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

Amherst College was established in 1821 with the aim of “educating for the gospel ministry young men in indigent circumstances, but of hopeful piety and promising talents.” By the end of the nineteenth century, hundreds of Amherst College miss...

Amherst College

James P. Johnson Digitization Project

The James P. Johnson Music and Personal Papers, ca. 1910-1955 contains music manuscripts, published music, correspondence, photographs, concert programs, date books, notebooks,radio scripts, and business records documenting Johnson’s career as ...

"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."

John Gill Lemmon was a Michigan schoolteacher who fought in the Civil War and was incarcerated in Andersonville Prison. He moved to California to recuperate and write about his war experience and became interested in botany. He discovered more tha...

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

The materials nominated for digitization are the correspondence, photographs and graphics from the Frederick W. Taylor collection. The bulk of the collection is his letters of correspondence with others, which includes individuals such as Upton Si...

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

Materials in the Walker Collection and Walker Supplemental Collection relate to the life and work of Madam C.J. Walker (1867-1919), a pivotal entrepreneurial leader in African American history. The materials span 81 years and include manuscripts, ...

The Four Valleys Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El Paraíso Valleys, Northwestern Honduras

The Four Valleys collection features more than 250,000 records, which, when digitized, will make it one of the richest resources for Mesoamerican scholars. The archive traces how people of all ranks and cultural affiliations lived in present-day H...

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.

The collections proposed for digitization include correspondence, speeches, personal diaries, professional papers, calendars, glass plates, photographs, specimens, and log books containing scientific data. The materials document the personal and p...

Wellesley College

American Craft Council College of Fellows Artist Files Digitization Project

Since 1975, the American Craft Council (ACC) has recognized exceptional contributions to the field of craft by awarding the distinction of Fellow of the Council, the body of recipients known collectively as the College of Fellows. In order to be n...

Shaker Manuscripts: A Collaborative Digital Library

The digital collection comprises more than 3,060 manuscripts produced by members of the Shaker religious sect between 1760 and 1950. The Shakers are a celibate, communal sect who believe that God is biune: both male and female. They believe that t...

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

McCracken Research Library (MRL) – Buffalo Bill Center of the West (Center) MRL Shoshone National Forest Collection (MS 436) This collection consists of the earliest documents pertaining to the Shoshone National Forest and its predecessors. ...

Heritage & Research Center, Yellowstone National Park

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

The University of Oklahoma Libraries’ Western History Collections holds significant collections of manuscripts, posters, and photographs on the history of Wild West shows in the United States. The manuscripts and posters document the business op...

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

The materials include 17th- through 20th-century books on meteorology and storms in several collections held by OU History of Science Collections; the portion of the Edwin Kessler III Collection related to the development of weather applications f...

National Weather Center Library

Digitizing the Archives of Texas Paleontology

The paleontological collections of VPL focus on the history of vertebrates in Texas and adjacent regions; broader studies are also conducted to establish a national and global context for Texas vertebrate history. The 554 cf of archival materials ...

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

“Digitizing Atwater” will bring together electronically four interrelated collections comprised of correspondence, documents, photographs, postcards, letterbooks, diaries, ephemeral publications, and calling cards. Readily available published ...

University of Connecticut

The Waterways Journal and Associated Research Materials

The Waterway Journal is a weekly news magazine published in St. Louis covering the industries, history, and culture of American waterways. Today it is the leading trade journal for the barge and towing industry. It has been in print continuously...

Iranian Periodicals up to the 1979 Revolution

From the turn of the 20th century, Princeton has been actively collecting Persian manuscripts and Iranian publications resulting in a vast and renowned collection. The collection contains, among other materials, one of the largest Persian manuscri...

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

The John A. Ryan Papers were donated to The Catholic University of America by the Social Action Department of the National Catholic Welfare Conference and Lawrence Ryan in 1949 and 1950. The Catholic Interracial Council of New York donated its rec...

The Catholic University of America (CUA)

Digitization of the Jesuit Rare Book and Manuscript Collection

The Society of Jesus was established by the Catholic Church in 1540. Its founders, Saint Ignatius Loyola and his followers, were humanist scholars who believed that education in the arts and sciences provides a path to spiritual understanding. Thr...

Digitizing Film Footage of Non-Western Jewish Cultures from the Johanna L. Spector Papers and Audio-Visual Materials

The films and related audio within the Johanna L. Spector Papers and Audio-Visual Materials consist of archival raw footage shot by Dr. Spector, a world-renowned ethnomusicologist and professor at what is now the H. L. Miller Cantorial School and ...

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Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at the ONE Archives

ONE’s collection of posters spans over 60 years of the LGBTQ movement and documents communities throughout the United States. The majority of the 3,700 posters fall into two main categories: 1) 2,500 political posters and 2) 1,200 posters for LG...

Digitizing Amateur and Unofficial East German Moving Images in the United States: Opening up a Virtual Cold War Conversation

The Wende Museum’s collection of amateur and unofficial audiovisual media from the German Democratic Republic (the former communist state of East Germany, hereafter GDR) comprises films and videos produced during nearly the entire span of the co...

Digitization of Native American, Inuit and Hawaiian Collections

BCM has been collecting Native artifacts since it first opened in 1913. Throughout the Museum’s history, these artifacts have been used in exhibits and programs, referenced in curriculum materials and shared in trainings with educators. Largely ...

Digitizing Southern California Water Resources 19th-20th Centuries: A proposal to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources' Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program

More than 60 archival collections from the seven partner institutions are targeted to be digitized under this grant. These collections originated from a variety of sources, such as federal, state and local governments, water companies, local agen...

Claremont Colleges Library

San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation Archives Project

The archives of the SFTJF center around the Turk Murphy Collection with smaller sub-collections of band leaders, Lu Watters, Clancy Hayes, Wally Rose, Bob Helm, Bob Scobey, Charlie Sonnastine, and Hal Smith, which were collected from the musicians...

San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation

Behind the Carnegie International: Uncovering 95 Years of Exhibition History

CMOA established the Carnegie International in 1896. It is the oldest international contemporary art survey exhibition in the US and the second oldest in the world, after the Venice Biennale (est. 1895). Andrew Carnegie launched the very first exh...

"The Revolutionary City: Philadelphia, 1774-1783"

Put simply, this project will digitize all substantive manuscript material created in Philadelphia or directly relating to Philadelphia during the revolutionary years (1774-1783) held by the APS, HSP, LCP, and Penn. In addition, because of their e...

American Philosophical Society (APS)

WIS-tv "Awareness”: Preserving and making accessible a rare African-American television news magazine show from the 1970s.

WIS-tv “Awareness” is a television news magazine show developed and produced by the African-American community in South Carolina to address the needs and interests of African-Americans in the city of Columbia and throughout South Carolina. Fou...

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

This project centers on materials in our Pushcart Collection—flyers, posters, press releases, photographs, correspondence, show programs, videos, and other items documenting the early history of La MaMa and the Off-Off-Broadway theatre movement ...

The Marian Anderson Papers: A Life in Sound

In choosing the five series for digitization, the Curators have selected materials of high research value which build on previous Penn Libraries Marian Anderson digital initiatives, like the digitization of the 4,464 Anderson Photographs (Ms. Coll...

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

The material proposed for this project includes the papers of 8 former National Park Service Directors: George Hartzog, Ronald Walker, Gary Everhardt, Russell Dickenson, William Mott, James Ridenour, Robert Stanton, and Fran Mainella. All material...

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

We will be digitizing the life’s work of Harold Tolles, nearly 90,000 photo negatives amassed over the last forty years. During his lifetime Mr. Tolles photographed almost every major event in Schoharie County and its boarding regions. In additi...

Schoharie County Historical Society

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

Hiding in Plain Sight: Accessing an Accidental Collection of Films by Women Writers, Directors & Producers is an initiative of the Laboratory for Icon & Idiom that focuses on documenting, preserving and making accessible films by women film artis...