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A model of iterative cataloging for architecture archives in the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB

The Art, Design & Architecture Museum plans to extend an iterative cataloging model, begun in 2012, to provide access to the specific buildings and projects in 30 partially cataloged architecture archives and to give public access to existing digi...

Movers and Shakers: the Hidden Archives of the Museum Founders, Dealers, and Early Collectors that Shaped and Defined the Field

This twelve-month project will provide access to important archives of eleven individuals who helped shape and define the field including museum founders Adele Earnest and David L. Davies; Robert Bishop, director; Gerald Kornblau, collector and de...

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Hidden Nurses: Processing the Bates Nursing History Center Collections

This three year project will make accessible to scholars seven currently unprocessed collections held by the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, one of the largest archival repositories focused on nursing history. The pro...

The Jerry Brown Papers at USC Libraries

We will arrange and describe USC's Jerry Brown papers dating from 1970 to 1983. At present, no finding aid is available to help researchers explore this vast, complex, and historically significant collection. Our project will provide access to cor...

Cataloging Hidden Archives of The University of Texas at Austin Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory

This project aims to inventory and catalog the archives of the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (VPL) of The University of Texas at Austin over three years. The archival materials consist of 554 cubic feet (cf) of maps, field notes, research per...

Access to All: The Disabilities Rights and Independent Living Movement Collections

As the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act nears, the issues that brought that seminal civil rights legislation forward are of keen interest to researchers. The project will make accessible essential archives that provide the h...

"The Great Commercial Emporium of America": Economic History Archives at the New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society is proposing a three-year project to process eight previously undescribed, hidden and highly significant archival collections dating from the 1791 to the 20th century relating to the economic history of New York and...

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Uncovering Hidden Pamphlets at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania seeks a grant of $57,683 to support a 12-month cataloging project that will create access to approximately 10,000 of HSP's pamphlets for the first time. The project will use a streamlined approach to catalogi...

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Mosaic Stones of Holocaust Scholarship: Cataloging Undiscovered Collections of Personal and Family Papers at the USHMM

The proposed project would fully catalog approximately 1,000 manuscript documents and archival collections that were donated by Holocaust survivors or their families during the first years following the establishment of the United States Holocaust...

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Avon Williams Papers Project

This project will catalog and preserve unprocessed papers related to the legal and legislative career of Avon Williams Jr., a leading civil rights attorney and state senator in Tennessee. His more than 40 years of law practice included direct inv...

Unbound Ideas: Serials documenting radical and progressive ideas in the twentieth century

NYU's Tamiment Library will provide intellectual control over more than 9,000 serial titles, of which c. 7,800 are now unprocessed and inaccessible to researchers and 1,354 are under minimal control by title and collated into issue order. Prelimin...

Accessing South Carolina Studio Photography Collections

South Caroliniana Library, the oldest and most widely used special collection with USC Libraries, houses regional research collections. This proposal seeks support for 2 years to catalog important intact collections from three photographic studios...

The Tubac Presidio and Fort Verde Collections

Tubac Presidio and Fort Verde are historic properties that are emblematic of culture contact, assimilation, and subjugation of Native American groups during Euro-American colonization of the American West. Many archival materials associated with t...

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John Stubblefield Papers

This two-year project will process and create a detailed finding aid for the papers of jazz saxophonist John Stubblefield, known for his avant-garde style, his association with musical greats Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Tito Puente, among others,...

Frank Lloyd Wright: the photographic record of his life and works at Avery Library

This three-year project will inventory, accession and catalog 83,450 multi-format images in the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives at Avery Library. This remarkable photographic record captures Wright's life from childhood through adulthood; i...

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Travels in Search of the Source of the Nile: the James Bruce Archive at the Yale Center for British Art

This two-year project through the Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts at the Yale Center for British Art will create a detailed finding aid for the uncataloged archival collection of the Scottish explorer James Bruce, which documents Bruce's ...

The Modern Illinois Politics Project

The Northwestern University Archives holds the papers of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and former Illinois State Senator, Illinois Comptroller, and Northwestern University law professor Dawn Clark Netsch. These collections of significan...

A peak at over 50 years of WWII history and the Space Race

The USS Hornet Museum is asking for assistance for a 12 -month long program to hire a conservation consultant and new staff person to catalog and re-housing part of our extensive hidden collection of 8mm and 16mm film reels, as well as our collect...

