Discovered 452 Entries

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...

Increasing the Impact: Revealing Hidden Collections and Expanding Consortial Processing in Philadelphia-area Institutions

This consortial project, encompassing 98 collections totaling more than 2,900 linear feet held in 18 area repositories, builds on earlier work that laid the foundation for a regional approach to managing and providing access to historical collecti...

The Forgotten Modern: USC’s Hidden Mid-Century Architecture Collections

USC��s archives provide extensive information about architects whose contributions to mid-century design are just beginning to be more fully recognized. The collections document historically significant residential, commercial, and landscape proje...

Working Waterfronts: Labor Collections Documenting Maritime Workers of the Pacific Coast and the Pacific Rim

The thirty-four hidden collections in this proposal are part of LAWS, a collaborative project between the labor community and the University. Its 200-plus collections have attracted the intense interest of scholars from around the country. Maritim...

Documenting Civil Rights and Civic Activism: the Papers of Margaret Bush Wilson

The Margaret Bush Wilson Papers document many significant events and movements of 20th-century America, offering a unique view of local and national history. A pioneer for African Americans and for women, Margaret Bush Wilson (1919-2009) led a dis...

Unearthing Wonderland: Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

The Yellowstone National Park Archives documents the history and science of the world��s first national park, now a United Nations Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site. The manuscripts, photos, maps, films, oral histories, administrative reco...

The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive Fellowship

The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive at the BMA is currently composed of the following collections: The Buten Museum of Wedgwood Institutional Archive (approx. 35 boxes); Elizabeth Chellis Papers (35 boxes); Dwight and Lucille Beeson Papers (6...

The Foundation of the Scouting Movement: The Baden-Powell Papers

The Baden-Powell Scouting Papers were donated to Boston University (BU) and contain important correspondence from the founder of the Boy Scouts and leader of the Scouting movement, Lord Robert S.S. Baden-Powell, as well as his wife, Lady Olave Bad...

Hidden Collections of the Brooklyn Museum: Making Auction Catalogs Accessible for Research

Auction catalogs are vital for research within the art community and in other disciplines such as anthropology, archaeology, history, economics and the study of the art market. However, auction catalogs are a challenge both in terms of knowledge o...

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...

Exposing Exposition: The Artistic Vanguard from California Institute of the Arts

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is an educational leader at the artistic vanguard of experimental visual and performing arts. This project will make known significant materials documenting the cultural dissemination of new expression fr...

Immigration, Migration, and Assimilation in the 20th Century American West: An Oral History Collection at California State University, Northridge

These oral histories chronicle immigrant and migrant experiences from the perspectives of Asian, European, Latino, Jewish, and African-American individuals. Most relocated to and worked in the western United States. Their narratives are first-hand...

MedChi (Maryland State Medical Society) historical collections

The archival documents contain institutional records dating back to the late 1700s. It provides an overview of the social, cultural and professional growth of an American medical society and a window onto the state of medicine and public health ov...

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 ...

Unveiling the Clyfford Still Museum Archive

The Clyfford Still Museum Archives (CSMA) represents the complete, intact archival materials contained with the Clyfford Still Estate, which, along with 2,400 Still artworks, was transferred from the estate to the Clyfford Still Museum (CSM)...

Black Gold: Uncovering Florida's African-American Archival Treasures

The sixteen collections in the Black Gold cataloging project relate to civil rights, religion, presidential influence at HBCUs, Black college football, the Black Press, African Americans in business, science and technology, and HBCU band culture. ...

Maternal and Child Health Archives: Past Leaders and Program Legacies

The materials proposed for this project ��� personal archives of leaders in the field of maternal and child health (MCH) and reports from states on children��s health ��� are housed within the MCH Library at Georgetown University but are kep...

Goddard College Archives

The Goddard College archives document the college's rich 150 year history, first as a Universalist Seminary, then as an icon of progressive postsecondary and adult education. This project will make available a wealth of primary documentation...

The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

The David Sarnoff Collection, approximately 2,800 linear feet covering the years between 1912 and 1986, is the most significant collection on the 20th-century rise of American commercial broadcasting, telecommunications, and military and civ...

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...

Richard D. Lamm, MSS 1210

The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, draft and final speeches, subject content research files, manuscript drafts for publication of articles and books, photographs, sound and video recordings, memorabilia, journal and news...

Ken-Way United Photographs Collection

The Ken-Way United Photographs Collection contains photographic prints and negatives that document the history of nationally known companies, famous celebrities and politicians and Midwestern culture from the late 1890��s to the 1990��s in the cen...

Connecting Charlotte's Black History Collections

Connecting Charlotte's Black History Collections cover materials from 1920s to 2003. The materials in the proposed collections represent the history of African Americans in North Carolina, with a concentration of Charlotte��s Black history. The co...

General Daniel Butterfield Civil War Collection

The Julia L. Butterfield Library��s Gen. Daniel Butterfield��s Civil War archives provide a unique insight into the American Civil War. The more than 1200 documents (consisting of 12,500 distinct pages of information) include rare correspondence r...

Modern Poetry Collection - Manuscript Holdings Cataloging Project

The Modern Poetry Collection consists of a holding of manuscript materials that date roughly from 1910s to 2010s and that document the literary production and careers of poets in the Greater Monadnock Region (of New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachu...

Revealing a World of Work: Labor and Management Collections at Cornell University's Kheel Center

The Kheel Center��s hidden collections document the American workplace in the 20th century, including the history of organized labor, management theory and practice, and industrial relations. They include, but are not limited to, records of import...

Bridge and Building Forensics: Civil Engineering Archives at Lehigh University

The 20th century saw many advancements in civil engineering technology. Through this project, Lehigh will catalog the personal and corporate papers of prominent civil engineers and influential societies from this period, including those of Blair B...

Maxwell Museum Document Archive

The archive holds over 787 linear ft. of documentation on anthropological research (~700 ft. of archaeological and ~87 ft. of ethnological documentation). It also contains 40 flat file drawers with oversize archaeological maps and drawings. The ar...

Marvin Chauncey Ross Papers

Most of the material in the collection focuses on Byzantine, medieval, and Russian objects���metalwork, ceramics, glyptics, jewelry, enamels, mosaics, and paintings, sculpture, and drawings. The correspondence comes from museum curators and ...

Race, Education and Politics: Two Archival Collections

In the 1980s, St. Louis produced a plan, hailed as a model, to desegregate majority African-American schools. A product of the Voluntary Inter-district Coordinating Council (VICC), the plan created a system of magnet schools in the City and provi...

Describing the Broun Collection

The Maurice Broun collection (1906-1979), noted ornithologist, conservationist, and author, and first curator at Hawk Mountain, a sanctuary that is on the National Historic Register of Historic Places, from its founding as a sanctuary in 1934 unti...