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Re-assembling Detroit’s Cultural Heritage: The Hidden Collections of the Wayne State University Museum of Anthropology

Funding is sought to initiate cataloguing of archival materials pertaining to the history of early Detroit in the WSU Museum of Anthropology. Founded in 1959, the Museum was created to house the archaeological materials being amassed by faculty an...

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 ...

NICWA Library for Scholarship and Advocacy in Indian Child Welfare

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) was established as a central source of information, advocacy, and technical assistance on the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978(ICWA). ICWA was passed in response to the number of children that ...

Saving Time: Cataloging America's Hidden Horological History

The archives of the National Watch and Clock Museum contain material related to the manufacture and collection of watches and clocks in the United States and abroad. Included are correspondence, patents, ledgers, blueprints, advertisements...

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...

Discovery in the New College of Florida Archives

Discovery in the New College of Florida Archives project encompasses the physical arrangement and intellectual description of the College's records documenting the development of the institution and the uniquely innovative education philosophy. Th...

Bringing Film Collections to Light: A Project to Uncover Two Unique Collections of Film Ephemera

The items to be uncovered by this project comprise two unique collections of American film ephemera: The Richard E. Teichert Collection and the Philip Sills Collection. These collections contain posters, glass slides, programs, sheet music, press ...

Feminist Theory Archives

The Feminist Theory Archives preserves the research and personal papers of scholars who have transformed the intellectual landscape of universities from the 1960s to the present through their research, writing, teaching, and activism. The ma...

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...

Cataloging the Southern California Aviation History Collection

Our Southern California Aviation History Collection is diverse and voluminous, collected over 80 years, both by the museum and other aviation historians. The Museum, based in Southern California���the region itself focal point for the 20th-century...

150 Years of the Morrill Act: The Impact of Land Grant Institutions on Agricultural History and Rural Life in the U.S.

The J. C. Allen & Son photographic collection focuses on agriculture and horticulture around the state of Indiana as well as other states such as Illinois, Michigan, and Texas. The images document rural life showing individuals working on farms, l...

Collections and resources for the study of women’s military history

For more than 25 years the Smithsonian��s Division of Armed Forces History, has collected artifacts, records, and biographical materials to document women��s participation in military institutions. Although much of this material reflects the past ...

ARC and Artemisia Galleries: Women Artists' Cooperatives in Chicago

Artemisia and ARC Galleries were the first women artists�� cooperatives in the Midwest, opening in Chicago in September 1973. At the time women artists were marginalized in the art world and established both galleries to counter the prevailing mal...

Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive

The Committee of One Hundred will create a master electronic finding aid for the Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive (Archive). This finding aid will include access to historical documents and images that are widely distributed...

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Collection

Mount Vernon Seminary and College dates to 1875, when Mount Vernon Seminary was founded as a high school and junior college for women. By 1996, Mount Vernon College (MVC) became affiliated with The George Washington University and in 1999 they gra...

Access to The New School Archives: Intellectual Control and Collection-Level Description

The New School (TNS) archives represent the extraordinarily rich and wide range of intellectual and creative work produced across TNS from its founding in 1919 through the 2000s. The archives document the school's formation as an educational...

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-[ongoing]

The Herman Melville Collection at the Newberry Library is one of the largest collections of Herman Melville material in the world (more than 6,100 items). Founded to support the work of the editorial staff of The Writings of Herman Melville, a joi...

Out of the Smoke and Ashes: Processing the Records of Pennsylvania’s Coke and Coal Industry

the collections housed with the Coal and Coke Heritage Center at Penn State Fayette do not have any online presence.

The Labor and Industry Project

The Labor and Industry Project will result in a shared repository of finding aids for relevant collections from the Senator John Heinz History Center (HHC) (http://www.heinshistorycenter.org) and Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation (RoS) (http://...

Describing the World: Cataloging the Keystone-Mast Ledgers

The Keystone-Mast Collection is the world's largest stereoscopic archive. The Keystone-Mast's 17 ledger books (containing an estimated 8,000 pages) and 45,000 file cards, dating from the early to mid-20th century and describing materials from the...

Transnational Passages: Promoting Research in Maritime and Migrant Labor Collections of the Pacific Slope

The hidden collections in this proposal are part of the 200-plus labor-related collections held by Special Collections. Maritime and migrant labor collections are of high scholarly value and our top priority is to increase their visibility and acc...

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection feature the administrative and organizational records of eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishi...

Pioneers of Planetary Science Archives

The Pioneers of Planetary Science archives include the archives of numerous notable planetary scientists, such a Gerard Kuiper, Thomas Gehrels, Ewen Whitaker, Michael Drake, and Charles Sonnet. The bulk date of the collections range from about 190...

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...

Field notes and related archival material from 100 years of expeditionary biology and anthropology at the Univ. of Colorado Museum of Natural History

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History (CU Museum) has hidden archival materials from over one hundred years of expeditionary biological and anthropological fieldwork captured as field notes, photos, maps, drawings and other material...

eScriptor: Illuminating eLiterature through the Bill Bly Collection

The Bill Bly Collection consists of the personal papers of a living author associated with the electronic literature movement, i.e. literary experimentation that seeks to produce fiction and poetry that can be accessed and appreciated only i...

First National Bank of Santa Fe

The records of the First National Bank of Santa Fe cover the period from 1870 through 1940, a period that cover the 42 years before New Mexico became a state, through the early statehood period, and the Great Depression. According to Bank history,...

Southern Architect and Building News: Indexing as Access to an Early Architectural Journal

Southern Architect and Building News was the first professional architecture magazine published in southern United States; it ran from 1889 to 1932. As the official organ of the Southern Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, it "promote...

Archives of Iowa Broadcasting

The holdings of the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting (AIB) consist of primary materials of Iowa television stations, radio stations, oral histories, papers of broadcasters, and miscellaneous recordings and ephemeral items. The bulk of the holdings is...

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...

Pocket Collections

The Clark Library has identified six separate collections to be cataloged. 1. Ward Ritchie (1905-1996): 2500 monographs, serials, pamphlets, and clippings on both fine and commercial printing, typography, papermaking, and the history of ...

Centerpiece: Illuminating the Archives of the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center

The materials consist of two collections that are significant in the study of vocational training for the disabled in both Virginia and the nation. The Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center Collection traces the history of the nation��s fir...