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Digitizing La MaMa's Pushcart Years: A Unique History of the Off-Off-Broadway Movement

Digitizing La MaMa's Pushcart Years explores the early history of New York City's Off-Off-Broadway movement (1961-1985) as documented in the collections of the Archives of the La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. Over the course of two years, La MaM...

The Marian Anderson Papers: A Life in Sound

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 Ame...

Celebrating a Century of Stewardship & Engagement: Digitizing the Collections of National Park Service Directors

Clemson University seeks to digitize the full collected papers of 8 former National Park Service (NPS) Directors housed in its Special Collections Library to coincide with the centennial of the NPS in 2016. George B. Hartzog, the seventh Director ...

Yesterday's Farm, Today: 100 years of farming history at SUNY Cobleskill's Van Wagenen Library and the Schoharie County Historical Society

Over the next three years, SUNY Cobleskill's Van Wagenen Library, in collaboration with the Schoharie County Historical Society, will publish 100 years of regional farming memorabilia, maps, and agricultural research, including nearly 90,000 photo...

Schoharie County Historical Society

Hiding in Plain Sight: Accessing an "Accidental Collection" of Films by Women Writers, Directors & Producers.

Recent research at the University of Southern California documents the fact that women, although woefully under-represented in the mainstream film industry, are a strong presence among American independent filmmakers. Women film auteurs have been...

Black in Your Ear: Making audio of the Black Metropolis Accessible

Aligning with the mission of the BMRC of making primary source records accessible, this digitization project will provide access and preserve audio recordings of interviews, music, and community-based programs and make them available to researcher...

Chicago State University; Chicago History Museum; Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago; University of Illinois at Chicago; Shorefront Legacy Center

New Dimensions Broadcast Media: Preserving & Providing Access to At-Risk Media

The New Dimensions Media collection -- an extensive archive containing recorded radio broadcasts that feature interviews and discussions with some of the leading thinkers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries -- represents a major resource for...

Linking the past and present of the United Nations operations through maps

The United Nations, founded in 1945 with 193 Member States is guided by the purposes and principles in its founding Charter, taking action on issues confronting humanity. The United Nations Secretariat has been providing the international communi...

Reconnecting the Empire: The Hidden History of Life and Law in the British Atlantic

For this fifteen-month project, the University of Virginia Law Library will digitize 64 linear feet of legal records produced by the Scottish Court of Session, documents that reveal hidden histories of transatlantic trade, migration, and life in t...

The Ronald M. and Dianne J. Bernier Archive: Himalayan, South, and Southeast Asian Visual Culture

In 2012 the estate of Ronald M. Bernier, former professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, donated his 35mm slide collection to the Department of Art and Art History's Visual Resources Center. Dr. Bernier was an art historian specializing in...

Digitization of 50 Journals from 1877-1931 by Andrew A. Quarnberg

CCHM will work with the Washington State University Vancouver Library to digitize, transcribe and translate 50 journals dating from 1877 to 1931 and associated ephemera. These journals were kept by Swedish immigrant and horticulturist Andrew Ande...

Washington State University - Vancouver

40 Years of Book Arts: The Archives of the Center for Book Arts

The Center for Book Arts is seeking funds to catalog and digitize two distinct parts of our permanent collections: Institutional Archives and Prints Collection in our Fine Arts Collection, with the intention of opening them to researchers, scholar...

American Music Research Center (AMRC) Glenn Miller Archive (GMA) Digitization of the Edward Burke, Richard March and Walter C. Scott Collections

The AMRC is a repository of historic and precious musical materials. The GMA, part of the AMRC, is housed and curated in the University Libraries on the Boulder campus. The GMA is a national treasure preserving thousands of rare and unique audio r...

Fred Bridenstine Negative Collection

This project would digitize the extensive collection of negatives created by Fred Bridenstine over a 50 year period starting in 1940 in Beaverhead County, Montana. He was a gifted amateur photographer as well as a dedicated outdoors-man with a fin...

Digitization of an Important Family of Crop Plants (Fabaceae) in the United States National Herbarium

Digitization of biological specimens is gaining momentum in museums, universities, and botanical gardens worldwide. The sum of these specimen records represents a rich temporal and spatial perspective of biodiversity on our planet. It informs ou...

International Whistleblowing Archive

Our archiving plan involves contacting whistleblowers with the help of partnering organizations such as the Government Accountability Project and obtaining permission to archive their files. A lawyer will be retained to prepare contracts and revi...

