Discovered 387 Entries

Archiving Antigua: A Digital Record of Pre- and Post-Emancipation Antigua, 1760-1948

The Moravian Archives, Bethlehem (MAB) proposes a 24-month project to digitize approximately 13,248 pages of manuscript records of the Moravian Church in Antigua, 1760-1948. The membership catalogs, along with the “speaking” or “remark” books, tha...

Seas of Knowledge: Digitization and Retrospective Analysis of the Historical Logbooks of the United States Navy

Nearly everything we know about the world ocean prior to the satellite era can be linked to a single document type: the ship’s logbook. Other primary documents, including muster rolls, field note books, photographs and artwork, often depend on thi...

National Archives and Records Administration; National Archives Foundation

Eastern Bloc Borderlands: Digitizing Russian Military Topographic Maps of Eastern Europe, 1883-1947

Funding for Eastern Bloc Borderlands: Digitizing Russian Military Topographic Maps of Eastern Europe, 1883-1947 will support the digitization, cataloging, and georeferencing of 4,000+ largely Soviet-era maps that were originally captured by the Ge...

Sculptures in the Air: An Accessible Online Video Repository of the American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry and Literature Collections at the RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive (RIT/NTID DSA) in Rochester, NY

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Libraries will digitize 61 videotapes held in the RIT/NTID DSA that document the ASL literature movement in Rochester from 1970-1999. These videotapes will represent the largest collection of rare U.S. ASL L...

The Marian Anderson Archive: The Artist on the World Stage

The Marian Anderson Papers ranks among the most important archival collections in the Kislak Center for Special Collections. Although the archive is consulted regularly, patrons must travel to Philadelphia to view the physical contents of the vas...

Genoa Indian School Digital Reconciliation Project

The History Department, the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH), and University Archives & Special Collections at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) propose to collaborate with the Genoa U.S. Indian School Foundation and Nat...

Genoa U.S. Indian School Foundation; National Archives at Denver; National Archives at Kansas City

Japanese Historical Maps in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

Japanese Historical Maps in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

The project proposes to digitize approximately 1,500 woodblock, copperplate, and manuscript maps produced in Japan between the 1600s and 1923 and now held by the East Asian Library, and to add them to a website already developed by David Rumsey an...

The Four Valleys Digital Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El Paraíso Valleys, Northwestern Honduras

The Four Valleys Digital Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El Paraíso Valleys, Northwestern Honduras

Unprecedented in its scope and comprehensiveness, the Four Valleys collection consists of all paper, photographic, and digital records resulting from archaeological investigations conducted in four northwest Honduran basins. Housed at Kenyon Colle...

The Albert Johannsen Project: Digitizing the House of Beadle and Adams and their Nickel and Dime Novels

The Albert Johannsen Project: Digitizing the House of Beadle and Adams and their Nickel and Dime Novels

Northern Illinois University (NIU) and Villanova University (VU) propose to digitize the dime novels of Beadle & Adams, the first and most important publisher of the format. The project will involve digitizing Albert Johannsen's personal collectio...

Villanova University

Step Right Up:  Digitizing Over 100 Years of Circus Route Books

Step Right Up: Digitizing Over 100 Years of Circus Route Books

Step right up and enter the astounding world of circus! For centuries, circuses brought the wonders of the world to cities and towns along the shows' routes. Similar to yearbooks, route books contain information about people, positions, events, an...

Circus World; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling)

Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

Iowa State University Library proposes a 24 month project to establish the Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn), a portal for digital Iowa ornithological primary sources. The eight collections we have selected for this project provide robust docu...

Digitizing the New York Quilt Project

Digitizing the New York Quilt Project

The American Folk Art Museum seeks to digitize the New York Quilt Project, making the documentation for 6,333 quilts made in New York before 1940 accessible and searchable in the Quilt Index (QI), an international quilt digital repository develope...

Michigan State University

The Sherman Indian Museum Digital Collection: Increasing Access to American Indian Off-Reservation Boarding School Archives

The Sherman Indian Museum Digital Collection: Increasing Access to American Indian Off-Reservation Boarding School Archives

As part of the Inland Empire Memories initiative, the University of California, Riverside (UCR) Library and the Sherman Indian Museum propose a project to digitize the Museum's extensive collection that documents the history of the Sherman Institu...

Sherman Indian Museum

The Woman Behind the Camera: Home Movies and Amateur Film by Women, 1925-1997

The Woman Behind the Camera: Home Movies and Amateur Film by Women, 1925-1997

This project will create high-quality digital surrogates of analog collections of home movies and amateur film and video made by women between 1925 and 1997. The collections are held by Northeast Historic Film, the Lesbian Home Movie Project, and ...

Lesbian Home Movie Project (LHMP); Chicago Film Archives (CFA)

Declassified! Digitizing the Records of the Vietnam War

Declassified! Digitizing the Records of the Vietnam War

The Vietnam Center and Archive (VNCA) will digitize 55 linear feet of manuscript material from our holdings. The collections selected cover many aspects of the Vietnam War, from the clandestine operations of the MACV-SOG teams, to the nuts and bol...

The Digital Archive of Executions in the United States, 1608-2002: Digitization and Access to the M. Watt Espy Papers

The Digital Archive of Executions in the United States, 1608-2002: Digitization and Access to the M. Watt Espy Papers

The project will digitize a portion of the M. Watt Espy Papers consisting of approximately 44 cubic feet of primary and secondary source material, and approximately 28,800 index cards. The Digital Archive of Executions will be a freely accessible ...

