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The May Massee Collection Finding Aid.

The May Massee Collection was compiled during the late 1960s and early 1970s as a memorial tribute to May Massee, a prominent children's book editor who founded two of the first three children's book divisions in American publishing houses. The c...

Coming Out of the Closet: Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives at the Fashion Institue of Technology

The FIT Special Collections and Archives acquires, preserves, and provides access to a wide range of primary research materials in their original formats, including archival institutional records, scrapbooks, oral histories, fashion sketches, illu...

First Alaskans Hidden Collection: A Political and Community Development History of Alaska’s Native People from 1965 to the Present

The political history of Alaska Native people and their leaders in the late 20th century is an epic story of modern America. The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) was formed in 1966 to address the Alaska Native aboriginal land rights and achieve ...

Oral History Collections

We have four distinct collections of oral histories related to the University and the Northern Virginia area: The Northern Virginia Oral History Project is a collection that contains interviews with individuals from the area and focuses on t...

The Alexis Carrel Collection: materials of the French physician and philosopher Alexis Carrel, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1912

By far the most extensive and important body of materials relating to Alexis Carrel, the Georgetown collection encompasses the entire career of this Nobel Prize-winning researcher, collaborator with Charles Lindbergh, and controversial public heal...

Highlander Research and Education Center Collection

Since its founding in 1932, the Highlander Research and Education Center has been at the epicenter of social justice movements in Appalachia and the South. Highlander has played a vital role in the growth and development of movements for workers’ ...

Exposing Pre-Modern Publications and Archives for Study and Research: The History of International Trade& Global Interaction & their Cultural Effects

The James Ford Bell Library, established at the U of MN by Minnesota industrialist James Ford Bell, documents the history and impact of international trade and cross-cultural contact prior to ca. 1800. This project includes archival material, boo...

Lehigh Valley Industrial History Collections

Lehigh University (Lehigh) and the National Canal Museum (NCM) will partner to catalog a selection of collections documenting the material culture, canal-related businesses, and heavy industries established along the navigable rivers in the Lehigh...

Luther College Archives/Vesterheim Archives - Journeys to American: Documenting Norwegian-American Collections

The materials contained within the Luther College Archives and the archives at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum document the history and culture of emigrants from Norway to the United States and their descendants, with additional emphasis on t...

WSAZ-TV Newsfilm Archive

This unique and valuable collection consists of raw and edited news film and video tape of the local NBC affiliate from 1952 through 2003 with annual additions continuing through the present. It contains rare documentary coverage of Appalachia, f...

Providing Public Access to the Collections of John H. James and Samuel Fulton Covington

Two significant collections within the Walter Havighurst Special Collections at the Miami University Libraries provide information about the early history of communities west of the Alleghenies. The collections of John H. James (1800-1881) and Sa...

U.S. National Animal Parasite Collection Records

The U.S. National Animal Parasite Collection Records span 100 years of animal parasitology research. A significant part of the collection consists of original line drawings and photographic records of animal parasites with descriptive indexes. A d...

On Track: Cataloging the NEERHS Library at the Seashore Trolley Museum

The NEERHS Library collection consists of materials dealing with the development of mass transit technology and operations from 1830 to the present. Subject emphasis is on materials related to traditional streetcar and interurban service, includin...

Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection at The New York Botanical Garden

The Nursery and Seed Catalog Collection of The New York Botanical Garden is one of the largest collections in the U. S., with approximately 43,000 catalogs from over 5,000 companies dating from 1804, with locations in North America, Europe and Jap...

Revealing Hidden Collections in the Northwest

Representing a broad range of institutions in the Northwest, records in this proposal range widely. Materials include government, religious, personal, and corporate records, and date from the mid-19th century to 2006. The primary geographic scop...

Cultural Intermix: A Protocol for Describing and Accessing Mail Art Collections

The Oberlin College Mail Art collection consists of the Harley-Terra Candella and Reid Wood (State of Being) Mail Art archives, which together comprise over 25,000 works by 1,800 artists. The collection contains a wide range of objects and ...

