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Women in Ministry: Hidden but not Forgotten

Christians for Biblical Equality Records, 1988-2008 - 5 ln ft - organization founded in 1988 to promote fundamental equality of men and women (http://www.cbeinternational.org/) Ruth Gothenquist Papers, 1942-2008 - 2 ln ft - founded Women's Agl...

Chrysler Museum Knoedler Auction Catalog and Artist File Accessibility Project

The Jean Outland Chrysler Library is known as a source of historic, rare, and otherwise unobtainable materials key to tracing the provenance of many works of art. In 1977 Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. bought the London art history library of M. Knoedler...

Pennsylvania German Archival Collection at The Hershey Story

The archival collection covers a wide range of subjects, but primarily falls within these broad categories: religion; general history/reference; agriculture; trade, manufacture and business; advertisements, domestic materials; education; legal rec...

Cataloging the Collectors: Documenting Film Stills in the George Eastman House Collection

The Motion Picture Stills collection currently includes over 600,000 vintage production photographs, reproductions made internally over the years, as well as prints made from frame enlargements prior to digital technologies. It is composed of many...

The (Invention and) Reinvention of Public Health: Enabling Access to Archival Collections that Inform Contemporary Discourse (TRoPH)

The collections enable a broad examination of the origins and evolution of public health research, education, and practice in twentieth-century America. They further reveal the directions individual public health sub-disciplines, including indust...

David W. Salter Photographic Collection

The Salter photo collection is arguably the most comprehensive collection of railroading's "Golden Age in the South". It covers the region's railroads from the late 1930's through the 1960's, decades that saw such important milestones as: - The l...

Discovering a New World: Cataloging Old and Rare Imprints from Colonial and Early Independent Mexico

This special collection of over 3,500 books, manuscripts, broadsides, newspapers, pamphlets and devotionals covers practically all aspects of life in Mexico (New Spain) from the mid-16th to the mid-19th centuries. The historical value of these mat...

ARLIS Hidden Collections

Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Annual Management Reports, 1959-1994: this geographically based series compiled data in a cumulative manner for catch, escapement, economic factors, and fishery management policies for each regional fishery. U.S. F...

Closing the Gap: Identifying and Cataloging Uncataloged Titles in the Classed Collections of the American Antiquarian Society

Materials in AAS classed collections, i.e. works with call numbers beginning with E (American History); G (Topical Classifications); H (Latin America); J (Foreign History and Travel); L (U.S. Local History); R (Biography); X (Religion); Y (Antiq...

Uncovering Appalachian Cultural Heritage Materials

Appalshop Archive The collection contains approximately 500 16mm film and audio elements recorded by members of the Appalshop Film Workshop. Content includes interviews and footage which document aspects of life in Appalachia including coal cam...

Uncovering the American Folksong Revival: Coffeehouse Culture and The Caffé Lena Collection

The aim of this project is to arrange, describe and catalog three significant collections containing a documentary record of the 20th century American folksong revival movement. Caff�� Lena is America��s oldest continuously running folk music coff...

Canal Society of New York State Collection

Represented are the entire archival holdings of the Canal Society of New York State. The Society was formed in 1956, the first such organization dedicated to the preservation of New York's canal heritage with special emphasis on the Erie Canal an...

Expanding Scholarship by Providing Access to Hidden Collections at Cincinnati Museum Center

Manuscript collections to be processed through this project have been selected from a list of the collections held in backlog, based on content and research value. The collections vary in size from small to large and contain original historical s...

Cincinnati Rail History Preservation Project

Some of Cincinnati��s richest history centers on its railway involvement ��� one of the largest collections of original photographs, architectural drawings, planning documents, railroad artifacts and printed material has long been closely ...

Unseen American Vernacular Music: Cataloging the U-Matic Video Collection at Country Music Foundation

The �_�� collection contains a vast variety of content which tells the story of North American country and vernacular music. Footage in the collection dates from as early as the 1940's and as late at the mid 1980's. The collection is informally gr...

