Discovered 452 Entries

Foundations of Dance Research (Foundations)

The Foundations project (Project) includes materials relating to dance performance, theory, and education in 22 collections held by seven institutions (Repositories): Arizona State University (ASU), Dance Notation Bureau (DNB), Library of ...

Arizona State University; Dance Notation Bureau; Library of Congress; Museum of Performance and Design; Ohio State University; Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival; University of California, Los Angeles

Undiscovered Printmakers: Hidden Treasures in Georgetown University's Library

This project will make available to scholars the hidden, uncataloged working personal collections of six significant 20th-century American printmakers�� own artwork. Two of these are well-known, internationally important wood engravers and book il...

Documenting Technology Innovation: Perham Collection of Early Electronics

The Perham Collection of Early Electronics preserves rare books and ephemera, trade manuals, personal papers and archives, 1200 photographs, and 2500 electronics devices from some of the earliest commercial ventures in electronics in the Weste...

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 ...

The New-York Historical Society American Almanac Collection

The New-York Historical Society American Almanac Collection

The New-York Historical Society has a collection of approximately 5,500 eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth-century American almanacs, including an estimated 600 almanacs dating from before the year 1801. The collection is stronge...

Acting for Animals: Revealing the Records of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare Movements

Acting for Animals: Revealing the Records of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare Movements

Collections include records of the Animal Rights Network (ARN), portions of the records of the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), and Ron Scott Videotapes. ARN records contain files from animal welfare organizations around the world and much corresp...

Cataloging Women in Jazz Collections at the Institute of Jazz Studies

The materials consist of five separate archival collections of prominent women in jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), known as America's "First Lady of Song," whose collection includes music manuscripts, artwork, and memorabilia; Abbey Lincoln (1...

Uncovering Hidden Audio Visual Media Documenting Post-Modern Art at the Archives of American Art

Uncovering Hidden Audio Visual Media Documenting Post-Modern Art at the Archives of American Art

This project will support the archival processing and creation of EAD (Encoded Archival Description)finding aids for twelve media-rich manuscript collections totaling 155 linear feet. Collections contain a mix of traditional paper records and 1091...

Discovering a New World: Cataloging Old and Rare Imprints from Colonial and Early Independent Mexico

The cataloged portions of the collection (not the portion being considered for this grant) are in OCLC WorldCat with TAMU's institutional holdings attached, and in the TAMU Library's online catalog, LibCat: https://libcat.tamu.edu/

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...

Sacred, Secular, and Sewn with Soul: Discovering Alabama's Folk Culture

Located in the basement of the Alabama State Council on the Arts, private homes, and offices, Alabama's Folklife Collections include field recordings, slides, photographs, film, video, digital files, reel to reel tapes, cassettes, and ephemera tha...

Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH), Alabama Center for Traditional Culture (ACTC), Archive of Alabama Folk Culture (AAFC)

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...

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home: Mapping Brooklyn's Twentieth-Century Urban Identity

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home includes maps and archival materials that document Brooklyn's development from an independent city in the 19th century, through its consolidation with New York City, into one the largest and most diverse urban c...

Uncovering the American Folksong Revival:  Coffeehouse Culture and The Caffé Lena Collection

Uncovering the American Folksong Revival: Coffeehouse Culture and The Caffé Lena Collection

The aim of this project is to arrange, describe and catalog four significant hidden collections that together contain a documentary record of the 20th century American folksong revival movement. Caffé Lena is America’s oldest continuously running ...

The William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection

The William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection is an extraordinary compilation of printed material and artwork that traces the portrayal of Jews by scholars, artists, laypersons, and even antisemites from the 16th to the 21st centuries. The collecti...

Documenting Advocacy: Human Rights Collections in the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, Columbia University

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Southern Africa Project (LCCR), 1971-1994; Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), 1982-2011; Human Rights First (HRF), 1978- 2003. The collections contain a broad range of material from the 1980s throug...

American View Books

American View Books in the Avery Classics Collection provide pictorial documentation of cities and towns throughout the United States. The collection is comprised of 4,800 items, broadly termed “books” published in a variety of formats, including ...

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...

Jewish Ethnomusicology from the East: The Archives of Johanna Spector

The hidden collection of Dr. Johanna Spector (1915-2008) is a major repository of primary source materials related to dwindling Jewish communities in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Spector was a professor of Ethnomusicology at The Jewish Theol...

The Roland Park Company Archives and the Martin L. Millspaugh Archives

A collection of international historic significance, The Roland Park Company Archives consist of the corporate records of the Roland Park Company, documenting an early suburban development that has enjoyed regional, national, and international inf...

The Churchill Weavers Collection - 40,000 Textiles Uncovered

The materials comprise an archive of three-dimensional objects representing all hand-woven products made by Churchill Weavers from 1922 to 2007. Once considered America’s largest and finest hand-weaving studio, Churchill Weavers was founded in the...

Martha's Vineyard Archives Project

Situated on a busy coastal seaway, Martha’s Vineyard has played an important part in American and world history since the 1600s. The Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s (MVM) archival collections reflect the strong connections between the Island and the wo...

Discovering the Future: The New York Word's Fairs Collections of 1939 and 1964 at the Museum of the City of New York and the Queens Museum of Art

MCNY and QMA together hold around 12,000 items (approximately 367 boxes and 450 oversize/irregular objects) documenting the New York World’s Fairs of 1939 and 1964, including books, pamphlets, printed ephemera, rare architectural blueprints, origi...

Queens Museum of Art

Out West: The LGBTQ Community Archive Cataloging Project

Out West features 89 collections from the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives of USC Libraries and 22 collections from the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. These collections preserve the history of struggle for LGBT civil rights and giv...

Private Practices, Public Health: Privacy-Aware Processing to Maximize Access to Health Collections

We will catalog personal and professional papers of 7 leaders in the field of Public Health. Collections are held by the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (Hopkins) and the Center for the History of Medi...

Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Increasing Access to Our Aerospace Heritage

For over 50 years, the San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) has preserved the aviation heritage of Southern California, with a unique collection documenting the areas aerospace history. SDASM was the first aero-themed museum to be accredited by th...

Documenting Climate Change: The Papers of Stephen H. Schneider

Stephen H. Schneider (1945-2010) was the Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Professor of Biology, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment at ...

Uncovering Philadelphia's Past: A Regional Solution to Revealing Hidden Collections

This consortial project, encompassing 80 collections totaling more than 2,900 linear feet held in 18 area repositories, builds on preliminary work that laid the foundation for a regional approach to managing and providing access to historical coll...

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)

Samuel French Theatre Archives

Samuel French Theatre Archives

Samuel French entered the publishing business in New York City in 1853. In 1873, he bought out his British partner, Thomas Lacy, making Samuel French the world��s largest theatrical publisher. Our collection consists of thousands of plays,...

Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library

Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library

Cataloging the vertical files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library (ABCL), including the archives of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America (GCNA), will provide access to one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of carillon related ma...

Frontier Science: Providing Access to the Early Scientific History of the American West in the Collections of the California Academy of Sciences

The proposed project focuses on the works of scientists in the American West during the late 19th century when California was experiencing tremendous growth. The “wild West” was disappearing and scientific exploration was flourishing. Th...

Makino Collection Film Ephemera and Rare Book Project

Makino Collection Film Ephemera and Rare Book Project

This project will result in searchable Japanese film ephemera and rare books from the 1870s through 2006 in the Makino Collection in an online finding aid, the Columbia catalog (CLIO), and the OCLC database. Film Programs. These are 26 unproces...