Discovered 49 Entries

The Sage of the Osage: Cataloging the Library of Thomas M. Johnson

The earliest volumes which make up the library were acquired by Thomas M. Johnson prior to his arrival in Osceola in August of 1879. However, collecting efforts most likely accelerated during the last two decades of the 1800s when he began indepen...

Digitizing British Manuscripts at UCLA's Clark Library, 1601-1800

Selected materials comprise most of the Clark's British bound manuscripts from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and represent seven genres or categories: commonplace books; literary works (poems and plays); musical works; recipe books; ser...

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Sharing "Gabo" with the World: Building the Gabriel Garci­a Marquez Online Archive from His Papers at the Harry Ransom Center

Following the death of the Nobel Prize-winning novelist and journalist Gabriel Garci­a Marquez on April 17, 2014, the Ransom Center purchased his papers from his family. The remarkable Garci­a Marquez archive, which arrived at the Center in Decemb...

Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis: Toward A Comprehensive Online Library of Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts in PACSCL Libraries in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware

The materials nominated for digitization comprise 159,512 pages of medieval and early modern manuscripts, ranging in date from the eleventh to the sixteenth centuries with the major concentrations in the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries. The topi...

Lehigh University, Principal Investigator and Fiscal Agent

The Road from Hell is Paved with Little Rocks: Digitizing the History of Segregation and Integration of Arkansas's Educational System

The National Dunbar Historical Collections contains materials pertaining to Dunbar High School, Little Rock's high school for African American students before integration. This collection originates from a joint effort of the National Dunbar Alumn...

Central Arkansas Library System Butler Center for Arkansas Studies (CALS)

The Digital Archive of Native American Petitions in Massachusetts

We seek to digitize petitions of two sorts: (1) petitions sent by Native American individuals, villages, groups and nations to Massachusetts colonial and state officials, most commonly the General Court of Massachusetts (which includes the Massach...

Yale University, Yale Indian Papers Project

New England's Hidden Histories: Providing Public Access to the Manuscripts of New England's First Churches, Incubators of American Democracy

This project seeks to digitize roughly 28,000 pages of manuscript church records and other ecclesiastical papers that document the histories of local churches and communities in Massachusetts and Connecticut from the late seventeenth century throu...

Phillips Library, Salem, Massachusetts

Declassified! Digitizing the Records of the Vietnam War

The VNCA proposes to digitize 55 linear feet of manuscript material from seven important collections in our repository, all with clear provenance, and add the material to our Virtual Vietnam Archive. The collections nominated document events thro...

Inside the Counting House: Brown Brothers & Co. records at The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library (NYPL) proposes the digitization of 176 bound, oversized volumes (45 linear feet shelved) from the archives of the New York-based Brown Brothers & Co. and the Liverpool-based Brown, Shipley & Co., two separate entities ...

Hidden Experiences of the Civil War: A Collaboration between the American Civil War Museum and the Virginia Historical Society

The materials proposed are in large measure focused on the military side of the Civil War; however, these collections also contain extensive documentation of the lives not only of soldiers, but of their families, of the enslaved persons in their h...

Virginia Historical Society

Macaroni Pudding and a Good Cake: Digitizing and Transcribing the Manuscript Cookbook Collection 1650-1896

Kansas State University Libraries' Morse Department of Special Collections retains one of the largest cookery collections of its kind in the United States. Of particular interest to scholars is its collection of over 100 manuscript cookbooks from...

Shaker Manuscripts: A Collaborative Digital Library

The digital collection comprises approximately 3,400 manuscripts produced by members of the Shaker religious sect between 1760 and 1950. The Shakers are a celibate, communal sect who believe that God is biune: both male and female. They believe t...

Winterthur Library, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE

Scottish Court of Session Digital Archive: Window into the British Atlantic, 1759-1834

The UVA Scottish Court of Session Papers proposed here for digitization consists of printed and formerly bound case materials presented before the Court of Session, the highest civil court in Scotland, from 1759 to 1834. As a court of appeal and o...

Digitization of the Diaries of Father Maximilian Gaertner, O.Praem

The diaries of Norbertine priest Father Maximilian Gaertner, O.Praem. are a handwritten chronicle of his experiences in Wisconsin in the mid-1800s. The diaries are annotated with charts, maps, drawings, and news clippings. The diaries are not just...

Center for Norbertine Studies

Connoisseurs and Capitalists: The Charles Lang Freer Papers and Histories of Collecting in Gilded Age and the Progressive Era America

Detroit industrialist Charles Lang Freer (1854–1919), donated his collection of Asian and American art of the Aesthetic Movement to the nation in 1906 to form the Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian. Freer is unique among collectors in the d...

The Man Who Loved Government: Digitizing the Papers of Luther Halsey Gulick III, a Pioneer of Public Administration and Scientific Management

The papers to be digitized, drawn from five archival series, document the extraordinary career of a social scientist who revolutionized government worldwide. A military statistician for President Woodrow Wilson and protégé of historian Charles B...

