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Digitization of the Rhode Island Historical Society’s Revolutionary War Papers and Artifacts

The Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) seeks funding to digitize over 6,400 manuscripts and 46 artifacts pertaining to Rhode Island’s participation in the Revolutionary War. Researchers do not have adequate access to the materials because art...

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Digitizing Carnegie Hall’s Programs, 1953-2017

Carnegie Hall proposes a 24-month project to digitize materials in the Programs Collection dating from 1953 to 2017. The project will digitize the final third of the Programs Collection, concluding a multi-year conservation and digitization initia...

A Seat at the Table: Critical Voices from the Late 20th Century

New York Public Radio will digitize 2,350 hours of conversations with many influential and provocative thinkers, writers, and artists of the late 20th century. Recorded on 1,700 tapes, (1/4” reel, audio cassette and F-1 Beta) they originally aired...

Facilitating Access to CAS/PNNM’s Motion Picture Film Collection for Ecological Research

The Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s (CAS/PNNM) motion picture films document biodiversity from 1925 to 1988, providing a unique mechanism to study ecological change over time. Almost all of the films are original reco...

Early Laws, Reports, Land Records, and Agriculture: Sharing Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory Insights with the World

Over 24 months, the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Library proposes to digitize and make discoverable over 64,000 pages of documents relevant to the history of pre-statehood Oklahoma. These Territorial Laws, Reports, and Proceedings (TLRP), Oklah...

Digitizing Antioch

Digitizing Antioch will complete digitization and begin integration of a rich set of materials collected during important archeological excavations of the city of Antioch carried out by Princeton University and the French Archaeological Service du...

Digitization of the National Civil Rights Museum's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination Evidence Collection in Collaboration with Rhodes College

The National Civil Rights Museum (“NCRM”) will partner with Rhodes College to plan and implement the digitization and creation of a digital collections management system of its Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination Evidence Collection (“Eviden...

Rhodes College

The Auditor’s Records of Kentucky: Telling the Commonwealth’s History through Reports Made to the Auditor of Public Accounts

The Kentucky State Archives proposes to digitize records from the Office of the Auditor of Public Accounts, also known as the Auditor’s Office. Over the course of 24 months, we will digitize 63 sets of bound volumes and loose documents, create ap...

Book Traces @ UVA: Digitizing Readers' Marks in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

In our two-year CLIR-funded effort “Book Traces @ UVA: Hidden in Plain Sight,” we successfully identified and catalogued thousands of unique reader interventions in pre-1923 books held in the University of Virginia Library circulating collections....

The Hourglass Cruise Comprehensive Digitization Project; Specimens, Data, Ships Logs, and Memoirs of the 1960's Gulf of Mexico Sampling Program

In the 1960's, marine exploration and cruise sampling lacked systematic repetition for evaluating species life history and ecology. Overfishing in the Gulf of Mexico was showing early signs of future collapse so the Fish and Wildlife Research Inst...

Digitizing Cavagna: Italian Imprints from the Sixteenth through the Nineteenth Centuries

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign proposes to digitize 320,000 pages of rare Italian imprints dating from the 16th through 19th centuries from the historically significant Cavagna Collection. This work builds on the CLIR-funded “Catal...

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Program: establishing the essential resource for natural history primary material

Recognizing the continued and ongoing need to provide access to field notes and manuscript collections documenting biodiversity, the BHL Field Notes Project (funded by CLIR, 2015) is evolving into the BHL Field Notes Program. This phase (June 2018...

American Museum of Natural History; Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Library and Archives; Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library; Internet Archive; Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library; Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Living Bali: Connecting recorded tradition with modern life

The Living Bali project will digitize and create metadata for 39,000 slides and 4,100 photographs in the Fred Eiseman Collection on Bali from the world renowned Echols Collection on Southeast Asia at Cornell University Library and contextualize th...

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Rescuing Optical Astronomy Data (ROAD): Save the Bits

This project proposes to migrate a valuable collection of optical astronomy data currently stored on obsolete magnetic tapes into a new online repository called Astrolabe, where it will be widely accessible for further research, follow-up to new s...

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Bringing Vaudeville into the Limelight: A Digital Representation of the Vaudeville Era from Institutions Coast to Coast

Over the course of 30 months, this joint initiative between Emerson College, Marshall University, University of Iowa, and University of Washington will digitize and make accessible our institutions unique and complementary vaudeville collections. ...

Emerson College; Marshall University; University of Washington; University of Iowa

The University of Chicago Digital Middle East

The University of Chicago Library proposes a 2-year project to digitize a collection of 1,175 monograph and serial titles from our Microform Projects in Ottoman, Persian, and Arabic. This collection offers a rich resource for scholars in a broad ...

