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Scarritt-Bennett Center Archival Project

The Scarritt-Bennett Center's Virginia Laskey Research Library houses a significant archival collection concerning early women's missionary training; education of laity in the late 1800s' and early nineteen hundreds; and perspectives on the civil...

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Tucker-Coleman Family Papers

The objective of this project is to process the hidden portion of the Tucker-Coleman family papers in Swem Library at the College of William & Mary and make them as discoverable as the family papers from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Illuminating Hidden Collections at the Center for Jewish History: Community Building and Cultural Engagement

The hidden collections initiative will bring to light archival material that shows how Jewish individuals and organizations in the second half of the 20th century formed strong communities and organizations, engaged in social service, impacted sch...

American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) and American Sephardi Federation (ASF) -- two of the five partners of the Center for Jewish History

Paul Singer: Chinese Art and Archaeology

The Paul Singer collection of 5,000 Chinese objects, ranging from the Neolithic to the 20th century, will be fully cataloged along with his papers and period photographs of the collection, reference images, and scholars and students in his two-bed...

Foundations of Dance Research: Digitizing for Access (Foundations)

Foundations will digitize materials in 10 collections held by 5 collaborating institutions (Partners) named below. The approximately XX digital assets to be created in this Project will illuminate significant dance developments in this country dur...

Dance Heritage Coalition (DHC)

The Harrison Forman Slide Collection: Creating Digital Access to a Hidden Collection of Mid-Century Color Photography from Around the World

The American Geographical Society Library (AGSL) at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) seeks funding to digitize 49,000 35 mm Kodachrome and 2,000 2x2" Ektachrome slides of the Harrison Forman Collection which will take two years to complete....

Building a Nation: Preserving and Providing Access to the Indiana Limestone Photograph Collection

A previously unknown collection of more than 13,000 black and white architectural photographs were discovered in a dilapidated house owned by the Indiana Limestone Company in Bedford, Ind. These images of residences, churches, universities, museum...

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

The most critical decision any owner had was the routing of the circus for the season; a good route meant a successful season financially. Route books document the season for 19th and 20th century circuses, recording not only dates, locations, and...

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling)

"Beyond the Arroyo Culture: A Multiperspectival Century of Intellectual and Social Activism in Northeast Los Angeles”: The project will draw on textual, image, and manuscript collections from several institutions and organizations to present a composite, multifaceted image of intellectual life, activism, and culture in Northeast Los Angeles.

Occidental College and partner community heritage organizations, Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society and Highland Park Heritage Trust, propose an intensive digitization project that will provide the documentary basis for new research on the grass...

Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society

Digitization and Creation of Online Access of General Electric Historical Photographs, 1880-1920

miSci requests $250,000 to digitize and make accessible the 100,000 earliest images in the General Electric Photograph Collection. The project will focus on images from 1880-1920, which document the beginnings of the electrical industry, focusing ...

Military Collection Veterans Oral History Interview Collection

The Military Collection Veterans Oral History Interview Collection, composed of more than 1,150 oral history interviews with military service members with North Carolina connections from all U.S. military branches. The materials date from 1996 to ...

Boston Lives Matter: Freedom House and Black Activism, 1949-2004

The Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) requests to digitize, catalog, and make widely available over a period of two years the records of Boston-based social justice organization Freedom House. Once digitized, Freedom ...

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Wassaja - A Carlos Montezuma Project: Digitization, Access, and Context for Yavapai Activist-Intellectual Carlos Montezuma Collections Held Across the Nation

The proposed project (2/2016 to 1/2019) will digitize and provide metadata for Carlos Montezuma manuscript material held by Arizona State University (ASU) Libraries, The University of Arizona Libraries' Special Collections, and the Wisconsin Histo...

University of Arizona Libraries’ Special Collections

Vision Maker Media Historic Native American Film and Video Collection

Vision Maker Media, a non-profit documentary film company funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, will work to digitize and make available a large collection of documentary films, television productions and raw footage, created between ...

New England to the Near East: Missionary Collections of Amherst and Mount Holyoke Colleges

This three-year project, a collaborative effort of Amherst and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, would support digitization, metadata creation, and unified access for interrelated collections of alumni who were missionaries in the Near East. Through this gran...

