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From the Gifts of Missionaries to Collections Anchored in the Diversity of Life, Experience and Global History: Creating Virtual Global Access to the Documents, Artifacts and Specimens Housed in the University Archives and the Cultural & Natural History Collections at University of La Verne

It started with a gift from Brethren missionaries, prominent scientists, cultural explorers and our students over a century ago. University of La Verne's archival, cultural and natural history collections represent the eclecticism of a miniature W...

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Web access to the archival collections: department records, personal papers and image collections at the American Museum of Natural History Library

The American Museum of Natural History, founded in 1869, is one of the pre-eminent natural history institutions in the world, a leader in scientific research and a pioneer in museum exhibition and education in the fields of anthropology, archaeolo...

From Inventory to Direct Web Retrieval: Revealing the American Museum of Natural History's Archival Collections

The archival collections of the American Museum of Natural History contain rich resources about the history of the institution, founded in 1869, and its fields of scientific research: anthropology, astronomy, earth sciences, paleontology and zoolo...

Field notes and related archival material from 100 years of expeditionary biology and anthropology at the Univ. of Colorado Museum of Natural History

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History (CU Museum) has hidden archival materials from over one hundred years of expeditionary biological and anthropological fieldwork captured as field notes, photos, maps, drawings and other material...

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Program: establishing the essential resource for natural history primary material

Recognizing the continued and ongoing need to provide access to field notes and manuscript collections documenting biodiversity, the BHL Field Notes Project (funded by CLIR, 2015) is evolving into the BHL Field Notes Program. This phase (June 2018...

American Museum of Natural History

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 proposal is 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 f...

The pioneering photographic archives from the expeditions of Dr. Roy Waldo Miner, Curator at the American Museum of Natural History from 1905-1943

This project will digitize and disseminate the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science's unique collection of approximately 9,500 photographic images, primarily lantern slides, and glass plate and plastic negatives, from the 1920-1940 expedit...

University of Miami, Otto G. Richter Library

Glass to Access: Revealing the Carroll Photo Service Collection

The Carroll Photo Service Collection is an important photojournalism collection in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County History Division's Seaver Center for Western History Research. It complements other Seaver collections whose streng...

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 ...

Digitization of the Caribbean Archaeological Archives of the Yale Peabody Museum

The Peabody Museum of Natural History's Anthropology Division curates one of the world's largest systematically acquired Caribbean archaeology collections. Here we propose to digitize the primary field documents from this archaeology program, link...

From Bone Wars to Jurassic Park: Education, Outreach, and Research in a University Natural History Museum

The goal of this 24-month project is to carry out cataloging of: (a) the archives of Yale paleontologists Richard Swann Lull, Charles Schuchert, and John Ostrom; (b) the artist Rudolph Zallinger; and (c) the archives of the Yale Peabody Museum's E...

Sharing Andrew Carnegie's Legacy: Creating "Constellations of Information” by Directly Linking Museum Specimens with Associated Archival Materials

Carnegie Museum of Natural History (CMNH) will catalog ten major archival collections that contextualize specimens, include valuable baseline scientific data, and offer insights into institutional and cultural history. Work will be carried out by ...

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Fabrica: Digitizing the Fiber Arts Artifacts in University of La Verne’s Cultural & Natural History Collections—Indigenous Textiles, Baskets, Looms and other Woven Artifacts From Africa to the Americas

Proposed is a two-year project creating a publicly accessible digital resource for the fiber arts collections in University of La Verne’s Cultural & Natural History Collections. The Collections includes indigenous African and American textiles, ba...

The Midwest Organic Tools Database: An Online 3D Comparative Collection of a Hidden Archaeological Resource

This 36-month project will be undertaken by the Dayton Society of Natural History in collaboration with the Applied Anthropology Laboratories of the Department of Anthropology at Ball State University. The project will create an online database o...

Applied Anthropology Laboratories, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University

Digitization of an Important Family of Crop Plants (Fabaceae) in the United States National Herbarium

Digitization of biological specimens is gaining momentum in museums, universities, and botanical gardens worldwide. The sum of these specimen records represents a rich temporal and spatial perspective of biodiversity on our planet. It informs our ...

Cataloging Burpee Museum's Hidden Dinosaurs

Burpee Museum of Natural History has become a leader in active paleontological expeditions and research in North America in the past ten years. Over this time, expeditions have discovered "Jane" the best preserved and most complete juvenile Tyrann...

Digitization and Rehousing of the Wyck Association Papers

This one-year project will result in approximately 9,000 scans of leaves of correspondence and journal pages, contained within 13 boxes (310 folders) of the Wyck Papers. The primary focus will be on material dating from the late 18th century thro...

Travels in Search of the Source of the Nile: the James Bruce Archive at the Yale Center for British Art

This two-year project through the Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts at the Yale Center for British Art will create a detailed finding aid for the uncataloged archival collection of the Scottish explorer James Bruce, which documents Bruce's ...

The History of Modern Genetics: Providing Access to Historic Reprint Collections at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives

CSHL Archives holds the Davenport and Demerec Collections of rare scientific reprints. These reprints were carefully collected by these two prominent scientists for their and their colleagues’ research from 1868 to 1960. The collections hold appro...

Suckley Family Papers

The Suckleys and their ancestors were among the early families to settle in Rhinebeck and the Hudson Valley, establishing large land holdings through the English King in 1697 and 1703. "Wilderstein," the family estate established in 1852, became ...

Hopewell Legacies: Unearthing Excavation Records from the Ceremonial Mounds of the Ohio Hopewell

The Hopewell Legacies project aims to provide open access to archaeological excavation records to further scholarship on the ancient monumental earthwork constructions and large-scale ceremonial activities of the Ohio River Valley. During the fir...

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

Scientific expeditions and field work are the foundation for resource gathering by natural science museums worldwide; artifacts and specimens collected by AMNH researchers in the field, form the core of AMNH scientific research collections. The L...

From the Mountain Top to the Desktop: Exposing the Cultures and Late 20th Century History of Nepal to a Global Audience

We propose to digitize selected audiovisual collections on Nepal and to disseminate these to scholars and the public. These well-documented materials—representing a part of the world that has experience extensive sociocultural change due to vari...

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...

Hidden Jewish Ethnomusicology from the East: The Archives of Johanna Spector

Johanna Spector (1915-2008) was a world-renowned ethnomusicologist, who authored several books and made a vast number of contributions to encyclopedias and professional journals. This archive of papers, photographs, films and slides are the produc...

An Infinite Diversity of Mind and Character: Uncovering the Transformation of American Education at 19th-Century Harvard

Studied as a group, the 53 collections of personal papers of Harvard faculty document the 19th-century transformation of Harvard���and American universities in general���from a regional seminary into a modern research university, providing a new m...

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

Digitizing Western Botanists and Beyond: Completing the Online Archives and Botanical Specimens of John and Sara Plummer Lemmon, Civil War Veteran, Women's Rights Activist, and noted Pioneer Botanists.

The University and Jepson Herbaria propose a 1.5-year project to make freely available online the papers of the husband and wife botanical team and contemporaries of John Muir, John Gill Lemmon and Sara Plummer Lemmon. Their archives include corre...

An Untouched Resource: Cataloging the Peabody Museum's Invertebrate Zoology Slide Collection

The Yale Peabody Museum Invertebrate division houses a vast microscope slide collection which has been developed over the past nearly 150 years. More than 50,000 slides have been made as an augment to research by scientists associated with the mus...

"Digitizing Western Botanists and Beyond: Completing the Online Archives of John and Sara Plummer Lemmon, Civil War Veteran, Women's Rights Activist, and Noted Amateur Western Botanists."

The University and Jepson Herbaria propose a 1.5-year project to make freely available online the papers of the husband and wife pioneering botanical team John Gill Lemmon and Sara Plummer Lemmon. This project will involve the digitization of two ...

Digitization of an Important Family of Crop Plants (Fabaceae) in the United States National Herbarium

Digitization of biological specimens is gaining momentum in museums, universities, and botanical gardens worldwide. The sum of these specimen records represents a rich temporal and spatial perspective of biodiversity on our planet. It informs ou...

Shark Lady: The Collection of Ichthyologist Dr. Eugenie Clark

During the year 2016, the Arthur Vining Davis Library and Archives at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium will digitize the collection of ichthyologist Dr. Eugenie Clark. Materials in Dr. Clark's collection include dive logs, field notebooks, and...