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Digitizing Storefront's Archive for Web-based Public Access

Storefront for Art and Architecture is requesting funding over 18 months to digitize and disseminate core records from its archive, a unique, nationally significant collection of design material documenting over three decades of the organization's...

Colonial Williamsburg Architectural Research Slide Collection, Phase 1 Digitization

The Architectural Research Department of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will digitize 50,000 slides and 200 4"x5" transparencies of buildings, sites, and objects taken by its members over a 45 year period between 1959 and 2004. Descriptive m...

From Her Pen to the Printed Page: Digital Preservation and Access to the Manuscripts of Elizabeth Barrett Browning at the Armstrong Browning Library

Baylor University proposes a two-year project in order to digitally preserve and provide open access to more than 300 original manuscripts written by Victorian poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861), commonly known as EBB. The proposed digi...

Digitization of the Caribbean Archaeological Archives of the Yale Peabody Museum

The Peabody Museum of Natural History's Anthropology Division curates one of the world's largest systematically acquired Caribbean archaeology collections. Here we propose to digitize the primary field documents from this archaeology program, link...

Digitizing the Hidden History of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

The Modern Language Association (MLA), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in New York City, seeks Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) grant support for the project Digitizing the Hidden History of Modern Languages, Li...

The nest, the cloud, and the crowd: Digitizing North America's historic bird nest records

From 1963 to 1999, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology harnessed the power of birdwatchers to share information on the breeding biology of birds. The North American Nest Record Card Program became America's largest repository of information on nesting ...

The Hazelden Pittman Archives

The digitization of the Hazelden Pittman Archives would allow for the continued preservation of this historic collection of alcoholism literature and artifacts located at Hazelden's main campus in Center City, MN, USA. The collection is focused on...

A 3D Archive of California Ethnography at Stanford University

The Stanford University Libraries (SUL) proposes to create a 3D archive of 116 items comprising the Stanford University Archaeology Collections' (SUAC) California ethnography collection. These artifacts illuminate the daily life of indigenous peop...

Documenting Service with Fighting Men: Creating Online Access to World War I-Related Materials of the Kautz Family YMCA Archives

The Kautz Family YMCA Archives proposes a two-year project to digitize and make available online materials documenting the YMCA's role in providing critical support to the armed services during World War I (WWI). The project comprises records from...

Hamlets, Houses, and Highways: Digitizing the Built Environment

Over the course of two years, UK Libraries will digitize the Kentucky Heritage Council (KHC) Kentucky Historic Resource Inventory. Started in 1966, the KHC has conducted an ongoing survey of historic sites in all 120 Kentucky counties. The invent...

Preserving An American Treasure: The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association's Early Records & Archives from 1852 to 1951

The MVLA has been a pathfinder for the American historic preservation movement. This two-year project will digitize, organize, describe, and make publicly accessible about 7,000 items, much of which focuses on the MVLA's earliest period from 1852-...

Innovative Digital Access to Architectural Models

The goal of this collaboration between the Getty Research Institute and the Art, Design & Architecture Museum at the University of California, Santa Barbara is to digitize and provide free integrated online access to 300 architectural models, many...

Art, Design & Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum: Early and Mid-Twentieth Century Sheet Music Collection

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum respectfully requests support from the Council on Library and Information Resources to digitize the approximately 6,500 items included in its Early and Mid-Twentieth Century Sheet Music Collection. These d...

Post 9/11 Literary Cultural Exchange and Engagement: PEN World Voices Online Multimedia Collection

PEN America proposes a 24-month project to digitize the PEN World Voices audiovisual collection. Founded by Salman Rushdie in response to increasing US isolationism after September 11, 2001, the collection consists of 523 events, 257 recorded on M...

American Craft Council College of Fellows Artist Files Digitization Project

This project is created in response to feedback from scholars, curators, practitioners, and students working in the communities of art, design, material culture, and craft requesting more freely available and complete online content documenting co...

The California Audiovisual Preservation Project: Illuminating Hidden Histories of Migration and Settlement

The proposed two-year project, Illuminating Hidden Histories of Migration and Settlement, will create a thematically-oriented collection of historically significant audiovisual recordings drawn from the holdings of 10 partner archives, libraries, ...

California State University, Bakersfield; California State University, Sacramento; Center for Sacramento History

The Harrison Forman Slide Collection: Creating Digital Access to a Hidden Collection of Mid- Century Color Photography from Around the World

The American Geographical Society Library (AGSL) at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) seeks funding to digitize 49,000 35 mm Kodachrome and 2,000 2x2" Ektachrome slides of the Harrison Forman Collection which will take two years to complete....

