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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 ...

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

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

This 18-month project brings together the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Central Arkansas Library System Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, and Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site...

Central Arkansas Library System Butler Center for Arkansas Studies (CALS); Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site (CHSC)

The Digital Archive of Native American Petitions in Massachusetts

The Digital Archive of Native American Petitions in Massachusetts

A project to digitize approximately 4,500 petitions from and about Native American peoples throughout the Northeast that are held at the Massachusetts Archives of the Commonwealth in Boston. At least one-third of these petitions are authored by N...

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).

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).

This two-year project amasses an African American digital collection from every collecting/research area at UMN Archives and Special Collections (ASC). In every collection included in this request, we have already identified materials at the folde...

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

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

New England's Hidden Histories is a program of the Congregational Library & Archives (CLA) designed to provide free public access to colonial and early American church records. These documents, an unparalleled source of information about ordinary ...

Phillips Library, Salem, Massachusetts; Connecticut Conference, UCC; New England Historic and Genealogical Society, Boston

Photographic Collections of the Erie Canal

Photographic Collections of the Erie Canal

The Erie Canal Museum in collaboration with the Canal Society of New York State will digitize images from their collections of historic photographic glass and film negatives. Corresponding metadata for each image will be provided. All will be pl...

Canal Society of New York State

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

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

The Revealing Visual Culture project will create digital images and supporting metadata for 150,000 modern periodical illustration tear sheets contained in the Walt Reed Illustration Archive at Washington University Libraries. The tear sheets -fro...

YWCA of the USA Digitization and Access Project

YWCA of the USA Digitization and Access Project

The Young Women's Christian Association of the USA (YWCA) Digitization and Access Project will digitize and make available online 379 reels of microfilmed YWCA records, the primary YWCA serials, and YWCA photographs currently held as part of the Y...

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project

The Smithsonian, Internet Archive, Missouri Botanical Garden Raven Library, American Museum of Natural History, Yale Peabody Museum, Harvard University Herbaria Botany Libraries, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology Mayr Library, UC Berkeley Muse...

Missouri Botanical Garden Peter H. Raven Library; Internet Archive; American Museum of Natural History; Yale Peabody Museum; Harvard University Herbaria Botany Libraries; Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology Mayr Library; UC Berkeley Museum of Vertebrate Zoology; New York Botanical Garden LuEsther T. Mertz Library; and the Field Museum

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

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

Folklorist, professor of English, and Duke University administrator Frank Clyde Brown collected folk songs and ballads throughout North Carolina in the 1920s and 1930s. Housed at Duke University's David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Librar...

Bringing Back the Soaps: The Louis J. Boeri and Minín Bujones Boeri Collection of Cuban American Radionovelas at Tulane’s Latin American Library

Tulane’s Latin American Library proposes a two-year project to digitize 36 of the 135 radio soap operas from the Louis J. Boeri and Minín Bujones Boeri Collection of Cuban American Radionovelas. The audio recording masters are contained on 8,934 r...

Public Radio as a Tool for Cultural Engagement in New York in the 60s and early 70s: Digitizing the Broadcasts of WRVR-FM Public Radio

The Riverside Church in the City of New York (TRC), Library of Congress (LOC), and WGBH Educational Foundation (WGBH) will digitize 3502 ¼-inch open-reel recordings from WRVR-FM’s 1961-1971 broadcasts for addition, with metadata, to the American A...

Library of Congress; WGBH Educational Foundation

Digitizing Hidden North Slope and Iñupiaq Audio Recordings: A Joint Partnership between Iḷisaġvik College and the Iñupiat History, Language, and Culture Department

Iḷisaġvik College’s Tuzzy Consortium Library and the North Slope Borough’s Iñupiat History, Language, and Culture (IHLC) Department have partnered on this project in order to digitize, transcribe, and translate over 1,600 hours of recordings from ...

Iḷisaġvik College's Tuzzy Consortium Library; Iñupiaq History, Language, and Culture (IHLC) Department at the North Slope Borough

In Her Own Right: The Many Faces of Women's Activism, 1820-1920

This project builds on an NEH-funded planning grant to survey member collections relating to the efforts of women to assert their rights in the century prior to the ratification of the 19th Amendment, and to develop a prototype interface to expose...

Temple University Libraries' Special Collections Research Center; Bryn Mawr College; Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center; German Society of Pennsylvania; Haverford College; Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Lehigh University; National Archives at Philadelphia; Swarthmore College: Friends Historical Library and Peace Collection; University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press; University of Pennsylvania, Barbara Bates Nursing Center; Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections (PACSCL)

Immigrant Roots and Urban Growth in the New England Cultural Hearth: Digitizing, Georeferencing, and Opening Access to Metropolitan Boston Atlases, 1861 to 1938.

This project will provide enhanced access to 83 large-scale urban atlases of Boston and its metropolitan area from 1861-1938, through digitizing, georeferencing, and publishing on the web. Prepared primarily for the real estate industry, they are...

Digitizing the Records of Philadelphia’s Historic Congregations: Providing Documentation for the Political, Social and Cultural Developments in Philadelphia

Settled by William Penn in 1681 as a center for religious freedom, Philadelphia provided refuge for newcomers of many faiths. In the 18th century, Philadelphia served as the epicenter for political thought and action, as delegates to the Continen...

St. George's Methodist Church; Gloria Dei; Episcopal Dioceses Archives; Presbyterian Historical Society; St. Peter's Episcopal Church; Mikveh Israel; African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas; American Baptist Historical Society; Athenaeum of Philadelphia

“The Animal Turn”: Digitizing Animal Protection and Human-Animal Studies Collections

The NCSU Libraries and the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) as its collaborating institution, propose a three-year project to digitize an estimated 239,000 pages of mixed archival materials from the Libraries’ nati...

ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

Manuscripts of the Muslim World

This three-year project will provide digital access to 576 Islamic manuscripts and 827 paintings heretofore largely invisible to scholars. Together these holdings represent in great breadth the Middle East’s flourishing intellectual and cultural h...

Columbia University in the City of New York; University of Pennsylvania; Bryn Mawr College; Haverford College

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