Inside the Counting House: Brown Brothers & Co. records at The New York Public Library

Inside the Counting House: Brown Brothers & Co. records at The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library seeks $84,640 to digitize 176 bound, oversized volumes (approximately 150,000 pages) from the archives of the New York-based Brown Brothers & Co. and Liverpool- based Brown, Shipley & Co., two companies run by brothers ...

Beneath the Surface and Cast in Steel: Forging the American Industrial Union Movement Digital Project

Beneath the Surface and Cast in Steel: Forging the American Industrial Union Movement Digital Project

Pennsylvania State University is the sole participating institution for the proposed two year project (June 2017 - May 2019). The materials represent selected union records and personal papers of labor leaders, and include a wide variety of materi...

Women of Design: Revealing Women's Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment

Women of Design: Revealing Women's Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment

Virginia Tech maintains the world's largest and longest continually operating collection of archival materials documenting women's contributions to architecture and design. This two-year project will digitize, describe, and provide virtual access ...

Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection

Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection

Estela Bravo is a U.S. citizen who has lived in Cuba for more than fifty years and has been a filmmaker for nearly forty years. Ernesto Bravo is an Argentinian-born physician. Many of their works focus on the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba...

Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at ONE Archives

Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at ONE Archives

Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at ONE Archives will expose a wealth of visual materials documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) viewpoints since the 1950s. To advance the cultural understanding of queer ...

Digitizing Southern California Water Resources: A proposal to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources' Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program

Digitizing Southern California Water Resources: A proposal to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources' Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program

Over a 3-year period, the Claremont Colleges Library, A.K. Smiley Public Library, California State University Northridge Oviatt Library, California State University San Bernardino Water Resources Institute, National Archives and Records Administra...

Pomona College (CA) (grant administrator); Claremont Colleges Library (CA); A.K. Smiley Public Library (Redlands, CA); California State University Northridge Oviatt Library

Our Story: Digitizing Publications and Photographs of the Historically Black Atlanta University Center Institutions

Our Story: Digitizing Publications and Photographs of the Historically Black Atlanta University Center Institutions

Our Story: Digitizing Publications and Photographs of the Historically Black Atlanta University Center Institutions is a thirty month collaborative project between the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library, Spelman College Archives,...

Spelman College Archives; Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on behalf of the University of Georgia; Morehouse College

Digitizing Over Fifty Years of Jukebox Music News: Cash Box, 1942-1996

Digitizing Over Fifty Years of Jukebox Music News: Cash Box, 1942-1996

Swem Library is working with the Internet Archive to digitize, perform optical character recognition (OCR), and make freely available online for research the issues of Cash Box, a weekly magazine published from 1942 through 1996 for the music and ...

Digitizing British Manuscripts at UCLA's Clark Library, 1601-1800

Digitizing British Manuscripts at UCLA's Clark Library, 1601-1800

The 18-month project encompasses the digitization of 300 bound manuscripts produced in Great Britain between 1601 and 1800 and held by the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, administered by UCLA's Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies. The ...

PBS NewsHour Digitization Project.

PBS NewsHour Digitization Project.

This 40-year collection of daily broadcast news programs includes The Robert MacNeil Report, The MacNeil/Lehrer Report, The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. This project will digitize 32 years, from October 1975-December 2...

Library of Congress; Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association (WETA)

The Edison Collection of American Sheet Music, 1800-1870

The Edison Collection of American Sheet Music, 1800-1870

The University of Michigan Library will catalog and digitize nearly 36,000 pieces of music from the Edison Sheet Music Collection. At the end of this two-year project, catalog records and full-text scans will be discoverable through our local onli...

Voices of the Revolution: Digitizing 30,000 French Pamphlets from the Newberry Library

Voices of the Revolution: Digitizing 30,000 French Pamphlets from the Newberry Library

Through Voices of the Revolution, researchers will gain access to full-text searchable digital files (an estimated 510,000 pages of text) for 30,000 French Revolution pamphlets. These pamphlets represent an unparalleled corpus of material and supp...

Revealing our melting past: Toward a digital library of historic glacier photography

Revealing our melting past: Toward a digital library of historic glacier photography

The climate is changing rapidly. The answer to the question of how rapidly, however, depends directly on how long relevant data can be analyzed. Archival data, then, which predates the satellite era, is essential to the study of climate change ove...

National Snow & Ice Data Center

Sharing "Gabo" with the World: Building the Gabriel Garci­a Marquez Online Archive from His Papers at the Harry Ransom Center

Sharing "Gabo" with the World: Building the Gabriel Garci­a Marquez Online Archive from His Papers at the Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center proposes an eighteen-month project to digitize major segments of the papers of Gabriel Garci­a Marquez (1927-2014), considered one of the most significant authors of the twentieth century and affectionately known as "Gabo" ...

Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis: Toward A Comprehensive Online Library of Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts in PACSCL Libraries in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware

Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis: Toward A Comprehensive Online Library of Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts in PACSCL Libraries in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware

This project, hosted at Lehigh University Library and the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and involving fifteen members of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL), will provide online access to high-resolut...

Lehigh University; Free Library of Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania Libraries; Bryn Mawr College; Haverford College; Swarthmore College; Library Company of Philadelphia; College of Physicians of Philadelphia; Rosenbach Museum and Library; University of Delaware; Temple University; Science Heritage Institute; Franklin & Marshall College; Villanova University; Philadelphia Museum of Art

"I thought there was nothing so glorious as war": Creating Online Access to the World War I Materials at The Museum of Flight

"I thought there was nothing so glorious as war": Creating Online Access to the World War I Materials at The Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight will conduct an 18-month project to create an online repository of digitized photographs, manuscripts, and ephemera from our holdings related to World War I. The collections include approximately 2,500 photos, 25 aircraft and ...