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

Selected materials comprise most of the Clark's British bound manuscripts from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and represent seven genres or categories: commonplace books; literary works (poems and plays); musical works; recipe books; ser...

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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 2007, the complete collection of program materials currently on obsolete analog formats.

The PBS NewsHour collection consists of every broadcast between October 20, 1975, and December 16, 2007, of PBS NewsHour predecessor programs that were recorded on obsolete analog formats (The Robert MacNeil Report; The MacNeil/Lehrer Report; The ...

Library of Congress

The Edison Collection of American Sheet Music, 1800-1870

The Edison Sheet Music Collection was gathered at the behest of Thomas Edison over a thirty-year period and was used by the Edison Phonograph Company in selecting music to record. Aiming to collect as much music as possible, and with an emphasis o...

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

Published between 1780 and 1810, the 30,000 pamphlets of Voices of the Revolution represent an unparalleled corpus of material charting the political, social, and religious history of the French Revolution. For the project, two Newberry collection...

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

NSIDC's Analog Archives Collection houses more than 20,000 glacier photograph prints. William O. Field compiled one subset of this collection, roughly 5,000 prints, including many taken by Harry F. Reid, "America's first geophysicist." Reid travel...

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

Following the death of the Nobel Prize-winning novelist and journalist Gabriel Garci­a Marquez on April 17, 2014, the Ransom Center purchased his papers from his family. The remarkable Garci­a Marquez archive, which arrived at the Center in Decemb...

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

The materials nominated for digitization comprise 159,512 pages of medieval and early modern manuscripts, ranging in date from the eleventh to the sixteenth centuries with the major concentrations in the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries. The topi...

Lehigh University, Principal Investigator and Fiscal Agent

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

The World War I collections at The Museum of Flight cover both the technical aspects of flight and the personal experiences of the individuals flying the aircraft. These collections have only ever been seen by a small number of researchers who vis...

The Road from Hell is Paved with Little Rocks: Digitizing the History of Segregation and Integration of Arkansas's Educational System

The National Dunbar Historical Collections contains materials pertaining to Dunbar High School, Little Rock's high school for African American students before integration. This collection originates from a joint effort of the National Dunbar Alumn...

Central Arkansas Library System Butler Center for Arkansas Studies (CALS)

The Digital Archive of Native American Petitions in Massachusetts

We seek to digitize petitions of two sorts: (1) petitions sent by Native American individuals, villages, groups and nations to Massachusetts colonial and state officials, most commonly the General Court of Massachusetts (which includes the Massach...

Yale University, Yale Indian Papers Project

UMN Libraries/Umbra African American Digital Collection (UMN AADC): Digitizing African American Archival Materials Across University of Minnesota Collections (Social Welfare History, YMCA Archives, Children's Literature Research Collections, Performing Arts, Literary, Tretter GLBT, University Archives, James Ford Bell Library, and more).

The Umbra AADC gives voice to some of the many silences of American history, creating counter- and new narratives that support scholarship across numerous disciplines and fields. For each collection included here (drawn from all UMN's collecting a...

New England's Hidden Histories: Providing Public Access to the Manuscripts of New England's First Churches, Incubators of American Democracy

This project seeks to digitize roughly 28,000 pages of manuscript church records and other ecclesiastical papers that document the histories of local churches and communities in Massachusetts and Connecticut from the late seventeenth century throu...

Phillips Library, Salem, Massachusetts

Photographic Collections of the Erie Canal

The Erie Canal Museum's portion consists of about 200 glass negatives arranged within five distinct collections. Though none of the images have any historic labeling, nearly all show scenes that could likely be readily identified by the Museum's ...

Canal Society of New York State

Revealing Visual Culture: Digitizing Modern Illustrated Periodical Tear Sheets in the Walt Reed Illustration Archive

In 1974, Walt Reed opened Illustration House, a first-of-its-kind gallery specializing in the resale of original works of illustration including pulp magazine covers, magazine illustrations, advertisements, children's book illustrations, pin-ups, ...