Ralph W. Hale, MD, Women's Health History Museum Digitization Project.

The Ralph W. Hale, MD, Women's Health History Museum at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) will digitize images from its unique collection of approximately 650 artifacts representing the history of women's health care i...

Scanning the Century

We are scanning the Historical local Newspapers dating as far back as 1915. We have completed a segment up to the 50's and are looking to complete the 60's and up, over a period on the next two years. We have microfilm, as well as an online hosted...

Changing the Face of Medicine: Women at the National Institutes of Health

Building on its award-winning and high-profile exhibition on women in medicine, entitled Changing the Face of Medicine, the History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine will digitize and make available online, through its estab...

Hiding in Plain Sight: Reviving the Work of Women Film Auteurs in the Digital Age

USC's Comprehensive Annenberg Report on Diversity documents the under-representation of women directors in the Hollywood film industry, yet they are a strong presence among American independent filmmakers. Women film auteurs have been "hiding in ...

The New American Cinema Group, Inc. (NACG) d/b/a Film-Makers' Cooperative (FMC)

Digitizing Western Botanists and Beyond: Completing the Online Archives and Botanical Specimens of John and Sara Plummer Lemmon, Civil War Veteran, Women's Rights Activist, and noted Pioneer Botanists

The University and Jepson Herbaria propose a 1.5-year project to make freely available online the papers of the husband and wife botanical team and contemporaries of John Muir, John Gill Lemmon and Sara Plummer Lemmon. Their archives include corre...

Military Collection Veterans Oral History Collection

The Military Collection Veterans Oral History Collection is composed of 1,085 oral history interviews with military service members with North Carolina connections from all U.S. military branches. The materials date from 1996 to 2014. The Military...

From the Mountain Top to the Desktop: Exposing the Cultures and Late 20th Century History of Nepal to a Global Audience

We propose to digitize selected audiovisual collections on Nepal and to disseminate these to scholars and the public. These well-documented materials--representing a part of the world that has experience extensive sociocultural change due to varie...

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.

Harvard University seeks $500,000 to digitize collections documenting two generations of pioneering women scientists from approximately 1840 to the 1970s. The project, estimated at more than 455,700 manuscript pages, will be completed over 3 years...

Maria Mitchell Association; Smith College; Mount Holyoke College; Wellesley College; Vassar College; Bryn Mawr College; Tuskegee University

Digitizing the Black Academy of Arts and Letters Records

This two-year project will digitize, describe, and make manuscripts from the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, an African-American performing and visual arts organization based in Dallas, TX. Over the 24 month time span of the project, the Univer...

Portable Channel: Digitizing a Hidden Collection of Alternative Community Television

During an 18 month project, Visual Studies Workshop (VSW) will transfer a significant portion of the Portable Channel (PC) collection from videotape to digital and create associated metadata. The material was sold to VSW after the organization clo...

Philadelphia's Historic Congregations - Political, Social and Cultural Developments in Philadelphia's early congregations

Philadelphia, settled by William Penn in 1681 as a center for religious freedom, provided refuge for newcomers of many faiths. Records of these religious organizations provide a glimpse of who lived in the Philadelphia area prior to the days of of...

St. George's Methodist Church; Gloria Dei; Episcopal Dioceses Archives; Presbyterian Historical Society; St. Peter's Episcopal Church; Mikveh Israel

Scottish Court of Session Digital Archive: Window into the British Atlantic, 1759-1834

For this two-year project, the UVA Law Library will digitize 64 linear feet of legal records produced by the Scottish Court of Session, documents that reveal hidden histories of trade, migration, and life in the British empire in the years surroun...

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

Founded as the second city of colonial Georgia in 1736, Augusta and its immediate environs has witnessed cultural changes. The Wilkinson and Fitz-Symms Photo Negative Collections at the Augusta Museum of History illustrate the mid-20th century cul...

Secrets Reveal'd: A Project to Digitize Early Modern Printed Books of Alchemy and "Chymistry"

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries propose a 2-year project to digitize cover-to-cover rare printed works of alchemy and early chemistry (known as "chymistry") from our strong history of science holdings. Scholarship about Isaac Newton'...

Photographs & Architectural Drawing Collections

A project to digitize approximately 20,000 photographs and 300 architectural drawings related to life on our campus from 1950 - 2000. These images provide a pictorial look at life at and around Centenary during that era. The architectural drawing...