ONE Archives Arrangement and Description Project

The ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives is the oldest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) organization in the U.S. and it holds the largest humanities collection of LGBT materials in the world. ONE began as the earliest national gay pu...

Oregon Public Leadership Archive (OPLA)

The Oregon Public Leadership Archive (OPLA) contains the papers of key civic and community leaders who each contributed unique, creative and practical approaches to government and to community building that helped establish Oregon’s national and i...

Caleb Fiske Harris Collection on Slavery & the Civil War

The Harris Collection originally comprised about 9,300 items, and came into the library’s possession in September of 1884 by purchase from the estate of Caleb Fiske Harris (1819-1881), a Rhode Island-born entrepreneur whose success in business in ...

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

Purdue University’s Arthur Herbarium is home to one of the world’s largest and, despite inadequate cataloging, most-studied collections of plant rust fungi. Its 110,000 specimens comprise the “rusted” part of a plant, identified and stored in arch...

Armenian Community Life and Trade: Armenian Commercial Relationships in Iran, India, and the Far East 1600-1968:Minasian Collection 1632

The UCLA Library holds the most important and significant collection of Armenian manuscripts in the United States, the jewel of which is the library of the late Caro O. Minasian, an Armenian physician in Isfahan, Iran who began collecting in 1935....

Fondren Library Small Manuscript Collections Project

This group of mostly small manuscript collections (5 lin. ft. or smaller) covers the range of subjects specialties at the Fondren Library: U.S. Civil War; Texas immigration, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, politics, urban planning, arts and archit...

Richard Hugo House Zine Archive and Publishing Project (ZAPP) catalog

Richard Hugo House, a literary arts center in Seattle, Washington, seeks support for its Zine Archive and Publishing Project (ZAPP), a collection of over 20,000 hand-made books (or zines). Zines (the word is taken from “magazine” or “fanzine”) are...

Alabama’s Legal and Political History from territory days to 1950

The materials included in this project describe and document Alabama’s cultural, political and legal history from the territorial era to early twentieth century, as noted in the collections of William H. Brantley, Jr., Joseph Willett, Jr., Joseph ...

Waiting in the Wings: Bringing San Diego Performing Arts Collections to Center Stage

With nearly 500 linear feet of records encompassing performance in all its diversity, the materials comprise an extraordinary body of primary resources documenting the rich history of theatre and the performing arts in San Diego, the United States...

Wonderland: The Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection

The Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection is comprised of approximately 320 linear feet of the artist’s source materials and studio effects, dating from the 17th to the 20th century (bulk dates 1880s-1970). One of America’s most inventive and inf...

Exposing Biodiversity Field Notebooks and Original Expedition Journals at the Smithsonian Institution

The content being exposed consists of original objects (field books, unpublished journals, expedition logs) that are held and maintained by various Smithsonian units (incl. archives and libraries) and which were produced by individuals who engaged...

Southold Historical Society Archive

The Southold Historical Society Archive contains: documents, letters, ledgers, receipts, bills, books, pamphlets, photographs, maps, etc., relating to the history of the North Fork of Long Island, NY. This includes several hamlets and villages loc...

West Virginia Statehood Papers Project

The West Virginia and Regional History Collection preserves the papers of the three individuals who, along with Abraham Lincoln, are responsible for the creation of West Virginia as the nation’s thirty-fifth state. Francis H. Pierpont (1814-1899) ...

The Grove Press Records, 1953-1981

The collection spans formats and includes editorial records, manuscripts, legal and office files, Evergreen Review files, financial records of the Film Division, books, and miscellaneous printed material, including publishers' catalogs and posters...

Clementine Collection Rare Book Cataloging Project

The Clementine Collection is comprised of the combined personal libraries of the Albani family of Urbino and Rome, Italy. This family of minor nobility included a number of cardinals as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani who reigned as Pope Clemen...

The Louis Bromfield Collection

The substance of the Louis Bromfield collection falls into three areas: his agricultural writings (soil conservation, agronomy, hydrology); political writings preceding and during the Joseph McCarthy era; and his literary work (fiction, screenpla...