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Centerpiece: Illuminating the Archives of the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center

The materials consist of two collections that are significant in the study of vocational training for the disabled in both Virginia and the nation. The Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center Collection traces the history of the nation��s fir...

From Script to Screen: Revealing Labor Union History Through the Writers Guild Foundation Archives

The From Script to Screen: Revealing Labor Union History cataloging project will make the rare and unique archival collections of the Writers Guild Foundation (WGF) accessible to students, researchers, aspiring writers, scholars, Writers Guild of ...

Providing Access to Yellowstone and the West: Exposing the Laborers, Builders, Traders and Migratory Workers

The goal of this project is to expose those forgotten in conventional history���those who laid the track, cooked the food, filled the mine carts, and made Westward Expansion possible. Significant YGM collections to be processed by this gra...

The Walter Rauschenbusch Family Papers and the New York City Baptist Mission Society Records at the American Baptist Historical Society

The Walter Rauschenbusch (1861-1918) Family Papers (1861-1965; 107 cubic feet) document the life and work of Walter Rauschenbusch (WR) the Baptist theologian whose writings provide the philosophical underpinnings of the Social Gospel Movement. WR...

Uncovering Egyptian Archaeology: Cataloging the Hidden Collections of Ancient Egypt Research Associates

The Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA) Archives and Special Collections encompasses the complete records of our survey, mapping, excavation, and material culture analyses from over 30 years of archaeological investigation in Egypt, as well a...

Hidden Cinema Heritage at Anthology Film Archives

Five collections proposed for this project ���-the Stan Brakhage Collection, the Hollis Frampton Collection, the Gretchen Berg Collection, the Collective for Living Cinema Archive, and Anthology's collection of publications-- vary in size an...

We Still Scream: The Mountain Eagle/Tom and Pat Gish Archives

The collection covers the period of 1957 to 2005 and includes Mountain Eagle business records as well as the Gish's personal and professional papers amassed through their work as editors of a small-town coal-community newspaper that gained nationa...

B-Sides and Rarities: Providing Access to Popular 45-RPM Singles

B-Sides and Rarities: Providing Access to Popular 45-RPM Singles will result in the cataloging of approximately 80,000 sound recordings, specifically 45-RPM singles of popular music, most of which are not readily available in any other public inst...

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance collections at Brandeis University

1. The Jewish Resistance Collection (c. 1932-1950s): Underground publications by German Communist and French Jewish resisters to the Nazis; international post-war reports documenting the persecution and extermination of Jews and the course of seve...

Providing Access to the Ellsworth La Boyteaux Collection of Art from Papua New Guinea

The Ellsworth La Boyteaux Collection of art from Papua New Guinea includes approximately 160 artifacts from diverse regions of Papua New Guinea, but primarily the Sepik region. The objects date from the mid 20th century. Donated to Califor...

Sounds of the Human Sciences: Uncovering Hidden Sound Recordings at the Center for the History of Psychology

The collection consists of 4,760 sound recordings dating from 1919 to the present and contains both commercial and noncommercial recordings that document the history of psychology and related human sciences in the United States. It is comprised ma...

Perspectives on the HGP: Discovering hidden personal collections documenting the origins and development of the Human Genome Project in the U.S.

This project involves 27 personal collections, comprising some 185 lf of physical material and ~15GB of electronic material related to HGP (see Note below). Among the individuals who created these collections are the developers of many metho...

Cataloging Rare Black Print Culture

African American serials constitute, writes C. Polsgrave, an ���alternative public sphere�� that serves as ���a base from which politically marginal groups challenge the power of the mainstream public sphere to define reality.�� Emory has...

Experience Music Project - Hidden Collection (working title)

EMP holds a historic music collection of approximately 140,000 objects (containing more than 80% of all physical music material produced in the Northwest during the last century) and an Oral History archive of more than 850 interviews with musicia...

Black Gold: Uncovering Florida's African-American Archival Treasures

The ten collections in the Black Gold cataloging project relate to pre- and post-Civil War records, civil rights, religion, Black college football, HBCU band culture, and African Americans in science and technology. The collections vary in size, s...

Old South to Urban Center: Emergence of the New Northern Virginia Politics

These collections relate to politics in the Northern Virginia (NoVa) region during of the region��s transformation from rural suburb to urban center. The region changed the state of Virginia while reflecting trends of the South and the U.S. The...

