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Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations

Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations

The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University seeks funding to process and catalog nine collections of personal papers documenting Civil Rights era organizational history. The focus of this project is to provide access to branch and local chapt...

Providing Access to African American Collections at the Avery Research Center

Providing Access to African American Collections at the Avery Research Center

Avery Research Center is the prime repository for archival and material culture documenting the African American experience in Charleston and South Carolina. Despite an African American majority in the area for centuries, no repository focused on ...

Foundations of Public Health Policy

Foundations of Public Health Policy

The collections, created by key leaders in American public health from the latter half of the twentieth century, have the capability to critically inform researchers concerning the origins, evolution, and optimal future direction of our contempora...

Archives from Atlanta, Cradle of the Civil Rights Movement:  The Papers of Andrew Young, SCLC, and NAACP-Atlanta Chapter

Archives from Atlanta, Cradle of the Civil Rights Movement: The Papers of Andrew Young, SCLC, and NAACP-Atlanta Chapter

The project, proposed by the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History (AARL) and Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL), will encompass materials relating to key civil rights organizati...

Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History

Uncovering Archives and Rare Photographs: Two Models for Creating Accession-level Finding Aids Using Archivists' Toolkit

Uncovering Archives and Rare Photographs: Two Models for Creating Accession-level Finding Aids Using Archivists' Toolkit

The GRI has selected hidden collections in two broad categories. In the first category are seven archives that document the intersection of art and language in the 20th century in Europe and the United States. In the second category are 34 collect...

Mapping Special Collections for Research and Teaching at Goucher College

Mapping Special Collections for Research and Teaching at Goucher College

Goucher’s James Wilson Bright Collection contains 4,000 books (1539-1926) collected by pioneering Johns Hopkins philologist, James Wilson Bright. This collection includes some of Goucher’s most valuable artifacts. For this proposal, we focus on 2...

Library of Congress Multi-Sheet Map Series Collection: Africa

Library of Congress Multi-Sheet Map Series Collection: Africa

A multi-sheet map series is defined in "Cartograhic Materials: a Manual of Interpretation for AACR2" as "A number of related but physically separate and bibliographically distinct cartographic units intended by the producer(s) or issuing body(ies...

Litchfield Historical Society's Revolutionary Era and Early Republic Holdings

Litchfield Historical Society's Revolutionary Era and Early Republic Holdings

Litchfield was a political and cultural center of rural New England during the period in which U.S. governmental systems formed and solidified. Collections document the Revolutionary war; 19th C female education; early legal education; the develop...

The Records of the Communist Party, USA and the Library of the Reference Center for Marxist Studies: A Preservation and Access Project

The Records of the Communist Party, USA and the Library of the Reference Center for Marxist Studies: A Preservation and Access Project

The records of the Communist Party, USA and the Library of the Reference Center for Marxist Studies, now at NYU, form what is probably the most important collection in the United States documenting the history of Communism and the American Left. T...

The Africana Posters: Hidden Collections of Northwestern and Michigan State University Libraries

The Africana Posters: Hidden Collections of Northwestern and Michigan State University Libraries

This project proposes to unveil two of the most significant poster collections held in the United States concerning issues related to the study of Africa. Once cataloged, the combined currently hidden collections of over 3000 posters held by North...

Michigan State University Libraries

Cataloging Hidden Archives of Western Botany and Beyond

Cataloging Hidden Archives of Western Botany and Beyond

The Herbaria contain 2.3 million botanical specimens in addition to our archives which are one of the primary resources for the history of western American botany from the 1860's on. The geographic scope is world-wide, but the main focus is Califo...

Processing Voter Education Project Collection

Processing Voter Education Project Collection

Atlanta based Voter Education Project(VEP) was founded in 1962 by the Southern Regional Council (SRC). Its purpose was to increase political participation for minorities and develop a more informed electorate. RWWL is the repository for SRC Paper...

Collaboration in Cataloging: Islamic Manuscripts at Michigan

Collaboration in Cataloging: Islamic Manuscripts at Michigan

The Islamic Manuscripts Collection consists of 1,250 manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish from the 8th century AD to the 20th. With over half of the contents dating from before 1800, the collection contains historical manuscripts of rich te...

Hidden Collections in the Philadelphia Area: A Consortial Processing and Cataloging Initiative

Hidden Collections in the Philadelphia Area: A Consortial Processing and Cataloging Initiative

This consortial project, encompassing 1652 collections totaling 24,580 linear feet held in 24 PACSCL member repositories, builds connections across collections and subjects for scholars and students from a range of disciplines. Materials address t...

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)