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Houston ARCH: Collaborative LGBT Newspaper Project

This project aims to arrange, describe, and catalog five major newspapers generated by Texas' lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. The Montrose Voice, 1980-1991: Houston-based weekly. 7 c. ft. The Houston Voice, 1991-2...

Revealing Performances: Cataloging the BAM Archives Hidden Collection

the materials are not currently listed in a directory.

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home: Mapping Brooklyn’s 20th Century Urban Identity

City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home: Mapping Brooklyn��s 20th-Century Urban Identity comprises maps covering the period from 1898, when the City of Brooklyn became a borough through consolidation with New York City, to 1999. By tracking the physical...

Missionary Research Library Pamphlets and Reports at the Burke Library

This proposal aims to catalog and make accessible the world��s most extensive collection of rare pamphlets and printed reports from Christian missionaries, missionary organizations, and indigenous religions and societies engaged by missionaries du...

Expanding Access to Special Collections at the Free Library: the Children’s Literature Research Collection and beyond

The 31 archival collections proposed for cataloging through this project are part of the Free Library��s Children��s Literature Research Collection (CLRC) and represent works from 20th-century children��s authors and illustrators. The collections ...

Silverman-Graham Lee Collection

Wood type refers to individual letters, figures, punctuation, ligatures and dingbats carved in relief on blocks of type-high (0.918��) wood with a flat smooth face, designed to print with ink on paper. Darius Wells, who in 1827 invented the proces...

The Legacy Center

The collection documents all facets of Japanese American life surrounding the period of World War II internment and on to present day. It includes correspondence, particularly with family in internment camps and brothers or sons serving in the US ...

Expanding Access to Native American Film & Video of the Western Hemisphere

The NMAI Film & Video Center [F&VC] contemporary Study Collection is one of the most important and comprehensive collections of Native-produced media in the world. Works include significant media produced since the 1970s, when Native filmmakers f...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Collections relate to the ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both the long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities in three contiguous states in the Mid-Atlantic region: New York, New Jersey, and...

Fales Library Food Studies Collection

Over the past eight years the Fales Library has amassed one of the largest collections of materials relating to the new field of food studies at any academic library. Through donations and select acquisitions, the collection now numbers mo...

Hidden Collections/Hidden Connections: Revealing Networks in the Development of Twentieth Century Surgery

Project collections reveal the development of 20th century surgical methods and norms and, through the application of technical processing techniques, the hidden connections among people, events, organizations, and technologies that influenced the...

Memphis Coalition for Cultural Heritage Cataloging Project

Overall focus is the Mid-South, esp. race relations in Memphis, this Delta region��s "capital." Period is Civil War through Civil Rights era. Specific Collections include - Rhodes: Brownsville KKK, 1960s���1970s; Shelby Foote (personal documents/m...

Preserving the American Spirit: Uncovering Personal Collections of World War II

From the Museum��s opening in 2000 until a full-time curatorial staff was hired in 2008, the Collections Department was understaffed and unable to properly process a rapidly growing archive. To circumvent a backlog, new acquisitions were processed...

Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Little Literary Magazine Archives feature eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishing across the United States from 1960 to 2010, the various archives are composed of literary letters, manuscripts, ...

From Frontier to Pioneer: Documenting the Social and Cultural Influence of California

In February 2011, Bancroft Library completed a three-year Survey Project of it's entire manuscript holdings. The Mellon Foundation-funded survey determined each collection��s scope and content; identified its preservation needs; and made recommend...

Discovering Florida in Maps: A Partnership to Catalog the State's Historic Cartography

This project��s focus is historic cartographic collections of Florida held in Special Collections of four major institutions: University of Florida (UF); University of Miami (UM); History Miami/Historical Museum of Southern Florida (HM); and Flori...

Sounds of America, 1930-60: Revealing a Cultural Legacy of Radio and Audio Discs

The UMKC Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) Collection features programs recorded from 1942-60 on 12,400 16�� transcription discs. AFRS was established in 1942 by the US War Dept. to entertain and inform troops around the world. The AFRS edited, pr...

Increasing the Impact: Revealing Hidden Collections and Expanding Consortial Processing in Philadelphia-area Institutions

This consortial project, encompassing 98 collections totaling more than 2,900 linear feet held in 18 area repositories, builds on earlier work that laid the foundation for a regional approach to managing and providing access to historical collecti...

The Forgotten Modern: USC’s Hidden Mid-Century Architecture Collections

USC��s archives provide extensive information about architects whose contributions to mid-century design are just beginning to be more fully recognized. The collections document historically significant residential, commercial, and landscape proje...

Working Waterfronts: Labor Collections Documenting Maritime Workers of the Pacific Coast and the Pacific Rim

The thirty-four hidden collections in this proposal are part of LAWS, a collaborative project between the labor community and the University. Its 200-plus collections have attracted the intense interest of scholars from around the country. Maritim...

Documenting Civil Rights and Civic Activism: the Papers of Margaret Bush Wilson

The Margaret Bush Wilson Papers document many significant events and movements of 20th-century America, offering a unique view of local and national history. A pioneer for African Americans and for women, Margaret Bush Wilson (1919-2009) led a dis...

Unearthing Wonderland: Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

The Yellowstone National Park Archives documents 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 reco...

The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive Fellowship

The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive at the BMA is currently composed of the following collections: The Buten Museum of Wedgwood Institutional Archive (approx. 35 boxes); Elizabeth Chellis Papers (35 boxes); Dwight and Lucille Beeson Papers (6...

Middle Mississippi River Valley Environmental Archives Processing Project

Government agencies administer environmental laws and regulations, and businesses, communities, while organizations and individuals seek to balance environmental issues and other needs and concerns. Organizations and groups that face this challeng...

The Foundation of the Scouting Movement: The Baden-Powell Papers

The Baden-Powell Scouting Papers were donated to Boston University (BU) and contain important correspondence from the founder of the Boy Scouts and leader of the Scouting movement, Lord Robert S.S. Baden-Powell, as well as his wife, Lady Olave Bad...

Revealing Performances: Cataloging the BAM Archives Hidden Collection

the materials are not currently listed in a directory.

Hidden Collections of the Brooklyn Museum: Making Auction Catalogs Accessible for Research

Auction catalogs are vital for research within the art community and in other disciplines such as anthropology, archaeology, history, economics and the study of the art market. However, auction catalogs are a challenge both in terms of knowledge o...

Socialites, Sisters, and Students: Cataloging Cabrini's Rich History

The Cabrini College Special Collections contains four sets of distinct materials: 1. Records and photographs relating the history of Woodcrest estate are held in the College Archives. Established by the James W. Paul family in 1902 and the famil...

Exposing Exposition: The Artistic Vanguard from California Institute of the Arts

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is an educational leader at the artistic vanguard of experimental visual and performing arts. This project will make known significant materials documenting the cultural dissemination of new expression fr...

Immigration, Migration, and Assimilation in the 20th Century American West: An Oral History Collection at California State University, Northridge

These oral histories chronicle immigrant and migrant experiences from the perspectives of Asian, European, Latino, Jewish, and African-American individuals. Most relocated to and worked in the western United States. Their narratives are first-hand...

Erie Canal Photographic Collections Demonstration Project

More than 16,000 images are included. It is the most comprehensive collection related to New York's canals. They document the historic transportation landscapes and capture an unprecedented view of the state's built environment. The canal syste...

The Pittsburgh Photographic Library

The Pittsburgh Photographic Library (PPL) is a repository consisting of numerous photographic collections that have been acquired by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh since 1960. The collection has been described as "the most complete photographi...