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Leaders in Paleontology: Creating a Resource for Historical and Basic Research from the Hidden Archives of the Paleontological Research Institution

Professionals represented in PRI��s archives are each remarkable for individual achievement and academic contribution. Awaiting discovery are the files of ca. 36 prominent scientists, notably including women, early Latin American researchers, and ...

Mariners Muster: Cataloguing Mariner Manuscripts

The Museum identified relevant materials in 20 separate manuscript collections of Penobscot Bay sea captain��s papers and ship owner��s business records, two artificially created collections of family papers and vessel records and three small fold...

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 ...

Tolton, Tibesar and Quincy University: the Catholic Response to Racism

The Tolton collection is particularly valuable to Catholic scholarship with the investigation for canonization underway by the Catholic Church. The Tolton collection includes autographed, cabinet card size photographs of Fr. Tolton, autog...

The Great Hunger Document Collection

The collection proposed for this project, known as The Great Hunger Document Collection, is housed in the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University. The collection is part of the documentary component of Ireland��s Great Hunger Muse...

Documenting Chicano and Latino newspapers in the United States, 1835-1989

The materials consist of approximately 350 newspaper titles serving Latino communities from across the US covering the period from 1835 to 1989. These titles start with La Cr�_nica: The Voice of Northern New Mexico (bilingual with issues up to 191...

The Romare Bearden Archive

Romare Bearden was one of the twentieth century��s most influential American artists and intellectuals. The Romare Bearden Foundation��s collection of our namesake artist��s materials offers an important window into scholarship about Romare Bearde...

Women's Military History Archive and Research Resource

This project will support the archival processing and creating of EAD (Encoded Archival Description) finding aids for documenting a newly defined field of study, women's military history. The Division of Armed Forces History at the Smithso...

Accessing South Carolina Studio Photography Collections

The hidden collections targeted in this proposal are an important part of a significant and growing visual resource within SCL. They are intact collections from local photographic studios that were fixtures within their communities. They consist o...

Access to All: The Disabilities Rights and Independent Living Movement Collections

This project will make accessible the collections of prominent individuals and organizations who have led the national movement in Disability Rights. The collections are relevant to anyone doing research into the Disability Rights Movement, and t...

Finding P.T. Barnum: Cataloging The Barnum Museum's Cornerstone Collection

The Core Collection contains artifacts pertaining to the life and times of P.T. Barnum who, in addition to his career as a showman and museum proprietor, was also a newspaper editor, entrepreneur, Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, legislat...

Hidden Treasures of Native American Studies at The Evergreen State College

The collections contain documentation of curriculum preparation and teaching of our nationally recognized college��s Native American studies (NAS) extending over the past 41 years, including: syllabi, lecture notes, research analyses, reports, int...

The Ohio River Valley - In Times of War, Peace, and Expansion (1800-2000)

Scholars across the U.S. and around the world are beginning to document the important role the Ohio River Valley played in the development of the United States -- from its earliest Pioneer days and explorations of the Louisiana Territory by Lewis...

Aerospace History Project: An Undiscovered Archival Resource

At the present time, we hold 12 unprocessed aerospace history collections, including about 300,000 photographs. These consist of two kinds of materials. The first consists of the personal papers and photographs of aerospace personnel at al...

Cataloging A Unique Audiovisual Collection from The Wende Museum

East German Collection: 1) Films 6,500 films: 16mm, 8mm, super 8mm, and filmstrips, with very few duplicate titles. The majority of the movies are documentary and educational films. Home movies constitute about 15% of the collection. ...

Tibetan Performing Arts Audio-Visual Collections at Trace Foundation’s Latse Library

The AV collection at Latse Library���the most comprehensive, publicly accessible, and largest of its kind���encompasses recordings of music videos, cultural programs, events, drama, opera, and other theater. Music recordings range from folk ...

Documenting Social and Political Activism of the Sixties and Seventies: Hidden Collections at the University of California Santa Cruz

Both collections recently acquired by UC Santa Cruz focus heavily on social and political activism in California during the 1960s and 70s, but the geographic scope, like the issues themselves, extends beyond state and national borders. Inter...

Archives and Resource Center at the National Snow and Ice Data Center/ Our Melting Past: Accessing the Hidden History of Climate Change

These collections are a resource for people studying Earth's frozen regions, the history of science, or past climate related to the Earth��s frozen regions. Included are materials from early expeditions to Alaska, the Alps, South and Central Amer...

Unlocking Hidden Collections of the Immigration History Research Center Archives

The IHRCA contains archival materials, books, and periodicals. This project addresses hidden printed materials accumulated over the past 50 years which will contribute to the understanding of a multi-ethnic diaspora. Publication dates range from 1...

