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The Sociology of Knowledge in Classical and Molecular Genetics: The 20th Century Scientific Networks of Barbara McClintock and the Jackson Laboratory

The American Philosophical Society (APS), one of the largest repositories for the study of genetics and eugenics in the United States, plans to reformat, digitize, and make accessible 80 cassette tapes containing oral histories of scientists invol...

“The Euphrates to the Thames: Preserving intellectual discourse from Arab and Islamic diaspora in late 20th century London, selected recordings from the Mohamed Makiya Archive at MIT Libraries.”

MIT Libraries has acquired 90’ of audiocassette recordings from the Mohamed Makiya estate. Makiya was a renowned Iraqi architect, who lived his later years in London in exile. In 1986, Makiya founded the Kufa Gallery in London as a diwaniya for Ar...

Rediscovering Our Roots: Digitizing Sound Portraits Productions Materials

StoryCorps requests a grant to digitize analog media materials produced by Sound Portraits Productions (SPP). SPP was an independent production company formally established by StoryCorps’ founder and MacArthur Genius, Dave Isay, in 1994. Starting ...

In Their Own Words: The Hidden Recordings of Folk Artists' Interviews From the Rosenak Collection at the American Folk Art Museum Archives

The American Folk Art Museum seeks to digitize the audio cassettes of the Charles B. and Janice M. Rosenak Collection. The Rosenaks were pioneers of folk art. From 1967-1988 they toured the country to document self-taught artists—primarily African...

Georgetown University Forum: Preserving Historic Radio

The Georgetown University Forum: Preserving Historic Radio pilot project will reformat, preserve, and make available the earliest audio recordings of this long-running public affairs program. A sample of 1947 programs includes: “Student Action in...

OHS Sound Recording Digitization Pilot Project

The OHS Research Library proposes a pilot project to launch our efforts to digitize items in our extensive sound recording collection which are currently inaccessible due to format obsolescence and preservation concerns. We lack the equipment and ...

Recordings of the Notre Dame Sophomore Literary Festival (1968, 1971, 1972, and 1979): Featuring Tom Stoppard, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Duncan, John Barth, and Others

The Notre Dame Sophomore Literary Festival (SLF) brought to campus luminaries in poetry, prose, drama, and criticism, particularly in the event’s early years in the 1960s and ’70s. This project will digitize approximately 54 hours of SLF readings ...

Voices of the Don Bolles Bombing Investigation

In 1976, Don Bolles, an investigative journalist for The Arizona Republic, died after a bomb exploded beneath his car in central Phoenix. Many, including Bolles himself, believe that organized criminals were behind the hit. Bolles’s murder has bec...

Preserving History, Kent Blossom Music Festival, 1981-1983

The Kent/Blossom Music Festival is an advanced training institute for professional music training operated by Kent State University in conjunction with The Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Music Center in Northeast Ohio, presenting public performan...

Preserving music concerts before they fade away

Opened in 1975, the Rice University Shepherd School of Music has become one of the most prominent music schools in the country. Faculty and alumni include Pulitzer Prize and Grammy winners, and musicians who have performed at Carnegie Hall, the M...

Bob Fass Recordings from the 1960s and 1970s

Columbia University will preserve and provide access to over a decade’s worth of audiotapes from the archive of groundbreaking broadcaster Bob Fass. A pioneer of “free form” radio for seven decades, Fass is best known for his late-night program Ra...

The Living Legends Project

The Oklahoma Historical Society {OHS) plans to digitize and make available <5000> Audio files including: 1/4" magnetic reel tape; audio/mpeg; cassette Tape; CO-ROMs from the Living Legends Collection. The interviews selected will reflect the state...

The Maryanne Amacher Archive: Digitizing the complete audio and video collection of seminal sound artist and experimental composer

Blank Forms proposes to digitize the audio and video archive of pioneering sound artist and experimental composer Maryanne Amacher (1938–2009). Throughout her career, Amacher’s work proved incompatible with the disciplinary and institutional frame...

Lesbian Feminist Broadcast Tapes

University of Washington Libraries Special Collections (UWLSC) proposes a 12-month project to reformat and digitize 221 quarter-inch open-reel tapes of Seattle Lesbian Feminist Broadcasts (SLFB) which aired on the local community radio station KRA...

Preserving Rare Recordings of Performance Art in the Franklin Furnace Video Collection

As part of an ongoing multi-year preservation and access initiative to process the Franklin Furnace video collection in its entirety, Franklin Furnace (FF) requests funding to digitize its “at-risk” VHS tapes. The tapes to be processed are the onl...

