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The Kansas City Stockyards Collection Project

The Kansas City Public Library holds a unique collection which has the potential to enrich Kansas City's history specifically in the areas of agriculture and industry. In 2008, materials housed in the Livestock Exchange building in the West Botto...

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...

Jack Friend Collection

This project focuses on the following: Theory of Warefare Military History:Ancient World to Modern Day (Iraq War) Biographies of great leaders and generals Local History Archaeology and Underwater Archaeology AHC Documents and grants Geogra...

Revealing Music History: Cataloging the Frederic Louis Ritter Collection at Tufts University

The personal library of scholar/musician Frederic Louis Ritter (1834-1891), a European-trained musician and historian working in America at a critical time in the development of the discipline of music history and criticism, consists of manuscript...

Cataloguing Collections as a means to re-thinking the roots of a profession: Mesoamerican Studies from 1920-1940

The collections include papers, audio, images, and maps pertaining to the study of Mesoamerican civilizations, or the cultures of ancient mexico, guatemala, and Central America, from 1920-1940. The correspondence, diary, site index, and field note...

Interior Alaska Historic Radio Programs Cataloging Project

The collection is made up of 10 and 7 inch reels of 1/4 inch magnetic audio tape recorded at KUAC Public Broadcast radio station at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The tapes are from weekly radio series covering various topics of cultural ...

Addressing the Global Significance of the Henry Shelton Sanford Papers

The collection resides at the Sanford Museum in Sanford, Florida. It encompasses letters, diaries, legal documents, speeches, articles, and other documents composed by Henry S. Sanford and others. Sanford was a lawyer, diplomat, and investor who ...

Hidden Literary Collections at the University of Illinois

As described on our web-page, we propose arranging and describing 80 literary collections. The largest collections are the H.G. Wells papers, Carl Sandburg papers, and W. S. Merwin papers. For each of these authors we are the repository for the ma...

New Mexico's Video History: KNME-TV Albuquerque's Video Archives at the University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research

This collection consists of 710 broadcast quality U-matic and BetaCam videotapes that represent 5 local programming series produced between 1980 and 2005 by the Albuquerque Public Broadcasting System (PBS) affiliate television station, KNME-TV. Th...

Grayson Family Papers

Admiral Cary T. Grayson was President Wilson��s physician and friend from the President��s inauguration in 1913 until his death in 1924. For the last twelve years of the President��s life, Dr. Grayson attended to him all day and often at ...

Mining History, The World Museum of Mining

The material encompasses all hard rock mining related material in the Museum's collections. The objects range in date from the 1860s to 1960s. The preponderance of objects date from 1890 to 1930. The objects contained in the collection relate t...

Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Papers

Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch (1884-1976) was a New York businessman who collected arms and armor from 1914 until his death. In 1963, Princeton University Library published a catalogue of the art collection. Following a decades-long relation...

Labors for the Good of Mankind: Hidden Collections in Science and Social Policy

The Academy archive reflects concerns of the nation��s intellectual leaders from the eighteenth century to the present. Containing both formal and informal evidence of how important ideas developed during the past two centuries, the holdings offer...

Closing the Gap: Identifying and Cataloging Uncataloged Titles in the Classed Collections at 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...

Unknown Outdoors: Documenting the Appalachian Mountain Club's Collections

The Photographic Collections of the AMC Library and Archives to be cataloged are divided into four segments by material type. The photographic print collections consist of approximately 10,000 items housed in boxes, filing cabinets and albums. A s...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Collections at Brandeis University

Six collections related to the Holocaust and Jewish and radical resistance to persecution before and during World War II: 1. Helmut Hirsch Collection (c. 1916-1992): Personal papers of a German Jewish youth executed by the Nazis for his involveme...

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 ...

Documenting the Modern Ecumenical Movement: The Hidden Archival Collections of the Burke Library

This is a proposal to arrange and describe two hidden collection groups to support non-sectarian research into individuals, communities, and indigenous cultures related to the global missionary and ecumenical movements. Materials were added to the...

American View Books

American View Books in the Avery Classics Collection provide pictorial documentation of a variety of American cities and towns. The collection comprises 6,000 volumes (broadly termed "books") in a variety of formats including printed books, photo...

Documenting the Family and Social Change in New York: A Collaborative Approach

These multi-generational family paper collections are drawn from two institutions to form one inter-related collection of New York State material, spanning the 17th through the 20th centuries. The materials include almost every non-digital format ...

ONE Archives 20th Century Activists Cataloging Project

The ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives is the oldest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) organization in the U.S. and it holds the largest humanities collection of LGBT materials in the world. ONE began as the earliest national gay pu...

Sharing Terpsichore's Legacy: A Collaborative Project (Terpsichore)

'Terpsichore' covers a variety of dance-related materials in 14 collections at four institutions (the Repositories). The Dance Notation Bureau (DNB)in New York City collections feature the writings of dance notation innovator Rudolf Laban, docu...

Rural Medical Practice and Education, 1780-2000

A well-contextualized body of research material for the study of public health issues through the lens of rural medical education and practice. Chronological listing of parts: Account Books: 24 account books (4,600 pages) ca. 1780-1915, of r...

Discovering the Sisters Stapp: The EMILIE BLACKMORE AND MARIE GRAHAM STAPP PAPERS

The preliminary finding aid provides an initial inventory of materials, including the following: a brief biographical sketch of Emilie Blackmore Stapp, an American children's author and philanthropist, and of her sister, Marie Graham Stapp; their...

Denver Botanic Gardens Herbaria and Special Collections

The Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium: Contains approximately 48,000 vascular plant specimens. Many unprocessed, backlogged specimens are waiting to be entered into the collection. Further, we annually add 700 to 1,000 new specimens to the collection th...

Mapas historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps

The Mapas hist�_ricos de Nuevo M�xico = Historic New Mexico Maps project will make an important regional collection of southwest history accessible to a wide range of researchers, historians, students and the general public. The map collection of ...