Discovered 58 Entries

Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation

Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation

Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation comprises materials covering the period from 1834, when Brooklyn was first incorporated as a city, to its consolidation with New York City in 1898. Because Brooklyn'...

Exposing Biodiversity Fieldbooks and Original Expedition Journals at the Smithsonian Institution

Exposing Biodiversity Fieldbooks and Original Expedition Journals at the Smithsonian Institution

The content being addressed is composed of original objects (field books, unpublished journals, loose notes, sketches) that are held and maintained by the Smithsonian and which were produced by individuals who have engaged in field research relate...

Uncovering California's Environmental Collections: A Collaborative Approach

Uncovering California's Environmental Collections: A Collaborative Approach

This California Digital Library (CDL) project will uncover 33 hidden collections at institutions across California related to the state's environment and environmental history. The collections were selected and assembled for their unique and diver...

California State University Chico; California State University Fresno; Humboldt State University; UC Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, and Riverside; University of Southern California

Major Railroad Archival Collections

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to be cataloged are: Union Pacific Railroad Collection: Relates to all aspects of the Union Pacific Railroad Company and its bus...

Nebraska State Historical Society

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

The goal of this proposal is to catalog 1300 linear feet (lf) and 200 cubic feet (cf) of archival materials and special collections that document the early history of science at Yale and in North America. The Peabody Museum holdings include the f...

Mapas historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps

Mapas historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps

The Mapas hist�_ricos de Nuevo M�xico = Historic New Mexico Maps cataloging project will make one of the most important collections of the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library accessible to a wide range of researchers, historians, students and th...

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

The cataloged portions of the collection (not the portion being considered for this grant) are in OCLC WorldCat with TAMU's institutional holdings attached, and in the TAMU Library's online catalog, LibCat: https://libcat.tamu.edu/

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home: Mapping Brooklyn's Twentieth-Century Urban Identity

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home includes maps and archival materials that document Brooklyn's development from an independent city in the 19th century, through its consolidation with New York City, into one the largest and most diverse urban c...

Martha's Vineyard Archives Project

Situated on a busy coastal seaway, Martha’s Vineyard has played an important part in American and world history since the 1600s. The Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s (MVM) archival collections reflect the strong connections between the Island and the wo...

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...

Cataloging Hidden Collections: San Diego Museum of Man’s Archaeology, Archival and Photographic Collections

SDMoM will catalog: More than 7,000 archaeology records from the Malcolm J. Rogers and the Emma Lou Davis Collections. Rogers (1890-1960) was a pioneering archaeologist, who served on SDMoM’s staff from 1929-1945 and again in the 1950s un...

Post-War Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex

Post-War Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex

Over the past 50 years the DFW Metroplex has experienced explosive growth. Collections included in this proposal relate to urban planning, politics, industry, industrial education and major infrastructure projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlingto...

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Among the top East Asian collections in North America, UW & UBC hold a wealth of hidden Chinese collections including pre-modern classical texts & source materials from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) through the early years of the People’s Rep...

University of British Columbia Libraries

Cataloging the Birmingham Public Library's Historic Map and Print Collection

BPL’s Map Collection is comprised of 4,000 maps ranging from 1540 to the present. Use of the map collection has been severely limited because it is inaccessible. Of the 4,000 items in the collection, none has been cataloged. Descriptions and paper...

Unveiling the 'Ephemeral' History within World's Fair Collections

The collective breadth and depth of the combined world's fair collections at the Wolfsonian-Florida International University, California State University, Fresno and the Hagley Museum and Library is far greater than the sum of its parts. In aggre...

Harlem Development Collection/Harlem's Changing Streetscapes

Papers of community organizations, institutions and government agencies that relate to Harlem and its architectural history. Organizational and government records include reports and studies commissioned by state agencies and nonprofits (153); su...

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...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Collections at Brandeis University

Six collections related to the Holocaust and Jewish and radical resistance to persecution before and during World War II: 1. Helmut Hirsch Collection (c. 1916-1992): Personal papers of a German Jewish youth executed by the Nazis for his involveme...

Mapas historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps

The Mapas hist�_ricos de Nuevo M�xico = Historic New Mexico Maps project will make an important regional collection of southwest history accessible to a wide range of researchers, historians, students and the general public. The map collection of ...

Liberté, égalité, Fraternité: Chronicling the French Second Republic

The French newspapers were collected by William Wilberforce Mann, a New York attorney who lived in Paris from 1848-1855. The French newspapers are from 1848-1852, published upon the repeal of the laws that restrained freedom of the press. The coll...

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 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...

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...

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home: Mapping Brooklyn’s 20th Century Urban Identity

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home: Mapping Brooklyn��s 20th-Century Urban Identity comprises maps covering the period from 1898, when the City of Brooklyn became a borough through consolidation with New York City, to 1999. By tracking the physical...

Memphis Coalition for Cultural Heritage Cataloging Project

Overall focus is the Mid-South, esp. race relations in Memphis, this Delta region��s "capital." Period is Civil War through Civil Rights era. Specific Collections include - Rhodes: Brownsville KKK, 1960s���1970s; Shelby Foote (personal documents/m...

Preserving the American Spirit: Uncovering Personal Collections of World War II

From the Museum��s opening in 2000 until a full-time curatorial staff was hired in 2008, the Collections Department was understaffed and unable to properly process a rapidly growing archive. To circumvent a backlog, new acquisitions were processed...

Discovering Florida in Maps: A Partnership to Catalog the State's Historic Cartography

This project��s focus is historic cartographic collections of Florida held in Special Collections of four major institutions: University of Florida (UF); University of Miami (UM); History Miami/Historical Museum of Southern Florida (HM); and Flori...

Middle Mississippi River Valley Environmental Archives Processing Project

Government agencies administer environmental laws and regulations, and businesses, communities, while organizations and individuals seek to balance environmental issues and other needs and concerns. Organizations and groups that face this challeng...

Popular Cartography, 1800-1920: Maps in Illustrated Magazines, Travel Guidebooks and School Geographies

The Newberry will catalog maps and geographical views produced within three spheres of 19th- and early 20th-century popular culture: journalism, tourism and education. 1. Maps in illustrated magazines (11,000): L��Illustration, The Illustrated ...

The Great Hunger Document Collection

The collection proposed for this project, known as The Great Hunger Document Collection, is housed in the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University. The collection is part of the documentary component of Ireland��s Great Hunger Muse...

Archives and Resource Center at the National Snow and Ice Data Center/ Our Melting Past: Accessing the Hidden History of Climate Change

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...