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From Inventory to Direct Web Retrieval: Revealing the American Museum of Natural History's Archival Collections

The archival collections of the American Museum of Natural History contain rich resources about the history of the institution, founded in 1869, and its fields of scientific research: anthropology, astronomy, earth sciences, paleontology and zoolo...

Uncovering Textile Images in the American Textile History Museum's Osborne Library

The American Textile History Museum (ATHM) holds the most significant collections in North America that integrate both the the recent and past history of textiles and the American textile industry. The library collections consist of books, periodi...

Engines of the New West: The Economics, Politics, and Environment of Post WWII Arizona

These collections represent the intersection and often the collision of complex political, economic and environmental currents in post WWII Arizona. Among the topics included under Politics are: the growth of conservatism (Goldwater, McCain); fe...

Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles

The bilingual archival collections to be arranged, described, preserved and processed for the Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles project include the records of the Alianza Hispano Americana (AHA), founded in...

Creating a Collection Management System: The O. Henry Collection at the Austin History Center

The Austin History Center, part of the Austin Public Library, is the home of a significant collection of materials relating to the popular writer, O. Henry. O. Henry lived in Austin, still using his given name of William Sydney Porter from 1884 to...

Reconstructing Beaufort History, 1840-1915

The original materials to be cataloged under the auspices of this grant application cover a crucial period of American history. Unfortunately, scholars see Beaufort County as a county with significant destruction of records due to the ravages of ...

Stephen Jay Gould Collection: Preservation and Access

The Stephen Jay Gould Collection was a gift to the Stanford University Libraries' (SUL) Department of Special Collections by Rhonda Shearer in December 2006. The collection documents Gould's work on evolutionary biology, paleontology, and the hist...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Collections at Brandeis University

We plan to make available four collections related to the Holocaust and Jewish and radical resistance to persecution before, during, and after World War II: -Helmut Hirsch Collection: The personal papers of Helmut Hirsch (1916-1937), a young Ge...

Hidden Collections at the Brooklyn Museum: Archives and Institutional Files

We wish to process and catalog two groups of rare or unique research materials on art and cultural history from around the world spanning antiquity to contemporary times. These materials provide insight into the history of objects and their cultur...

Gorham Manufacturing Company Archive (hereinafter "Gorham Archive")

Chronicling the industrial revolution in Southern New England, changing consumer tastes from Victorian times to the present and transatlantic competition in silver production, the Gorham Manufacturing Company Archive is an important resource for s...

ENV Archives-Special Collections, Cal Poly Pomona

The proposed project enables the integration of the ENV Archives and Visual Resources Library of the College of Environmental Design (ENV), Cal Poly Pomona. These facilities share a number of archival collections but differences of media caused th...

Unveiling the 'Ephemeral' History within World's Fair Collections

The collective breadth and depth of the combined world's fair collections at the Wolfsonian-Florida International University, California State University, Fresno and the Hagley Museum and Library is far greater than the sum of its parts. In aggre...

Cataloguing a Collection of 20th Century African American History and Culture

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History has, over the years collected manuscripts and objects that document the depiction of African Americans in popular culture as well as their role in political organizations that sought to erad...

The History of Modern Genetics: Providing Access to Historic Reprint Collections at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives

CSHL Archives holds the Davenport and Demerec Collections of rare scientific reprints. These reprints were carefully collected by these two prominent scientists for their and their colleagues’ research from 1868 to 1960. The collections hold appro...

Documenting the Family and Social Change in New York: A Collaborative Approach

These multi-generational family collections are drawn from two institutions to form one inter-related collection of New York State material, spanning the 17th through the 20th centuries. The materials include almost every non-digital format in whi...

In Plain Sight: Uncovering Hidden Manuscript Collections of Western Authors, Environmentalists, Researchers and Historians

The Denver Public Library Friends Foundation requests funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources for “In Plain Sight: Uncovering Hidden Manuscript Collections of Western Authors, Environmentalists, Researchers and Historians.” T...

