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The Grove Press Records, 1953-1981

The collection spans formats and includes editorial records, manuscripts, legal and office files, Evergreen Review files, financial records of the Film Division, books, and miscellaneous printed material, including publishers' catalogs and posters...

Clementine Collection Rare Book Cataloging Project

The Clementine Collection is comprised of the combined personal libraries of the Albani family of Urbino and Rome, Italy. This family of minor nobility included a number of cardinals as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani who reigned as Pope Clemen...

The Louis Bromfield Collection

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

U.S. Army Military History Institute Library, Photograph, and Manuscript Collections

The Military History Institute (MHI), a division of the Army Heritage Education Center (AHEC), is one of the world’s largest repositories of primary source materials for American and military history, reflecting the nation’s rich cultural heritage...

Dashiell-Marine Collection

This is a public history collection comprised of materials from four generations of the Fell's Point line of the Dashiell-Marine family, two of America's founding Hugeonot families. The collection begins with logs and letters of sea captain and pr...

Archival Processing of Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles (CRP/PDC)

Founded in 1996 at Harvard University, the Civil Rights Project (CRP) serves as a multidisciplinary research/policy national think tank which focuses on the U.S. civil rights movement. In 2007 the CRP relocated to UCLA and became the Civil Rights ...

Archives of the College at Brockport: A Light on the Last 175 Years

The College Archives,established by college-wide committee in 1986 acquires and preserves historical materials having permanent administrative, educational and research value which contribute to the understanding of the history of the college from...

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

The materials consist of the office records of four Alabama congressmen, Albert Rains, Kenneth Roberts, Carl Elliott, George W. Andrews and William Nichols; one Alabama senator, Jeremiah Denton, one Mississippi congressman, Jamie Whitten, and an a...

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

The project focuses on the George Rainsford Fairbanks Collection, the Charles Todd Quintard Collection, the Guerry and Hodsgon Family Collections and university lease records. Fairbanks and Quintard were both founders of the university and made c...

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 ...

Rediscovering Mid-Century Modern and beyond: Making Unknown Design Collections Available

The materials to be addressed in this project were created by architects and landscape architects during the middle of the 20th Century. The records created include thousands of sketches, drawings, photographs, and project files for mid-century h...

Alternative Press Collection

The Alternative Press Collection (APC) is one of the University of Connecticut’s signature collections. In 2007, the collection was featured in the ARL 75th anniversary publication, "Celebrating Research: Rare and Special Collections from the Mem...

Florida Congressional Collections Project

The Florida Congressional Collections form part of the manuscript holdings in the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History in the Dept. of Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida. The Library contains the largest body of po...

De Renne Georgia Library Cataloging Initiative

The De Renne Georgia Library is the most complete collection of printed Georgiana for the period of 1700-1929. The De Renne family began to collect in 1880, amassing approximately 15,000 books, pamphlets, maps, engravings, newspapers, and manuscri...

Quick & Clean Cataloging of the Hidden Collections in The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The hidden collections at the University of Illinois consist of imprints from Europe and North and South America dating from the sixteenth century to the present. The library is already recognized as one of the world’s leading repositories of Engl...

Bringing Out Burroughs Objects

Originally established in 1977 by curator George T. McWhorter, this collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs is the largest in any institutional library worldwide. First editions in English and thirty other languages, rare periodicals with first appeara...

Uncovering Primary Sources from South Florida's African Diaspora

This project will focus on materials housed at the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections department and The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. The core holdings of the University of Miami's Special Coll...

Major Railroad Archival Collections

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln include corporate records of the Union Pacific Railroad and its subsidiary lines (1862-1980s); field books, maps, drawings, and oth...

Hold the Presses: Southern Journalism Manuscript Collections Project

These five manuscript collections --Tom Little, Charles Bissell, Grantland Rice, Fred Russell, and James Stahlman -- help document nearly a century of newspaper journalism on a local, regional, and national level. Many aspects of newspaper produc...

Wake Forest University Manuscript Collections

The collections of Olin T. Binkley, Randall Lolley, Wayne Oates, and Allen Mandelbaum reflect the lives of renowned scholars and thinkers. Binkley, Oates, and Lolley were religious educators, leaders in the fields of higher education administrati...

Special Collections at Western Michigan University

The Special Collections Department at WMU includes several collections for this grant. 1) The Institute of Cistercian Studies Collection (ICSC) on permanent loan from the Abbey of Gethsemani in Trappist, Kentucky since 1972 (Obrecht collection). ...

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...

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...