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Georgetown University Forum: Preserving Historical Radio

Georgetown University Library proposes to preserve and make available over 600 hours (1,207 open-reel tapes) of public affairs radio programming from 1946-1972. These historic recordings are from the long-running Georgetown University Forum radio ...

Digitization of 16” Electrical Transcription Discs of the National Music Camp 1938-1955

Interlochen Center for the Arts (formerly the National Music Camp) holds a collection of approximately 1,000 broadcast transcription discs of music concerts performed at the Interlochen Bowl by the National High School Orchestra, Band and prominen...

Digitization, Archiving and Access; 90 years of Film and Video History at the National Cathedral

Since its original vision by Major L’Enfant as “a great church for national purposes,” granted a charter by Congress in 1893, and its foundation laid in 1907 attended by President Theodore Roosevelt, the Washington National Cathedral has been a pl...

The Catskill Regional Folklife and History Archive

The Catskill Regional Folklife and History Archive consists of audio and visual media, including 240 cassette tapes containing oral history interviews with Catskill natives. The tapes have been stored in filing cabinets for decades, and we hope to...

Preserving the Early Live Sound Recordings of Texas Music Icon, Jerry Jeff Walker

The Wittliff Collections, partnering with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), will create and preserve digital surrogates of thirty-two ¼-inch open reel audio tapes from the archive of performer, Jerry Jeff Walker. The at-risk tape...

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 and transcribe approximately 55 hours o...

Lowell Thomas Audio Digitization Project: Reel to Reel Recordings of Newscasts and Interviews

The goal of the Lowell Thomas Audio Digitization Project is to digitize 174 reel to reel audiotapes in the Lowell Thomas Papers that have been identified as being at risk due to their advanced deterioration and historic significance. The digitiza...

Don Swaim Book Beat Interviews, 1973-1993

Ohio University Libraries proposes a 6-month project to effect the digital reformatting of 344 cassette tapes containing 702 author interviews conducted by radio personality Don Swaim. Swaim used these recordings to cut his nationally-syndicated B...

Roulette Audio Archive Restoration Project (Phase 1)

The Roulette Archive Restoration Project supports the preservation, restoration, digitization, and accessibility of thousands of recordings on threatened media of historic avant-garde and experimental music concerts presented at Roulette Intermedi...

Preserving our musical culture before it fades 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...

Preserving Historic SAIC Lectures: Stan Brakhage (1970-1976), and The Visiting Artists Program (1984-1996)

Our goal is to preserve and improve access to 281 original audiocassette recordings of historic artists’ lectures given at SAIC: 83 recordings of Stan Brakhage’s classroom lectures (1970 - 1976) and 198 recordings of artists’ lectures from the Vi...

Preservation reformatting of endangered recordings of BSO and Boston Pops concerts held at Tanglewood’s Koussevitzy Music Shed, 1992-2002, from DAT to WAV, MP3, and CD formats.

The BSO Archives Department seeks a $41,923 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources to digitize 310 DATs that correspond to 292 Tanglewood Festival concerts held at the Koussevitzky Music Shed between the years 1992 and 2002. D...

Preserving Institutional History; Kent/Blossom Music Festival

The Kent/Blossom Music Festival (https://www.kent.edu/blossom) is an advanced institute for professional music training operated by Kent State University in conjunction with The Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Music Center in Northeast Ohio. It of...

Digitizing the Sights and Sounds of the University of Montevallo: A Media Archive

The goal of this project is to digitize and make available all of UM’s recorded holdings. Much of the content exists on reel-to-reel, cassettes, or VHS. These formats are not ideal for research purposes, and the tape quality is degrading. Among th...

Preserving the 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...