Discovered 12 Entries

David C. Driskell Archive Project

Prof. David C. Driskell, among the most well-known scholars in the field of African American art, amassed a large collection of personal papers during the last six decades. The unique Driskell Archive includes approximately 50,000 objects from all...

The Alexis Carrel Collection: materials of the French physician and philosopher Alexis Carrel, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1912

The Alexis Carrel Collection at Georgetown is the world’s most extensive and important body of materials relating to the entire career of the Nobel laureate, medical researcher, and public health theorist. Included are Carrel’s research files, lab...

The Roman Vishniac Project

In 1935, Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), a Russian Jewish expatriate working as a biologist and photomicroscoper in Berlin, was commissioned by the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to photograph impoverished Jewish communities throughout Central and...

The Roman Vishniac Project

In 1935, Roman Vishniac, a Russian Jewish expatriate living in Berlin and working as a biologist and photomicroscoper, was commissioned by the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to photograph and raise awareness of impoverished Jewish commu...

Cataloging A Unique Audiovisual Collection from The Wende Museum

East German Collection: 1) Films 6,500 films: 16mm, 8mm, super 8mm, and filmstrips, with very few duplicate titles. The majority of the movies are documentary and educational films. Home movies constitute about 15% of the collection. ...

Digitizing the New York Quilt Project: making the archival documentation of more than 6,000 quilts made in New York before 1940 accessible and searchable in The Quilt Index, an international quilt digital repository.

In 1988 the museum embarked on an ambitious and historic project--to document all quilts in New York made before 1940. The results of the New York Quilt Project were astounding. More than 6,000 quilts were documented over forty-five ‰ÛÏQuilt Days‰...

Michigan State University

Digitization of the Caribbean Archaeological Archives of the Yale Peabody Museum

The Caribbean archaeological archives of the Yale Peabody Museum are the result of the pioneering research of Irving (Ben) Rouse. The Rouse archives have been cataloged under 11 series and presented as a finding aid (http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa...

The Harrison Forman Slide Collection: Creating Digital Access to a Hidden Collection of Mid- Century Color Photography from Around the World

Harrison Forman was a prominent photojournalist, whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Times of London, Life, Look, Collier’s, Harpers, and Readers’ Digest. Described as an "anthropologist with his camera", Forman photographed pe...

The Harrison Forman Slide Collection: Creating Digital Access to a Hidden Collection of Mid-Century Color Photography from Around the World

Harrison Forman was a prominent photojournalist, whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Times of London, Life, Look, Collier’s, Harpers, and Readers’ Digest. Described as an "anthropologist with his camera", Forman photographed pe...

The Middle East Institute Library Visual Archives Project

The MEI Library Visual Archives Project will be a two-year undertaking to digitize three image collections currently held by the MEI Library. These collections include images of 16 Middle Eastern countries, depicting the region during the period b...

A Pilot Project of the Society of Architectural Historians to Digitize, Share and House At Risk 35mm Slide Collections of Architectural Historians and Built Environment Professionals for Scholarly Research, Teaching and Public Access

The materials nominated are representative selections (6,000 -10,000 each) from 35 mm slide collections of six highly accomplished and respected professionals working in the built environment: architectural historians, a photographer and an interi...

Digitizing and Cataloging the Student Work Collection of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive at The Cooper Union

The Cooper Union’s Student Work Collection of the Architecture Archive is unique among schools of architecture. To our knowledge, few architecture schools possess such an extensive archive of their pedagogies over such a lengthy period of time. ...