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The Louis Bromfield Collection

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

Hidden American Collections of Tibetan Materials

The extensive Tibetan literature in American collections was collected over the past century and a half by explorers, missionaries, diplomats, and scholars. Because Tibetan literature was largely copied and published in woodblock prints and ...

Cataloging the Paul H. Gantt Nuremberg Trial Papers

The Paul H. Gantt Nuremberg Trial Papers include materials related to Gantt’s work as a prosecutor in the Office of the Chief of Counsel for War Crimes, the United States prosecution office during the trials of Nazi war criminals before the Nuremb...

Paul E. Tsongas Congressional and Presidential-Campaign Papers

The Tsongas Collection offers an unusual combination of political papers and memorabilia that documents terms spent in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate from 1974 to 1984 as well as his Presidential campaign from 1991 to 1992. The C...

Rescuing Mid-Century Modern: Exposing Hidden Architectural Collections

Four important California architects created the materials in this proposal. Although the strength of their records lies with a range of typologies documenting mid-century modernism, they also document the precedents and influence of that period i...

Civil Rights Research within the Academy: the Archives of the Civil Rights Project (CRP)

Archival records (paper and electronic) of the Civil Rights Project. The Civil Rights Project (CRP) was established in 1996 at Harvard University as a multidisciplinary research and policy think tank in support of academics, policy makers, and ...

Potlatch Corporation Archives: Unveiling the Forest Industry of the Pacific Northwest

Potlatch Corporation is a private timber/forestry/ lumber/wood products and paper company with a strong sense of environmental and social history that in December 2008 gifted its archives to the University of Idaho Library Special Collections & Ar...

Political and Social Activism Pamphlet (PSAP) Collection: Creating Multiple-point Access through Archival Description and Cataloging

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library proposes a 2-year project to catalog the Political and Social Activism Pamphlet (PSAP) Collection. In the late 1960s, at a time when many libraries considered pamphlets to be expendable, the ...

New England Archaeology Collection at the Department of Anthropology, UMass Amherst

UMass is the preeminent institution for the archaeology of New England, and our collections reflect that status. The Department of Anthropology’s New England Archaeological Collection consists of approximately 50,000 catalog entries representing 6...

The Mertle Collection: Where Photography Meets the Printing Press

The Mertle Collection provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of photomechanics, the processes and production methods that not only revolutionized printing but, more importantly, brought the visual world onto the printed page. It inclu...

Major Railroad Archival Collection

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to be cataloged are: Union Pacific Railroad: This collection relates to all aspects of the Union Pacific Railroad Company and i...

The Public's Right to Know: Cataloging the Hidden Collections of the University Libraries Public Reading Rooms on Nuclear Waste

The Department of Energy/Freedom of Information Act (DOE/FOIA) collection is largely composed of regional DOE documents such as reports, testimonies, and previously requested FOIA documents. Items included are from: *Uranium Mill Tailings Rem...

Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture

The Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture has been assembled and donated by William F. “Jack” Fry, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It includes manuscripts and correspondence, broadsides, printed epheme...

Van Alen Institute Design Archive

Originally founded in 1894 as the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects, Van Alen Institute (VAI) has accumulated a significant archive of historical design material documenting the development and expansion of late 19th and early 20th century Am...

American Literary Families: A Preservation and Access Project

The materials are composed of manuscript collections relating to three important twentieth century literary families: the Benet family, the Fitzgerald family, and the MacLeish family. The Benet family papers include documents on William Rose Bene...

Cataloging the Henry Hampton/ Blackside Collection

Washington University’s Film & Media Archive is home to the Henry Hampton Collection. Hampton(1940-98), a St. Louis native and Washington University alumnus, created films that chronicle the 20th century’s great political and social movements, foc...

Revealing Hidden Collections through Minimal Processing and Teaching

The 792 collections included in this proposal comprise the unprocessed portion of the historical manuscripts collection at Whitman College (i.e., records that are not part of the official records of the institution). These collections include the ...