Robert H. Ruby Papers

This collection encompasses the historical work of Dr. Robert H. Ruby (1921 -2013), physician/surgeon. His medical obligation to the government was served as the Chief Medical Officer on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation at Pine Ridge, South Dakot...

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Treasures of Song: Charting the Lutheran Assimilation in America, 1750-2000 - A comprehensive index of the American Lutheran Hymnal Collection

The Center for Church Music, in collaboration with Concordia University Chicago (CUC), seeks support for the cataloging of 620 American hymnals published between 1750 and 2000. Together, these document the way in which Northern European Lutherans ...

The American Academy in Rome: Creating Access to the Records of Academy Life and Works of American Scholars and Artists

Over a period of 14 months, the American Academy in Rome will survey, preserve and catalog the "American Academy in Rome" archive of materials relating to the Academy's history, architecture, development, and community, including: digital and anal...

Providing Access to the Bose Pacia Gallery Collection (1994-2011)

The +91 Foundation is a non-profit organization specializing in South Asian contemporary visual arts. The +91 Archives is the archival platform of the organization which focuses on the documentation and preservation of archival material created by...

The Leupold Archives (Archives)

The Archives is a repository of organ music and organ-related items. Its collection is exclusively historical organ music, methods, and organ reference materials, especially nineteenth and early twentieth century out-of-print editions of published...

The Organ departments of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC); University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem, NC); The Salem College School of Music (Winston-Salem, NC); University of Rochester Eastman School of Music (Rochester, NY) University of Houston, Rebecca and John J. Moore's School of Music (Houston, TX); University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (Ann Arbor, MI); Oberlin Conservatory College (Oberlin, OH); University of Kansas School of Music (Lawrence, KS). More anticipated.

An Untouched Resource: Cataloging the Peabody Museum's Invertebrate Zoology Slide Collection

The Yale Peabody Museum Invertebrate division houses a vast microscope slide collection which has been developed over the past nearly 150 years. More than 50,000 slides have been made as an augment to research by scientists associated with the mus...

Finding Freedom: Documenting the Legacy of Slavery and African American History through the Collections of the Maryland State Archives

The Friends of the Maryland State Archives [MSA] proposes a detailed processing/documentary heritage project of the freedom papers in its collection. This project will fully process 111 manumission and certificate of freedom record series covering...

From Bone Wars to Jurassic Park: Education, Outreach, and Research in a University Natural History Museum

The goal of this 24-month project is to carry out cataloging of: (a) the archives of Yale paleontologists Richard Swann Lull, Charles Schuchert, and John Ostrom; (b) the artist Rudolph Zallinger; and (c) the archives of the Yale Peabody Museum's E...

From the Bayous and Borderlands to the Billboard Charts: Hidden Collections of American Vernacular Music and Cultural and Political Expression

UNC-Chapel Hill's Wilson Library seeks support to catalog 46000 rare recordings and process 326 archival multimedia collections in the Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) that document vernacular music and capture grassroots artistic and political ...

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The J.D. Mason Special Collections

The collections of the First Presbyterian Church of Miami date back to 1896 when the congregation was first founded. It includes memorabilia from the earliest settlers and pre-dates the founding of the city of Miami. The collection consists of an ...

We are in negotiation with Florida International University (FIU) to form a partnership. We also use History Miami in an advisory capacity for our collection.

An Institution Grows with Brooklyn: Revealing 150 Years of Brooklyn Historical Society's Evolution

This project will create MARC encoded bibliographic records for "hidden” institutional archive materials at the Brooklyn Historical Society (those with missing, inaccurate, or incomplete descriptive records in finding aid or MARC format), and ma...

Expanding Access to the Performing Arts in San Diego

The Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC), San Diego Youth Symphony & Conservatory (SDYS), and San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB) seek funding to catalog and make accessible a collection of up to 10,000 photographs, newspaper clippings, progra...

San Diego Youth Symphony & Conservatory; San Diego Civic Youth Ballet

Obscured Moving Image Innovators at Anthology Film Archives

Anthology Film Archives (AFA) requests funding to make accessible a significant number of paper collections related to individuals whose works serve as primary source records of cultural movements in the history of cinema and twentieth century art...

Santa Ynez Valley Historical Archives

Our project objective is to research and catalog nearly 80% of the SYV Historical Museum's collection. The Museum was started in 1961 by a group of local women who recognized that it was vitally important to preserve the history of the Santa Ynez ...