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Digitizing the Archives of Texas Paleontology

The paleontological collections of VPL focus on the history of vertebrates in Texas and adjacent regions; broader studies are also conducted to establish a national and global context for Texas vertebrate history. The 554 cf of archival materials...

Bringing Vaudeville into the Limelight: A Digital Representation of the Vaudeville Era from Institutions Coast to Coast

While our collections are diverse in both origin and materials, a commonality is that they have been rescued from uncertainty and thoughtfully preserved by lovers of Vaudeville. The registries at Emerson College came into the college’s possessi...

University of Iowa

Digitization of the Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum Collection

Binghamton University is planning to digitize materials from the Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Collection which contains a wide range of materials pertaining to politics of cultures, namely Kurdish and Middle Eastern. Subject areas represented i...

Foundations of Dance Research: Digitizing for Access (Foundations)

Five of the included collections document the life and work of Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, seminal figures in the development of distinctly American dance practices. Their Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts (established 1915) became an...

Dance Heritage Coalition (DHC)

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. F...

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New England to the Near East: Missionary Collections of Amherst and Mount Holyoke Colleges

Amherst College was established in 1821 with the aim of “educating for the gospel ministry young men in indigent circumstances, but of hopeful piety and promising talents.” By the end of the nineteenth century, hundreds of Amherst College miss...

Amherst College

"Digitizing Western Botanists and Beyond: Completing the Online Archives of John and Sara Plummer Lemmon, Civil War Veteran, Women's Rights Activist, and Noted Amateur Western Botanists."

John Gill Lemmon was a Michigan schoolteacher who fought in the Civil War and was incarcerated in Andersonville Prison. He moved to California to recuperate and write about his war experience and became interested in botany. He discovered more tha...

Taylor's World: Digitizing the Frederick W. Taylor Collection

The materials nominated for digitization are the correspondence, photographs and graphics from the Frederick W. Taylor collection. The bulk of the collection is his letters of correspondence with others, which includes individuals such as Upton Si...

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...

Wellesley College

Digitizing the Archives of Texas Paleontology

The paleontological collections of VPL focus on the history of vertebrates in Texas and adjacent regions; broader studies are also conducted to establish a national and global context for Texas vertebrate history. The 554 cf of archival materials ...

Digitizing Social Justice: Advancing Knowledge of the American 20th Century Catholic Social Action Movement through Access to Correspondence, Oral Histories, and Publications of Dorothy Day, Ade Bethune, Fr. John Ryan, Fr. Paul Hanley Furfey, and Catholic Interracial Councils of New York, Washington, D.C., and the Twin Cities

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...

The Catholic University of America (CUA)

Digitizing Southern California Water Resources 19th-20th Centuries: A proposal to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources' Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program

More than 60 archival collections from the seven partner institutions are targeted to be digitized under this grant. These collections originated from a variety of sources, such as federal, state and local governments, water companies, local agen...

Claremont Colleges Library

San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation Archives Project

The archives of the SFTJF center around the Turk Murphy Collection with smaller sub-collections of band leaders, Lu Watters, Clancy Hayes, Wally Rose, Bob Helm, Bob Scobey, Charlie Sonnastine, and Hal Smith, which were collected from the musicians...

San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation

Behind the Carnegie International: Uncovering 95 Years of Exhibition History

CMOA established the Carnegie International in 1896. It is the oldest international contemporary art survey exhibition in the US and the second oldest in the world, after the Venice Biennale (est. 1895). Andrew Carnegie launched the very first exh...

The Marian Anderson Papers: A Life in Sound

In choosing the five series for digitization, the Curators have selected materials of high research value which build on previous Penn Libraries Marian Anderson digital initiatives, like the digitization of the 4,464 Anderson Photographs (Ms. Coll...

40 Years of Book Arts: The Archives of the Center for Book Arts

The Archives Collection of the Center for Book Arts includes records, publications, and ephemera that document the history of our programmatic and administrative operations including exhibitions, classes, and events. The Center was the first insti...

Digitization of the records of the Macbeth Gallery, 1838‒1968, the first art gallery in the United States dedicated to the promotion of American art, comprising 132.2 linear feet of correspondence, account books and other financial and inventory records, photographs, printed material, scrapbooks, and reference files.

The records of Macbeth Gallery measure 132.2 linear feet and comprehensively document founder William Macbeth’s initial intention in 1892 to open a gallery “for the permanent exhibition and sale of American pictures” and the following sixty ...