Segregated Japanese American Military Units of World War II: A Collaborative Cataloging Project of Oral Histories, Photographs and Documents

GFBNEC��s oral history collection includes 1,185 interviews from across the U.S., making it the largest collection of its kind in the country. Significant effort was invested in locating Nisei veterans whose wartime experiences were unique o...

Access to Alexander Agassiz's Expedition Images

The Alexander Agassiz collection of about 1,000 gelatin dry plates, film negatives and prints dating from the late 1890s to the early- 20th century is important because it uniquely adds to Agassiz scholarship, providing access to many unpubli...

Uncovering Hidden Collections of Significant National Organizations: A Cataloging Project of the American Jewish Archives

The five hundred feet of B��nai B��rith International records contain the documentary history of BBI from its founding in 1843 to the present. This consists of administrative files; material on BBI��s philanthropic and communal work in the U.S. an...

Kentucky School for the Deaf: History of Student Life

We want to work with the following related materials: Ledgers: Two large ledgers dating from January 1888 to October 1944, document basic student enrollment information, including age, home, date of enrollment. These ledgers also list the r...

Milestones of Kennebunkport, Maine

The KPHS has extensive collections pertaining to all aspects of the history art, and culture of Kennebunkport, ME from the late 1600s to the present. Approximately 13,200 individuals visit the KPHS annually and benefit from collections-bas...

Cataloging La MaMa’s Pushcart Years: A Unique History of the Off-Off Broadway Theatre Movement

The La MaMa Archive is a valuable educational and historic resource that chronicles the evolution of La MaMa from a basement theatre to a world-renowned arts organization. The La MaMa Archive chronicles an important American legacy���the a...

Fresh and Fashionable Goods

The LHS holds 97 of Boardman��s ledgers. The New Milford Historical Society holds 3,411 pages of legal papers, correspondence and business records. The New Haven Museum��s collection includes 872 items, and Yale holds 27 linear feet. Taken as a wh...

Access to Twentieth Century Shipbuilding in Los Angeles Harbor : California Shipbuilding Corporation, 1941-1945.

���Access to Twentieth-Century Shipbuilding in Los Angeles Harbor�� will connect two important collections from California Shipbuilding Corporation on World War II era merchant shipbuilding. The collections provide visual material unique to the K...

MCG Jazz Archive Project

The MCG Jazz Archive Project encompasses metadata that describes thousands of concerts and musicians, along with more than 60,000 photographs in various formats: �� Approximately 40,000 photographs in 35-mm negatives (50 percent have been scann...

Finding Freedom: Documenting the Legacy of Slavery and African American History through the Collections of the Maryland State Archives

The Friends of the Maryland State Archives have chosen two unprocessed series from the Archives' collections: QUEEN ANNE��S COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Miscellaneous Court Papers) 1815-1905 MSA T3273 This is a trial court with a jury that hears la...

Cataloging the Middle East Institute Library Collection

The collection consists primarily of printed books and maps in the seven major languages of the region: Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew, Persian, French, Spanish and English. The scope of the collection encompasses major scholarly publications related to ...

The Sage of the Osage: Cataloging the Library of Thomas M. Johnson

The earliest volumes which make up the library were acquired by Thomas M. Johnson prior to his arrival in Osceola in August of 1879. However, collecting efforts most likely accelerated during the last two decades of the 1800s when he began indepen...

Saving Time: Cataloging America's Hidden Horological History

The records in the National Watch and Clock Museum archives are from numerous American horological manufacturers, including Seth Thomas Clock Company, Hamilton Watch Company, Illinois Watch Company, Westclox Clock Company, and Gruen Watch Company...

New Hampshire's Archives: Politics, Stories, Arts & News - Preserving NH's Pulse

NHPR's archives represent a historical snapshot of NH with national relevance, captured on a variety of media, from reel to reel tape to digital formats, from the past 30 years. Some examples include interviews with presidential candidates...

Popular Cartography, 1800-1920: Maps in Illustrated Magazines, Travel Guidebooks and School Geographies

The Newberry will catalog maps and geographical views produced within three spheres of 19th- and early 20th-century popular culture: journalism, tourism and education. 1. Maps in illustrated magazines (11,000): L��Illustration, The Illustrated ...

Human Rights Collection drawn from Congressman Benjamin Gilman's Tenure as International Affairs Committee Chair

This project culls human rights papers and ephemera from Congressman Gilman's previously unpublished private collection. Correspondence is the strength of the collection including first person documents from political prisoners, their families and...