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Balboa Park Virtual Library

With 17 museums, nine performing arts venues, 19 beautiful gardens, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo, San Diego's Balboa Park contains an astonishing array of treasures, including 150,000 research volumes, 600,000 collections objects, 7 million ...

San Diego Museum of Man

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

The Hopewell Legacies project aims to provide open access to archaeological excavation records to further scholarship on the ancient monumental earthwork constructions and large-scale ceremonial activities of the Ohio River Valley. During the fir...

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

This two-year project will provide digital access to the approximately 500,000 images that make up the Baltimore Gas & Electric Company Image Collection. Working together with the museum's Director of Collections and Archivist, dedicated project s...

Digitizing Peabody Essex Museum's Ocean Liner Ephemera Collection

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) proposes to fully digitize a major portion of its pristine and comprehensive set of ocean liner ephemera from the years 1909 through 1939. Considered the largest and premier collection of such materials, it covers t...

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

George Eastman House will digitize the photography collections of Gabriel Cromer and Alden Scott Boyer. These materials comprise the foundation upon which our internationally recognized photography collection was built. Approximately 6,625 items w...

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

The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (NCWHM) proposes to digitize the 2 most utilized collection resources of the Museum and the source material for numerous books, periodicals, and research papers-- the Arthur and Shifra Silberman Nati...

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

This 24-month project will digitize the diaries, scrapbooks, and complete file of over 21,000 letters of John Bigelow and his immediate family held in the Special Collections Department of Schaffer Library at Union College. Bigelow (1817-1911), su...

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

This 18 month project of the Redemptorists Denver Province entails the digitization of thousands of manuscripts and print items related to the history of their seminaries and communities. Materials consist of hand-written school and community an...

Underexposed: Digitizing the Richard "Scotty" MacNeish Photographic Archive

Richard "Scotty” MacNeish was a preeminent archaeologist known for his search for the origin of agriculture and civilization in the Americas and beyond, a prolific researcher and author, and pioneer of interdisciplinary research. MacNeish was a ...

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.

The center of an international oil industry, Nantucket, Massachusetts, sent ships around the globe in pursuit of whales whose oil lit houses, streets, and lighthouses of America and Europe, and lubricated the machines of the industrial revolution....

Nantucket Atheneum

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

The Un-Boxing Hidden HBCU Collections twenty-four month project seeks to digitize and improve discoverability and access to the cultural heritage of HBCUs, providing insight into their impacts on local communities, African-American communities and...

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.

Howard University's Moorland-Spingarn Research Center is seeking a grant of $177,608 to fund a two year project for the digitization of four manuscript collections: the papers of Alain Locke (the first African-American Rhodes Scholar, and the lead...

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

Scholars know well the history of the rise of the New England textile industry in the nineteenth century, and of its heyday around the turn of the century; less well known is the story of its decline and fall, a process that began in 1879 with the...

The Fred Engelberg Collection (1953-1980)

This 2 year project will digitize, catalog and describe all of the inter-disciplinary media and documentation found in the holdings of musician, writer, poet, photographer and documentary filmmaker. Collaborative exhibitions and screenings will al...

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

The College Women project will bring together the extensive collections of letters, diaries, and scrapbooks created by students at the Seven Sisters Colleges in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and now held by Barnard, Bryn Mawr,...

Barnard College

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

A partnership between Baylor University, Wellesley College and the University of Texas at Austin, the project will digitize more than 500 original manuscripts written by Victorian poetess Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Previously available only to sc...

Wellesley College

Shark Lady: The Collection of Ichthyologist Dr. Eugenie Clark

During the year 2016, the Arthur Vining Davis Library and Archives at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium will digitize the collection of ichthyologist Dr. Eugenie Clark. Materials in Dr. Clark's collection include dive logs, field notebooks, and...

William Henry Seward Papers

We seek funding to complete digitization of the entire print and manuscript contents of the papers of William Henry Seward and family (WHSP), housed at River Campus Libraries of the University of Rochester (RCL). This collection of record consists...

Internet Archive

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

The Scopes Trial Online Archives is a three-year, collaborative project to create a database of materials related to the historical and cultural context of the trial. This collaboration involves four local archives in Dayton, Tennessee, where the...

Rhea County Historical Society

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

The proposed two-year project, Digitizing Hidden California Light and Sound, starting June 1, 2016 and running through May 31, 2018, will continue to build a unique reference and research resource called the California Light and Sound (CLS) collec...

African American Museum and Library at Oakland

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

Virginia Tech maintains the largest and longest continually operating archives in the world for women in architecture. This two-year project will digitize, describe, and provide virtual access to approximately 1,200 cubic feet of materials documen...

Digitizing SFAI's Hidden Archives

SFAI's collections trace a cultural history that encompasses the San Francisco Bay Area and at the same time has significant international scope and impact. The collections amassed during SFAI's nearly 150-year history include audiotapes of public...

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Academy Sights and Sounds: Digitizing Audiovisual Media

The proposed project, "Academy Sights and Sounds" will create and make available online hundreds of digital copies of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' audiovisual materials, which offer recordings of significant lectures, Stated Meeting...

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

This 2-year project will digitize, in TIFF format, the papers and particular publications of the American Seamen's Friend Society, a seamen's benevolent association. Included are letters from shipmasters, reports on sailors' homes in ports worldwi...

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

The Center for Mexican American Studies at Our Lady of the Lake University acquired the "Religion and Spirituality in the Chicano Movement: The Las Hermanas/P.A.D.R.E.S. Collection (1971-1994)" in 1994. The collection exists currently in hard copi...

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

The NYC Department of Records & Information Services/Municipal Archives proposes to digitize approximately 100 hundred hours of moving images originally produced by WNYC-TV, the television station of the Municipal Broadcasting System, between 1949...

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.

The Museum of the City of New York seeks funding to increase public access to photographic material from the LOOK Collection over two years. This collection includes images for 2,242 LOOK magazine stories from 41 different photographers made betwe...

Rails Across the Continent: Digitized Maps of American Railroad Expansion

Rails Across the Continent: Digitized Maps of American Railroad Expansion will digitize and describe an estimated 600 historical railroad maps in the collections of the University of Missouri-St. Louis' John W. Barringer III National Railroad Libr...

University of Missouri St. Louis

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

The Center for Jewish History will make discoverable a diverse representation of Jewish women's history by digitizing materials from across the archival, library and museum collections of four of its partner organizations: American Jewish Historic...

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

Founded as the second city of colonial Georgia in 1736, the city of Augusta and the immediate environs has witnessed several cultural changes. The Wilkinson and Fitz-Symms Photo Negative Collections at the Augusta Museum of History illustrate the ...

Center for the Study of Georgia History, Georgia Regents University

Southeast Asian Digital Archive (SEADA)

UMass Lowell and its partner organizations – Light of Cambodian Children, Lowell Telecommunications Corporation, Lao Family Mutual Assistance Association, Khmer Cultural Planning Committee of Lynn, Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association, Lowell...

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

This project will digitize and disseminate the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science's unique collection of approximately 9,500 photographic images, primarily lantern slides, and glass plate and plastic negatives, from the 1920-1940 expedit...

University of Miami, Otto G. Richter Library