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

The IULC archival and photographic materials were created by Warren d’Azevedo, Kathleen d’Azevedo, Bai T. Moore, and William Siegmann, important figures in Liberian studies during the second half of the 20th century. Warren d’Azevedo was an ...

Hopewell Legacies: Unearthing Excavation Records from the Ceremonial Mounds of the Ohio Hopewell

The proposed project will digitize and expose archival materials from three major excavations (notes, maps, photographs, unpublished reports, etc.) at the Hopewell Mound Group and the Mound City Group in what is today the Hopewell Culture National...

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Digitizing over 100 Years of North American Art, History, and Cultures: The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum's Dickinson Research Center's Manuscript and Audio Digitization Project for the Arthur and Shifra Silberman Native American Archival Collection and the James Earle Fraser and Laura Gardin Fraser Papers

In 1975, Arthur Silberman and his wife, Shifra, founded the Native American Painting Reference Library. Arthur was the Director, and Shifra served as research consultant and assistant on all the Library's projects. Their goals for the Library we...

Un-Boxing Hidden HBCU Collections: Revealing the Historical Legacies of HBCUs

The combined collections represent the unique stories of the development and evolution of HBCUs dating back to the early 1800s. Topics covered in these collections include the following: (1) Papers of prominent HBCU Presidents, faculty and alumni ...

Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library, Georgia

The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond: Highlighting the Struggle for Civil Rights and the New Cultural Aesthetic it Helped Create through the Digitization of the papers of Alain Locke, Arthur B. Spingarn, Joel Spingarn, and Georgia Douglas Johnson.

Alain Locke (1885-1954) was a philosopher, professor, and author. The papers include correspondence, writings, photographs and ephemera reflecting his involvement in a wide range of cultural, literary, educational, and civic activities. Some not...

Shark Lady: The Collection of Ichthyologist Dr. Eugenie Clark

Materials nominated for digitization include 85 field journals and dive logs as well as approximately 4000 slides, 6 photo albums, 10 specimens, and 26 films. These total approximately 8000 pages of written materials and 450 pages of mounted phot...

William Henry Seward Papers

WHSP contains over 150,000 items on Seward’s life, family, career. This collection of record was given by Seward's grandson between 1945-1951. Augmented by 1987 gifts from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation, WHSP continues to grow through endowment-...

Internet Archive

Scopes Trial Online Archives: The Scopes Trial and its Cultural Context

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

Digitizing SFAI's Hidden Archives

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) archives contain a wealth of primary source material pertaining to art, culture, and American arts education in the 19th through the 21st centuries. The archival collection includes manuscripts, account books...

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"To uplift his morals and save his soul”: Digitizing the Records of the American Seamen's Friend Society, 1828-1975.

The archives of the American Seamen’s Friend Society were deposited at Mystic Seaport in 1976 when the Society was dissolved after 148 years in existence. The papers contain the records of the human side of the merchant marine, and the story of ...

Religion and Spirituality in the Chicano Movement: Las Hermanas & P.A.D.R.E.S. Collection (1971-1994)

The Las Hermanas-P.A.D.R.E.S. (Padres Asociados por Derechos Educativos y Sociales) Collection was donated to the Center for Mexican American Studies in the early 1990s by the national leadership team of Las Hermanas and in 2012 by the founder of ...

Digitizing Against the Grain: Making Jewish Women's History Discoverable

The materials nominated for digitization as part of this project reflect notable individuals, communities, organizations and events. They span the 18th through the 21st centuries and are of American and European origin. Library titles include ...

James G. Swan, 19th Century Renaissance Man in the Pacific Northwest: Papers, Journals, and Correspondence from 1833 - 1909

The collections of James Swan papers at UW, UBC, and MOHAI consist of diaries, correspondence, personal and professional records and publications, family genealogies, and other documents. Swan lead a colorful and varied life as a lawyer, amateur a...

University of British Columbia (UBC)

Tracking the Past: Unearthing America's Hidden Trolley Legacy through Digitized Images and Text

<b>O.R. Cummings Maine Electric Railways Collection</b> This photograph collection supported the research of O.R. Cummings, an historian of street railways who authored more than 60 books. Cummings gifted the collection to NEERHS in 2009. The...

New England Electric Railway Historical Society

Digitizing the Archival Collection of Ernest Holmes and New Thought History for Worldwide Distribution and Accessibility

The majority of the materials nominated for digitization originated from the manuscripts and publications of Ernest Holmes, founder of Science of Mind. His writing began in the early part of the 20th Century. His first major publication, the Sci...