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For the People, for Education, for Science: Web Access to the American Museum of Natural History Archives

For the People, for Education, for Science: Web Access to the American Museum of Natural History Archives

The Archives of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) hold a wealth of historical resources that document scientific research in anthropology, astronomy, earth sciences, paleontology and zoology, as well the Museum’s 141 year history as a ...

Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles

Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo Son Derechos Civiles

The six bilingual collections include: membership records and correspondence of the Alianza Hispano Americana, founded in Tucson, Arizona in 1894 as a mutual aid benefit society for Mexicans in the Arizona territory, featuring insurance documents ...

The "Color Curtain" Processing Project: Unveiling the Archives of Chicago's Black Metropolis

The "Color Curtain" Processing Project: Unveiling the Archives of Chicago's Black Metropolis

This collaborative project will select 150 unprocessed and inaccessible collections to process and catalog. The collections have all been identified as having high scholarly research value along with low condition ratings. The collections were ap...

Documenting Mexican American & Latino Civil Rights: Records of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund & CA Rural Legal Assistance

Documenting Mexican American & Latino Civil Rights: Records of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund & CA Rural Legal Assistance

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) was incorporated in 1967 and has evolved into one of the most influential and effective organizations working to protect the civil rights of Mexican Americans and Latinos throughout th...

Islamic Arts of the Book at the Smithsonian: Providing for Research Across Disciplines

Together, the Freer and Sackler have the finest collections of illustrated manuscripts from the Islamic world in the U. S. The collections contain extremely rare illustrated texts, tremendous depth in certain formative periods, such as fourteenth-...

Open Plan, Open Access: Increasing Researcher Access to Modern Architectural Records

Open Plan, Open Access: Increasing Researcher Access to Modern Architectural Records

The papers of Ray Kappe and William Krisel, two hidden architectural collections at the Getty Research Institute (GRI), are explorations of the Modernist goal of creating housing that is well-designed yet affordable. Incorporating project files, d...

Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection Processing Project

Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection Processing Project

As a lawyer working for the Department of Transportation, Z. Taylor Vinson wrote the federal safety regulations for car tail light requirements. His first spoken word, “car,” presaged a lifelong passion of building one of the greatest, most compr...

Moving Images 1938-1940: Amateur Filmmakers Record the New York World's Fair and Its Period

Moving Images 1938-1940: Amateur Filmmakers Record the New York World's Fair and Its Period

The topic of this three-institution collaborative project is the New York World's Fair (1939-1940), and the context of other amateur films made during that period. The materials are original 16mm and 8mm film reels, the records of individuals and ...

George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Queens Museum of Art

Enhancing Access to the History of San Diego and the Border Region

Enhancing Access to the History of San Diego and the Border Region

San Diego alone among California’s three largest cities has an historical organization specifically dedicated to documenting its history. Founded in 1928, SDHC is the primary repository for historical materials of all kinds relating to the San Die...

Grove Press and a New American Morality

Grove Press and a New American Morality

The records of avant-garde publisher Grove Press span the years 1953 to 1985. While Grove was based in New York City, its list of titles, authors, and subjects was international in scope. Subjects and genres range from Victorian erotica and litera...

Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas

Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas

"Sueltas" is a generic term for plays published in Spain from the late seventeenth through the nineteenth century in small pamphlet formats. The Ransom Center owns 14,000 of these, mostly concentrated in the later part of this period. The collecti...

Texas A&M University Libraries

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

The UCMP archives provide the paleontologic, geologic, historical, legal, and sociological context for the several million fossil specimens that comprise our unparalleled collections. They also document the lives of prominent western pioneers, su...

Major Railroad Archival Collections

Major railroad archival collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to be cataloged are: Union Pacific Railroad Collection: Relates to all aspects of the Union Pacific Railroad Company and its bus...

Nebraska State Historical Society

The Pruitt and Shanks Photographic Collection: The Life of a Southern Region in 140,000 Images

The Pruitt and Shanks Photographic Collection: The Life of a Southern Region in 140,000 Images

A very large collection of photographic negatives produced by two studio/commercial photographers in Columbus (Lowndes County), Mississippi, and the surrounding area from the late 1920s into the 1970s. There are about 142,000 images, both...

Promoting Research through Rare Book Cataloging Partnerships

Promoting Research through Rare Book Cataloging Partnerships

The Culture Class Collection is the University of Pennsylvania’s original rare book collection and is the largest hidden collection in Penn’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML). It represents 15% of its rare book holdings and includes over 14,0...

Exposing Unknown Boston Local TV News Collections

Exposing Unknown Boston Local TV News Collections

The Boston Local TV News project is a collaboration of 4 institutions and their local tv news collections - the Boston Public Library (BPL), Northeast Historic Film (NHF), WGBH, and Cambridge Community TV (CCTV)- to provide a catalog of 40 years o...

Boston Public Library, Cambridge Community Television, Northeast Historic Film

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

From DNA to Dinosaurs: The Globalization of Science in America and the Development of a University Natural History Museum

The goal of this proposal is to catalog 1300 linear feet (lf) and 200 cubic feet (cf) of archival materials and special collections that document the early history of science at Yale and in North America. The Peabody Museum holdings include the f...