Discovered 387 Entries

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. The project ...

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 unprocessed...

The Lichliter Site Project: A Model for Revealing Hidden Archaeological Collections

The Lichliter Site Project: A Model for Revealing Hidden Archaeological Collections

All collection materials relate to the Lichliter site, a prehistoric archaeological site covering several acres. The collection is the result of an excavation undertaken by DSNH from 1962-1970. The site is a Late Woodland period (Ohio River Valley...

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, Europe an...

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 civilian ...

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...

Cataloging La MaMa’s Pushcart Years: A Unique History of the Off-Off Broadway Theatre Movement

The La MaMa Archive is a valuable educational and historic resource that chronicles the evolution of La MaMa from a basement theatre to a world-renowned arts organization. The La MaMa Archive chronicles an important American legacy--the artists, c...

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...

An American Mirror: Early Photograph Collections at the Maine State Museum

An American Mirror: Early Photograph Collections at the Maine State Museum

The Maine State Museum (MSM) owns and has responsibility for the most important collection of Maine historical images in existence, assembled over 40 years by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission (MHPC). Its 15,000 stereoviews are the single...

Maine Historic Preservation Commission

Cataloging Hidden Collections: San Diego Museum of Man’s Archaeology, Archival and Photographic Collections

The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM) will catalog: 1. More than 7,000 archaeology records from the Malcolm J. Rogers and the Emma Lou Davis Collections. Rogers (1890-1960) was a pioneering archaeologist, who served on SDMoM’s staff from 1929-1945 a...

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection feature the administrative and organizational records of eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishi...

D.C. Africana Archives Project (DCAAP)

The collections selected for DCAAP have all been identified as having high scholarly research value and will contribute to the academic study of African American and African diaspora history in Washington, D.C. The collections chosen for this proj...

District of Columbia Archives; Howard University Moorland-Spingarn Research Center; Historical Society of Washington, DC; National Museum of American History Archives Center; Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Printing Specimens (1605-present) at the Newberry Library

Printing Specimens (1605-present) at the Newberry Library

As physical artifacts representing the many aspects of printing and design history, the Wing Collection’s printing specimens range widely in place and date of origin, and cover numerous subjects and levels of production. Each item was chosen by th...

Princeton University Library's Latin American Ephemera Project

Princeton University Library's Latin American Ephemera Project

PUL began to collect and build an archive of Latin American ephemera and gray literature in the mid 1970s to document the activities of political and social organizations and movements, as well as the broader political, socioeconomic and cultural ...

Grass Roots Activism and the American Wilderness:  Pioneers in the Twentieth Century Adirondack Park Conservation Movement

Grass Roots Activism and the American Wilderness: Pioneers in the Twentieth Century Adirondack Park Conservation Movement

The Apperson and Schaefer papers reflect grass roots political activism to conserve the Adirondack Forest Preserve and to expand the Adirondack Park from 1899 to 1996 (Apperson 1899-1963 44 cu.ft, Schaefer 1930-1996 166 cu.ft). The collections inc...

Building New Access Tools for the National Death Penalty Archive

Building New Access Tools for the National Death Penalty Archive

The University at Albany’s National Death Penalty Archive (NDPA)'s mission is to build a collection of archival materials from individuals and national organizations that played substantive roles in the history of capital punishment. Through a pa...

Post-War Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex

Post-War Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex

Over the past 50 years the DFW Metroplex has experienced explosive growth. Collections included in this proposal relate to urban planning, politics, industry, industrial education and major infrastructure projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlingto...

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Among the top East Asian collections in North America, UW & UBC hold a wealth of hidden Chinese collections including pre-modern classical texts & source materials from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) through the early years of the People’s Republic ...

University of British Columbia Libraries

Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

The Yellowstone National Park Archives document the history and science of the world’s first national park, now a United Nations Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site. The manuscripts, photos, maps, films, oral histories, administrative record...

Living with Wilderness: Enhancing Access to the The Adirondack Museum Historic Photograph Collection

The Adirondack Museum (AM) proposes to catalog 15,000 rare images documenting the history of human interaction with the Adirondack environment, providing online access to scholars throughout the world. Making the images visible is a high priority ...

We Still Scream: The Mountain Eagle/Tom and Pat Gish Archives

Appalshop seeks to create public and scholarly access to the historic paper and mixed media archives of the crusading publishers Tom and Pat Gish and The Mountain Eagle newspaper. This regional weekly in rural Appalachia is a nationally recognized...

The Mountain Eagle

Getting to the Core: Cataloging 45-RPM Records

This project results in the cataloging of approximately 64,800 45-RPM recordings of popular music over 3 years. Cataloging will be available on the open web via Bowling Green State University's online catalog and will be performed by student assis...

Bridging the Research Data Divide: Rethinking long-term value and access for historical and contemporary maternal, infant and child research

The collaborating libraries will create rich metadata for discovery, access, citation, and long-term preservation of maternal, infant, child, and youth health (MCH) research data. Work will focus on 1) historical paper and electronic research data...

University of Alberta Libraries

Segregated Japanese American Military Units of World War II: A Collaborative Online Repository of Oral Histories, Photos and Documents

Go For Broke National Education Center proposes a collaborative two-year project to create an online repository of oral histories, photos and documents of the Japanese American (JA) men who served in segregated units during WWII. The collection wi...

Japanese American Service Center, Chicago; Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Foundation; Nisei Veterans Memorial Center, Kahului, Maui, HI; Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club, Honolulu, HI

Quaker diaries, journals, commonplace books and small manuscript collections

The Haverford College Libraries request support of $59,328 to catalog and describe 166 linear feet of diaries, journals, commonplace books, other manuscript volumes and collections. As a social group, the Quakers had expansive influence in importa...

Processing the Globe Collection and Press

Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Institute College of Art will partner to oversee the arrangement, description and preservation of the archives of the Globe Collection and Press. The collection includes business records, posters, letterpress...

Maryland Institute College of Art

Illuminating New York’s Art and Performance Heritage from the 1960s to the Present: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives Audiovisual Collections

This two-year project will allow the public to discover and access, for the first time, unique audiovisual collections documenting the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum's influential and vibrant history of exhibitions, performances, and public programs...

Arranging and Describing Storefront’s Archive

Storefront for Art & Architecture (Storefront) respectfully requests 18 months of CLIR support to process, describe, and make public its archive of programming records. These records document Storefront's diverse and influential program of over 28...

Computer History Museum Archives Processing Project (CHM APP)

The Computer History Museum (CHM) will process and make publicly available 26 of its most significant yet hidden collections documenting the Information Age and its ongoing impact on society. The CHM Archives Processing Project (CHM APP) is a two ...

The Maritime World in Photographs: Cataloguing the Photo Negatives of The Mariners' Museum

The Mariners’ Museum Library, the largest maritime library in the Western Hemisphere proposes cataloging at the item level over the next three years its most significant holdings of 19th and early 20th century photographic negatives. These negat...