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Cataloging Hidden Collections: San Diego Museum of Man’s Archaeology, Archival and Photographic Collections

SDMoM will catalog: More than 7,000 archaeology records from the Malcolm J. Rogers and the Emma Lou Davis Collections. Rogers (1890-1960) was a pioneering archaeologist, who served on SDMoM’s staff from 1929-1945 and again in the 1950s un...

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

The Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection feature the administrative and organizational records of eleven diverse poetry magazine archives. Representative of small press poetry publishi...

D.C. Africana Archives Project (DCAAP)

The collections selected for DCAAP have all been identified as having high scholarly research value and will contribute to the academic study of African American and African diaspora history in Washington, D.C. The collections chosen for t...

District of Columbia Archives; Howard University Moorland-Spingarn Research Center; Historical Society of Washington, DC; National Museum of American History Archives Center; Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Printing Specimens (1605-present) at the Newberry Library

Printing Specimens (1605-present) at the Newberry Library

As physical artifacts representing the many aspects of printing and design history, the Wing Collection’s printing specimens range widely in place and date of origin, and cover numerous subjects and levels of production. Each item was chosen by th...

Princeton University Library's Latin American Ephemera Project

Princeton University Library's Latin American Ephemera Project

PUL began to collect and build an archive of Latin American ephemera and gray literature in the mid 1970s to document the activities of political and social organizations and movements, as well as the broader political, socioeconomic and cultural ...

Grass Roots Activism and the American Wilderness:  Pioneers in the Twentieth Century Adirondack Park Conservation Movement

Grass Roots Activism and the American Wilderness: Pioneers in the Twentieth Century Adirondack Park Conservation Movement

The Apperson and Schaefer papers reflect grass roots political activism to conserve the Adirondack Forest Preserve and to expand the Adirondack Park from 1899 to 1996 (Apperson 1899-1963 44 cu.ft, Schaefer 1930-1996 166 cu.ft). The collect...

Building New Access Tools for the National Death Penalty Archive

Building New Access Tools for the National Death Penalty Archive

The University at Albany’s National Death Penalty Archive (NDPA)'s mission is to build a collection of archival materials from individuals and national organizations that played substantive roles in the history of capital punishment. Through a pa...

Post-War Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex

Post-War Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex

Over the past 50 years the DFW Metroplex has experienced explosive growth. Collections included in this proposal relate to urban planning, politics, industry, industrial education and major infrastructure projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlingto...

Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

The Yellowstone National Park Archives document the history and science of the world’s first national park, now a United Nations Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site. The manuscripts, photos, maps, films, oral histories, administrative record...

The Lichliter Site Project: A Model for Revealing Hidden Archaeological Collections

The Lichliter Site Project: A Model for Revealing Hidden Archaeological Collections

All collection materials relate to the Lichliter site, a prehistoric archaeological site covering several acres. The collection is the result of an excavation undertaken by DSNH from 1962-1970. The site is a Late Woodland period (Ohio River Valley...

An American Mirror: Early Photograph Collections at the Maine State Museum

An American Mirror: Early Photograph Collections at the Maine State Museum

The Maine State Museum (MSM) owns and has responsibility for the most important collection of Maine historical images in existence, assembled over 40 years by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission (MHPC). Its 15,000 stereoviews are the singl...

Maine Historic Preservation Commission

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Discovering Modern China: University of Washington & University of British Columbia Collections

Among the top East Asian collections in North America, UW & UBC hold a wealth of hidden Chinese collections including pre-modern classical texts & source materials from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) through the early years of the People’s Rep...

University of British Columbia Libraries

Bringing to Light Dewey Rareties

To provide better access to our rare publications, we propose converting 1613 linear feet of our rare book library from Dewey classification (with access only through a unique and actual card catalogue) to Library of Congress electronic format. W...

Web access to the archival collections: department records, personal papers and image collections at the American Museum of Natural History Library

The American Museum of Natural History, founded in 1869, is one of the pre-eminent natural history institutions in the world, a leader in scientific research and a pioneer in museum exhibition and education in the fields of anthropology, archaeolo...

Improving Cataloging and Access for Visual Collections

The American Textile History Museum (ATHM) holds the most significant textile history collection in North America, including library collections of books, periodicals, manuscripts, and 47,000 images. This proposal focuses on a portion of those ima...