Internet Archive

Digitization of the Helen Keller Archival Collection -- Press Clippings and Scrapbooks

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

Digitization of the records of the Macbeth Gallery, 1838"’1968, the first art gallery in the United States dedicated to the promotion of American art, comprising 132.2 linear feet of correspondence, account books and other financial and inventory records, photographs, printed material, scrapbooks, and reference files.

The Archives of American Art as a single institution will digitize the entirety of one of its richest and most voluminous collections for the study of American art history, the records of the Macbeth Gallery, which provide almost complete coverage...

"Hearts and Minds": Outtakes and Papers from a Groundbreaking 1970s Documentary Film

In " 'Hearts and Minds': Outtakes and Papers from a Groundbreaking 1970s Documentary Film" we propose to make available unique, inaccessible audio footage and documents related to the 1974 Academy Award-winning documentary "Hearts and Minds" dire...

Revealing the Network of Innovation: Digitizing and Unearthing the History of Science and Technology Research at the University of Illinois

The University of Illinois Archives will embark on a two-year project to digitize and enhance access to archival material that captures the rich history of scientific and technological innovation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...

New York Studio School Lecture Series: Video Archive Digitization

The New York Studio School's extensive, historically significant Lecture Archive captures intellectual currents and cross-currents over 50 years with audio and video recordings of artists, musicians, poets, critics, historians, and scholars. We ha...

Archives and Artifacts: Uniting Liberian Scholarly Collections from Indiana University Libraries and Mathers Museum of World Cultures

The project is a two-year endeavor by two units on Indiana University's Bloomington campus: Indiana University's Libraries' Liberian Collections, part of the African Studies Collection (IULC), and the Mathers Museum of World Cultures (MMWC). Arch...

The Oscar Adams Project: Oral History Interviews Documenting the Life and Work of Alabama Supreme Court Justice Oscar Adams (1925-1997)

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) seeks support to send 36 original VHS interview recording tapes to a vendor for digitization and metadata creation in order to ensure the collection's use and availability to scholars and the general pu...

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; San Diego Natural History Museum

Hopewell Legacies: Unearthing Excavation Records from the Ceremonial Mounds of the Ohio Hopewell

The Hopewell Legacies project aims to provide open access to archaeological excavation records to further scholarship on the ancient monumental earthwork constructions and large-scale ceremonial activities of the Ohio River Valley. During the fir...

University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Hopewell Culture National Historical Park; Ohio History Connection; Center for Digital Antiquity

Digitizing and Re-Cataloging the Baltimore Gas & Electric Company Image Collection

This two-year project will provide digital access to the approximately 500,000 images that make up the Baltimore Gas & Electric Company Image Collection. Working together with the museum's Director of Collections and Archivist, dedicated project s...

Digitizing Peabody Essex Museum's Ocean Liner Ephemera Collection

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) proposes to fully digitize a major portion of its pristine and comprehensive set of ocean liner ephemera from the years 1909 through 1939. Considered the largest and premier collection of such materials, it covers t...

"Digitizing the Photography Collections of Gabriel Cromer and Alden Scott Boyer at George Eastman House"

George Eastman House will digitize the photography collections of Gabriel Cromer and Alden Scott Boyer. These materials comprise the foundation upon which our internationally recognized photography collection was built. Approximately 6,625 items w...

Digitizing over 100 Years of North American Art, History, and Cultures: The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum's Dickinson Research Center's Manuscript and Audio Digitization Project for the Arthur and Shifra Silberman Native American Archival Collection and the James Earle Fraser and Laura Gardin Fraser Papers

The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (NCWHM) proposes to digitize the 2 most utilized collection resources of the Museum and the source material for numerous books, periodicals, and research papers-- the Arthur and Shifra Silberman Nati...

First Citizen Remembered: The Papers of John Bigelow and the Nation at Home and Abroad, 1833-1911

This 24-month project will digitize the diaries, scrapbooks, and complete file of over 21,000 letters of John Bigelow and his immediate family held in the Special Collections Department of Schaffer Library at Union College. Bigelow (1817-1911), su...

Memories of a by-gone era: Providing researchers information about a culture that has all but disappeared in America, through access to hand-written community diaries and original hand-produced student seminary publications from a Catholic order of priests called Redemptorists in the United States during the 19th and early 20th century

This 18 month project of the Redemptorists Denver Province entails the digitization of thousands of manuscripts and print items related to the history of their seminaries and communities. Materials consist of hand-written school and community ann...

Underexposed: Digitizing the Richard "Scotty" MacNeish Photographic Archive

Richard "Scotty" MacNeish was a preeminent archaeologist known for his search for the origin of agriculture and civilization in the Americas and beyond, a prolific researcher and author, and pioneer of interdisciplinary research. MacNeish was a c...

Andover Foundation for Archaeological Research