Fading Faster: Rescuing KAIT 8 TV 16mm Newsfilm (1973-1980) from Evanescence

Archives & Special Collections at the Dean B. Ellis Library, Arkansas State University proposes to digitize the collection of KAIT-8 TV’s 16mm color newsfilm with sound. This twelve month project will digitize film reels to create high-­quality di...

30-Second Salvation: Preserving America's Historic 16mm Film Political Election Campaign Commercials

The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive contains the largest collection of political commercials in the world; more than 119,000 television and radio ads are found in our searchable online catalog. The radio dates to the late 1930's and...

Recorded Interviews with Postmodern and Contemporary American Writers from the Larry McCaffery Papers

San Diego State University proposes to digitize 183 audio cassette tapes containing interviews with well-known contemporary American and postmodern writers conducted by Larry McCaffery, professor emeritus of English at San Diego State University (...

Pilot Project to Digitize, Catalog, Preserve and Provide Access to “Alaska Review” Collection Camera-Original Videos

This pilot project aims to digitize, catalog, preserve and provide access to a sampling of camera-original U-matic videotapes within the “Alaska Review” collection in the Alaska Film Archives (AFA) of the Alaska and Polar Regions Collections & Arc...

Preserving Rural and Women’s Programming on Wisconsin Public Radio (WHA), 1920-1950

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives will digitize 250 transcription discs, which date between 1920 and 1950. These discs document programming from WHA, or Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Public Radio first broadcast in 1917, making it t...

Preserving Digital Audio Tape (DAT) for the Drexel University Sigma Collection

The Drexel University Audio Archives (DUAA) seeks $26,703 for the migration and preservation of 146 Digital Audio Tapes (DAT) from the Sigma Sound Studios Collection (SSSC). These tapes are identified as an at-risk format in urgent need of data mi...

Digitization of WHO Radio Discs, 1938-1961

The Archives of Iowa Broadcasting (AIB), in partnership with George Blood, L.P. and Northeast Document Conservation Center, will reformat 347 transcription discs of radio broadcasts created between 1938 and 1961 by WHO radio of Des Moines, Iowa. W...

Preserving “The Twentieth Century Reformation Hour” Radio Program by Carl McIntire.

The Library of Princeton Theological Seminary proposes a twelve-month project to outsource the digitization of 1,900 reel-to-reel tapes of the radio program The Twentieth Century Reformation Hour (1960 to 1980), hosted by Carl McIntire. McIntire w...

Locus Audio Archive Digitization Project

The project comprises digitizing, accessioning, and cataloging the Locus Audio Archive, with corresponding metadata for each digital file, with the goal of publishing a complete catalog online through the Locus website and preserving these valuabl...

Preserving the Audio and Audiovisual Recordings of the L. Douglas Wilder Collection at Virginia Union University

The L. Douglas Wilder Library proposes to reformat recordings at-risk from the L. Douglas Wilder Collection. This collection includes 716 audio cassette tapes spanning from 1995-2001 and are primarily recordings of Wilder's popular WRVA radio tal...

Preserving Research and Programs Promoting the Stewardship of the Endangered Southern Resident Orcas

The material for this project includes 251 video and audio recordings comprised of historic documentation and research of an endangered population of orcas, interviews and explanations by original researchers, and documentation of programs impleme...

Preserving a foundational study on African American Language

The Language & Life Project (LLP) and the Sociolinguistic Archive and Analysis Project (SLAAP), partnering with The MediaPreserve will reformat 728 at-risk, rare audio interviews created for a foundational study on social stratification in America...

Digitizing at risk Walker Art Center Sound and Moving Image Collection recordings

The Walker Art Center proposes to digitize 138 recordings of artistic presentations from 1953 to 2006. This collection includes performances, interviews, and dialogues with internationally recognized artists in a variety of fields including painti...

Recordings from The Edge of Texas radio program

The Edge of Texas radio program aired weekly for 20 years beginning in 1984 on public radio in El Paso. The program presented stories of the Southwest with hosts, writers, and narrators Alex and Patti Apostolides. The radio show consisted of scrip...

Preserving KUHT's Early Educational Films

The University of Houston Libraries proposes a 6-month project to outsource the digitization of 118 16mm films from the KUHT Collection. KUHT-TV began broadcasting from the University of Houston in 1953 under one of the country’s first educational...

Digitization of The Catholic Hour Television Show Collection.

The University of Dayton Libraries proposes the digitization of 840 episodes of The Catholic Hour television talk show. The Catholic Hour was produced by the Archdiocese of Denver from December 1984 to July 2003. Each hour-long episode featured se...

Chicago Public Media - Digital Archive Project

Chicago Public Media (CPM) has nearly 20,000 audio recordings documenting over 25 years of the Chicago region’s history. These recordings include interviews with former elected officials, music and cultural events, original programming created by ...