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Documenting Mexican American & Latino Civil Rights: Records of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund & CA Rural Legal Assistance

Documenting Mexican American & Latino Civil Rights: Records of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund & CA Rural Legal Assistance

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) was incorporated in 1967 and has evolved into one of the most influential and effective organizations working to protect the civil rights of Mexican Americans and Latinos throughout th...

Islamic Arts of the Book at the Smithsonian: Providing for Research Across Disciplines

Together, the Freer and Sackler have the finest collections of illustrated manuscripts from the Islamic world in the U. S. The collections contain extremely rare illustrated texts, tremendous depth in certain formative periods, such as fourteenth-...

Open Plan, Open Access: Increasing Researcher Access to Modern Architectural Records

Open Plan, Open Access: Increasing Researcher Access to Modern Architectural Records

The papers of Ray Kappe and William Krisel, two hidden architectural collections at the Getty Research Institute (GRI), are explorations of the Modernist goal of creating housing that is well-designed yet affordable. Incorporating project files, d...

Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection Processing Project

Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection Processing Project

As a lawyer working for the Department of Transportation, Z. Taylor Vinson wrote the federal safety regulations for car tail light requirements. His first spoken word, “car,” presaged a lifelong passion of building one of the greatest, most compr...

Moving Images 1938-1940: Amateur Filmmakers Record the New York World's Fair and Its Period

Moving Images 1938-1940: Amateur Filmmakers Record the New York World's Fair and Its Period

The topic of this three-institution collaborative project is the New York World's Fair (1939-1940), and the context of other amateur films made during that period. The materials are original 16mm and 8mm film reels, the records of individuals and ...

George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Queens Museum of Art

Enhancing Access to the History of San Diego and the Border Region

Enhancing Access to the History of San Diego and the Border Region

San Diego alone among California’s three largest cities has an historical organization specifically dedicated to documenting its history. Founded in 1928, SDHC is the primary repository for historical materials of all kinds relating to the San Die...

Grove Press and a New American Morality

Grove Press and a New American Morality

The records of avant-garde publisher Grove Press span the years 1953 to 1985. While Grove was based in New York City, its list of titles, authors, and subjects was international in scope. Subjects and genres range from Victorian erotica and litera...

Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas

Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas

"Sueltas" is a generic term for plays published in Spain from the late seventeenth through the nineteenth century in small pamphlet formats. The Ransom Center owns 14,000 of these, mostly concentrated in the later part of this period. The collecti...

Texas A&M University Libraries

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

The UCMP archives provide the paleontologic, geologic, historical, legal, and sociological context for the several million fossil specimens that comprise our unparalleled collections. They also document the lives of prominent western pioneers, su...

Major Railroad Archival Collections

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to be cataloged are: Union Pacific Railroad Collection: Relates to all aspects of the Union Pacific Railroad Company and its bus...

Nebraska State Historical Society

The Pruitt and Shanks Photographic Collection: The Life of a Southern Region in 140,000 Images

The Pruitt and Shanks Photographic Collection: The Life of a Southern Region in 140,000 Images

A very large collection of photographic negatives produced by two studio/commercial photographers in Columbus (Lowndes County), Mississippi, and the surrounding area from the late 1920s into the 1970s. There are about 142,000 images, both...

Promoting Research through Rare Book Cataloging Partnerships

Promoting Research through Rare Book Cataloging Partnerships

The Culture Class Collection is the University of Pennsylvania’s original rare book collection and is the largest hidden collection in Penn’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML). It represents 15% of its rare book holdings and includes over 14,0...

Exposing Unknown Boston Local TV News Collections

Exposing Unknown Boston Local TV News Collections

The Boston Local TV News project is a collaboration of 4 institutions and their local tv news collections - the Boston Public Library (BPL), Northeast Historic Film (NHF), WGBH, and Cambridge Community TV (CCTV)- to provide a catalog of 40 years o...

Boston Public Library, Cambridge Community Television, Northeast Historic Film

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

The goal of this proposal is to catalog 1300 linear feet (lf) and 200 cubic feet (cf) of archival materials and special collections that document the early history of science at Yale and in North America. The Peabody Museum holdings include the f...

Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society

Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society

In 1978, the library and map collection of the American Geographical Society (AGSL) was transferred from New York City to UW-Milwaukee. The archival collections dating back to the Society’s founding in 1851, however, remained in New York until Fe...

Increasing Access to Africana Collections: The American Committee on Africa and The Africa Fund Records

Increasing Access to Africana Collections: The American Committee on Africa and The Africa Fund Records

The Amistad Research Center seeks funding to process and catalog two organizational collections devoted to the decolonization of Africa. The American Committee on Africa (1953-2001) and The Africa Fund (1966-2001) worked to educate the American pu...

The Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda, Part II

The Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda, Part II

Gordon Hall began compiling what became the Hall-Hoag Collection when he returned from World War II and encountered U.S. domestic hate groups at both ends of the political spectrum. Along with a group of volunteers, including Grace Hoag, he infil...

Illuminating Hidden Collections at the Center for Jewish History

The materials cover the histories of organizations in NYC, as well as those around the country whose composition stemmed from towns in Europe from which they emigrated, such as those associated with Galicia or with Telsch, Lithuania. They ...

American Jewish Historical Society, Leo Baeck Institute, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

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

Mapas historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps

Mapas historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps

The Mapas hist�_ricos de Nuevo M�xico = Historic New Mexico Maps cataloging project will make one of the most important collections of the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library accessible to a wide range of researchers, historians, students and th...

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...

Merchant Mariners Muster: Cataloging Crew Manuscripts

Merchant Mariners Muster: Cataloging Crew Manuscripts

44 separate manuscript collections relating to shipping, predominantly Maine sea captains' business papers but also including ship owners' records, customs house records and a shipping agent's records, all of which have been determined to include ...

The Pennsylvania German Textiles of the Goshenhoppen Historians, the Mennonite Heritage Center and the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center

The PA German textile and clothing collections in this collaborative project are a rich record of this southeastern Pennsylvania immigrant group that settled the state in the late seventeenth century and who continued as a distinct group through t...

Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, Goshenhoppen Historians

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...

Capturing History: Cataloging the San Diego Museum of Man's Photographic Collection

Capturing History: Cataloging the San Diego Museum of Man's Photographic Collection

The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM) seeks funding to catalog a collection of 25,000 photographs taken from 1890 to the mid-1900s depicting the history of San Diego and the surrounding area. These photographs have never been cataloged and consist o...

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/

Cataloging Artifacts and Related Records of the World Trade Center Attack on September 11, 2001

Cataloging Artifacts and Related Records of the World Trade Center Attack on September 11, 2001

The materials that are the subject of this proposal can be divided into five general categories: 1) posters, letters, photographs and other ephemera left by the families of the victims at Pier 94 (the temporary family service center), and at the ...