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From Script to Screen: Revealing Labor Union History Through the Writers Guild Foundation Archives

The From Script to Screen: Revealing Labor Union History cataloging project will make the rare and unique archival collections of the Writers Guild Foundation (WGF) accessible to students, researchers, aspiring writers, scholars, Writers Guild of ...

Providing Access to Yellowstone and the West: Exposing the Laborers, Builders, Traders and Migratory Workers

The goal of this project is to expose those forgotten in conventional history���those who laid the track, cooked the food, filled the mine carts, and made Westward Expansion possible. Significant YGM collections to be processed by this gra...

The Walter Rauschenbusch Family Papers and the New York City Baptist Mission Society Records at the American Baptist Historical Society

The Walter Rauschenbusch (1861-1918) Family Papers (1861-1965; 107 cubic feet) document the life and work of Walter Rauschenbusch (WR) the Baptist theologian whose writings provide the philosophical underpinnings of the Social Gospel Movement. WR...

Uncovering Egyptian Archaeology: Cataloging the Hidden Collections of Ancient Egypt Research Associates

The Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA) Archives and Special Collections encompasses the complete records of our survey, mapping, excavation, and material culture analyses from over 30 years of archaeological investigation in Egypt, as well a...

Hidden Cinema Heritage at Anthology Film Archives

Five collections proposed for this project ���-the Stan Brakhage Collection, the Hollis Frampton Collection, the Gretchen Berg Collection, the Collective for Living Cinema Archive, and Anthology's collection of publications-- vary in size an...

We Still Scream: The Mountain Eagle/Tom and Pat Gish Archives

The collection covers the period of 1957 to 2005 and includes Mountain Eagle business records as well as the Gish's personal and professional papers amassed through their work as editors of a small-town coal-community newspaper that gained nationa...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance collections at Brandeis University

1. The Jewish Resistance Collection (c. 1932-1950s): Underground publications by German Communist and French Jewish resisters to the Nazis; international post-war reports documenting the persecution and extermination of Jews and the course of seve...

Perspectives on the HGP: Discovering hidden personal collections documenting the origins and development of the Human Genome Project in the U.S.

This project involves 27 personal collections, comprising some 185 lf of physical material and ~15GB of electronic material related to HGP (see Note below). Among the individuals who created these collections are the developers of many metho...

Cataloging Rare Black Print Culture

African American serials constitute, writes C. Polsgrave, an ���alternative public sphere�� that serves as ���a base from which politically marginal groups challenge the power of the mainstream public sphere to define reality.�� Emory has...

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

The ten collections in the Black Gold cataloging project relate to pre- and post-Civil War records, civil rights, religion, Black college football, HBCU band culture, and African Americans in science and technology. The collections vary in size, s...

Old South to Urban Center: Emergence of the New Northern Virginia Politics

These collections relate to politics in the Northern Virginia (NoVa) region during of the region��s transformation from rural suburb to urban center. The region changed the state of Virginia while reflecting trends of the South and the U.S. The...

Segregated Japanese American Military Units of World War II: A Collaborative Cataloging Project of Oral Histories, Photographs and Documents

GFBNEC��s oral history collection includes 1,185 interviews from across the U.S., making it the largest collection of its kind in the country. Significant effort was invested in locating Nisei veterans whose wartime experiences were unique o...

Uncovering Hidden Collections of Significant National Organizations: A Cataloging Project of the American Jewish Archives

The five hundred feet of B��nai B��rith International records contain the documentary history of BBI from its founding in 1843 to the present. This consists of administrative files; material on BBI��s philanthropic and communal work in the U.S. an...

Kentucky School for the Deaf: History of Student Life

We want to work with the following related materials: Ledgers: Two large ledgers dating from January 1888 to October 1944, document basic student enrollment information, including age, home, date of enrollment. These ledgers also list the r...

Milestones of Kennebunkport, Maine

The KPHS has extensive collections pertaining to all aspects of the history art, and culture of Kennebunkport, ME from the late 1600s to the present. Approximately 13,200 individuals visit the KPHS annually and benefit from collections-bas...

Cataloging La MaMa’s Pushcart Years: A Unique History of the Off-Off Broadway Theatre Movement

The La MaMa Archive is a valuable educational and historic resource that chronicles the evolution of La MaMa from a basement theatre to a world-renowned arts organization. The La MaMa Archive chronicles an important American legacy���the a...

Fresh and Fashionable Goods

The LHS holds 97 of Boardman��s ledgers. The New Milford Historical Society holds 3,411 pages of legal papers, correspondence and business records. The New Haven Museum��s collection includes 872 items, and Yale holds 27 linear feet. Taken as a wh...

Access to Twentieth Century Shipbuilding in Los Angeles Harbor : California Shipbuilding Corporation, 1941-1945.

���Access to Twentieth-Century Shipbuilding in Los Angeles Harbor�� will connect two important collections from California Shipbuilding Corporation on World War II era merchant shipbuilding. The collections provide visual material unique to the K...

MCG Jazz Archive Project

The MCG Jazz Archive Project encompasses metadata that describes thousands of concerts and musicians, along with more than 60,000 photographs in various formats: �� Approximately 40,000 photographs in 35-mm negatives (50 percent have been scann...

Saving Time: Cataloging America's Hidden Horological History

The records in the National Watch and Clock Museum archives are from numerous American horological manufacturers, including Seth Thomas Clock Company, Hamilton Watch Company, Illinois Watch Company, Westclox Clock Company, and Gruen Watch Company...

New Hampshire's Archives: Politics, Stories, Arts & News - Preserving NH's Pulse

NHPR's archives represent a historical snapshot of NH with national relevance, captured on a variety of media, from reel to reel tape to digital formats, from the past 30 years. Some examples include interviews with presidential candidates...

Human Rights Collection drawn from Congressman Benjamin Gilman's Tenure as International Affairs Committee Chair

This project culls human rights papers and ephemera from Congressman Gilman's previously unpublished private collection. Correspondence is the strength of the collection including first person documents from political prisoners, their families and...

Leaders in Paleontology: Creating a Resource for Historical and Basic Research from the Hidden Archives of the Paleontological Research Institution

Professionals represented in PRI��s archives are each remarkable for individual achievement and academic contribution. Awaiting discovery are the files of ca. 36 prominent scientists, notably including women, early Latin American researchers, and ...

Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Papers

Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch (1884-1976) was a New York businessman who collected arms and armor from 1914 until his death. In 1963, Princeton University Library published a catalogue of the art collection. Following a decades-long ...

Tolton, Tibesar and Quincy University: the Catholic Response to Racism

The Tolton collection is particularly valuable to Catholic scholarship with the investigation for canonization underway by the Catholic Church. The Tolton collection includes autographed, cabinet card size photographs of Fr. Tolton, autog...

The Great Hunger Document Collection

The collection proposed for this project, known as The Great Hunger Document Collection, is housed in the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University. The collection is part of the documentary component of Ireland��s Great Hunger Muse...

The Romare Bearden Archive

Romare Bearden was one of the twentieth century��s most influential American artists and intellectuals. The Romare Bearden Foundation��s collection of our namesake artist��s materials offers an important window into scholarship about Romare Bearde...

Women's Military History Archive and Research Resource

This project will support the archival processing and creating of EAD (Encoded Archival Description) finding aids for documenting a newly defined field of study, women's military history. The Division of Armed Forces History at the Smithso...

Access to All: The Disabilities Rights and Independent Living Movement Collections

This project will make accessible the collections of prominent individuals and organizations who have led the national movement in Disability Rights. The collections are relevant to anyone doing research into the Disability Rights Movement, and t...

Finding P.T. Barnum: Cataloging The Barnum Museum's Cornerstone Collection

The Core Collection contains artifacts pertaining to the life and times of P.T. Barnum who, in addition to his career as a showman and museum proprietor, was also a newspaper editor, entrepreneur, Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, legislat...

Hidden Treasures of Native American Studies at The Evergreen State College

The collections contain documentation of curriculum preparation and teaching of our nationally recognized college��s Native American studies (NAS) extending over the past 41 years, including: syllabi, lecture notes, research analyses, reports, int...

The Ohio River Valley - In Times of War, Peace, and Expansion (1800-2000)

Scholars across the U.S. and around the world are beginning to document the important role the Ohio River Valley played in the development of the United States -- from its earliest Pioneer days and explorations of the Louisiana Territory by Lewis...