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Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis: Toward A Comprehensive Online Library of Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts in PACSCL Libraries in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware

Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis: Toward A Comprehensive Online Library of Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts in PACSCL Libraries in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware

This project, hosted at Lehigh University Library and the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and involving fifteen members of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL), will provide online access to high-resolut...

Lehigh University, Principal Investigator and Fiscal Agent

"I thought there was nothing so glorious as war": Creating Online Access to the World War I Materials at The Museum of Flight

"I thought there was nothing so glorious as war": Creating Online Access to the World War I Materials at The Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight will conduct an 18-month project to create an online repository of digitized photographs, manuscripts, and ephemera from our holdings related to World War I. The collections include approximately 2,500 photos, 25 aircraft and ...

The Road from Hell is Paved with Little Rocks: Digitizing the History of Segregation and Integration of Arkansas's Educational System

The Road from Hell is Paved with Little Rocks: Digitizing the History of Segregation and Integration of Arkansas's Educational System

This 18-month project brings together the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Central Arkansas Library System Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, and Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site...

Central Arkansas Library System Butler Center for Arkansas Studies (CALS)

The Digital Archive of Native American Petitions in Massachusetts

The Digital Archive of Native American Petitions in Massachusetts

A project to digitize approximately 4,500 petitions from and about Native American peoples throughout the Northeast that are held at the Massachusetts Archives of the Commonwealth in Boston. At least one-third of these petitions are authored by N...

Yale University, Yale Indian Papers Project

UMN Libraries/Umbra African American Digital Collection (UMN AADC): Digitizing African American Archival Materials Across University of Minnesota Collections (Social Welfare History, YMCA Archives, Children's Literature Research Collections, Performing Arts, Literary, Tretter GLBT, University Archives, James Ford Bell Library, and more).

UMN Libraries/Umbra African American Digital Collection (UMN AADC): Digitizing African American Archival Materials Across University of Minnesota Collections (Social Welfare History, YMCA Archives, Children's Literature Research Collections, Performing Arts, Literary, Tretter GLBT, University Archives, James Ford Bell Library, and more).

This two-year project amasses an African American digital collection from every collecting/research area at UMN Archives and Special Collections (ASC). In every collection included in this request, we have already identified materials at the folde...

New England's Hidden Histories: Providing Public Access to the Manuscripts of New England's First Churches, Incubators of American Democracy

New England's Hidden Histories: Providing Public Access to the Manuscripts of New England's First Churches, Incubators of American Democracy

New England's Hidden Histories is a program of the Congregational Library & Archives (CLA) designed to provide free public access to colonial and early American church records. These documents, an unparalleled source of information about ordinary ...

Phillips Library, Salem, Massachusetts

Photographic Collections of the Erie Canal

Photographic Collections of the Erie Canal

The Erie Canal Museum in collaboration with the Canal Society of New York State will digitize images from their collections of historic photographic glass and film negatives. Corresponding metadata for each image will be provided. All will be pl...

Canal Society of New York State

Revealing Visual Culture: Digitizing Modern Illustrated Periodical Tear Sheets in the Walt Reed Illustration Archive

Revealing Visual Culture: Digitizing Modern Illustrated Periodical Tear Sheets in the Walt Reed Illustration Archive

The Revealing Visual Culture project will create digital images and supporting metadata for 150,000 modern periodical illustration tear sheets contained in the Walt Reed Illustration Archive at Washington University Libraries. The tear sheets -fro...

YWCA of the USA Digitization and Access Project

YWCA of the USA Digitization and Access Project

The Young Women's Christian Association of the USA (YWCA) Digitization and Access Project will digitize and make available online 379 reels of microfilmed YWCA records, the primary YWCA serials, and YWCA photographs currently held as part of the Y...

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project

The Smithsonian, Internet Archive, Missouri Botanical Garden Raven Library, American Museum of Natural History, Yale Peabody Museum, Harvard University Herbaria Botany Libraries, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology Mayr Library, UC Berkeley Muse...