Women in Ministry: Hidden but not Forgotten

Christians for Biblical Equality Records, 1988-2008 - 5 ln ft - organization founded in 1988 to promote fundamental equality of men and women (http://www.cbeinternational.org/) Ruth Gothenquist Papers, 1942-2008 - 2 ln ft - founded Women's Agl...

Chrysler Museum Knoedler Auction Catalog and Artist File Accessibility Project

The Jean Outland Chrysler Library is known as a source of historic, rare, and otherwise unobtainable materials key to tracing the provenance of many works of art. In 1977 Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. bought the London art history library of M. Knoedler...

Pennsylvania German Archival Collection at The Hershey Story

The archival collection covers a wide range of subjects, but primarily falls within these broad categories: religion; general history/reference; agriculture; trade, manufacture and business; advertisements, domestic materials; education; legal rec...

ARLIS Hidden Collections

Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Annual Management Reports, 1959-1994: this geographically based series compiled data in a cumulative manner for catch, escapement, economic factors, and fishery management policies for each regional fishery. U.S. F...

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

The aim of this project is to arrange, describe and catalog three significant collections containing a documentary record of the 20th century American folksong revival movement. Caff�� Lena is America��s oldest continuously running folk music coff...

Canal Society of New York State Collection

Represented are the entire archival holdings of the Canal Society of New York State. The Society was formed in 1956, the first such organization dedicated to the preservation of New York's canal heritage with special emphasis on the Erie Canal an...

Cincinnati Rail History Preservation Project

Some of Cincinnati��s richest history centers on its railway involvement ��� one of the largest collections of original photographs, architectural drawings, planning documents, railroad artifacts and printed material has long been closely ...

The KGMB-TV News and Programming Collection

The KGMB-TV News and Programming collection contains videotapes, motion picture film reels, photographs, slides, transcripts, and research material from KGMB-TV, the Honolulu, HI CBS affiliate and the state��s first television station, which began...

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Archives

For this project, LACMA proposes to appraise and process approximately 523 linear feet of records from circa 1954 through the early 1990s. The largest portion of the targeted records comprises general exhibition files created by various museum dep...

Enhancing Access and Promoting Research: Uncovering the Monroe Library's Hidden Social and Environmental Justice Collections

Loyola University New Orleans�� hidden Social and Environmental Justice Collections contain papers and other materials donated by William P. Quigley, Darryl Malek-Wiley, and John Clark. Each of these distinct collections is focused on environmenta...

Sights and Sounds of Black LA: Mapping Black History and Culture in Los Angeles (1850 - 2000)

The Sights and Sounds of Black LA: Mapping Black History and Culture in Los Angeles (1850 ��� 2000) provides access to hidden collections pertaining to black history and culture throughout Greater Los Angeles. The project is a collaboration betwee...

Manuscripts and Ephemera Collection

The Museum seeks CLIR support to catalog approximately 16,500 objects from the Museum's Ephemera Collection. These objects document the day-to-day life of New Yorkers over the last 300 years with the bulk of the materials dating to late 19th and e...

The Crypt of Civilization

In 1935, Thornwell Jacobs, president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia, conceived of an idea that would evolve into an historical curiosity of international scope eventually finding its way into the Guinness Book of World Records. Whi...

Archiving the Bascom and Jenkins Collections

African Textiles (William R. Bascom Collection): Bascom (1912���81) was a pioneering Africanist anthropologist. The first American anthropologist to do fieldwork in Nigeria, he was noted for his comprehensive research on the Yoruba, especially "I...

The Business of Glass: Bringing to Light Two Centuries of Glassmaking History through Company Records

This project will make accessible approximately 8,000 historical documents generated by glassmaking firms in the course of daily business. Dating from the second half of the 18th through the first half of the 20th centuries, this collection inclu...