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Finding Freedom: Documenting the Legacy of Slavery and African American History through the Collections of the Maryland State Archives

The Friends of the Maryland State Archives [MSA] proposes a detailed processing/documentary heritage project of the freedom papers in its collection. This project will fully process 111 manumission and certificate of freedom record series covering...

From Bone Wars to Jurassic Park: Education, Outreach, and Research in a University Natural History Museum

The goal of this 24-month project is to carry out cataloging of: (a) the archives of Yale paleontologists Richard Swann Lull, Charles Schuchert, and John Ostrom; (b) the artist Rudolph Zallinger; and (c) the archives of the Yale Peabody Museum's E...

From the Bayous and Borderlands to the Billboard Charts: Hidden Collections of American Vernacular Music and Cultural and Political Expression

UNC-Chapel Hill's Wilson Library seeks support to catalog 46000 rare recordings and process 326 archival multimedia collections in the Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) that document vernacular music and capture grassroots artistic and political ...

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The J.D. Mason Special Collections

The collections of the First Presbyterian Church of Miami date back to 1896 when the congregation was first founded. It includes memorabilia from the earliest settlers and pre-dates the founding of the city of Miami. The collection consists of an ...

We are in negotiation with Florida International University (FIU) to form a partnership. We also use History Miami in an advisory capacity for our collection.

An Institution Grows with Brooklyn: Revealing 150 Years of Brooklyn Historical Society's Evolution

This project will create MARC encoded bibliographic records for "hidden” institutional archive materials at the Brooklyn Historical Society (those with missing, inaccurate, or incomplete descriptive records in finding aid or MARC format), and ma...

Expanding Access to the Performing Arts in San Diego

The Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC), San Diego Youth Symphony & Conservatory (SDYS), and San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB) seek funding to catalog and make accessible a collection of up to 10,000 photographs, newspaper clippings, progra...

San Diego Youth Symphony & Conservatory; San Diego Civic Youth Ballet

Obscured Moving Image Innovators at Anthology Film Archives

Anthology Film Archives (AFA) requests funding to make accessible a significant number of paper collections related to individuals whose works serve as primary source records of cultural movements in the history of cinema and twentieth century art...

Santa Ynez Valley Historical Archives

Our project objective is to research and catalog nearly 80% of the SYV Historical Museum's collection. The Museum was started in 1961 by a group of local women who recognized that it was vitally important to preserve the history of the Santa Ynez ...

Senator Charles S. Robb Papers

This collection is comprised of the personal papers of Charles S. "Chuck" Robb while serving as one of Virginia's senators in the United States Senate. This is a large collection detailing Robb's constituent correspondence, legislative actitivitie...

The Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania: The Intersection of Politics, Industry, Culture and the Environment

The Lehigh Valley has long been considered a microcosm of United States growth and evolution, whether in the form of industrial technology such as was produced by Bethlehem Steel Corporation, or by legislation regarding immigration crafted by poli...

AAC Institutional Archives and Photo collections

Our project title is "American Alpine Club (AAC) Library Cataloging Project”. It encompasses the following collection: The AAC Institutional Archives, sub-series Multi-media (Photograph and Film Collections) collection, which includes lantern sl...

No joking about art and the 1st Amendment: The Lenny Bruce collection at Brandeis University

Brandeis University, an institution founded on principles of social justice and named in honor of a Supreme Court Justice who championed every American's right to free speech, will process the personal papers of internationally renowned Jewish com...

Massachusetts Petitions on Women's Rights

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (RIAS), home of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, and the Massachusetts State Archives will conduct a three-year project to (1) catalog and digitize women's rights petitions sent...

State Archives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Harvard University Library Center for American Political Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Women in Science: Behind the scenes

The purpose of this proposal is to make discoverable the papers, correspondence, manuscripts, drawings, notes, films and other research-related materials for successful women scientists with uncatalogued archives held by the Ernst Mayr Library of...

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Creating Online Access to the Puerto Rican Community Archives [PRCA]

The PRCA is a collection of primary resources on the history and culture of the Puerto Rican Diaspora in New Jersey. Since the establishment of the archive ten years ago, 45 collections of personal papers and organizational records have been acces...

Church and State in the United States: Documenting War, Immigration Reform, and Civil Rights from 1859 to 1980

St. John's University will partner with The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS-NY) and St. Paul's College to significantly enhance access to over 50,000 items documenting US turmoil during the Civil War and the Vietnam/Cold War. While t...

