Discovered 72 Entries

UMN Libraries/Umbra African American Digital Collection (UMN AADC): Digitizing African American Archival Materials Across University of Minnesota Collections (Social Welfare History, YMCA Archives, Children's Literature Research Collections, Performing Arts, Literary, Tretter GLBT, University Archives, James Ford Bell Library, and more).

The Umbra AADC gives voice to some of the many silences of American history, creating counter- and new narratives that support scholarship across numerous disciplines and fields. For each collection included here (drawn from all UMN's collecting a...

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project

Materials to be digitized include bound notebooks, loose field notes, unpublished manuscripts, collections of correspondence, and photographs and photo albums related to the last 200 years of scientific expeditions carried out by staff employed by...

Missouri Botanical Garden Peter H. Raven Library

Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

These eight collections provide robust documentation of ornithology activities in Iowa over the last century in a variety of formats. At the core of the nominated set of collections are the records of the Iowa Ornithologists' Union (IOU). The IOU ...

The Digital Archive of Executions in the United States, 1608-2002: Digitization and Access to the M. Watt Espy Papers

An October 21, 1987 The New York Times article described M. Watt Espy, Jr. as "America's foremost death penalty historian'' widely known for his unique collection of files on capital punishment. Espy devoted nearly four decades of research to doc...

Beneath the Surface and Cast in Steel: Forging the American Industrial Union Movement Digital Project

The Penn State University Libraries' Special Collections proposes to digitize selected labor archive records, personal papers, photographs, graphic artwork, and artifact materials documenting the historical nexus of the United Mine Workers of Amer...

Women of Design: Revealing Women's Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment

For over thirty years, Virginia Tech has documented the work of more than 400 women in architecture and design. This effort, known as the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA), represents a joint partnership between Virginia Tech's...

Digitizing Southern California Water Resources: A proposal to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources' Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program

Thirty one archival collections from the seven partner institutions are targeted to be digitized under this grant. These collections originate from a variety of sources, such as federal, state and local governments, water companies, local agencies...

Pomona College (CA) (grant administrator)

The World's First National Park: Sharing the Heritage of Yellowstone

McCracken Research Library (MRL) Yellowstone-related materials in MRL have been purchased or received as gifts over many decades. Donors include local residents of Cody, Wyoming, as well as connoisseurs with a passion for the park. Outstandin...

Yellowstone Heritage and Research Center

Expanding the Technicolor Online Research Archive

The Technicolor Online Research Archive currently holds 40,000 digitized documents from the George Eastman Museum. This project will expand the archive to hold digital images of documents, photographs, and technology dating from 1913 to 2000, incl...

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science’s Margaret Herrick Library

Hamlets, Houses, and Highways: Digitizing the Built Environment

The Kentucky Heritage Council’s Kentucky Historic Resources Inventory (KHRI) includes surveys of all known historic buildings, structures, and sites in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the earliest dating back to Kentucky’s prehistory. The KHRI d...

Preserving An American Treasure: The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association's Early Records & Archives from 1852 to 1951 * For a short name, this collection will be referred to hereafter as the Early Records.

Our Early Records project documents MVLA's inception and evolution. This collection consists of approximately 7,000 items including manuscripts, financial and administrative records, printed material, bound volumes, and photographs. The provena...

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Visibility for Disability: Documenting the history of disability in America and the growth of the disability rights movement

The sixteen collections comprising the Visibility for Disability project provide both a long-term context for understanding the experience of disability in America and a closely focused perspective on the rise of the modern disability rights movem...

"Now is the Time for All Jewish Women to Rally”: Organizing for Social Change in the 20th Century

“The life and faith of human beings are at stake,” Cecilia Razovsky wrote on behalf of the National Council of Jewish Women in 1935.* She and other Jewish women activists represented in this project responded to refugee crises, abuses of immig...

Indiana Historical Land Survey Records

The Land Record, field notes and plats, are nominated for digitization The field notes are a surveyor's written description of the land and the measurements that define the Public Land Survey System (PLSS). The plat maps were the surveyor's graph...

Indiana Geographic Information Council, Inc.

Preserving Father Volk's Vision for the Education of Women in Western Kentucky: Digitizing the History of Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Junior College

The collections related to the Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Junior College document the efforts of the Mount Saint Joseph Ursulines to provide an excellent education for women and girls in rural western Kentucky during the late nineteenth and tw...

Do No Harm: Digitizing the History of Lead Toxicity and Exposure through the Drs. Robert A. Kehoe and Wilhelm Hueper Papers

This collection includes over 110 boxes consisting of research conducted by Robert A. Kehoe in conjunction with the Kettering Laboratory. The majority of the Kehoe collection was submitted to an earlier incarnation of the Henry R. Winkler Center a...

National Library of Medicine History of Medicine Division

Archives of the Network of Religious Communities

The NRC collection consists of business records (meeting minutes, correspondence, event records and publications) of the NRC and its predecessor organizations ( e.g. Buffalo Area Council of Churches and Buffalo Area Metropolitan Ministries). Thes...

