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Clementine Collection Rare Book Cataloging Project

The Clementine Collection comprises the combined personal libraries belonging to the Albani family of Urbino and Rome. This noble Italian family included several cardinals, as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani who reigned as Pope Clement XI from 1...

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...

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...

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...

Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture

The Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture has been assembled and donated by William F. “Jack” Fry, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It includes manuscripts and correspondence, broadsides, printed epheme...

American Literary Families: A Preservation and Access Project

The materials are composed of manuscript collections relating to three important twentieth century literary families: the Benet family, the Fitzgerald family, and the MacLeish family. The Benet family papers include documents on William Rose Bene...

Starting Locally, Thinking Globally: Records of Virginia-Based Businesses in the Twentieth Century

Targeted collections consist of records of twentieth-century businesses founded or headquartered in Virginia but employing a broad national workforce and/or supplying an expansive national and international customer or client base and being otherw...

Cataloging the Henry Hampton/ Blackside Collection

Washington University’s Film & Media Archive is home to the Henry Hampton Collection. Hampton(1940-98), a St. Louis native and Washington University alumnus, created films that chronicle the 20th century’s great political and social movements, foc...

Revealing Hidden Collections through Minimal Processing and Teaching

The 792 collections included in this proposal comprise the unprocessed portion of the historical manuscripts collection at Whitman College (i.e., records that are not part of the official records of the institution). These collections include the ...

Women in Ministry: Hidden but not Forgotten

Christians for Biblical Equality Records, 1988-2008 - 5 ln ft - organization founded in 1988 to promote fundamental equality of men and women (http://www.cbeinternational.org/) Ruth Gothenquist Papers, 1942-2008 - 2 ln ft - founded Women's Agl...

Chrysler Museum Knoedler Auction Catalog and Artist File Accessibility Project

The Jean Outland Chrysler Library is known as a source of historic, rare, and otherwise unobtainable materials key to tracing the provenance of many works of art. In 1977 Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. bought the London art history library of M. Knoedler...

Pennsylvania German Archival Collection at The Hershey Story

The archival collection covers a wide range of subjects, but primarily falls within these broad categories: religion; general history/reference; agriculture; trade, manufacture and business; advertisements, domestic materials; education; legal rec...

The (Invention and) Reinvention of Public Health: Enabling Access to Archival Collections that Inform Contemporary Discourse (TRoPH)

The collections enable a broad examination of the origins and evolution of public health research, education, and practice in twentieth-century America. They further reveal the directions individual public health sub-disciplines, including indust...

David W. Salter Photographic Collection

The Salter photo collection is arguably the most comprehensive collection of railroading's "Golden Age in the South". It covers the region's railroads from the late 1930's through the 1960's, decades that saw such important milestones as: - The l...

Discovering a New World: Cataloging Old and Rare Imprints from Colonial and Early Independent Mexico

This special collection of over 3,500 books, manuscripts, broadsides, newspapers, pamphlets and devotionals covers practically all aspects of life in Mexico (New Spain) from the mid-16th to the mid-19th centuries. The historical value of these mat...

Canal Society of New York State Collection

Represented are the entire archival holdings of the Canal Society of New York State. The Society was formed in 1956, the first such organization dedicated to the preservation of New York's canal heritage with special emphasis on the Erie Canal an...

Expanding Scholarship by Providing Access to Hidden Collections at Cincinnati Museum Center

Manuscript collections to be processed through this project have been selected from a list of the collections held in backlog, based on content and research value. The collections vary in size from small to large and contain original historical s...

CSU Archives Activism, Culture and Diversity in Southern California Access and Preservation Project

Four campus archives of the California State University System (CSU Dominguez Hills, Cal State Polytechnic University Pomona, CSU Los Angeles and CSU Long Beach) will collaborate on a project to reveal 45 hidden collections. These collections are ...

Black Gold: Panning for Florida's African-American Archival Treasures

The project will process and open to the public 12 new collections totaling 300 cubic ft. These unique collections vary in size, scope, and medium type. They are grouped under 2 categories: FAMU History and Performing and Visual Arts. Seven c...

The KGMB-TV News and Programming Collection

The KGMB-TV News and Programming collection contains videotapes, motion picture film reels, photographs, slides, transcripts, and research material from KGMB-TV, the Honolulu, HI CBS affiliate and the state��s first television station, which began...

Sights and Sounds of Black LA: Mapping Black History and Culture in Los Angeles (1850 - 2000)

The Sights and Sounds of Black LA: Mapping Black History and Culture in Los Angeles (1850 ��� 2000) provides access to hidden collections pertaining to black history and culture throughout Greater Los Angeles. The project is a collaboration betwee...

Manuscripts and Ephemera Collection

The Museum seeks CLIR support to catalog approximately 16,500 objects from the Museum's Ephemera Collection. These objects document the day-to-day life of New Yorkers over the last 300 years with the bulk of the materials dating to late 19th and e...

The Crypt of Civilization

In 1935, Thornwell Jacobs, president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia, conceived of an idea that would evolve into an historical curiosity of international scope eventually finding its way into the Guinness Book of World Records. Whi...