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

The Alexis Carrel Collection at Georgetown is the world’s most extensive and important body of materials relating to the entire career of the Nobel laureate, medical researcher, and public health theorist. Included are Carrel’s research files, lab...

Highlander Center Collections

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'...

The Roman Vishniac Project

In 1935, Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), a Russian Jewish expatriate working as a biologist and photomicroscoper in Berlin, was commissioned by the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to photograph impoverished Jewish communities throughout Central and...

Massachusetts Men on the National Political Stage: The Papers of Richard Wigglesworth, Robert Valentine, C.P. Curtis, George Williams, & Richard Olney

The MHS seeks funding to arrange and describe (i.e. process) the papers of five Massachusetts men who served on the national and international political stage: Richard B. Wigglesworth (1891-1960), counsel and representative for organizations creat...

Recorded Sounds: The First Two Decades

This project involves cataloging and writing finding aides for nearly 400 of the earliest audio recordings ever made. These experimental recordings date from the first decades of sound recording and reproduction. Beginning in 1877 with the inven...

Perkins School for the Blind Archives Project

Perkins-related material -- most are unique primary-source documents: -- Correspondence from the 1820s through the 1920s, including letters from people prominent in 19th-century New England philanthropy and in the national education reform moveme...

The Field Library of the Institute for Development Anthropology

The Institute for Development Anthropology (IDA) was founded in 1976 by Professor Michael Horowitz of Binghamton University with colleagues Professor David Brokensha of Oxford University and Professor Thayer Scudder of the California Institute of ...

Provide Access to Susan King/Paradise Press Collection

Susan King moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s to be part of the experimental Feminist Studio Workshop. She eventually became the studio director of the Women's Graphic Center at the Woman's Building. She is the artist/author of numerous artists' bo...

Richard Hugo House Zine Archive and Publishing Project

The Zine Archive and Publishing Project (ZAPP) is a collection of over 20,000 hand-made zines. Zines (the word is taken from “fanzine”) are self-published, small circulation, non-commercial publications that focus on a range of topics including a...

The Loveliest Village: A Century of Transformation in the Upland South

The project focuses on the papers of George Fairbanks, Bishop Charles Todd Quintard, Telfair Hodgson and family, Bishop W. A. Guerry and family, and University lease records. Fairbanks, a founding trustee, managed business affairs of the Univer...

Having Her Say: Liberating Key Resources in Feminist Journalism

The Records of MS. MAGAZINE (372 ft, circa 1970-95), the first commercial magazine with an unambiguously feminist perspective. Materials include office, editorial, publicity, promotion, circulation, and advertising files; article manuscripts; fil...

Voices of Change Archive

Formed in 1974 as ensemble-in-residence at Southern Methodist University, Voices of Change (VOC) is one of the longest standing new music ensembles in the U.S. The ensemble performs music from the 20th and 21st centuries, with a primary focus on l...

Southold Historical Society Archives Access Project

Approximately 18,000 items that document more than three centuries (1664-2009) of regional history. These include diaries, ledgers, daybooks, scrapbooks, albums, letters, photographs, documents, manuscripts, books, maps, blueprints, drawings, pai...

The Gurus of Sci-Fi: the Hugo Gernsback and Forrest J Ackerman Papers

No genre celebrates its giants quite like science fiction, and Hugo Gernsback (1884-1967) and Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) are giants of galactic import. The namesake of science fiction's most prestigious award, Gernsback launched the genre's fi...

Clementine Collection Rare Book Cataloging Project

The Clementine Collection comprises the combined personal libraries belonging to the Albani family of Urbino and Rome. This noble Italian family included several cardinals, as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani who reigned as Pope Clement XI from 1...

Harlem Development Collection/Harlem's Changing Streetscapes

Papers of community organizations, institutions and government agencies that relate to Harlem and its architectural history. Organizational and government records include reports and studies commissioned by state agencies and nonprofits (153); su...