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Nick Virgilio Haiku Archive

The Paul Robeson Library at Rutgers University-Camden proposes a twelve-month project to digitize the papers of Nicholas Virgilio (1928-1989), an internationally renowned haiku poet who spent most of his adult life in Camden, NJ. In 1999, ten year...

Documents Pertaining to the Adjudication of Private Land Claims in California, ca. 1852-1892

In 1851, the U.S. Congress passed "An Act to Ascertain and Settle Private Land Claims in the State of California" which required all holders of Spanish and Mexican land grants to present their title for confirmation before the Board of California ...

Digitizing Public Radio Program Collection Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

WHYY seeks support to digitize and create free access to its 28-year collection of the award-winning public radio program Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. Produced and owned totally by WHYY, this engaging and thought-provoking daily interview pr...

Early Asian American Print Culture

The Asian American Writers' Workshop (AAWW) seeks funding for Early Asian American Print Culture (EAAPC), an initiative to catalog, digitize, and present the Asian American cultural production between the early 1990s and 2000s. AAWW's library and ...

Hunter College Asian American Studies Program

The Digital Archives of Science of Mind History: Toward A Comprehensive Online Library of the New Thought Movement

Science of Mind Archives and Library Foundation proposes a two-year project that will digitize magazines, photographs, audio tapes, and other key institutional documents generating 75,000 of pages, images, and recordings that will be available to ...

Digitization of the Helen Keller Archival Collection -- press clippings and scrapbooks

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) seeks CLIR funding over 18 months to digitize the Helen Keller Archival Collection's fragile press clippings and scrapbooks as part of a broader initiative partially funded by the National Endowment for ...

The Promise of Gideon: Hurricane Katrina Prison Archive

In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Southeast Louisiana. The largest hurricane to ever hit the United States, the effects of Hurricane Katrina were far reaching. One of the many things thrown into the chaos of Katrina was the incarc...

Townships, Towboats and Turnpikes: The Shaping of Ohio through Land Surveys, Canals and Roads

Over the course of 18 months, the Ohio History Connection will digitize three State Archives collections of early Ohio land records and maps: Federal Rectangular Survey of Plats in Ohio, Canal Plat Maps and Road Survey Records. The collections wil...

Plants from the Past: Herbarium Collections of Curtis Gates Lloyd (1859-1926) and E. Lucy Braun (1889-1971)

Herbarium collections of preserved and archived plants from different localities and time periods are critical in understanding the past and current distribution of plant species. In addition to underlying taxonomic identification, these collectio...

Preserving Park Slope: A Visual History of Urban Revival

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) proposes a 19-month project to digitize, create item-level descriptive metadata for, and make accessible 40,000+ paper records, photographs, moving images, and audio recordings that document the grassroots efforts...

Sir John and Mary Craig Scripture Collection: Revealing Pre-Nineteenth Century Book History and Print Culture

The University of Saint Mary's Sir John and Mary Craig Scripture Collection holds over 2,000 religious themed bound volumes, from the 13th-18th centuries. These volumes and manuscripts shed light on the history of the book and printing as a craft ...

How America's Pastime Influenced International Relations During Times of Conflict and Peace: Digitizing the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's Archive of International Baseball

Baseball and its cultural and historical impact have been felt around the world since the 19th century. World tours and Olympic Games brought baseball to European and Asian countries, providing a shared experience between cultures. During wartime...

New Bauhaus & Institute of Design Online Archive (NB&IDOA)

Illinois Institute of Technology, Paul V. Galvin Library, with the support of IIT's Institute of Design, proposes a twelve-month project to digitize a substantial portion of the Institute of Design Records, 1937-1955, to celebrate the Bauhaus cent...

Images of Indonesia: Photographs from the John M. Echols Collection on Southeast Asia

The Images of Indonesia project will digitize photographs from the world renowned Echols Collection on Southeast Asia at Cornell University Library. The project is envisioned in two phases. The first phase, proposed for this grant, is slated to ...

Digitizing the Archives of Texas Paleontology

This project aims to digitize and digitally catalog the archives of the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (VPL) of The University of Texas at Austin over two years. The archival materials consist of 554 cubic feet (cf) of uncatalogued and undescr...

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...

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...

