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The Ade Bethune Collection at the College of St. Catherine

Ade Bethune was a world-renowned liturgical artist, writer and social activist, and was influential in American liturgical art in the 20th century. Her career spanned 70 years from art school at the National Academy of Design and Cooper Union in N...

Amiri Baraka Papers

The Amiri Baraka Papers reflect his life as a poet, writer, and activist. Indeed they chronicle the social movements and issues that gave shape to his world view. The collection is rich with correspondence from the 1960s to the present, including ...

The Paleontological Research Institution Archive

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) Archive consists of over 200 cubic feet of documents assembled by the founders of PRI from the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth century, as well as the personal papers of more than a dozen of their co...

Elma's Historical Documents

The collection under the care of the Elma Historical includes maps, journals, surveys, letters, ledgers, and other historic documents dating back to 1800 relating to the building of our Town. These records enclompanss all of Elma and surrounding t...

The May Massee Collection Finding Aid.

The May Massee Collection was compiled during the late 1960s and early 1970s as a memorial tribute to May Massee, a prominent children's book editor who founded two of the first three children's book divisions in American publishing houses. The c...

Coming Out of the Closet: Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives at the Fashion Institue of Technology

The FIT Special Collections and Archives acquires, preserves, and provides access to a wide range of primary research materials in their original formats, including archival institutional records, scrapbooks, oral histories, fashion sketches, illu...

Firestone Library Antioch Coin Project

The collection to be catalogued comprises about 3,500 coins minted by Byzantine and Arabic authorities excavated by the Princeton-led excavations in Antioch-on-the-Orontes (then Syria, now Turkey) between 1934 and 1939. The coins document the chan...

First Alaskans Hidden Collection: A Political and Community Development History of Alaska’s Native People from 1965 to the Present

The political history of Alaska Native people and their leaders in the late 20th century is an epic story of modern America. The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) was formed in 1966 to address the Alaska Native aboriginal land rights and achieve ...

Oral History Collections

We have four distinct collections of oral histories related to the University and the Northern Virginia area: The Northern Virginia Oral History Project is a collection that contains interviews with individuals from the area and focuses on t...

The Alexis Carrel Collection: materials of the French physician and philosopher Alexis Carrel, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1912

By far the most extensive and important body of materials relating to Alexis Carrel, the Georgetown collection encompasses the entire career of this Nobel Prize-winning researcher, collaborator with Charles Lindbergh, and controversial public heal...

Highlander Research and Education Center Collection

Since its founding in 1932, the Highlander Research and Education Center has been at the epicenter of social justice movements in Appalachia and the South. Highlander has played a vital role in the growth and development of movements for workers’ ...

Exposing Pre-Modern Publications and Archives for Study and Research: The History of International Trade& Global Interaction & their Cultural Effects

The James Ford Bell Library, established at the U of MN by Minnesota industrialist James Ford Bell, documents the history and impact of international trade and cross-cultural contact prior to ca. 1800. This project includes archival material, boo...

Lehigh Valley Industrial History Collections

Lehigh University (Lehigh) and the National Canal Museum (NCM) will partner to catalog a selection of collections documenting the material culture, canal-related businesses, and heavy industries established along the navigable rivers in the Lehigh...

Catalog the Long Island Division's Maps

The Long Island Division’s flat map collection of 5,267 maps is an incredibly rich resource documenting the United States’ most congested metropolitan area: Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk, Long Island, New York City, and New York State, and its...

Luther College Archives/Vesterheim Archives - Journeys to American: Documenting Norwegian-American Collections

The materials contained within the Luther College Archives and the archives at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum document the history and culture of emigrants from Norway to the United States and their descendants, with additional emphasis on t...

Marquette's Catholic Social Action Heritage Project

For nearly 50 years Marquette University Libraries has managed a manuscripts program that documents Catholic social activism in the U.S. This grant project will improve access to the audio recording within two of the most important collections. 1)...

