Discovered 494 Entries

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...

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...

Revealing the Treasures of Tennessee's Past

The Nathaniel Crippens Papers dates the modern civil rights movement and contains glimpses into the dismantling of segregation in Tennessee's education system. This hidden treasure contains the Nashville Education Improvement Project papers; perso...

Creating a Shared catalog for New York's Ethnographic Collections: A Cooperative Project

The identified folklore collections include materials which illustrate the use of cultural knowledge (oral narrative, handmade objects, music, dance, etc) within New York's communities. They illustrate New York's role in championing traditional m...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Uncovering Audio Visual Media Documenting Post-modern Art at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

This project will support the archival processing and EAD (Encoded Archival Description) description of thirteen media-rich manuscript collections totaling 150 linear feet. Collections contain traditional paper records and 1091 media objects, inc...

Archive of Women's Military History

Highlights: singular biographical material relating to three-dimensional artifacts documenting women's military history in the SI holdings (1860s - present). 100+ Civil War letters and related documents exchanged by a mother and son describing the...

Clementine/Albani Collection Original Cataloging Initiative

The Clementine Collection comprises combined personal libraries formed over several centuries by the Albani family of Urbino and Rome. This noble Italian family included diplomats and cardinals as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani, reigning as Pop...

Cataloging the Map Collections of the New York City Municipal Archives

The Municipal Archives is proposing to catalog its diverse and voluminous map records. Based on an initial survey of accession information, there are 111 collections that are described as maps; they total approximately 2,676 cubic feet, and span ...

Cataloging Artifacts and Related Records of the World Trade Center Attack on September 11, 2001

The materials that are the subject of this proposal can be divided into five general categories: 1) posters, letters, photographs and other ephemera left by the families of the victims at Pier 94 (the temporary family service center), and at the ...

History of Sustainable Agriculture: Louis Bromfield and His Legacy

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, screenplay...

Designing the 20th Century: Four Hidden Architectural Collections

Following World War II California was a leader in housing and school design and developing suburban communities. This project will promote rich archival collections created by four California modernists architects practicing during the later half ...

Pocket Collections

The Clark Library has identified six separate collections to be cataloged 1. Ward Ritchie (1905-1996): 2500 monographs, serials, pamphlets, and clippings on both fine and commercial printing, typography, papermaking, and the history of the book...

The Edward R. Roybal Papers, 1919-2003

The Edward R. Roybal Papers, 1919-2003, document the life of a Latino public figure who became the first Latino elected to the Los Angeles City Council and the U.S. Congress from California since the 19th century. This collection contains extensiv...

Cataloging the Archives Collections of ROCS @ NSIDC

These collections are a resource for people studying Earth's frozen regions, the history of science, or past climate related to the Earth��s frozen regions. Included are materials from early expeditions to Alaska, the Alps, South and Central Amer...

Providing access and minimum description to backlog collections

The Dood Research Center has a backlog of approximately 280 archival and manuscript collections for which there are no finding aids, catalog descriptions or preliminary access tools. The collections included in the backlog include materials acqui...

Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Heritage Collection

The four institutions which comprise the Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Collection (National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), the National Asthma Center (formerly the Denver Sheltering Home for...

Accessing 500 Years of Florida's Past through the Historical Map Collection at the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History

In 2013, when Florida marks its quincentenary, the name "Florida" will have been part of American geography for 500 years. One of the best records of Florida's evolution over five centuries is the University of Florida's Historical Map Collectio...

Revealing Secrets: A Project to Provide Access to the Remarkable Literary Archives of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

As described on our project 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 fo...

SWIRL: Southern Women Innovators, Reformers, and Leaders

These collections reveal new information regarding the rich history of southern women leaders in health care, reform, and public policy in the 20th century. The materials - textual, oral, and visual - document and help explain the impact of Kentu...

Intellectual Acess to Audio Recordings of Northeast Folklore and Oral History

The Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History is perhaps the finest regional archive of its kind. Its collections of the traditional culture of Maine and the Maritime Provinces of Canada have no equal, either in the United States or Canada. ...

Developing a Collaborative Archive from the African Diaspora (CAAD)

Project materials document the history, culture, and experience of people from the African Diaspora most specifically in South Florida, the Caribbean, and relevant parts of Latin America from the 1600s to the present. All materials were acquired o...

The Public's Right to Know: Cataloging the Hidden Collections of the University Libraries Public Reading Room on Nuclear Waste and Remediation

The Department of Energy/Freedom of Information Act (DOE/FOIA) collection is composed largely of regional DOE documents such as reports, testimonies, and previously requested FOIA documents. Items included are from the: *Uranium Mill Tailin...

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

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

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 e...

Van Alen Institute Design Archive

Originally founded in 1894 as the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects, Van Alen Institute (VAI) has accumulated a significant archive of historical design material documenting the development of late 19th and early 20th century architectural educatio...

The Colonel Howard A. MacCord Collection

Col. Howard MacCord, Virginia's first State Archeologist, actively collected and saved materials about and related to archaeology. This collection includes not only formal publications (books and journals), but informal material such as field gui...

Maryland Folklife Archives

The Maryland Folklife Archives are a decentralized collection of affiliated materials, principally ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities across Mary...

Whitney Museum of American Art - Film and Video Archives 1960s to 2010

This entire collection is 243 linear feet and reflects the history of American Film and Video as an art form and includes: Film + Video Artist Files--paper materials kept on individual artists, artist collectives, and film companies that were m...

Revealing the history of wildlife conservation through the hidden archives at the Wildlife Conservation Society (New York Zoological Society)

As the forerunner of the wildlife conservation movement in the United States, WCS differs from contemporary zoos due to our commitment to scientific research since inception. WCS conservationists such as William Beebe and inspirational leaders suc...