Interpreting Detroit's Turbulent Past: The Jerome P. Cavanagh Digitization Project

In 1961, Jerome P. Cavanagh won an upset victory over incumbent Louis C. Miriani, becoming Mayor of Detroit, Michigan, and at age 33, one of the country's youngest big-city mayors. Cavanagh was nationally recognized as an outstanding urban leader,...

Don't Take it to the Grave: Digitizing the 19th-Century Burial Files of New York City's Green-Wood Cemetery

GWHF’s Burial Files consist of two interrelated collections: the Burial Orders and the Chronological Burial Registry. The Burial Orders are the cemetery’s primary repository for the required documentation of a burial, plus pertinent letters, ...

Accessing Minor White: Connecting Collections from Princeton to Portland

Minor White’s work in Portland (1938-1942) documented the city’s historic business district, bustling waterfront, actors, and nearby wilderness – photographs that fundamentally shaped the rest of his artistic career. In 1942, when the Works ...

Oregon Historical Society

Boston Lives Matter: Freedom House and Black Activism, 1949-2004

Freedom House was founded by Muriel and Otto Snowden in 1949 to centralize the African-American community’s involvement in the fight for neighborhood improvement, good schools, and harmony among racial, ethnic, and religious groups in Boston. Fo...

Digitizing Social Justice: Advancing Knowledge of the American 20th Century Catholic Social Action Movement

The John A. Ryan Papers were donated to The Catholic University of America by the Social Action Department of the National Catholic Welfare Conference and Lawrence Ryan in 1949 and 1950. The Catholic Interracial Council of New York donated its rec...

Catholic University of America (CUA)

John Michael Kohler Arts Center: Digitized Art Environment Collections and Study Materials

Phase 1 will digitize photographs and 360° views of the entire collection of art environments, comprising 11,281 mixed media works by 34 artists including 2,183 works by Mary Nohl (1914-2001), 545 by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein (1910-1983), 285 by E...

Archives and Artifacts: Uniting Liberian Scholarly Collections from Indiana University Libraries and Mathers Museum of World Cultures

“Expressive culture” is the central theme that unifies the archival and artifactual materials to be digitized. The documents and photographs were created by Warren d’Azevedo, Kathleen d’Azevedo, Bai T. Moore, and William Siegmann, importan...

The Hazelden Pittman Archives

The Hazelden Pittman Archives is a collection of historical alcoholism literature and artifacts located at Hazelden's main campus in Center City, Minnesota. Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation hopes to digitize the entire Pittman Archive collection wh...

Documenting Service with Fighting Men:Creating Online Access to World War I-Related Materials of the Kautz Family YMCA Archives

As one of the nation’s largest and oldest social welfare institutions, the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) is a dynamic organization that has worked to improve communities around the globe for 165 years. One institution that has long ...

Changing the Face of Medicine: Women at the National Institutes of Health

Donated to the NLM by her husband, Bernadine Healy’s collection includes speeches, subject files, Congressional testimony, clippings, videotapes, and administrative files. At NIH Healy oversaw the development of a genetics laboratory, the Instit...

Digitizing Western Botanists and Beyond: Completing the Online Archives and Botanical Specimens of John and Sara Plummer Lemmon, Civil War Veteran, Women's Rights Activist, and noted Pioneer Botanists.

John Gill Lemmon was a pioneer in western American botany who fought in the Civil War and was incarcerated in Andersonville Prison. He became interested in plants after moving to California to recuperate and write about his war experience. He disc...

Calculating Women: Counting Women's Impact in the Exact and Natural Sciences in a Collaborative Project to Digitize Archival Materials from Harvard University, the Maria Mitchell Association, Smith, Mount Holyoke, Wellesley, Vassar, and Bryn Mawr Colleges and Tuskegee University.

The collections proposed for digitization include correspondence, speeches, personal diaries, professional papers, calendars, glass plates, photographs, specimens, and log books containing scientific data. The materials document the personal and p...

Maria Mitchell Association

Digitizing the Black Academy of Arts and Letters Records

Founded in 1977, The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL) has grown into the premier outlet for African-American visual and performing arts in Dallas, TX. Throughout its history, TBAAL has showcased some of the biggest names in black theater,...

Digitization of the Records of the Construction and Furnishing of 1 East 70th Street, businessman and art collector Henry Clay Frick's New York City mansion, 1907-1920. This building is now the home of The Frick Collection.

The records to be digitized come from two archival collections in The Frick Collection archives. The larger series, the 1 East 70th Street Papers, 1907-1931, is part of a large manuscript gift from the Helen Clay Frick Foundation (c. 1200 linear ...

Archiving the Chinese in California: Digitizing the ethnographic collections of the Chinese Historical Museum of America and San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

CHSA nominates two important collections for this digitization project, the William Hoy Collection and the Thomas W. Chinn Collection. Both collections were donated to the CHSA in 2000 and 2001 respectively. Chinn, one of the four founders of CHSA...

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum