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

The audio recordings, which form the subject of this project span oral history interviews with local neighborhood residents during the 1960s, public housing residents, African American classical composers and blues musicians, and the Brotherhood o...

Chicago State University

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

Stanford University Libraries acquired the media archive of the New Dimensions Broadcasting Media Network in 2007 as a gift and the archival records as a purchase in 2008. The audio archive consists of approximately 6,500 recordings of over 2,200 ...

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

Maps produced by the United Nations Cartographic Section are small scale profile maps, deployment maps, and thematic maps that have been used by the United Nations Principal Organs, such as the Security Council or General Assembly, through attachm...

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

The U.Va. Scottish Court of Session Papers proposed here for digitization consists of printed and formerly bound case materials presented before the Court of Session, the highest civil court in Scotland, from 1759 to 1834. As a court of appeal and...

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 (CU-Boulder), donated his 35mm slide collection to the Department of Art and Art History’s Visual Resources Center (AAHVRC). Dr. Bernier was an art h...

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

Andrew A. Quarnberg was a horticulturist, "nut experimenter" and pioneer who became a Clark County Commissioner just one year after moving here. During his six years as commissioner (1892-1898) the county bought its first rock crusher and road rol...

Washington State University - Vancouver

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

The Archives Collection of the Center for Book Arts includes records, publications, and ephemera that document the history of our programmatic and administrative operations including exhibitions, classes, and events. The Center was the first insti...

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

The materials were collected by Ed Burke, Dick March and Walter Scott (all deceased) with the assistance of other collectors, musicians, radio stations, networks, record companies, producers and others from 1949 through 2009. The accumulated colle...

Fred Bridenstine Negative Collection

The negatives were donated to the Museum by the son of the photographer and the collection additionally includes thousands of portraits which will be digitized at a later date. The subjects, as well as rodeos and fairs, include mining, ranching, ...

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

The subjects of this digitization project are plant specimens that are pressed, mounted, and maintained in the National Museum of Natural History as part of our mission to document and study plant life on our planet. Specimens have been collected ...

International Whistleblowing Archive

Together, the above projects advance the public interest in transparency and accountability by aiding whistleblowers in their fight against secrecy; preserving a more complete record for historians and journalists; educating legislators and voters...

Internet Archive partner

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

Helen Keller (1880–1968) joined the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) in 1924 and was its ambassador for 44 years. The Helen Keller Archival Collection is comprised of materials she bequeathed to AFB upon her death and those accrued by the...

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 records of Macbeth Gallery measure 132.2 linear feet and comprehensively document founder William Macbeth’s initial intention in 1892 to open a gallery “for the permanent exhibition and sale of American pictures” and the following sixty ...

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

For his documentary "Hearts and Minds", Peter Davis and his team conducted formal interviews in the early 1970s with more than 40 individuals. These formal interviews range in duration from 20 minutes to 12 hours and average between 1 to 2 hours. ...

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

This project will digitize the scientific records and personal archives of scientists and engineers, enabling users to explore the development of technologies and innovations and the unique ecosystems within which they emerged. These materials rev...

New York Studio School Lecture Series: Video Archive Digitization

Located in eight historic buildings in Greenwich Village, the New York Studio School was formed in 1964 in direct response to the pressing need for an atelier-based school where aspiring young artists could learn drawing, painting, and sculpture w...

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

The IULC archival and photographic materials were created by Warren d’Azevedo, Kathleen d’Azevedo, Bai T. Moore, and William Siegmann, important figures in Liberian studies during the second half of the 20th century. Warren d’Azevedo was an ...

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

Materials to be digitized are videotaped recordings of interviews with a variety of individuals who knew and worked with Oscar Adams, Jr. (1925-1997) over the course of his legal career in the state of Alabama. Interviewees include relatives as w...

Balboa Park Virtual Library

The libraries of the San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM) and San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM) are two are the most foremost archives of anthropological and natural sciences in Southern California. They feature a wealth of research materials, c...

San Diego Museum of Man

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

The proposed project will digitize and expose archival materials from three major excavations (notes, maps, photographs, unpublished reports, etc.) at the Hopewell Mound Group and the Mound City Group in what is today the Hopewell Culture National...

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

Comprised of approximately 500,000 photographic prints and negatives, the Baltimore Gas & Electric Company (BGE) Image Collection is one of the largest collections in the BMI’s archives. This extensive collection was created by BGE, a local util...

Digitizing Peabody Essex Museum's Ocean Liner Ephemera Collection

This massive collection was gathered by an employee of the Thomas Cook Travel Agency who saved one copy of every piece of ephemera sent by passenger ships to the agency. It is the most comprehensive collection of ocean liner ephemera known to exi...

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

The collections of Gabriel Cromer and Alden Scott Boyer form two of George Eastman House’s three core collections. The Gabriel Cromer collection was originally acquired by the Eastman Kodak Company in 1939, ten years before George Eastman Ho...

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

In 1975, Arthur Silberman and his wife, Shifra, founded the Native American Painting Reference Library. Arthur was the Director, and Shifra served as research consultant and assistant on all the Library's projects. Their goals for the Library we...

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

The Papers of John Bigelow (Union College Class of 1835) were donated to the College by his descendants in the mid-20th century. They include over 21,000 letters, portions of his own and his eldest son’s diary, 16 volumes of his wife’s diary, ...

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

Materials include hand-written annals for approximately 42 Redemptorist communities that are in bound books dating from 1840 to 1980 that detail the daily lives of the priests/brothers living in each community. Most of the Seminary publications ...

Underexposed: Digitizing the Richard "Scotty" MacNeish Photographic Archive

The Richard S. “Scotty” MacNeish Archive comprises 60 years of research and publication by one of the most notable American archaeologists of the twentieth century. MacNeish's contributions were acknowledged with membership in the National Ac...

Andover Foundation for Archaeological Research

Nantucket Whaling Resource Collection: Logbooks and Other Sources from the Nantucket Historical Association, Nantucket Atheneum, and New Bedford Whaling Museum.

From its inception in 1894, the NHA has collected primary source material related to the history of the island. The first whaling logbooks were donated to the organization in 1894; many came from descendants of mariners. The Account Book collect...

Nantucket Atheneum

Un-Boxing Hidden HBCU Collections: Revealing the Historical Legacies of HBCUs

The combined collections represent the unique stories of the development and evolution of HBCUs dating back to the early 1800s. Topics covered in these collections include the following: (1) Papers of prominent HBCU Presidents, faculty and alumni ...

Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library, Georgia

The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond: Highlighting the Struggle for Civil Rights and the New Cultural Aesthetic it Helped Create through the Digitization of the papers of Alain Locke, Arthur B. Spingarn, Joel Spingarn, and Georgia Douglas Johnson.

Alain Locke (1885-1954) was a philosopher, professor, and author. The papers include correspondence, writings, photographs and ephemera reflecting his involvement in a wide range of cultural, literary, educational, and civic activities. Some not...

When the Mills Went Dark: Digitizing a Hidden Collection of Materials Relating to Ethnic Diversity, the Social History of Economic Decline, and the Postindustrial Transition in a New England Mill City, 1879-Present

The Windham Textile and History Museum collects materials relevant to the history of the textile industry in eastern Connecticut, especially Windham, Tolland, and New London counties. About half of the items in the collection relate to the America...

The Fred Engelberg Collection (1953-1980)

The Fred Engelberg Collection consists of materials documenting his prodigious creative and intellectual output between the years 1953 and 1980, and includes film, audio, photographs, manuscripts, and ephemera. The collection was donated to USC by...