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Jewish Heritage Collection

Jewish Heritage Collection

The College of Charleston's commitment to building a Jewish archives signals its dedication to a broadened view of history and a program of addressing underserved constituencies. The Jewish Heritage Collection is the largest and fastest growing ar...

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

The UCMP archives provide the paleontologic, geologic, historical, legal, and sociological context for the several million fossil specimens that comprise our unparalleled collections. They also document the lives of prominent western pioneers, su...

Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society

Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society

In 1978, the library and map collection of the American Geographical Society (AGSL) was transferred from New York City to UW-Milwaukee. The archival collections dating back to the Society’s founding in 1851, however, remained in New York until Fe...

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology: Increasing  Integration and Accessibility for Interdisciplinary Research

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology: Increasing Integration and Accessibility for Interdisciplinary Research

The MVZ archives provide the historical, ecological, legal, and sociological context for the vertebrate specimens that comprise our unique collections. They document the expeditions, research, and views of prominent western pioneers, evolutionary ...

Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

The Architecture and Design Collection comprehensively and uniquely documents the history of the built environment of Southern California. The project will address 240 uncatalogued archives. These are the papers of individuals-- architects, landsc...

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Scientific expeditions and field work are the foundation for resource gathering by natural science museums worldwide; artifacts and specimens collected by AMNH researchers in the field, form the core of AMNH scientific research collections. The L...

Stephen Jay Gould Collection: Preservation and Access

The Stephen Jay Gould Collection was a gift to the Stanford University Libraries' (SUL) Department of Special Collections by Rhonda Shearer in December 2006. The collection documents Gould's work on evolutionary biology, paleontology, and the hist...

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...

Improving Access to one of the World's Largest Collections of Plant Rust Fungi

Purdue University’s Arthur Herbarium is home of one of the world’s largest and most studied collections of plant rust fungi. Its 110,000 specimens, from throughout the world, comprise the diseased part of plants, identified and stored in archival...

New England Archaeology Collection at the Department of Anthropology, UMass Amherst

UMass is the preeminent institution for the archaeology of New England, and our collections reflect that status. The Department of Anthropology’s New England Archaeological Collection consists of approximately 50,000 catalog entries representing 6...

The Mertle Collection: Where Photography Meets the Printing Press

The Mertle Collection provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of photomechanics, the processes and production methods that not only revolutionized printing but, more importantly, brought the visual world onto the printed page. It inclu...

Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL)

The Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL) is an established library in the Scarritt-Bennett Center that is approximately 1,500 square feet in facility size, and contains approximately 64,500 items in all formats. It also posses...

Denver Botanic Gardens Herbaria and Special Collections

The Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium: Contains approximately 48,000 vascular plant specimens. Many unprocessed, backlogged specimens are waiting to be entered into the collection. Further, we annually add 700 to 1,000 new specimens to the collection th...

An Infinite Diversity of Mind and Character: Uncovering the Transformation of American Education at 19th-Century Harvard

Studied as a group, the 53 collections of personal papers of Harvard faculty document the 19th-century transformation of Harvard���and American universities in general���from a regional seminary into a modern research university, providing a new m...

Discovering the Johns Hopkins Public Health Collections: A Major Resource for Research, Teaching, and Policy-making

This project is to catalog institutional records, image collections, material culture holdings and personal paper collections of 20 individuals related to Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the oldest and largest graduate ...

Socialites, Sisters, and Students: Cataloging Cabrini's Rich History

The Cabrini College Special Collections contains four sets of distinct materials: 1. Records and photographs relating the history of Woodcrest estate are held in the College Archives. Established by the James W. Paul family in 1902 and the famil...

Ancient Ohio Valley - The Grand Medicine Society

The Ohio River Valley Heritage Collection contains numerous research volumes, including thousands of artistic renderings of objects which subsequently were lost or destroyed, and archeological artifacts of the early inhabitants of the Ohio Valley ...

Rosalie Edge-Maurice Broun-Hawk Mountain Archives

Original manuscripts, letters, color slides, audio recordings, video recordings, some 3-diminsional objects such as pottery shards, maps, drawings, concept papers, charters, licenses, land titles all stemming from our founder, Rosalie Edge, and o...

Unearthing the Historic Geology Library and Archives Resources at the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T

The library and archives resources of the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T, reflect over 125 years of institutional and regional history in mining, mineralogy and paleontology. Recently these collections were moved into a new, dedicated repository ...

Hidden Treasures in Whaling Logs: Cataloging Separations and "Inclusions"

The New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library and Archives holds 2300 individual volumes of whaling logbooks and journals dating from the mid-1700s to 1925. These are the combined collection of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society/New Bedford Wh...

Documenting the Hidden Heritage of Maine's Coastal Fisheries

This project will catalog Maine fishery and fishing community materials hidden in small historical societies and museums in northern New England. Fishing first attracted settlers to the Gulf of Maine. After overfishing depleted cod stocks n...

Discovery and Cataloging of Hidden Archives of the Essig Museum of Entomology

The Essig Museum (EMEC) at UC Berkeley is among the top three largest University arthropod collections in the US, with specimens dating to the 1890s. UCB faculty pioneered the field of Medical Entomology, with documents, images, and specimens dati...

Digitization of an Important Family of Crop Plants (Fabaceae) in the United States National Herbarium

The subjects of this digitization project are plant specimens that are pressed, mounted, and maintained in the National Museum of Natural History as part of our mission to document and study plant life on our planet. Specimens have been collected...

Plants from the Past: Herbarium Collections of Curtis Gates Lloyd (1859-1926) and E. Lucy Braun (1889-1971)

The plant specimens of Curtis Gates Lloyd and E. Lucy Braun at the Margaret H. Fulford Herbarium at the University of Cincinnati (CINC) are noteworthy in that they represent invaluable collections of both biological and historical relevance. Curti...

Digitization of an Important Family of Crop Plants (Fabaceae) in the United States National Herbarium

The subjects of this digitization project are plant specimens that are pressed, mounted, and maintained in the National Museum of Natural History as part of our mission to document and study plant life on our planet. Specimens have been collected ...