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College Women: Documenting the Student Experience at the Seven Sisters Colleges

Materials nominated for digitization by the seven project partners will illuminate the undergraduate college careers and post-college experiences of women from the mid-nineteenth century (beginning with the opening of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary...

Barnard College

From Her Pen to the Printed Page: The Manuscripts and Working Papers of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The materials in this collection represent the early working papers, initial drafts and authorial feedback of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, one of the Victorian era’s most revered and well-known poets. Drawn from the collections of Baylor Universi...

Wellesley College

Shark Lady: The Collection of Ichthyologist Dr. Eugenie Clark

Materials nominated for digitization include 85 field journals and dive logs as well as approximately 4000 slides, 6 photo albums, 10 specimens, and 26 films. These total approximately 8000 pages of written materials and 450 pages of mounted phot...

William Henry Seward Papers

WHSP contains over 150,000 items on Seward’s life, family, career. This collection of record was given by Seward's grandson between 1945-1951. Augmented by 1987 gifts from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation, WHSP continues to grow through endowment-...

Internet Archive

Scopes Trial Online Archives: The Scopes Trial and its Cultural Context

Bryan College’s historical archives contain local documentation related to the Scopes Trial and the history of the college. This documentation includes newspaper clippings documenting much of the local coverage of the trial. The Robinson Photo...

Rhea County Historical Society

The California Audiovisual Preservation Project: Digitizing Hidden California Light and Sound

Project partners have proposed collections to enrich the CLS collection that develop critical themes of the state’s, and the country’s, rapid development from the early 20th to the early 21st century: Immigration and settlement. Eastern Ca...

African American Museum and Library at Oakland

Women of Design: Revealing Women's Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment

For thirty years, Special Collections at Virginia Tech has collected the professional and personal papers of more than 400 women in architecture and design. This effort, known as the International Archives of Women in Architecture (IAWA), represen...

Digitizing SFAI's Hidden Archives

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) archives contain a wealth of primary source material pertaining to art, culture, and American arts education in the 19th through the 21st centuries. The archival collection includes manuscripts, account books...

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Academy Sights and Sounds: Digitizing Audiovisual Media

The materials proposed for digitization under the “Academy Sites and Sounds” project date from 1958 to 2010, and comprise dozens of linear feet of reel-to-reel audio tapes, audio and video cassette tapes, and UMATIC cassettes. Of particular no...

"To uplift his morals and save his soul”: Digitizing the Records of the American Seamen's Friend Society, 1828-1975.

The archives of the American Seamen’s Friend Society were deposited at Mystic Seaport in 1976 when the Society was dissolved after 148 years in existence. The papers contain the records of the human side of the merchant marine, and the story of ...

Religion and Spirituality in the Chicano Movement: Las Hermanas & P.A.D.R.E.S. Collection (1971-1994)

The Las Hermanas-P.A.D.R.E.S. (Padres Asociados por Derechos Educativos y Sociales) Collection was donated to the Center for Mexican American Studies in the early 1990s by the national leadership team of Las Hermanas and in 2012 by the founder of ...

New York City Municipal Archives' WNYC Moving Image Collection (1947-1996) Digitization and Online Access Project

The footage that will be digitized is selected from two sub-series within the WNYC-TV collection: 1) 16mm original reversal film (1949-1981); and 2) videotape (1982-1996). Beginning in 1949, the WNYC Television Film Unit produced 16mm films for ...

Focusing the Lens: Creating Online Public Access to the Photographic Work of John Vachon in the Museum of the City of New York's LOOK Collection.

LOOK magazine was founded in 1937 by Des Moines, Iowa, newspaperman Gardner Cowles. Published as a bi-weekly, general interest magazine, LOOK began as a tabloid emphasizing sports and movie stars. In the wake of the Baby Boom, LOOK became more f...

Rails Across the Continent: Digitized Maps of American Railroad Expansion

Histories of transportation, communication and settlement of the United States are closely connected to railroad lines and railroad companies. As railroads were built and tracks traversed the continent, maps of rail routes, rail lands and rail ya...

University of Missouri St. Louis

Digitizing Against the Grain: Making Jewish Women's History Discoverable

The materials nominated for digitization as part of this project reflect notable individuals, communities, organizations and events. They span the 18th through the 21st centuries and are of American and European origin. Library titles include ...

Accessing Augusta: Photographs of a Changing Culture, 1940s to 1980s

The collections of Robert Wilkinson Studio and the Fitz-Symms Studio represent the history of Augusta, Georgia and region known as the Central Savanah River Area (CSRA) during a tumultuous part of the 20th century. The studio of Robert Wilkinson J...

Center for the Study of Georgia History, Georgia Regents University

Southeast Asian Digital Archive (SEADA)

The Southeast Asian Digital Archives initiative includes 16 unique collections from numerous community organizations. The entities partnering on this project comprise diverse groups within Eastern Massachusetts, including Cambodian, Lao, and Vietn...