CSU Archives Activism, Culture and Diversity in Southern California Access and Preservation Project

Four campus archives of the California State University System (CSU Dominguez Hills, Cal State Polytechnic University Pomona, CSU Los Angeles and CSU Long Beach) will collaborate on a project to reveal 45 hidden collections. These collections are ...

Black Gold: Panning for Florida's African-American Archival Treasures

The project will process and open to the public 12 new collections totaling 300 cubic ft. These unique collections vary in size, scope, and medium type. They are grouped under 2 categories: FAMU History and Performing and Visual Arts. Seven c...

The KGMB-TV News and Programming Collection

The KGMB-TV News and Programming collection contains videotapes, motion picture film reels, photographs, slides, transcripts, and research material from KGMB-TV, the Honolulu, HI CBS affiliate and the state��s first television station, which began...

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Archives

For this project, LACMA proposes to appraise and process approximately 523 linear feet of records from circa 1954 through the early 1990s. The largest portion of the targeted records comprises general exhibition files created by various museum dep...

Enhancing Access and Promoting Research: Uncovering the Monroe Library's Hidden Social and Environmental Justice Collections

Loyola University New Orleans�� hidden Social and Environmental Justice Collections contain papers and other materials donated by William P. Quigley, Darryl Malek-Wiley, and John Clark. Each of these distinct collections is focused on environmenta...

Sights and Sounds of Black LA: Mapping Black History and Culture in Los Angeles (1850 - 2000)

The Sights and Sounds of Black LA: Mapping Black History and Culture in Los Angeles (1850 ��� 2000) provides access to hidden collections pertaining to black history and culture throughout Greater Los Angeles. The project is a collaboration betwee...

Manuscripts and Ephemera Collection

The Museum seeks CLIR support to catalog approximately 16,500 objects from the Museum's Ephemera Collection. These objects document the day-to-day life of New Yorkers over the last 300 years with the bulk of the materials dating to late 19th and e...

The Crypt of Civilization

In 1935, Thornwell Jacobs, president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia, conceived of an idea that would evolve into an historical curiosity of international scope eventually finding its way into the Guinness Book of World Records. Whi...

Archiving the Bascom and Jenkins Collections

African Textiles (William R. Bascom Collection): Bascom (1912���81) was a pioneering Africanist anthropologist. The first American anthropologist to do fieldwork in Nigeria, he was noted for his comprehensive research on the Yoruba, especially "I...

The Business of Glass: Bringing to Light Two Centuries of Glassmaking History through Company Records

This project will make accessible approximately 8,000 historical documents generated by glassmaking firms in the course of daily business. Dating from the second half of the 18th through the first half of the 20th centuries, this collection inclu...

Southern Regional Council (SRC) Records

The Atlanta-based Southern Regional Council (SRC) was formed in 1943 as successor to the Commission on Interracial Cooperation (founded in 1919); the two groups merged in 1944. The main focus of SRC was to improve economic, civic and racial condit...

Graphic Design Archives: Making the Visually Hidden Revealed to Scholars

This project will make available to scholars the visually rich collections of eight graphic designers found within the Graphic Design Archives of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology Libraries. The Graphic Design A...

Increasing Access to Our Aerospace Heritage

The Museum's Library & Archives houses one of the most significant collections of aviation related research materials in the world and holds the third largest collection of its kind in the United States.From the dawn of powered flight to the space...

Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL)

The Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL) is an established library in the Scarritt-Bennett Center that is approximately 1,500 square feet in facility size, and contains approximately 64,500 items in all formats. It also posses...

Archival Resources for the Post-Civil Rights Era

The last 3 decades of the 20th century saw extraordinary transformation in African-American history and culture, a time when the Black Power Movement, the Black Arts Movement, and the Black Studies Movement all came of age. These and other social ...

Archive of Women's Military History

In the process of our 20-year collecting initiative of material to document the role of women in military service over all time, we have accumulated a singular collection of archival documentation, exhibition scripts, photographs, manuscripts, ora...

SCI-Arc Online Video Cataloging Project

SCI-Arc has long used technology to facilitate access to new ideas in architecture and design. The Institute began its video archive in 1974 when students began taping lectures by visiting speakers. Now standard practice at educational and cultura...