Agents of Post World War II Reconstruction and Diplomacy: The Papers of Charles Kades, Karl Loewenstein, and Willard Thorp at Amherst College

The Amherst College Library holds papers of three men who played key roles in the reconstruction of Europe and Japan after World War II. Charles Kades helped draft the postwar Japanese constitution and was central to the articulation of a new role...

Quayle Rare Bible Collection

Bishop William Alfred Quayle (1860-1925) accumulated about 250 historically significant Bibles and related books to illustrate "book arts" across the ages. Today the Quayle Rare Bible Collection has been expanded and contains over 500 items house...

Institute for Development Anthropology Collection

The Institute for Development Anthropology (IDA) was founded in 1976 by Binghamton University Professor Michael Horowitz with colleagues Professor David Brokensha of Oxford University and Thayer Scudder of the California Institute of Technology. ...

The American Vernacular: Vinyl at the Periphery of Culture

The American Vernacular: Vinyl at the Periphery of Culture project will result in the cataloging of 20,000 LP recordings of traditional American music, many of which exist in recorded form on obscure record labels that are not readily available in...

Society of Bibliophiles at Brandeis University Rare Books and Manuscripts Cataloging Project

The Society of Bibliophiles at Brandeis University rare books and manuscripts collection (hereafter the Brandeis Bibliophiles collection) is made up of books and manuscripts dating from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries (in addition to one...

Brooklyn: Creation to Consolidation

The collections included for "Brooklyn: Creation to Consolidation" cover the period from just before the Revolutionary War to the consolidation of New York City in 1898. They include historic maps and atlases illustrating Brooklyn's development fr...

The Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda

Gordon Hall launched the Hall-Hoag Collection when he returned from WWII and encountered U.S. domestic hate groups, both right and left wing. Appalled by their ideology and beliefs, Hall determined that such groups were a danger to democracy. He i...

Far West and Far East: Uncovering Urban and International Archives at CSUN

Two distinct collections of Special Collections & Archives will be covered in this project: the Urban Archives Center (UAC) collection with a Far West focus and the Old China Hands Collection with a Far East focus. The UAC, first established in 19...

Providing Access to California's Hidden Collections: A Collaborative Proposal

The California Historical Records Committee, under the aegis of Califa Library Group and on behalf of libraries and archives throughout the state of California, requests $500,000 to enable California's libraries and archives, large and small alike...

Basil John Vlavianos papers

The Basil J. Vlavianos Papers contain correspondence, literary manuscripts, lectures, business records, photographs, clippings, audio-visual materials, and artifacts documenting the career of one of the most important figures in 20th-century Greek...

Southern California Indian Cultures: An Overview - Lectures & images focused on endangered Southern California American Indian cultures & languages

The Siva recorded lectures cover American Indian culture, language, history and traditional art. Ernest Siva gave the first lectures in a course taught in the College of Arts and Letters (CAL) at CSUSB in the fall of 2006. Scholars and culture bea...

Catholic Charities Access Initiative

The Catholic Charities Access Initiative aims to process and catalog three collections housed at the Catholic University of America (CUA) Archives and to conduct outreach toward assisting local charitable organization archivists in processing and ...

Amateur Travel Film Collaborative Cataloging Project

The film collections contain amateur travelogues made by filmmakers depicting their travels to far-flung regions of the world from the beginning of the 20th century onward. In some cases these travels were to places exotic to American eyes, such ...

Enhancing Access to Archival Collections at the Center for Jewish History

The collections at the Center for Jewish History are held by its five research partners - American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research - an...

Massachusetts Horticultural Society Historic Collection

The collection, containing 4,500 book and journal titles dating from the 15th through the 20th centuries, was acquired by the Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden (CBG) in 2002 from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. This rare tre...

Cataloging of Chinese and Korean Language Hidden Collections

The materials to be cataloged include the McCormick Collection, a group of rare monographs, calligraphy, and rubbings in Chinese and classical Korean; selected materials from the Asian Studies Collection, including an 80-volume Chinese Bible, mate...

Cataloging Historic Scientific Reprint Collections: Davenport, Demerec, and Watson Reprint Collections

The scientific reprints in these collections bring together a number of historic scientific and social disciplines which developed into modern day genetics and molecular biology and affected many aspects of society in the past and present. The col...