Robert O. and Helen S. Fay Collection

This collection's topic is the 1904 World's Fair and Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in St. Louis, Missouri. The collection includes brochures, tickets, maps, hold-to-light postcards, photographs, souvenir spoons, coins, and other fair memorabi...

Local Television Newsfilm: WIS

The WIS television news collection comprises 16mm films shot by Columbia, South Carolina��s NBC news affiliate from the mid 1950s through 1980. Donated in 1984, the collection contains an estimated 1,000,000 feet of film (over 450 hours of content...

International Boundary and Water Commission: Constructing the Border: The Work of the International Boundary and Water Commission

Materials were produced by the IBWC along the U.S.-Mexico border, extending from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, and date from the 1920s through the 1990s. They include maps, photographs, and correspondence. The collection is an important...

Viva West Florida! Discovering the Hidden Collections Documenting America's Southern Frontier

From 1973 to 1981, UWF Professor of History William S. Coker combed through hundreds of libraries and archives in the U.S., Spain, France, England, Scotland, Mexico, and Canada in search of materials concerning Panton, Leslie & Company. W...

Filming History: 50 Years of American Life in USC’s David L. Wolper Collection

The focus of Filming History is the collection of producer and documentary filmmaker David L. Wolper (1928-2010), which provides a comprehensive record of his life, career, and active involvement in politics. We also selected the collection of doc...

Fresh Air With Terry Gross, Opening Access to 36 Year Collection of WHYY's Peabody Award Winning Weekday Magazine of Contemporary Arts & Culture

Fresh Air celebrates the diversity of American arts and culture by engaging voices from a broad spectrum of art forms. Poets, novelists, playwrights, photographers, actors, filmmakers, musicians, composers, dancers, and choreographers are all reg...

Digitizing Over Fifty Years of Jukebox Music News: Cash Box, 1942-1996

Digitizing Over Fifty Years of Jukebox Music News: Cash Box, 1942-1996

Swem Library is seeking funds to work with the Internet Archive to digitize, perform optical character recognition (OCR), and make freely available online for research the issues of Cash Box, a weekly magazine published from 1942 through 1996 for ...

Digitizing British Manuscripts at UCLA's Clark Library, 1601-1800

Digitizing British Manuscripts at UCLA's Clark Library, 1601-1800

The 18-month project encompasses the digitization of 300 bound manuscripts produced in Great Britain between 1601 and 1800 and held by the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, administered by UCLA's Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies. The ...

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PBS NewsHour Digitization Project. This 40-year collection of daily broadcast news programs includes The Robert MacNeil Report, The MacNeil/Lehrer Report, The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. This project will digitize 32 years, from October 1975-December 2007, the complete collection of program materials currently on obsolete analog formats.

PBS NewsHour Digitization Project. This 40-year collection of daily broadcast news programs includes The Robert MacNeil Report, The MacNeil/Lehrer Report, The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. This project will digitize 32 years, from October 1975-December 2007, the complete collection of program materials currently on obsolete analog formats.

This 30-month project is a collaboration between WGBH, Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association (WETA), WETA's wholly-owned subsidiary NewsHour Productions LLC, and the Library of Congress for the American Archive of Public Br...

Library of Congress

The Edison Collection of American Sheet Music, 1800-1870

The Edison Collection of American Sheet Music, 1800-1870

The University of Michigan Library will catalog and digitize nearly 36,000 pieces of music from the Edison Sheet Music Collection. At the end of this two-year project, catalog records and full-text scans will be discoverable through our local onli...

Voices of the Revolution: Digitizing 30,000 French Pamphlets from the Newberry Library

Voices of the Revolution: Digitizing 30,000 French Pamphlets from the Newberry Library

Through Voices of the Revolution, researchers will gain access to full-text searchable digital files (an estimated 510,000 pages of text) for 30,000 French Revolution pamphlets. These pamphlets represent an unparalleled corpus of material and supp...

Revealing our melting past: Toward a digital library of historic glacier photography

Revealing our melting past: Toward a digital library of historic glacier photography

The climate is changing rapidly. The answer to the question of how rapidly, however, depends directly on how long relevant data can be analyzed. Archival data, then, which predates the satellite era, is essential to the study of climate change ove...

National Snow & Ice Data Center

Sharing "Gabo" with the World: Building the Gabriel Garci­a Marquez Online Archive from His Papers at the Harry Ransom Center

Sharing "Gabo" with the World: Building the Gabriel Garci­a Marquez Online Archive from His Papers at the Harry Ransom Center

­The Harry Ransom Center proposes an eighteen-month project to digitize major segments of the papers of Gabriel Garci­a Marquez (1927-2014), considered one of the most significant authors of the twentieth century and affectionately known as "Gabo"...