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Astronomer Nancy Houk Astronomical Photographic Plate Collection

Astronomical photographic plates covering the entire night sky were taken by astronomer Nancy Houk over 30 years beginning in 1967. In this pioneering research, she used a prism on the front of the telescope and imaged spectra of stars, rather th...

Digitization of the Rhode Island Historical Society’s Revolutionary War Papers and Artifacts

The Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) seeks funding to digitize over 6,400 manuscripts and 46 artifacts pertaining to Rhode Island’s participation in the Revolutionary War. Researchers do not have adequate access to the materials because art...

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Digitizing Carnegie Hall’s Programs, 1953-2017

Carnegie Hall proposes a 24-month project to digitize materials in the Programs Collection dating from 1953 to 2017. The project will digitize the final third of the Programs Collection, concluding a multi-year conservation and digitization initia...

A Seat at the Table: Critical Voices from the Late 20th Century

New York Public Radio will digitize 2,350 hours of conversations with many influential and provocative thinkers, writers, and artists of the late 20th century. Recorded on 1,700 tapes, (1/4” reel, audio cassette and F-1 Beta) they originally aired...

Facilitating Access to CAS/PNNM’s Motion Picture Film Collection for Ecological Research

The Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s (CAS/PNNM) motion picture films document biodiversity from 1925 to 1988, providing a unique mechanism to study ecological change over time. Almost all of the films are original reco...

Early Laws, Reports, Land Records, and Agriculture: Sharing Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory Insights with the World

Over 24 months, the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Library proposes to digitize and make discoverable over 64,000 pages of documents relevant to the history of pre-statehood Oklahoma. These Territorial Laws, Reports, and Proceedings (TLRP), Oklah...

Digitizing Antioch

Digitizing Antioch will complete digitization and begin integration of a rich set of materials collected during important archeological excavations of the city of Antioch carried out by Princeton University and the French Archaeological Service du...

Digitization of the National Civil Rights Museum's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination Evidence Collection in Collaboration with Rhodes College

The National Civil Rights Museum (“NCRM”) will partner with Rhodes College to plan and implement the digitization and creation of a digital collections management system of its Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination Evidence Collection (“Eviden...

Rhodes College

The Auditor’s Records of Kentucky: Telling the Commonwealth’s History through Reports Made to the Auditor of Public Accounts

The Kentucky State Archives proposes to digitize records from the Office of the Auditor of Public Accounts, also known as the Auditor’s Office. Over the course of 24 months, we will digitize 63 sets of bound volumes and loose documents, create ap...

Book Traces @ UVA: Digitizing Readers' Marks in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

In our two-year CLIR-funded effort “Book Traces @ UVA: Hidden in Plain Sight,” we successfully identified and catalogued thousands of unique reader interventions in pre-1923 books held in the University of Virginia Library circulating collections....

The Hourglass Cruise Comprehensive Digitization Project; Specimens, Data, Ships Logs, and Memoirs of the 1960's Gulf of Mexico Sampling Program

In the 1960's, marine exploration and cruise sampling lacked systematic repetition for evaluating species life history and ecology. Overfishing in the Gulf of Mexico was showing early signs of future collapse so the Fish and Wildlife Research Inst...

Digitizing Cavagna: Italian Imprints from the Sixteenth through the Nineteenth Centuries

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign proposes to digitize 320,000 pages of rare Italian imprints dating from the 16th through 19th centuries from the historically significant Cavagna Collection. This work builds on the CLIR-funded “Catal...

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Program: establishing the essential resource for natural history primary material

Recognizing the continued and ongoing need to provide access to field notes and manuscript collections documenting biodiversity, the BHL Field Notes Project (funded by CLIR, 2015) is evolving into the BHL Field Notes Program. This phase (June 2018...

American Museum of Natural History; Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Library and Archives; Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library; Internet Archive; Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library; Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Living Bali: Connecting recorded tradition with modern life

The Living Bali project will digitize and create metadata for 39,000 slides and 4,100 photographs in the Fred Eiseman Collection on Bali from the world renowned Echols Collection on Southeast Asia at Cornell University Library and contextualize th...

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Rescuing Optical Astronomy Data (ROAD): Save the Bits

This project proposes to migrate a valuable collection of optical astronomy data currently stored on obsolete magnetic tapes into a new online repository called Astrolabe, where it will be widely accessible for further research, follow-up to new s...

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Bringing Vaudeville into the Limelight: A Digital Representation of the Vaudeville Era from Institutions Coast to Coast

Over the course of 30 months, this joint initiative between Emerson College, Marshall University, University of Iowa, and University of Washington will digitize and make accessible our institutions unique and complementary vaudeville collections. ...

