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Digitizing the Scientific Illustrations from the Herndon G. Dowling Herpetological Collection

We seek support to digitize and make accessible approximately 1000 original herpetological drawings associated with the work of Dr. Herndon Dowling. Dowling was a snake systematist with major interests in snake morphology and its influence upon sn...

Coming in from the Cold: Digitizing Hidden and At Risk Northern, Polar, and Indigenous Collections from and about Circumpolar Regions in Alaska and Canada.

This 36-month project led by the Alaska Library Network will enhance accessibility to and discoverability of important northern and Arctic primary source materials not well known to the public. Participating institutions include University of Alas...

University of Alaska Anchorage, Consortium Library

Unearthing the Historic Geology Library and Archives Resources at the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T

The library and archives resources of the Museum of Geology, SDSM&T, reflect over 125 years of institutional and regional history in mining, mineralogy and paleontology. Recently these collections were moved into a new, dedicated repository ...

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

The UCMP archives provide the paleontologic, geologic, historical, legal, and sociological context for the several million fossil specimens that comprise our unparalleled collections. They also document the lives of prominent western pioneers, su...

Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

The Yellowstone National Park Archives document 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 record...

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...

Revealing a Hidden Collection: Digitizing, cataloging, and making discoverable essential collection artifacts

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum respectfully requests a $250,000 grant to support a project to catalog, digitally photograph, and make discoverable online approximately 6,000 "Hidden Collections” artifacts exhibited by Isabella Stewart Gardn...

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Revealing Hidden Women's Collections

The collections included in this project address women’s involvement in education, medicine, anthropology, public policy, and daily life. Other women’s collections focus on the documentation of daily life and culture, the Civil War, social servic...

Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL)

The Scarritt-Bennett Center Laskey Research Library (SBCLRL) is an established library in the Scarritt-Bennett Center that is approximately 1,500 square feet in facility size, and contains approximately 64,500 items in all formats. It also posses...

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...

Digitizing and Cataloging the Student Work Collection of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive at The Cooper Union

The core collection of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive is a photographic archive of student work from the 1930s through the present. Largely unpublished, the collection represents a comprehensive trajectory of the pedagogy of ar...

A Pilot Project of the Society of Architectural Historians to Digitize, Share and House At Risk 35mm Slide Collections of Architectural Historians and Built Environment Professionals for Scholarly Research, Teaching and Public Access

This two-year pilot project is a natural outgrowth of SAH's three innovative online educational resources and the realization of a project to preserve and share endangered, original 35 mm slide collections created by 20th century scholars, prese...

Great Explorations: Increasing Online Access to Our Aerospace Heritage Catalog and digitize 80,000 rare negatives selected from the historical Ryan Aeronautical Collection to ensure their future preservation, placing them online for global educational purposes to enhance digital research capability for future generations.

San Diego Air & Space Museum requests a two-year $212,640 CLIR grant to catalog and digitize 80,000 one-of-a-kind negatives from the Ryan Aeronautical Collection. Ryan developed many significant aircraft during its history, several of which were f...

Digitizing Science Friday Audio Segments: Interviews with Host Ira Flatow and Scientists, Innovators, Inventors, Technologists, and Engineers -- 25 Years of Multidisciplinary Science Dialogue

Each week for nearly 25 years, award-winning public radio host Ira Flatow has interviewed scientists, mathematicians, inventors, health professionals, artists, Nobel laureates, and politicians on the latest scientific innovations and breakthroughs...

Reconstructing Beaufort History, 1840-1915

The original materials to be cataloged under the auspices of this grant application cover a crucial period of American history. Unfortunately, scholars see Beaufort County as a county with significant destruction of records due to the ravages of ...

Processing the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San José, from planning to implementation.

The California Room, a unit within the San José Public Library, a department of the City of San José, holds many unique materials chronicling the development of Northern California, emphasizing Santa Clara County. This 21 month project focuses o...