Center for Migration Studies of New York St. Paul's College, Washington, DC

Re-discovering the Stars: processing the Museum of the City of New York's Collection on Theatrical Personalities.

The Museum of the City of New York will organize and describe its Collection on theatrical personalities, which includes correspondence, photographs, ephemera, annotated scripts, notes, contracts, scrapbooks, and memorabilia related to persons who...

Digging into the Oriental Institute: The Director's Office Correspondence of James Henry Breasted, 1916–1935

The Director's Office Correspondence of the founding director of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, James Henry Breasted (1865–1935), comprises the most important hidden collection in the Oriental Institute's Archives and serve...

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Local Practice, National Impact: The Baker Art Gallery Collection

This two-year project will process and catalog the Baker Art Gallery Collection at the Ohio Historical Society. The Baker Art Gallery was a Columbus-based studio whose portraits and domestic prints achieved national prominence in the late-nineteen...

Sharing Andrew Carnegie's Legacy: Creating "Constellations of Information” by Directly Linking Museum Specimens with Associated Archival Materials

Carnegie Museum of Natural History (CMNH) will catalog ten major archival collections that contextualize specimens, include valuable baseline scientific data, and offer insights into institutional and cultural history. Work will be carried out by ...

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Critical Mass: Improving Access to the Archives of 20th Century Physicists

A three-year processing project, to process collections of notable MIT physicists; all leaders and pioneers. The collections include research, teaching, writings, and professional and personal materials. They cover a broad range of topics and res...

Early Photography Collection of Books, Manuals, Catalogs and Lenses

The Penumbra Foundation seeks funding to catalog a collection of early photographic books, manuals, catalogs, and lenses. The collection consists of 1,400 books and manuals on photography, including descriptions of rare photographic processes and ...

A Courageous Voice: The Worldwide Journalism of Colin Edwards

The Freedom Archives seeks a planning grant from CLIR as a necessary first step in the preservation of in-depth exclusive recordings by Colin Edwards (1924–1994), an internationally known radio journalist and commentator. In 1949 he began as a c...

Cataloging Burpee Museum's Hidden Dinosaurs

Burpee Museum of Natural History has become a leader in active paleontological expeditions and research in North America in the past ten years. Over this time, expeditions have discovered "Jane" the best preserved and most complete juvenile Tyrann...

MCG Jazz Archive Project

Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (MCG) Jazz is cataloging its extensive archives of photographs, audio and video recordings, paper records and digital files from more than 2,000 concerts, spanning from 1987 to the present. Information from all of the ...

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Uncovering the Archives of Union Theological Seminary

The archive of Union Theological Seminary contains approximately 141 collections (1,135 linear feet) of papers from faculty members, students, and others associated with UTS, one of the oldest theological schools in the United States. This archive...

Foreign and Ethnic 78s in the UC Santa Barbara Sound Archives, Phase II: Edouard Pecourt Tango/Latin American Music Collection

The UC Santa Barbara Library is requesting funding for Phase II of its previously funded CLIR Hidden Collections grant, "Foreign and Ethnic 78s in the UC Santa Barbara Sound Archives.” Phase II consists of cataloging 15,000 78s, primarily from t...

Chicago Musical College Project

The goal of the Chicago Musical College Project is to provide onsite access to the most comprehensive collection of documents and recordings of the third oldest musical college in the country. Dating back to the 1870s the collection will combine t...

Newberry Library

Josef A. Brozek Collection of Non-English Language Monographs in the Humanities and Human Sciences Project

The collections at the Center for the History of Psychology are of considerable significance and influence to the discipline of psychology and related fields of study. The Josef A.Brozek Collection of Foreign Language Monographs in the Humanities ...

Political Research Associates Special Collection on the American Right Wing

The library and archive at Political Research Associates (PRA) were established in 1982 to house materials written by and about movements, organizations, and individuals known collectively as the U.S. Right. The collection serves as a safe space f...

Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Papers

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a $126,250 grant to support the processing of the papers of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch (1884-1976), a noted 20th-century collector of arms and armor. In 1977, he bequeathed his entire collection, ...

Newspaper Photograph Collections at HistoryMiami: Describing Images of a Multicultural Metropolis

The Miami area has emerged as one of America's most vibrant and cosmopolitan multicultural cities. Newspaper photograph collections in HistoryMiami's archives visually document this growth, but only the photographic prints have been adequately des...