Missouri Botanical Garden Peter H. Raven Library

"All Day Singing": Preserving and Providing Access to Original Early Twentieth Century Field Recordings in the Frank Clyde Brown Collection

"All Day Singing": Preserving and Providing Access to Original Early Twentieth Century Field Recordings in the Frank Clyde Brown Collection

Folklorist, professor of English, and Duke University administrator Frank Clyde Brown collected folk songs and ballads throughout North Carolina in the 1920s and 1930s. Housed at Duke University's David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Librar...

Bringing Back the Soaps: The Louis J. Boeri and Minín Bujones Boeri Collection of Cuban American Radionovelas at Tulane’s Latin American Library

Tulane’s Latin American Library will digitize 36 of the 135 radio soap operas from the Louis J. Boeri and Minín Bujones Boeri Collection of Cuban American Radionovelas. The audio recording masters are contained on 8,934 reel to reel tapes that wer...

Public Radio as a Tool for Cultural Engagement in New York in the 60s and early 70s: Digitizing the Broadcasts of WRVR-FM Public Radio

The Riverside Church in the City of New York (TRC), Library of Congress (LOC), and WGBH Educational Foundation (WGBH) will digitize 3502 ¼-inch open-reel recordings from WRVR-FM’s 1961-1971 broadcasts for addition, with metadata, to the American A...

the Library of Congress, and the WGBH Educational Foundation

Digitizing Hidden North Slope and Iñupiaq Audio Recordings: A Joint Partnership between Iḷisaġvik College and the Iñupiat History, Language, and Culture Department

Iḷisaġvik College’s Tuzzy Consortium Library and the North Slope Borough’s Iñupiat History, Language, and Culture (IHLC) Department have partnered on this project in order to digitize, transcribe, and translate over 1,600 hours of recordings from ...

Iḷisaġvik College's Tuzzy Consortium Library AND Iñupiaq History, Language, and Culture (IHLC) Department at the North Slope Borough

In Her Own Right: The Many Faces of Women's Activism, 1820-1920

This project builds on an NEH-funded planning grant to survey member collections relating to the efforts of women to assert their rights in the century prior to the ratification of the 19th Amendment, and to develop a prototype interface to expose...

Bryn Mawr College; Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center; German Society of Pennsylvania; Haverford College; Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Lehigh University; National Archives at Philadelphia; the Friends Historical Library and the Peace Collection at Swarthmore College; Temple University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center; University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press; University of Pennsylvania; Barbara Bates Nursing Center; and the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections (PACSCL)

Digitizing the Records of Philadelphia’s Historic Congregations: Providing Documentation for the Political, Social and Cultural Developments in Philadelphia

Settled by William Penn in 1681 as a center for religious freedom, Philadelphia provided refuge for newcomers of many faiths. In the 18th century, Philadelphia served as the epicenter for political thought and action, as delegates to the Continent...

Athenaeum of Philadelphia

“The Animal Turn”: Digitizing Animal Protection and Human-Animal Studies Collections

The NCSU Libraries and the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) as its collaborating institution, will digitize an estimated 239,000 pages of mixed archival materials from the Libraries’ nationally significant animal r...

ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

Manuscripts of the Muslim World

This project will provide digital access to 576 Islamic manuscripts and 827 paintings heretofore largely invisible to scholars. Together these holdings represent in great breadth the Middle East’s flourishing intellectual and cultural heritage fro...

Columbia University in the City of New York, University of Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr College, and Haverford College

Archiving Antigua: A Digital Record of Pre- and Post-Emancipation Antigua, 1760-1948

The Moravian Archives, Bethlehem (MAB) will digitize approximately 13,248 pages of manuscript records of the Moravian Church in Antigua, 1760-1948. The membership catalogs, along with the “speaking” or “remark” books, that comprise this collection...

Seas of Knowledge: Digitization and Retrospective Analysis of the Historical Logbooks of the United States Navy

Nearly everything we know about the world ocean prior to the satellite era can be linked to a single document type: the ship’s logbook. Other primary documents, including muster rolls, field note books, photographs and artwork, often depend on thi...

