposal seeks support to catalog nationally relevant papers of six academic scholars from ...

ARC and Artemisia Galleries: Women Artists' Cooperatives in Chicago

Artemisia and ARC Galleries were the first women artists�� cooperatives in the Midwest, opening in Chicago in September 1973. At the time women artists were marginalized in the art world and established both galleries to counter the prevailing mal...

Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive

The Committee of One Hundred will create a master electronic finding aid for the Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive (Archive). This finding aid will include access to historical documents and images that are widely distributed...

Access to The New School Archives: Intellectual Control and Collection-Level Description

The New School (TNS) archives represent the extraordinarily rich and wide range of intellectual and creative work produced across TNS from its founding in 1919 through the 2000s. The archives document the school's formation as an educational...

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-[ongoing]

The Herman Melville Collection at the Newberry Library is one of the largest collections of Herman Melville material in the world (more than 6,100 items). Founded to support the work of the editorial staff of The Writings of Herman Melville, a joi...

Out of the Smoke and Ashes: Processing the Records of Pennsylvania’s Coke and Coal Industry

the collections housed with the Coal and Coke Heritage Center at Penn State Fayette do not have any online presence.

The Labor and Industry Project

The Labor and Industry Project will result in a shared repository of finding aids for relevant collections from the Senator John Heinz History Center (HHC) (http://www.heinshistorycenter.org) and Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation (RoS) (http://...

Describing the World: Cataloging the Keystone-Mast Ledgers

The Keystone-Mast Collection is the world's largest stereoscopic archive. The Keystone-Mast's 17 ledger books (containing an estimated 8,000 pages) and 45,000 file cards, dating from the early to mid-20th century and describing materials from the...

Transnational Passages: Promoting Research in Maritime and Migrant Labor Collections of the Pacific Slope

The hidden collections in this proposal are part of the 200-plus labor-related collections held by Special Collections. Maritime and migrant labor collections are of high scholarly value and our top priority is to increase their visibility and acc...

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection feature the administrative and organizational records of eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishi...