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Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

The Architecture and Design Collection comprehensively and uniquely documents the history of the built environment of Southern California. The project will address 240 uncatalogued archives. These are the papers of individuals-- architects, landsc...

Sacred, Secular, and Sewn with Soul: Discovering Alabama's Folk Culture

Located in the basement of the Alabama State Council on the Arts, private homes, and offices, Alabama's Folklife Collections include field recordings, slides, photographs, film, video, digital files, reel to reel tapes, cassettes, and ephemera tha...

Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH), Alabama Center for Traditional Culture (ACTC), Archive of Alabama Folk Culture (AAFC)

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Scientific expeditions and field work are the foundation for resource gathering by natural science museums worldwide; artifacts and specimens collected by AMNH researchers in the field, form the core of AMNH scientific research collections. The L...

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home: Mapping Brooklyn's Twentieth-Century Urban Identity

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home includes maps and archival materials that document Brooklyn's development from an independent city in the 19th century, through its consolidation with New York City, into one the largest and most diverse urban c...

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

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

The aim of this project is to arrange, describe and catalog four significant hidden collections that together contain a documentary record of the 20th century American folksong revival movement. Caffé Lena is America’s oldest continuously running ...

The William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection

The William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection is an extraordinary compilation of printed material and artwork that traces the portrayal of Jews by scholars, artists, laypersons, and even antisemites from the 16th to the 21st centuries. The collecti...

Documenting Advocacy: Human Rights Collections in the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, Columbia University

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Southern Africa Project (LCCR), 1971-1994; Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), 1982-2011; Human Rights First (HRF), 1978- 2003. The collections contain a broad range of material from the 1980s throug...

American View Books

American View Books in the Avery Classics Collection provide pictorial documentation of cities and towns throughout the United States. The collection is comprised of 4,800 items, broadly termed “books” published in a variety of formats, including ...

David C. Driskell Archive Project

Prof. David C. Driskell, among the most well-known scholars in the field of African American art, amassed a large collection of personal papers during the last six decades. The unique Driskell Archive includes approximately 50,000 objects from all...

Coleman A. Young Mayoral Papers

The Coleman A. Young Mayoral Papers consist of 1,175 boxes of documents from his twenty years as mayor of Detroit. The bulk of the documents pertain to communications from city of Detroit departments, the federal government, and a wide array of ...

Jewish Ethnomusicology from the East: The Archives of Johanna Spector

The hidden collection of Dr. Johanna Spector (1915-2008) is a major repository of primary source materials related to dwindling Jewish communities in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Spector was a professor of Ethnomusicology at The Jewish Theol...

The Roland Park Company Archives and the Martin L. Millspaugh Archives

A collection of international historic significance, The Roland Park Company Archives consist of the corporate records of the Roland Park Company, documenting an early suburban development that has enjoyed regional, national, and international inf...

The Churchill Weavers Collection - 40,000 Textiles Uncovered

The materials comprise an archive of three-dimensional objects representing all hand-woven products made by Churchill Weavers from 1922 to 2007. Once considered America’s largest and finest hand-weaving studio, Churchill Weavers was founded in the...

Martha's Vineyard Archives Project

Situated on a busy coastal seaway, Martha’s Vineyard has played an important part in American and world history since the 1600s. The Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s (MVM) archival collections reflect the strong connections between the Island and the wo...

Lee Metcalf Photograph and Film Collections

The Lee Metcalf Photograph and Film Collections document the life and work of Senator Lee Metcalf. The materials, dating from 1915-1978, illustrate the career of one of Montana’s most renowned political figures. During his career Metcalf served ...

Discovering the Future: The New York Word's Fairs Collections of 1939 and 1964 at the Museum of the City of New York and the Queens Museum of Art

MCNY and QMA together hold around 12,000 items (approximately 367 boxes and 450 oversize/irregular objects) documenting the New York World’s Fairs of 1939 and 1964, including books, pamphlets, printed ephemera, rare architectural blueprints, origi...

Queens Museum of Art

Out West: The LGBTQ Community Archive Cataloging Project

Out West features 89 collections from the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives of USC Libraries and 22 collections from the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. These collections preserve the history of struggle for LGBT civil rights and giv...

Private Practices, Public Health: Privacy-Aware Processing to Maximize Access to Health Collections

We will catalog personal and professional papers of 7 leaders in the field of Public Health. Collections are held by the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (Hopkins) and the Center for the History of Medi...

Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Increasing Access to Our Aerospace Heritage

For over 50 years, the San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) has preserved the aviation heritage of Southern California, with a unique collection documenting the areas aerospace history. SDASM was the first aero-themed museum to be accredited by th...

Documenting Climate Change: The Papers of Stephen H. Schneider

Stephen H. Schneider (1945-2010) was the Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Professor of Biology, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment at ...

Foreign and Ethnic 78s in the UC Santa Barbara Sound Archives

UC Santa Barbara’s Department of Special Collections holds one of the largest and most diverse collections of historical sound recordings in the United States. The 78rpm disc collection at UCSB numbers 193,000 items. We are requesting funds to cat...

Oral History Cataloging Project

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Oral History Collection holds more than 12,500 interviews comprising almost 24,000 hours of testimony with Holocaust survivors and victims of Nazi persecution as well as witnesses, collaborators, perpe...

Uncovering Philadelphia's Past: A Regional Solution to Revealing Hidden Collections

This consortial project, encompassing 80 collections totaling more than 2,900 linear feet held in 18 area repositories, builds on preliminary work that laid the foundation for a regional approach to managing and providing access to historical coll...

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)

Samuel French Theatre Archives

Samuel French Theatre Archives

Samuel French entered the publishing business in New York City in 1853. In 1873, he bought out his British partner, Thomas Lacy, making Samuel French the world��s largest theatrical publisher. Our collection consists of thousands of plays,...

Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library

Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library

Cataloging the vertical files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library (ABCL), including the archives of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America (GCNA), will provide access to one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of carillon related ma...

Frontier Science: Providing Access to the Early Scientific History of the American West in the Collections of the California Academy of Sciences

The proposed project focuses on the works of scientists in the American West during the late 19th century when California was experiencing tremendous growth. The “wild West” was disappearing and scientific exploration was flourishing. Th...

Makino Collection Film Ephemera and Rare Book Project

Makino Collection Film Ephemera and Rare Book Project

This project will result in searchable Japanese film ephemera and rare books from the 1870s through 2006 in the Makino Collection in an online finding aid, the Columbia catalog (CLIO), and the OCLC database. Film Programs. These are 26 unproces...

Canal Society of New York State Collection

Canal Society of New York State Collection

The CSNYS began in 1956, the first such group dedicated to canal heritage in the nation. It soon amassed manuscripts, books, prints and other artworks and artifacts when appreciation of this legacy was young. The collection includes primary resour...

Canal Society of New York State (CSNYS), Canadian Canal Society (CCS)

Documenting Their Films:  Hidden Collections of Four Independent Filmmakers

Documenting Their Films: Hidden Collections of Four Independent Filmmakers

The project focuses on four manuscript collections that are housed in the Motion Picture Department Stills, Posters and Paper Collections. The materials cover the period 1895 through 1991, with a geographic scope including North America, E...

The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

The David Sarnoff Collection, approximately 2,800 linear feet covering the years between 1912 and 1986, is the most significant collection on the 20th-century rise of American commercial broadcasting, telecommunications, and military and civ...

The Kansas City Stockyards Collection

The Kansas City Public Library holds a significant collection for an 1874 enterprise that defined Kansas City to the nation. Established by Boston business interests (Adams, Forbes), the Kansas City Stockyards and a network of railroads played a p...

Bridge and Building Forensics: Civil Engineering Archives at Lehigh University

The 20th century saw many advancements in civil engineering technology. Through this project, Lehigh will catalog the personal and corporate papers of prominent civil engineers and influential societies from this period, including those of Blair B...