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Discovery in the New College of Florida Archives

Discovery in the New College of Florida Archives project encompasses the physical arrangement and intellectual description of the College's records documenting the development of the institution and the uniquely innovative education philosophy. Th...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Taken as a whole, the collections to be included encompass four decades of unique primary source documents, particularly audio-visual recordings and oral histories, detailing the traditional customs, beliefs, occupational skills, and expressive cu...

Bringing Film Collections to Light: A Project to Uncover Two Unique Collections of Film Ephemera

The items to be uncovered by this project comprise two unique collections of American film ephemera: The Richard E. Teichert Collection and the Philip Sills Collection. These collections contain posters, glass slides, programs, sheet music, press ...

Feminist Theory Archives

The Feminist Theory Archives preserves the research and personal papers of scholars who have transformed the intellectual landscape of universities from the 1960s to the present through their research, writing, teaching, and activism. The ma...

Documenting the Hidden Heritage of Maine's Coastal Fisheries

This project will catalog Maine fishery and fishing community materials hidden in small historical societies and museums in northern New England. Fishing first attracted settlers to the Gulf of Maine. After overfishing depleted cod stocks n...

Cataloging the Southern California Aviation History Collection

Our Southern California Aviation History Collection is diverse and voluminous, collected over 80 years, both by the museum and other aviation historians. The Museum, based in Southern California���the region itself focal point for the 20th-century...

150 Years of the Morrill Act: The Impact of Land Grant Institutions on Agricultural History and Rural Life in the U.S.

The J. C. Allen & Son photographic collection focuses on agriculture and horticulture around the state of Indiana as well as other states such as Illinois, Michigan, and Texas. The images document rural life showing individuals working on farms, l...

Letters to East L.A.: Mexicano American Wartime Correspondence from WWII to Vietnam

Letters to East L.A. is a new initiative to document Chicano military service during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, drawing on a unique and extensive collection of wartime correspondence that gives insight into the experiences of servicemen��s families...

Shasta College Museum Collection

The Shasta College Museum and Research Center began in 1968 by a group of college faculty members. In 1972 a permanent facility was established, modeled after Pierson B Reading��s adobe house. Mr. Reading was the areas first white settler. Duri...

Collections and resources for the study of women’s military history

For more than 25 years the Smithsonian��s Division of Armed Forces History, has collected artifacts, records, and biographical materials to document women��s participation in military institutions. Although much of this material reflects the past ...

Scholarly Threads: Connecting Collections from Academic Sources

The South Caroliniana Library (SCL), the oldest and most widely used specialized collection at USC, houses regional manuscript and research materials. This proposal seeks support to catalog nationally relevant papers of six academic scholars from ...

ARC and Artemisia Galleries: Women Artists' Cooperatives in Chicago

Artemisia and ARC Galleries were the first women artists�� cooperatives in the Midwest, opening in Chicago in September 1973. At the time women artists were marginalized in the art world and established both galleries to counter the prevailing mal...

Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive

The Committee of One Hundred will create a master electronic finding aid for the Panama-California Exposition Centennial Archive (Archive). This finding aid will include access to historical documents and images that are widely distributed...

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Collection

Mount Vernon Seminary and College dates to 1875, when Mount Vernon Seminary was founded as a high school and junior college for women. By 1996, Mount Vernon College (MVC) became affiliated with The George Washington University and in 1999 they gra...

Access to The New School Archives: Intellectual Control and Collection-Level Description

The New School (TNS) archives represent the extraordinarily rich and wide range of intellectual and creative work produced across TNS from its founding in 1919 through the 2000s. The archives document the school's formation as an educational...

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-[ongoing]

The Herman Melville Collection at the Newberry Library is one of the largest collections of Herman Melville material in the world (more than 6,100 items). Founded to support the work of the editorial staff of The Writings of Herman Melville, a joi...

Out of the Smoke and Ashes: Processing the Records of Pennsylvania’s Coke and Coal Industry

the collections housed with the Coal and Coke Heritage Center at Penn State Fayette do not have any online presence.

The Labor and Industry Project

The Labor and Industry Project will result in a shared repository of finding aids for relevant collections from the Senator John Heinz History Center (HHC) (http://www.heinshistorycenter.org) and Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation (RoS) (http://...

Describing the World: Cataloging the Keystone-Mast Ledgers

The Keystone-Mast Collection is the world's largest stereoscopic archive. The Keystone-Mast's 17 ledger books (containing an estimated 8,000 pages) and 45,000 file cards, dating from the early to mid-20th century and describing materials from the...

Transnational Passages: Promoting Research in Maritime and Migrant Labor Collections of the Pacific Slope

The hidden collections in this proposal are part of the 200-plus labor-related collections held by Special Collections. Maritime and migrant labor collections are of high scholarly value and our top priority is to increase their visibility and acc...

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection feature the administrative and organizational records of eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishi...

Pioneers of Planetary Science Archives

The Pioneers of Planetary Science archives include the archives of numerous notable planetary scientists, such a Gerard Kuiper, Thomas Gehrels, Ewen Whitaker, Michael Drake, and Charles Sonnet. The bulk date of the collections range from about 190...

Discovery and Cataloging of Hidden Archives of the Essig Museum of Entomology

The Essig Museum (EMEC) at UC Berkeley is among the top three largest University arthropod collections in the US, with specimens dating to the 1890s. UCB faculty pioneered the field of Medical Entomology, with documents, images, and specimens dati...

Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives: Building a National Science Platform for Human Rights - The Legacy of Congressman George E. Brown

The George E. Brown Congressional Papers Project will make accessible to a wide range of researchers and scholars one of the most important collections of congressional papers that document the history of the environmental movement in the United S...

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...

eScriptor: Illuminating eLiterature through the Bill Bly Collection

The Bill Bly Collection consists of the personal papers of a living author associated with the electronic literature movement, i.e. literary experimentation that seeks to produce fiction and poetry that can be accessed and appreciated only i...

First National Bank of Santa Fe

The records of the First National Bank of Santa Fe cover the period from 1870 through 1940, a period that cover the 42 years before New Mexico became a state, through the early statehood period, and the Great Depression. According to Bank history,...

Southern Architect and Building News: Indexing as Access to an Early Architectural Journal

Southern Architect and Building News was the first professional architecture magazine published in southern United States; it ran from 1889 to 1932. As the official organ of the Southern Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, it "promote...

Archives of Iowa Broadcasting

The holdings of the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting (AIB) consist of primary materials of Iowa television stations, radio stations, oral histories, papers of broadcasters, and miscellaneous recordings and ephemeral items. The bulk of the holdings is...

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...

Uncovering America's musical heritage: the Towne Crier Collection and the Clifford Morris Collection

The two collections in this project both highlight American music in the 20th century. The Towne Crier Collection covers thirty years (1973-2003) of concert recordings from three venues: The Towne Crier Caf� (a venue in Pawling, NY), the Great Hud...

Pocket Collections

The Clark Library has identified six separate collections to be cataloged. 1. Ward Ritchie (1905-1996): 2500 monographs, serials, pamphlets, and clippings on both fine and commercial printing, typography, papermaking, and the history of ...