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De Renne Georgia Library Cataloging Initiative

The De Renne Georgia Library is the most complete collection of printed Georgiana for the period of 1700-1929. The De Renne family began to collect in 1880, amassing approximately 15,000 books, pamphlets, maps, engravings, newspapers, and manuscri...

Political and Social Activism Pamphlet (PSAP) Collection

The UIC Library proposes a 2-year project to catalog the hidden Political and Social Action Pamphlet (PSAP) Collection. In the late 1960s, at a time when many libraries considered pamphlets to be expendable, the UIC Special Collections Department ...

Quick & Clean Cataloging of the Hidden Collections in The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The hidden collections at the University of Illinois consist of imprints from Europe and North and South America dating from the sixteenth century to the present. The library is already recognized as one of the world’s leading repositories of Engl...

Revealing Hidden Women's Collections

The collections included in this project address women’s involvement in education, medicine, anthropology, public policy, and daily life. Other women’s collections focus on the documentation of daily life and culture, the Civil War, social servic...

Bringing Out Burroughs Objects

Originally established in 1977 by curator George T. McWhorter, this collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs is the largest in any institutional library worldwide. First editions in English and thirty other languages, rare periodicals with first appeara...

Uncovering Primary Sources from South Florida's African Diaspora

This project will focus on materials housed at the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections department and The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. The core holdings of the University of Miami's Special Coll...

Major Railroad Archival Collections

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln include corporate records of the Union Pacific Railroad and its subsidiary lines (1862-1980s); field books, maps, drawings, and oth...

University of Rochester AIDS/HIV Education collection

The University of Rochester AIDS/HIV Education Collection (AHEC), received as a gift from Dr. Edward Atwater in 2006, contains over 6,000 AIDS/HIV education posters, in addition to hundreds of postcards, pins, hats, comic books, and other ephemera...

Wyoming Aerial Photo Collection

The Wyoming Aerial Photo Collection covers the entire state of Wyoming and spans from 1936 through the 1990s, with most photos from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Most were produced by Federal agencies. The collection includes some private sets sponsored ...

'Through Their Eyes"

"Through Their Eyes" is a collection of over 500 scrapbooks containing over 25,000 individual archival documents, documenting the service of Army women from World War One to the present. The albums contain letters, photographs, newspaper clippings...

Russian Satirical Journals 1905-1907

The Revolution of 1905, sometimes described as “the first Russian Revolution,” was a period of major social, political and cultural upheaval. The Revolution launched the country on its first experiment in constitutional democracy and a sudden exh...

Hold the Presses: Southern Journalism Manuscript Collections Project

These five manuscript collections --Tom Little, Charles Bissell, Grantland Rice, Fred Russell, and James Stahlman -- help document nearly a century of newspaper journalism on a local, regional, and national level. Many aspects of newspaper produc...

Wake Forest University Manuscript Collections

The collections of Olin T. Binkley, Randall Lolley, Wayne Oates, and Allen Mandelbaum reflect the lives of renowned scholars and thinkers. Binkley, Oates, and Lolley were religious educators, leaders in the fields of higher education administrati...

Special Collections at Western Michigan University

The Special Collections Department at WMU includes several collections for this grant. 1) The Institute of Cistercian Studies Collection (ICSC) on permanent loan from the Abbey of Gethsemani in Trappist, Kentucky since 1972 (Obrecht collection). ...

WGBH Media Library and Archives (MLA): Foreign Policy Media Materials

WGBH MLA holds primary elements from the television production process. Comprised of interviews, footage, research files, images, etc., these materials comprehensively document the subjects explored in programs. Producers filmed hours of interview...

Providing Access to Hidden Collections at Whitman College

1. Berney-Rochat Family Collection, 1800-1970: papers of an early pioneer family 2. Howard Brode Papers, 1890-1950: a Whitman College biology professor and museum curator 3. Congregational Association of Oregon and Washington Records, 1857-1935 ...