Emerson College; Marshall University; University of Washington; University of Iowa

The University of Chicago Digital Middle East

The University of Chicago Library proposes a 2-year project to digitize a collection of 1,175 monograph and serial titles from our Microform Projects in Ottoman, Persian, and Arabic. This collection offers a rich resource for scholars in a broad ...

Fly on the Wall: Black Natchez by Ed Pincus and David Neuman, Film Digitization for Access, 1965 and 1967

The Amistad Research Center seeks to digitize the raw outtake film footage for the civil-rights-era documentary film, Black Natchez (1967) and the unfinished sequel film. The film, produced by filmmakers Ed Pincus and David Neuman, charts early at...

Oversized and Underexposed: A Collaboration between La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and Metropolitan New York Library Council to Digitize and Expand Access to a Hidden Record of New York City’s Off-Off-Broadway Movement

“Oversized and Underexposed” is a collaboration between the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) and the Archives of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. It is designed to expand access to La MaMa’s unique collections of oversized posters a...

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO); La Mama Experimental Theatre Club Archives

Digitizing 150 Years of San Francisco Art Institute Exhibitions History

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)’s project will digitize and make widely available online its extensive Exhibitions and Public Programs Archival Collections—which include a vast store of unique primary source materials—and audio and video re...

The WGBH Health Care Digitization Project

The WGBH Health Care Digitization Project (the “Project”) will digitize, preserve and make accessible program materials from The AIDS Quarterly and The Health Quarterly series via WGBH’s American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) and Open Vaul...

A Digital Archive of Massachusetts Women’s Rights Petitions

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (RIAS) and its Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, along with associated faculty in History, Government, American Studies and African and African-American Studies, and in collaboration...

Revealing Practice: Digitizing Southern Architect and Building News

The University of Texas Libraries (UTL) will digitize 15,890 pages from Southern Architect and Building News (SABN). UTL holds 225 issues published between 1892-1931. The content of SABN consists of essays, articles, editorials, illustrations, adv...

Connoisseurs and Capitalists: The Charles Lang Freer Papers and Histories of Collecting in Gilded Age and the Progressive Era America

Charles L. Freer, founder of the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art, was a shrewd businessman, world traveler, and visionary collector. Freer's correspondence with art collectors and dealers, scholars, artists, and others provides an extraordinary...

The Man Who Loved Government: Digitizing the Papers of Luther Halsey Gulick III, a Pioneer of Public Administration and Scientific Management

The Baruch College Newman Library Archives seeks to spend 24 months digitizing much of the long-overlooked papers of Luther Halsey Gulick III (1892-1993), called the leading reformer of the 20th Century. From the groundbreaking Bureau of Municipal...

"Unlike the printed media, television writes on the wind": Providing Access to KAIT 8's 16mm Color Newsfilm (1973-1980) from Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri

The Archives & Special Collections department at the Dean B. Ellis Library at Arkansas State University proposes a twenty-four month project to digitize 215 reels of 16mm color film with sound to create 6450+ individual files of KAIT 8 television ...

The World's First National Park: Sharing the Heritage of Yellowstone

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West's McCracken Research Library (MRL), in collaboration with Yellowstone National Park's Heritage and Research Center (YHRC), will digitize and make widely available a vast collection of material from their respect...

Yellowstone Heritage and Research Center

Unreeling History: Preserving and Providing Access to NPR's 'All Things Considered,' 1971-1983

NPR's Research, Archives & Data Strategy (RAD) team, in collaboration with the University of Maryland (UMD), will digitize, preserve and provide access to the first twelve years of NPR's national radio newsmagazine, 'All Things Considered.' Featur...

University of Maryland Libraries

Listening to Michigan: Digitizing and disseminating local radio programming

The G. Robert Vincent Voice Library at Michigan State University will digitize, create linked metadata, and disseminate sound recordings from two collections with holdings of local broadcasts made from 1945-1955 and 1989-1996. These collections to...

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Poet, President & Pioneer In Women's Education: The Sr. M. Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C. (1887-1964) Papers

This project will digitize a major archival collection pertaining to Sr. M. Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C. (1887-1964), president of Saint Mary's College, South Bend, IN, 1934-1961, and housed at Saint Mary's. Wolff was a poet, scholar, pioneer in women's...

Hidden Experiences of the Civil War: A Collaboration between the American Civil War Museum and the Virginia Historical Society

Hidden Experiences of the Civil War: A Collaboration between the American Civil War Museum (ACWM) and the Virginia Historical Society (VHS) will unite the unparalleled manuscript collections of the ACWM with the expertise and capacity of the VHS t...

Virginia Historical Society

Digitizing Japanese American Internment in Idaho during World War II

This project involves digitizing a total of 16,073 documents and 783 photographs associated with Idaho's Kooskia Internment Camp, a World War II internment camp that imprisoned a predominantly first generation Japanese male population. The Kooskia...