University of Massachusetts Lowell

The pioneering photographic archives from the expeditions of Dr. Roy Waldo Miner, Curator at the American Museum of Natural History from 1905-1943

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science holds the photographic research collection of Dr. Roy Waldo Miner (1875-1955). For almost 40 years Dr. Miner was a Curator of Invertebrates at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New Yo...

University of Miami, Otto G. Richter Library

Digitizing, Creating Access to, and Electronically Preserving the Hidden Special Collections and Archives of the Fundación Luis Muñoz Marín, San Juan, Puerto Rico

FLMM’s Archive holds exceptional 20th Century Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Latin American, and American historical documents pertinent to the political development of modern Puerto Rico, an important resource for local, national and international re...

University of Puerto Rico

North Dakota Pioneers 1880-2015: Documenting a Century of Immigration, Culture, and Heritage in Word, Image, and Sound

The hidden collections come from four Digital Horizons partners: the Historical Society of North Dakota (NDHistSoc), the North Dakota State Library (NDStatLib), North Dakota State University (NDSU), and Prairie Public Broadcasting (PPB). [ND...

Prairie Public Broadcasting, Inc.

"Alaska Review" Television Newsmagazine Programs and Raw Footage Digitization and Dissemination Project

Airing from 1976 to 1987, "Alaska Review" was the first statewide public affairs television program in Alaska. The show was designed to explore public policy issues confronting Alaska, and to assist citizens in making decisions about the future of...

Digitizing Science Friday Audio Segments: Interviews with Host Ira Flatow and Scientists, Innovators, Inventors, Technologists, and Engineers -- 25 Years of Multidisciplinary Science Dialogue

The public radio program Science Friday originally aired in 1991 as part of the daily talk show, Talk of the Nation, for a once-a-week focus on science news coverage. When Talk of the Nation was discontinued in 2013, Science Friday continued as an...

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Collection: Digitizing the Artifacts, Letters, and Documents of America's 23rd President, Benjamin Harrison, including artifacts from his grandfather William Henry Harrison and other family members.

The Presidential Site collection includes artifacts from 21 US Presidents. Artifacts relating to Benjamin Harrison V (1726-1791), William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901), Caroline Scott Harrison (1832-1892), and Mary Lord...

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Digitization, cataloging and access to the collection of Historical Speeches and Writings of Luis A. Ferré Aguayo

The Luis A. Ferré Historical Archive, in Ponce, Puerto Rico, has custody of the collection of manuscripts and documents related to the life, work and legacy of Luis A. Ferré Aguayo. It documents the trajectory of a person who, throughout his lif...

Graduate School of Science and Technology, University of Puerto Rico

James G. Swan, 19th Century Renaissance Man in the Pacific Northwest: Papers, Journals, and Correspondence from 1833 - 1909

The collections of James Swan papers at UW, UBC, and MOHAI consist of diaries, correspondence, personal and professional records and publications, family genealogies, and other documents. Swan lead a colorful and varied life as a lawyer, amateur a...

University of British Columbia (UBC)

The KNTV Channel 11 News Archive: Revealing the 1960s Experience in San Jose and the Salinas Valley

In 1983, 119 boxes of some 4,700 local news film (16mm) reels, shot between 1965 and 1980, were donated to the San José Historical Museum by local station KNTV Channel 11. The films, both silent and with sound, were taken by KNTV cameramen. They ...

Tracking the Past: Unearthing America's Hidden Trolley Legacy through Digitized Images and Text

<b>O.R. Cummings Maine Electric Railways Collection</b> This photograph collection supported the research of O.R. Cummings, an historian of street railways who authored more than 60 books. Cummings gifted the collection to NEERHS in 2009. The...

New England Electric Railway Historical Society

Digitizing the Archival Collection of Ernest Holmes and New Thought History for Worldwide Distribution and Accessibility

The majority of the materials nominated for digitization originated from the manuscripts and publications of Ernest Holmes, founder of Science of Mind. His writing began in the early part of the 20th Century. His first major publication, the Sci...

Digital Archiving project

These images portray scenes, people, places and historic events from the late 1800’s through the 1960’s. Events include Astoria’s Centennial Celebration in 1906, Sesquicentennial in 1956, President John F. Kennedy's visit to the Astoria area...

From Beautiful City to Livable City: Selections from The Municipal Art Society's Archives

The proposed project will digitize and make accessible 3,300 pages of print materials, 194 hours of audiovisual recordings, and 108 hours of audio recordings. These records reflect the myriad activities of The Municipal Art Society of New York (MA...

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New York City Hall Park Archaeological Collections

New York City Hall Park is listed on the National Register and is within the African Burial Ground and the Commons Historic District as well as being an individually designated New York City landmark. The City Hall Park collection results from ele...

Museum of the City of New York

Sam Howe Ledgers: Uncovering Crime in the West

History Colorado’s Sam Howe collection contains 44 article ledgers, 25 separate indexes, and two murder case ledgers. Some ledgers have internal indexes; others have separate indexes. The two murder case ledgers, similar in format to a roguesâ...