YWCA of the USA Digitization and Access Project

The Young Women's Christian Association is a worldwide movement, which aims to develop the leadership of women and girls to achieve human rights, health, security, dignity, freedom, justice, and peace for all people. Two predecessor organizations ...

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project

Materials to be digitized include bound notebooks, loose field notes, unpublished manuscripts, collections of correspondence, and photographs and photo albums related to the last 200 years of scientific expeditions carried out by staff employed by...

Missouri Botanical Garden Peter H. Raven Library

"All Day Singing": Preserving and Providing Access to Original Early Twentieth Century Field Recordings in the Frank Clyde Brown Collection

The collection contains approximately 1,367 songs on 60 wax cylinders, 25 aluminum discs, and 51 aluminum lacquer discs, representing songs unique to North Carolina, as well as American folk songs, British traditional ballads, and a range of other...

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

The maps to be digitized were purchased by the East Asian Library from the Mitsui clan in 1949. Founders of one of the largest conglomerates in Japan, the clan amassed a private library that incorporated portions of the libraries of other respecte...

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

With more than 256,000 records, mostly collected before digitizing records in the field was feasible or common, the Four Valleys collection is one of the world's richest resources for understanding long-term sociopolitical and cultural processes. ...

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

By 1864, Beadle & Adams had sold more than five million dime novels, making them one of the most successful publishers in the country. The secret to this success was undercutting rival publishers by selling novels for a dime, which was significant...

Villanova University

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

Route books were published at the end of the circus season to describe the show's activities for that year. They were made available to employees of the show and circus fans. The name "route book" is derived from the listing of planned and/or co...

Circus World

Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

These eight collections provide robust documentation of ornithology activities in Iowa over the last century in a variety of formats. At the core of the nominated set of collections are the records of the Iowa Ornithologists' Union (IOU). The IOU ...

Digitizing the New York Quilt Project: making the archival documentation of more than 6,000 quilts made in New York before 1940 accessible and searchable in The Quilt Index, an international quilt digital repository.

In 1988 the museum embarked on an ambitious and historic project--to document all quilts in New York made before 1940. The results of the New York Quilt Project were astounding. More than 6,000 quilts were documented over forty-five ‰ÛÏQuilt Days‰...

Michigan State University

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

The Sherman Indian Museum has been collecting materials that document the history of the Sherman Institute and Sherman Indian High School as well as the Native American experience in the US and within government-run American Indian boarding school...

Sherman Indian Museum

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

The films nominated for digitization are diverse in subject matter and provenance: each film or video was created by a female amateur filmmaker active in the twentieth century. The collections include films that document families and friends--incl...

Lesbian Home Movie Project (LHMP)

Declassified! Digitizing the Records of the Vietnam War

The VNCA proposes to digitize 55 linear feet of manuscript material from seven important collections in our repository, all with clear provenance, and add the material to our Virtual Vietnam Archive. The collections nominated document events thro...

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

An October 21, 1987 The New York Times article described M. Watt Espy, Jr. as "America's foremost death penalty historian'' widely known for his unique collection of files on capital punishment. Espy devoted nearly four decades of research to doc...

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

The New York Public Library (NYPL) proposes the digitization of 176 bound, oversized volumes (45 linear feet shelved) from the archives of the New York-based Brown Brothers & Co. and the Liverpool-based Brown, Shipley & Co., two separate entities ...

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

The Penn State University Libraries' Special Collections proposes to digitize selected labor archive records, personal papers, photographs, graphic artwork, and artifact materials documenting the historical nexus of the United Mine Workers of Amer...

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

For over thirty years, Virginia Tech has documented the work of more than 400 women in architecture and design. This effort, known as the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA), represents a joint partnership between Virginia Tech's...

Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection

The Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection comprises the raw materials--interviews, filmed speeches, performances, demonstrations, conversations, archival footage and B-roll--amassed by Estela and Ernesto Bravo in the making of twenty-...

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

ONE's collection of posters span over 60 years of the LGBTQ movement and document communities throughout the United States. The majority of the 3,700 posters fall into two main categories, 1) 2,500 political posters and 2) 1,200 posters for LGBTQ ...