Poet, President & Pioneer In Women's Education: The Sr. M. Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C. (1887-1964) Papers

Following Wolff’s death (1964), the Saint Mary’s Archives received her papers, supplemented over the years by donations from her friends, family, correspondents, and from papers and objects discovered elsewhere in the College. This collection ...

Robert H. Ruby Papers

The Ruby collection recounts many of the experiences of the Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest and the Oglala Lakota people of South Dakota. Dr. Robert H. Ruby’s research occurred between 1953 and 2010. Tribal histories include th...

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Thomas L. and Elizabeth Wood Kane family papers

The primary focus of this project will be to digitize all the papers in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University related to Thomas and Elizabeth Kane and their family. These papers, spanning seven different collections, inc...

From Her Pen to the Printed Page: Digital Preservation and Access to the Manuscripts of Elizabeth Barrett Browning at the Armstrong Browning Library

The materials in this collection represent the working papers, initial drafts, and authorial feedback of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, one of the Victorian era’s most revered and well-known poets. Drawn from the collections of Baylor University’...

Philadelphia's Historic Congregations - Political, Social and Cultural Developments in Philadelphia's early congregations.

The materials nominated for digitization comprise 40,000 records from Philadelphia's oldest congregations, ranging in date from 1677 to 1865. Collectively, the materials include: church membership files as well as baptism, circumcision, marriage, ...

St. George's Methodist Church

Nick Virgilio Haiku Archive

Camden, New Jersey, resident Nicholas Virgilio became interested in haiku after finding a book in the library of the College of South Jersey, which is now Rutgers University-Camden, in 1962. He began writing haiku and went on to become quite well-...

Documents Pertaining to the Adjudication of Private Land Claims in California, ca. 1852-1892

In 1851, the U.S. Congress passed "An Act to Ascertain and Settle Private Land Claims in the State of California" which required all holders of Spanish and Mexican land grants to present their title for confirmation before the Board of California ...

Townships, Towboats and Turnpikes: The Shaping of Ohio through Land Surveys, Canals and Roads

The materials to be digitized are made up of three collections of plat maps, field notes and other survey records pertaining to the division of land and the establishment of roads and canals in Ohio. The first collection is a federal survey of...

Sam Howe Ledgers: Uncovering Crime in the West

History Colorado’s Sam Howe collection contains 44 article ledgers, 25 separate indexes, and two murder case ledgers. Some ledgers have internal indexes; others have separate indexes. The two murder case ledgers, similar in format to a roguesâ...

Scopes Trial Online Archives: Context and Consequences of the "World's Most Famous Court Trial”

Bryan College’s historical archives contain local documentation related to the Scopes Trial and the history of the college. This documentation includes newspaper clippings documenting much of the local coverage of the trial. The Robinson Photo...

Rhea County Historical Society

The Revolutionary City: Philadelphia, 1774-1783

Put simply, this project will digitize all substantive manuscript material created in Philadelphia or directly relating to Philadelphia during the revolutionary years (1774-1783) held by the APS, HSP, LCP, and Penn. In addition, because of their e...

American Philosophical Society

Wassaja - A Carlos Montezuma Project: Digitization, Access, and Context for Yavapai Activist-Intellectual Carlos Montezuma Collections Held Across the Nation

Content includes Carlos Montezuma collections from ASU Libraries, University of Arizona Libraries’ Special Collections, the Newberry Library, and the Wisconsin Historical Society. This will include issues of “Wassaja Freedom’s Signal for the...

University of Arizona Libraries’ Special Collections

Digitization of the Hidden Madam C. J. Walker Collection and Madam C.J. Walker Supplemental Collection Which Encompass the Life, Work and National Impact of America's First Female African American Self-made Millionaire

Materials in the Walker Collection and Walker Supplemental Collection relate to the life and work of Madam C.J. Walker (1867-1919), a pivotal entrepreneurial leader in African American history. The materials span 81 years and include manuscripts, ...

Shaker Manuscripts: A Collaborative Digital Library

The digital collection comprises more than 3,060 manuscripts produced by members of the Shaker religious sect between 1760 and 1950. The Shakers are a celibate, communal sect who believe that God is biune: both male and female. They believe that t...

Winterthur Library, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19735

Wild West Shows and the Great Assembly: Merging Cultures on the Ranch and Beyond.

The University of Oklahoma Libraries’ Western History Collections holds significant collections of manuscripts, posters, and photographs on the history of Wild West shows in the United States. The manuscripts and posters document the business op...

Inside the Storms: Severe Storm Studies from Observation to Analysis, 1650 to 2000

The materials include 17th- through 20th-century books on meteorology and storms in several collections held by OU History of Science Collections; the portion of the Edwin Kessler III Collection related to the development of weather applications f...

National Weather Center Library