Suckley Family Papers

The Suckleys and their ancestors were among the early families to settle in Rhinebeck and the Hudson Valley, establishing large land holdings through the English King in 1697 and 1703. "Wilderstein," the family estate established in 1852, became ...

Dr. Margaret M. Bryant Papers

Dr. Margaret M. Bryant (1900-1993) educator, author, and international authority on linguistics and folklore, was on the faculty at Brooklyn College, NY for over 40 years. She wrote 12 books and over 100 articles and reviews including English in t...

Bringing Hidden Woodrow Wilson Collections to Light: Cataloging Collections and Providing Online Access to Collection Descriptions

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library (WWPL) seeks to produce online electronic collection-level descriptions and series-level finding aids for 41 archival and manuscript collections in 263 boxes of materials. These resources include manuscripts...

Ex Libris: Cataloging the Yale Bookplate Collection

The Yale Bookplate Collection is one of the largest assemblages of printed bookplates and related materials in the world. The estimated extent of the Yale Bookplate Collection is 442 linear feet containing over 1,000,000 items. The collection cons...

ARLIS Hidden Collections of Alaska Materials

See Technical Approach for details. Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Annual Management Reports, 1929-1994: geographically based series compiled data in a cumulative manner for each regional fishery. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Annual Narrative...

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cataloging 230 Years of Research and Programs at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences This project will inaugurate the first major processing effort for the Academy’s newly established archives, starting with the records documenting its re...

From Inventory to Direct Web Retrieval: Revealing the American Museum of Natural History's Archival Collections

The archival collections of the American Museum of Natural History contain rich resources about the history of the institution, founded in 1869, and its fields of scientific research: anthropology, astronomy, earth sciences, paleontology and zoolo...

Uncovering Textile Images in the American Textile History Museum's Osborne Library

The American Textile History Museum (ATHM) holds the most significant collections in North America that integrate both the the recent and past history of textiles and the American textile industry. The library collections consist of books, periodi...

Engines of the New West: The Economics, Politics, and Environment of Post WWII Arizona

These collections represent the intersection and often the collision of complex political, economic and environmental currents in post WWII Arizona. Among the topics included under Politics are: the growth of conservatism (Goldwater, McCain); fe...

Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles

The bilingual archival collections to be arranged, described, preserved and processed for the Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles project include the records of the Alianza Hispano Americana (AHA), founded in...

Creating a Collection Management System: The O. Henry Collection at the Austin History Center

The Austin History Center, part of the Austin Public Library, is the home of a significant collection of materials relating to the popular writer, O. Henry. O. Henry lived in Austin, still using his given name of William Sydney Porter from 1884 to...

Reconstructing Beaufort History, 1840-1915

The original materials to be cataloged under the auspices of this grant application cover a crucial period of American history. Unfortunately, scholars see Beaufort County as a county with significant destruction of records due to the ravages of ...

Cataloging the Birmingham Public Library's Historic Map and Print Collection

BPL’s Map Collection is comprised of 4,000 maps ranging from 1540 to the present. Use of the map collection has been severely limited because it is inaccessible. Of the 4,000 items in the collection, none has been cataloged. Descriptions and paper...

Stephen Jay Gould Collection: Preservation and Access

The Stephen Jay Gould Collection was a gift to the Stanford University Libraries' (SUL) Department of Special Collections by Rhonda Shearer in December 2006. The collection documents Gould's work on evolutionary biology, paleontology, and the hist...

Women of Substance : Women's History Processing Project

The project will encompass materials relating to key women educators and activists from Illinois, the Midwest and the nation from 1920 to 2004. The selected collections contain the personal and professional papers of nine distinguished women. Th...

The Boston Personalism Project

The Boston Personalism Project consists of the personal and professional papers of Edgar S. Brightman, Allan Knight Chalmers and L. Harold DeWolf, all major contributors to the influential school of American philosophy and theology known as Boston...