Lost in Balboa Park: Digitization and Online Access to The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park's Artifact and Library Collections

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 700,000 collections objects, 150,000 research volumes, 7.7 millio...

The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park

Bringing Vaudeville into the Limelight: A Digital Representation of the Vaudeville Era from Institutions Coast to Coast

Over the course of 30 months, this joint initiative between Emerson College, University of Iowa and Marshall University will digitize and make accessible our institutions unique and complementary Vaudeville collections. We aim to create a digital...

University of Iowa

Sam Howe Ledgers: Uncovering Crime in the West

History Colorado seeks to create public and scholarly access through cataloging and digitization of the Sam Howe Ledgers in our collection. In 1874, Sam Howe was appointed one of Denver's original thirteen policemen. These 71 ledgers, from 1863-...

Scopes Trial Online Archives: Context and Consequences of the "World's Most Famous Court Trial”

The Scopes Trial Online Archives is a three-year, collaborative project to create a database of materials related to the historical and cultural context of the trial. This collaboration involves four local archives in Dayton, Tennessee, where the...

Rhea County Historical Society

The Marian Anderson Archive: A Life in Song

The Marian Anderson Papers rank among the top five most frequently consulted collections in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts. Recognized as one of the 20th centuries' greatest singers, Anderson, an African Amer...

Kimball Traditional Music Collection: Audio, Video and Ephemera from Rural New York State to the World

This one-year project will accomplish the digitization, long-term preservation and dissemination of the James W. Kimball Traditional Music Collection. The materials document traditional New York State musicians in field and commercial recordings o...

Schoharie County Historical Materials

This project will digitize materials relating to the history of Schoharie County and its residents, from its Native American settlements to the current rural and small town populations. Materials on Native American history in the area are held by...

Schoharie County Historical Society

The Revolutionary City: Philadelphia, 1774-1783

Philadelphia is the iconic city of the American Revolution, home to the Continental Congress, Independence Hall, and the Liberty Bell. Most Americans associate it with the Declaration of Independence, the founding of a new nation, and the story...

American Philosophical Society

Digitization of the Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum Collection

Binghamton University is one of the few institutions in the world possessing an extensive collection of materials related to the history and culture of the Kurdish people – the Vera Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum Collection. This collection ...

Socialism and Free Thought in Southeast Kansas: Digitizing the Haldeman-Julius Big Blue Book Collection

The 12-month project encompasses the digitization of 340 Big Blue Books produced by Socialist Emmanuel Haldeman-Julius from 1925-1951, and held by Pittsburg State University's Special Collections department at Leonard H. Axe Library. The collectio...

Foundations of Dance Research, Part II (Foundations II)

Foundations II will make available to the public materials in 17 currently hidden collections that illuminate the people, institutions, and concepts significant in American dance during the 20th century. The 12 institutions (the Repositories) hold...

92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center; American Folklife Center, Library of Congress; Bennington College; Berkshire Athenaeum; Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library For The Performing Arts; Museum Of Performance + Design; National Museum of Dance; Newberry Library; Temple University; Theatre Historical Society of America; University of New Hampshire; University of the Arts University Libraries & Archives

The Philadelphia Social History Project: Providing Access to Critical Datasets and Data Analyses

This project will restore access to the work of the Philadelphia Social History Project (PSHP) by processing the PSHP records (including dataset documentation and codebooks, publications and maps) and the papers of the Project's founder, Theodore ...

Revealing Our Melting Past: Providing an Sustainable Future for the Roger G. Barry National Snow and Ice Data Center Archives

The climate is changing rapidly. Archival data is essential to the study of climate change over time. The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) is responsible for managing, archiving, and disseminating cryospheric and polar data. Today, these ...

National Snow and Ice Data Center CIRES, 449 UCB University of Colorado Boulder, CO 80309-0449 USA

Educators, Researchers and Clinicians: providing access to health sciences collections to advance health worldwide.

The UCSF mission is driven by the idea that when the best research, best education, best patient care converge, great breakthroughs are achieved. The goal of this project is to catalog and describe personal and professional papers of 10 educators,...

Artpark Archives: 1973-2000

This two-year project will focus on the arrangement and description of the Artpark Archive collection, resulting in the creation of a DACS-compliant intellectual finding aid accessible through the Burchfield Penney's custom-built content managemen...

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