Fly on the Wall: Black Natchez by Ed Pincus and David Neuman, Film Digitization for Access, 1965 and 1967

The Amistad Research Center seeks to digitize the raw outtake film footage for the civil-rights-era documentary film, Black Natchez (1967) and the unfinished sequel film. The film, produced by filmmakers Ed Pincus and David Neuman, charts early at...

Oversized and Underexposed: A Collaboration between La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and Metropolitan New York Library Council to Digitize and Expand Access to a Hidden Record of New York City’s Off-Off-Broadway Movement

“Oversized and Underexposed” is a collaboration between the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) and the Archives of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. It is designed to expand access to La MaMa’s unique collections of oversized posters a...

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO); La Mama Experimental Theatre Club Archives

Digitizing 150 Years of San Francisco Art Institute Exhibitions History

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)’s project will digitize and make widely available online its extensive Exhibitions and Public Programs Archival Collections—which include a vast store of unique primary source materials—and audio and video re...

The WGBH Health Care Digitization Project

The WGBH Health Care Digitization Project (the “Project”) will digitize, preserve and make accessible program materials from The AIDS Quarterly and The Health Quarterly series via WGBH’s American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) and Open Vaul...

A Digital Archive of Massachusetts Women’s Rights Petitions

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (RIAS) and its Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, along with associated faculty in History, Government, American Studies and African and African-American Studies, and in collaboration...

Foundations of Dance Research: Digitizing for Access (Foundations)

Foundations will digitize materials in 10 collections held by 5 collaborating institutions (Partners) named below. The digital assets to be created in this Project will illuminate significant dance developments in this country during the 20th cen...

Dance Heritage Coalition (DHC); Adelphi University (AU); Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); Museum of Performance + Design (MP+D); Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Archives (JPD)

The Harrison Forman Slide Collection: Creating Digital Access to a Hidden Collection of Mid-Century Color Photography from Around the World

The American Geographical Society Library (AGSL) at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) seeks funding to digitize 49,000 35 mm Kodachrome and 2,000 2x2" Ektachrome slides of the Harrison Forman Collection which will take two years to complete....

Building a Nation: Preserving and Providing Access to the Indiana Limestone Photograph Collection

A previously unknown collection of more than 13,000 black and white architectural photographs were discovered in a dilapidated house owned by the Indiana Limestone Company in Bedford, Ind. These images of residences, churches, universities, museum...

Step Right Up: Digitizing Over 100 Years of Circus Route Books

The most critical decision any owner had was the routing of the circus for the season; a good route meant a successful season financially. Route books document the season for 19th and 20th century circuses, recording not only dates, locations, and...

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling); Circus World Museum

"Beyond the Arroyo Culture: A Multiperspectival Century of Intellectual and Social Activism in Northeast Los Angeles": The project will draw on textual, image, and manuscript collections from several institutions and organizations to present a composite, multifaceted image of intellectual life, activism, and culture in Northeast Los Angeles.

Occidental College and partner community heritage organizations, Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society and Highland Park Heritage Trust, propose an intensive digitization project that will provide the documentary basis for new research on the grass...

Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society; Highland Park Heritage Trust

Digitization and Creation of Online Access of General Electric Historical Photographs, 1880-1920

miSci requests $250,000 to digitize and make accessible the 100,000 earliest images in the General Electric Photograph Collection. The project will focus on images from 1880-1920, which document the beginnings of the electrical industry, focusing ...

Military Collection Veterans Oral History Interview Collection

The Military Collection Veterans Oral History Interview Collection, composed of more than 1,150 oral history interviews with military service members with North Carolina connections from all U.S. military branches. The materials date from 1996 to ...

Boston Lives Matter: Freedom House and Black Activism, 1949-2004

The Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) requests to digitize, catalog, and make widely available over a period of two years the records of Boston-based social justice organization Freedom House. Once digitized, Freedom ...

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Wassaja - A Carlos Montezuma Project: Digitization, Access, and Context for Yavapai Activist-Intellectual Carlos Montezuma Collections Held Across the Nation

The proposed project would digitize and provide metadata for Carlos Montezuma manuscript material held by Arizona State University (ASU) Libraries, The University of Arizona Libraries' Special Collections, and the Wisconsin Historical Society; and...

University of Arizona Libraries' Special Collections; Wisconsin Historical Society; Newberry Library's D'Arcy McNickle Center

Vision Maker Media Historic Native American Film and Video Collection

Vision Maker Media, a non-profit documentary film company funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, will work to digitize and make available a large collection of documentary films, television productions and raw footage, created between ...

New England to the Near East: Missionary Collections of Amherst and Mount Holyoke Colleges

This three-year project, a collaborative effort of Amherst and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, would support digitization, metadata creation, and unified access for interrelated collections of alumni who were missionaries in the Near East. Through this gran...

Amherst College; Mount Holyoke College