National Archives and Records Administration,National Archives Foundation

Eastern Bloc Borderlands: Digitizing Russian Military Topographic Maps of Eastern Europe, 1883-1947

Funding for Eastern Bloc Borderlands: Digitizing Russian Military Topographic Maps of Eastern Europe, 1883-1947, will support the digitization, cataloging, and georeferencing of 4,000+ largely Soviet-era maps that were originally captured by the G...

Sculptures in the Air: An Accessible Online Video Repository of the American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry and Literature Collections at the RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive (RIT/NTID DSA) in Rochester, NY

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Libraries will digitize 61 videotapes held in the RIT/NTID DSA that document the ASL literature movement in Rochester from 1970-1999. These videotapes will represent the largest collection of rare U.S. ASL L...

The Marian Anderson Archive: The Artist on the World Stage

Recognized as one of the 20th century’s greatest musical performers, Marian Anderson (1897–1993), an African American, was born in Philadelphia, where she is revered and memorialized. The Marian Anderson Papers rank among the most important archiv...

Genoa Indian School Digital Reconciliation Project

This project seeks to contribute to historical recovery, reconciliation, and healing through making the records of the Genoa U.S. Indian boarding school more accessible to the families of Indian children who attended the school as well as to schol...

Genoa U.S. Indian School Foundation

Japanese Historical Maps in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

Japanese Historical Maps in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

The project proposes to digitize approximately 1,500 woodblock, copperplate, and manuscript maps produced in Japan between the 1600s and 1923 and now held by the East Asian Library, and to add them to a website already developed by David Rumsey an...

The Four Valleys Digital Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El ParaÌ_so Valleys, Northwestern Honduras

The Four Valleys Digital Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El ParaÌ_so Valleys, Northwestern Honduras

Unprecedented in its scope and comprehensiveness, the Four Valleys collection consists of all paper, photographic, and digital records resulting from archaeological investigations conducted in four northwest Honduran basins. Housed at Kenyon Colle...

The Albert Johannsen Project: Digitizing the House of Beadle and Adams and their Nickel and Dime Novels

The Albert Johannsen Project: Digitizing the House of Beadle and Adams and their Nickel and Dime Novels

Northern Illinois University (NIU) and Villanova University (VU) propose to digitize the dime novels of Beadle & Adams, the first and most important publisher of the format. The project will involve digitizing Albert Johannsen's personal collectio...

Villanova University

Step Right Up:  Digitizing Over 100 Years of Circus Route Books

Step Right Up: Digitizing Over 100 Years of Circus Route Books

Step right up and enter the astounding world of circus! For centuries, circuses brought the wonders of the world to cities and towns along the shows' routes. Similar to yearbooks, route books contain information about people, positions, events, ...

Circus World

Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

Iowa State University Library proposes a 24 month project to establish the Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn), a portal for digital Iowa ornithological primary sources. The eight collections we have selected for this project provide robust docu...

Digitizing the New York Quilt Project: making the archival documentation of more than 6,000 quilts made in New York before 1940 accessible and searchable in The Quilt Index, an international quilt digital repository.

Digitizing the New York Quilt Project: making the archival documentation of more than 6,000 quilts made in New York before 1940 accessible and searchable in The Quilt Index, an international quilt digital repository.

The American Folk Art Museum seeks to digitize the New York Quilt Project, making the documentation for 6,333 quilts made in New York before 1940 accessible and searchable in the Quilt Index (QI), an international quilt digital repository develope...

Michigan State University

The Sherman Indian Museum Digital Collection: Increasing Access to American Indian Off-Reservation Boarding School Archives

The Sherman Indian Museum Digital Collection: Increasing Access to American Indian Off-Reservation Boarding School Archives

As part of the Inland Empire Memories initiative, the University of California, Riverside (UCR) Library and the Sherman Indian Museum propose a project to digitize the Museum's extensive collection that documents the history of the Sherman Institu...

Sherman Indian Museum