Creating a Shared catalog for New York's Ethnographic Collections: A Cooperative Project

The identified folklore collections include materials which illustrate the use of cultural knowledge (oral narrative, handmade objects, music, dance, etc) within New York's communities. They illustrate New York's role in championing traditional m...

A peak at over 50 years of WWII history and the Space Race

The USS Hornet Museum is asking for assistance for a 12 -month long program to hire a conservation consultant and new staff person to catalog and re-housing part of our extensive hidden collection of 8mm and 16mm film reels, as well as our collect...

Balboa Park Virtual Library

With 17 museums, nine performing arts venues, 19 beautiful gardens, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo, San Diego's Balboa Park contains an astonishing array of treasures, including 150,000 research volumes, 600,000 collections objects, 7 million ...

San Diego Museum of Man

Historic Illinois Circuit Court Collections

The Illinois Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission and Circuit Court Clerks plan to digitize historically significant documents in each county courthouse that are not accessible online. With an estimated of 65,000 items, the program empha...

Illinois State Archives

Revealing Hidden Collections in the Northwest

Representing a broad range of institutions in the Northwest, records in this proposal range widely. Materials include government, religious, personal, and corporate records, and date from the mid-19th century to 2006. The primary geographic scop...

First Park, First Forest: Sharing the Heritage of Yellowstone National Park and Shoshone National Forest with the World

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West's McCracken Research Library (MRL), in collaboration with Yellowstone National Park's Heritage & Research Center (HRC), will digitize and make freely available a vast collection of material from their respective...

Heritage & Research Center, Yellowstone National Park

Living with Wilderness: Enhancing Access to the The Adirondack Museum Historic Photograph Collection

The Adirondack Museum (AM) proposes to catalog 15,000 rare images documenting the history of human interaction with the Adirondack environment, providing online access to scholars throughout the world. Making the images visible is a high priority ...

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Documenting Climate Change: The Papers of Stephen H. Schneider

Stephen H. Schneider (1945-2010) was the Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Professor of Biology, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment at ...

Accessing South Carolina Studio Photography Collections

South Caroliniana Library, the oldest and most widely used special collection with USC Libraries, houses regional research collections. This proposal seeks support for 2 years to catalog important intact collections from three photographic studios...

Uncovering California's Environmental Collections: A Collaborative Approach

Uncovering California's Environmental Collections: A Collaborative Approach

This California Digital Library (CDL) project will uncover 33 hidden collections at institutions across California related to the state's environment and environmental history. The collections were selected and assembled for their unique and diver...

California State University Chico; California State University Fresno; Humboldt State University; UC Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, and Riverside; University of Southern California

American View Books

American View Books in the Avery Classics Collection provide pictorial documentation of cities and towns throughout the United States. The collection is comprised of 4,800 items, broadly termed “books” published in a variety of formats, including ...

The Middle East Institute Library Visual Archives Project

The Middle East Institute (MEI) proposes to digitize three collections of images currently held in the MEI Library. The MEI Library Visual Archives Project, a two-year endeavor, will be completed in cooperation with vendors M2Schema, Immerge Techn...

Cataloging Historic Scientific Reprint Collections: Davenport, Demerec, and Watson Reprint Collections

The scientific reprints in these collections bring together a number of historic scientific and social disciplines which developed into modern day genetics and molecular biology and affected many aspects of society in the past and present. The col...

Digitization of the Jesuit Rare Book and Manuscript Collection

Loyola Marymount University proposes to digitize selections from the Jesuit Rare Book and Manuscript Collection, 1540-1800, that illuminates the intellectual and creative engagement of Jesuit scholars with the Enlightenment Era world. Items select...

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences This project will inaugurate the first major processing effort for the Academy’s newly established archives, starting with the records documenting its re...

Military Collection Veterans Oral History Collection

The Military Collection Veterans Oral History Collection is composed of 1,085 oral history interviews with military service members with North Carolina connections from all U.S. military branches. The materials date from 1996 to 2014. The Military...