WSAZ-TV Newsfilm Archive

This unique and valuable collection consists of raw and edited news film and video tape of the local NBC affiliate from 1952 through 2003 with annual additions continuing through the present. It contains rare documentary coverage of Appalachia, f...

Providing Public Access to the Collections of John H. James and Samuel Fulton Covington

Two significant collections within the Walter Havighurst Special Collections at the Miami University Libraries provide information about the early history of communities west of the Alleghenies. The collections of John H. James (1800-1881) and Sa...

U.S. National Animal Parasite Collection Records

The U.S. National Animal Parasite Collection Records span 100 years of animal parasitology research. A significant part of the collection consists of original line drawings and photographic records of animal parasites with descriptive indexes. A d...

On Track: Cataloging the NEERHS Library at the Seashore Trolley Museum

The NEERHS Library collection consists of materials dealing with the development of mass transit technology and operations from 1830 to the present. Subject emphasis is on materials related to traditional streetcar and interurban service, includin...

Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection at The New York Botanical Garden

The Nursery and Seed Catalog Collection of The New York Botanical Garden is one of the largest collections in the U. S., with approximately 43,000 catalogs from over 5,000 companies dating from 1804, with locations in North America, Europe and Jap...

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-[ongoing]

The Newberry Library’s Herman Melville Collection is one of the largest collections of Melville material in existence. It was originally assembled to support the work of the editorial staff of The Writings of Herman Melville, a project established...

Moving Image Access in OpenCollection: From Accession to EAD

The material to be described is one hundred 16mm and 8mm film collections recording work life in northern New England in the first half of the 20th century. Like NHF's two films named to the National Film Registry, From Stump to Ship (1930) and Th...

Revealing Hidden Collections in the Northwest

Representing a broad range of institutions in the Northwest, records in this proposal range widely. Materials include government, religious, personal, and corporate records, and date from the mid-19th century to 2006. The primary geographic scop...

Cultural Intermix: A Protocol for Describing and Accessing Mail Art Collections

The Oberlin College Mail Art collection consists of the Harley-Terra Candella and Reid Wood (State of Being) Mail Art archives, which together comprise over 25,000 works by 1,800 artists. The collection contains a wide range of objects and ...

ONE Archives Arrangement and Description Project

The ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives is the oldest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) organization in the U.S. and it holds the largest humanities collection of LGBT materials in the world. ONE began as the earliest national gay pu...

Oregon Public Leadership Archive (OPLA)

The Oregon Public Leadership Archive (OPLA) contains the papers of key civic and community leaders who each contributed unique, creative and practical approaches to government and to community building that helped establish Oregon’s national and i...

The Byzantine Institute of America's Fieldwork Projects

Thomas Whittemore founded the Byzantine Institute of America (BIA) in Boston in 1931 after traveling extensively in Europe and the Middle East and noting the destruction of monuments after WWI. The purpose of the Institute and its successor, the D...

Caleb Fiske Harris Collection on Slavery & the Civil War

The Harris Collection originally comprised about 9,300 items, and came into the library’s possession in September of 1884 by purchase from the estate of Caleb Fiske Harris (1819-1881), a Rhode Island-born entrepreneur whose success in business in ...

Improving Access to One of the World's Largest Collections of Plant Rust Fungi

Purdue University’s Arthur Herbarium is home to one of the world’s largest and, despite inadequate cataloging, most-studied collections of plant rust fungi. Its 110,000 specimens comprise the “rusted” part of a plant, identified and stored in arch...

Reef Relief Coral Photo Monitoring Survey

Reef Relief founder Craig Quirolo surveyed the Florida Keys barrier coral reef from 1992-2007 on a slide and then digital and video format. The survey has alerted the scientific and resource management community to the appearance and spread of nu...

Armenian Community Life and Trade: Armenian Commercial Relationships in Iran, India, and the Far East 1600-1968:Minasian Collection 1632

The UCLA Library holds the most important and significant collection of Armenian manuscripts in the United States, the jewel of which is the library of the late Caro O. Minasian, an Armenian physician in Isfahan, Iran who began collecting in 1935....