Discovered 387 Entries

Intellectual Access to Moving Images of Work Life, 1916-1950

Intellectual Access to Moving Images of Work Life, 1916-1950

"Intellectual Access to Moving Images of Work Life, 1916-1950" has created descriptive records for 50 film collections (16mm, 8mm, 35mm) identified as significant moving image archival documents relating to work and labor in the first half of the ...

Exposing Biodiversity Fieldbooks and Original Expedition Journals at the Smithsonian Institution

Exposing Biodiversity Fieldbooks and Original Expedition Journals at the Smithsonian Institution

The content addressed is composed of original objects (field books, unpublished journals, loose notes, sketches) that are held and maintained by the Smithsonian and which were produced by individuals who have engaged in field research related to a...

Uncovering California's Environmental Collections: A Collaborative Approach

Uncovering California's Environmental Collections: A Collaborative Approach

This California Digital Library (CDL) project has uncovered 33 hidden collections at institutions across California related to the state's environment and environmental history. The collections were selected and assembled for their unique and dive...

California State University Chico; California State University Fresno; Humboldt State University; UC Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, and Riverside; University of Southern California

Excavating L.A.: USC’s Hidden Southern California Historical Collections

Excavating L.A.: USC’s Hidden Southern California Historical Collections

Excavating L.A. includes diverse archival materials from 26 regional history collections at the USC Libraries. Primarily focused on Los Angeles urban and social history, the collections include a wealth of materials on California politics and comm...

Song, Speech, and Dance: Special Collections from the Recorded Sound Archives at Yale and Stanford Universities

Song, Speech, and Dance: Special Collections from the Recorded Sound Archives at Yale and Stanford Universities

This project processed more than 1,100 linear feet of audio and paper archival collections in the Historical Sound Recordings (HSR) collection at Yale University and the Archive of Recorded Sound (ARS) at Stanford University. At Yale, the collecti...

Stanford University Recorded Sound Archives

For the People, for Education, for Science: Web Access to the American Museum of Natural History Archives

For the People, for Education, for Science: Web Access to the American Museum of Natural History Archives

The Archives of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) hold a wealth of historical resources that document scientific research in anthropology, astronomy, earth sciences, paleontology and zoology, as well the Museum’s 141 year history as a ...

Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles

Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles

The six bilingual collections include: membership records and correspondence of the Alianza Hispano Americana, founded in Tucson, Arizona in 1894 as a mutual aid benefit society for Mexicans in the Arizona territory, featuring insurance documents ...

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...

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...

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, suc...

The "Color Curtain" Processing Project: Unveiling the Archives of Chicago's Black Metropolis

The "Color Curtain" Processing Project: Unveiling the Archives of Chicago's Black Metropolis

This collaboration identified 150 unprocessed and inaccessible collections to process and catalog. The collections have high scholarly research value along with low condition ratings. The collections were appraised and identified during the Black ...

Major Railroad Archival Collections

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

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 studio...

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 project was 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 fo...

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 Feb...

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

In this project, the Amistad Research Center processed and cataloged 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 America...

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 also cov...

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 Congress...

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 historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps cataloging project made one of the most important collections of the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library accessible to a wide range of researchers, historians, students and the gener...

Undiscovered Printmakers: Hidden Treasures in Georgetown University's Library

This project made 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 illustra...

Documenting Technology Innovation: Perham Collection of Early Electronics

The Perham Collection of Early Electronics preserved 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 Western U...

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