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Unlocking mass culture: cataloging dime novel collections at Northern Illinois University

Dime novels are full-length novels, sold through the mail and periodical stands in the US from 1860-1930. While a book from the same period cost about $1.25, the same amount of content, packaged to look like a periodical according to the United St...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Uncovering Audio Visual Media Documenting Post-modern Art at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

This project will support the archival processing and EAD (Encoded Archival Description) description of thirteen media-rich manuscript collections totaling 150 linear feet. Collections contain traditional paper records and 1091 media objects, inc...

Archive of Women's Military History

Highlights: singular biographical material relating to three-dimensional artifacts documenting women's military history in the SI holdings (1860s - present). 100+ Civil War letters and related documents exchanged by a mother and son describing the...

Social Activism in Western New York

Social activism--intentional action of individuals, groups, and institutions to change peoples' conditions--is organic to human history. Often overlooked in the telling of national or global history, local and regional histories offer rich insight...

Clementine/Albani Collection Original Cataloging Initiative

The Clementine Collection comprises combined personal libraries formed over several centuries by the Albani family of Urbino and Rome. This noble Italian family included diplomats and cardinals as well as Giovanni Francesco Albani, reigning as Pop...

History of Sustainable Agriculture: Louis Bromfield and His Legacy

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, screenplay...

Designing the 20th Century: Four Hidden Architectural Collections

Following World War II California was a leader in housing and school design and developing suburban communities. This project will promote rich archival collections created by four California modernists architects practicing during the later half ...

The Edward R. Roybal Papers, 1919-2003

The Edward R. Roybal Papers, 1919-2003, document the life of a Latino public figure who became the first Latino elected to the Los Angeles City Council and the U.S. Congress from California since the 19th century. This collection contains extensiv...

Cataloging the Archives Collections of ROCS @ NSIDC

These collections are a resource for people studying Earth's frozen regions, the history of science, or past climate related to the Earth��s frozen regions. Included are materials from early expeditions to Alaska, the Alps, South and Central Amer...

Providing access and minimum description to backlog collections

The Dood Research Center has a backlog of approximately 280 archival and manuscript collections for which there are no finding aids, catalog descriptions or preliminary access tools. The collections included in the backlog include materials acqui...

Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Heritage Collection

The four institutions which comprise the Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Collection (National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), the National Asthma Center (formerly the Denver Sheltering Home for...

Accessing 500 Years of Florida's Past through the Historical Map Collection at the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History

In 2013, when Florida marks its quincentenary, the name "Florida" will have been part of American geography for 500 years. One of the best records of Florida's evolution over five centuries is the University of Florida's Historical Map Collectio...

Intellectual Acess to Audio Recordings of Northeast Folklore and Oral History

The Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History is perhaps the finest regional archive of its kind. Its collections of the traditional culture of Maine and the Maritime Provinces of Canada have no equal, either in the United States or Canada. ...

Developing a Collaborative Archive from the African Diaspora (CAAD)

Project materials document the history, culture, and experience of people from the African Diaspora most specifically in South Florida, the Caribbean, and relevant parts of Latin America from the 1600s to the present. All materials were acquired o...

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

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

The Forgotten Modern: USC's Hidden Mid-Century Architecture Collections

USC��s archives provide extensive information about architects whose contributions to mid-century Southern California design are just beginning to be more fully recognized. The collections document historically significant commercial, reside...

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 e...

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 of late 19th and early 20th century architectural educatio...

Maryland Folklife Archives

The Maryland Folklife Archives are a decentralized collection of affiliated materials, principally ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities across Mary...

Whitney Museum of American Art - Film and Video Archives 1960s to 2010

This entire collection is 243 linear feet and reflects the history of American Film and Video as an art form and includes: Film + Video Artist Files--paper materials kept on individual artists, artist collectives, and film companies that were m...

Revealing the history of wildlife conservation through the hidden archives at the Wildlife Conservation Society (New York Zoological Society)

As the forerunner of the wildlife conservation movement in the United States, WCS differs from contemporary zoos due to our commitment to scientific research since inception. WCS conservationists such as William Beebe and inspirational leaders suc...

Expanding Access to Special Collections at the Free Library: the Children’s Literature Research Collection and beyond

The 31 archival collections proposed for cataloging through this project are part of the Free Library��s Children��s Literature Research Collection (CLRC) and represent works from 20th-century children��s authors and illustrators. The collections ...

The Legacy Center

The collection documents all facets of Japanese American life surrounding the period of World War II internment and on to present day. It includes correspondence, particularly with family in internment camps and brothers or sons serving in the US ...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Collections relate to the ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both the long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities in three contiguous states in the Mid-Atlantic region: New York, New Jersey, and...

Fales Library Food Studies Collection

Over the past eight years the Fales Library has amassed one of the largest collections of materials relating to the new field of food studies at any academic library. Through donations and select acquisitions, the collection now numbers mo...

Hidden Collections/Hidden Connections: Revealing Networks in the Development of Twentieth Century Surgery

Project collections reveal the development of 20th century surgical methods and norms and, through the application of technical processing techniques, the hidden connections among people, events, organizations, and technologies that influenced the...

Memphis Coalition for Cultural Heritage Cataloging Project

Overall focus is the Mid-South, esp. race relations in Memphis, this Delta region��s "capital." Period is Civil War through Civil Rights era. Specific Collections include - Rhodes: Brownsville KKK, 1960s���1970s; Shelby Foote (personal documents/m...

Preserving the American Spirit: Uncovering Personal Collections of World War II

From the Museum��s opening in 2000 until a full-time curatorial staff was hired in 2008, the Collections Department was understaffed and unable to properly process a rapidly growing archive. To circumvent a backlog, new acquisitions were processed...

Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Little Literary Magazine Archives feature eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishing across the United States from 1960 to 2010, the various archives are composed of literary letters, manuscripts, ...