Amherst College

James P. Johnson Digitization Project

The Institute of Jazz Studies seeks funding to digitize and make publicly available the James P. Johnson Music and Personal Papers,a collection only available to users through on-site visits. The collection consists of music manuscripts, correspo...

"Digitizing Western Botanists and Beyond: Completing the Online Archives of John and Sara Plummer Lemmon, Civil War Veteran, Women's Rights Activist, and Noted Amateur Western Botanists."

The University and Jepson Herbaria propose a 1.5-year project to make freely available online the papers of the husband and wife pioneering botanical team John Gill Lemmon and Sara Plummer Lemmon. This project will involve the digitization of two ...

Taylor's World: Digitizing the Frederick W. Taylor Collection

The Frederick W. Taylor collection documents the U.S. Progressive Era, which flourished between the 1890s - 1920s. The Progressives supported scientific methods to solve problems, and established an Efficiency Movement in every sector which could ...

Digitization of the Hidden Madam C. J. Walker Collection and Madam C.J. Walker Supplemental Collection Which Encompass the Life, Work and National Impact of America's First Female African American Self-made Millionaire

Over a 21-month period, the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) will process, digitize and catalog more than 170,000 items of personal correspondence, business records, photographs and artifacts in the Madam C.J. Walker Collection (Walker Collection)...

The Four Valleys Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El Paraíso 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 across 180km2 (ca. 70 square miles) within four distinct ...

Calculating Women: Counting Women's Impact in the Exact and Natural Sciences in a Collaborative Project to Digitize Archival Materials from Harvard University, the Maria Mitchell Association, Smith, Mount Holyoke, Wellesley, Vassar, and Bryn Mawr Colleges and Tuskegee University.

Harvard University seeks $500,000 to digitize collections documenting two generations of pioneering women scientists from approximately 1840 to the 1970s. The project, estimated at more than 489,000 manuscript pages, will be scheduled for completi...

Wellesley College

American Craft Council College of Fellows Artist Files Digitization Project

This project is created in response to feedback from scholars, curators, and students working in the communities of art, design, material culture, and craft requesting more freely available and complete online content documenting contemporary arti...

Shaker Manuscripts: A Collaborative Digital Library

This project will comprehensively digitize more than 3,060 Shaker manuscripts from six collections. Participants include Hamilton College, Winterthur Library, Hancock Shaker Village, Fruitlands Museum, Shaker Museum at South Union, and Enfield Sha...

Winterthur Library, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19735

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

Wild West Shows and the Great Assembly: Merging Cultures on the Ranch and Beyond.

University of Oklahoma Libraries' Western History Collections proposes a two-year project to digitize five manuscript collections consisting of approximately 58,000 pages and nine collections comprising 4,900 photographs related to the Wild West S...

Inside the Storms: Severe Storm Studies from Observation to Analysis, 1650 to 2000

In this three-year project, the University of Oklahoma, National Weather Center Library, and National Severe Storms Lab will collaborate to digitize a variety of rare books and archival materials related to the study of severe storms and will make...

National Weather Center Library

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...

Digitizing Atwater: Nutrition, Agriculture, and Home Economics in the Long 19th Century

"Digitizing Atwater" a collaborative project based at Wesleyan University, focuses on the papers of Wilbur Olin Atwater (1844-1907; Wesleyan B.A. 1865; Yale Ph.D. 1869), among the most important American scientists of the 19th century. Atwater's ...

University of Connecticut

The Waterways Journal and Associated Research Materials

The St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis will digitize materials from the Waterways Journal Collection at the Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library. The full collection comprises 219 linear feet of r...

Iranian Periodicals up to the 1979 Revolution

Princeton University Library's proposal is for a two-year project to digitize and publish in its open-access digital library a selection of Persian language periodicals, covering the tumultuous stages of the intellectual, political and social hist...

Digitizing Social Justice: Advancing Knowledge of the American 20th Century Catholic Social Action Movement through Access to Correspondence, Oral Histories, and Publications of Dorothy Day, Ade Bethune, Fr. John Ryan, Fr. Paul Hanley Furfey, and Catholic Interracial Councils of New York, Washington, D.C., and the Twin Cities

This collaborative project includes The Catholic University of America, Catholic Research Resources Alliance, Marquette University, and St. Catherine University. Over a period of three years (2016-2018) project partners will collectively digitize ...

The Catholic University of America (CUA)

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...