Discovered 19 Entries

Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society

Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society

In 1978, the library and map collection of the American Geographical Society (AGSL) was transferred from New York City to UW-Milwaukee. The archival collections dating back to the Society’s founding in 1851, however, remained in New York until Feb...

Increasing Access to Africana Collections: The American Committee on Africa and The Africa Fund Records

Increasing Access to Africana Collections: The American Committee on Africa and The Africa Fund Records

In this project, the Amistad Research Center processed and cataloged two organizational collections devoted to the decolonization of Africa. The American Committee on Africa (1953-2001) and The Africa Fund (1966-2001) worked to educate the America...

The Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda, Part II

The Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda, Part II

Gordon Hall began compiling what became the Hall-Hoag Collection when he returned from World War II and encountered U.S. domestic hate groups at both ends of the political spectrum. Along with a group of volunteers, including Grace Hoag, he infil...

Illuminating Hidden Collections at the Center for Jewish History

The materials cover the histories of organizations in NYC, as well as those around the country whose composition stemmed from towns in Europe from which they emigrated, such as those associated with Galicia or with Telsch, Lithuania. They also cov...

American Jewish Historical Society, Leo Baeck Institute, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Foundations of Dance Research (Foundations)

The Foundations project (Project) includes materials relating to dance performance, theory, and education in 22 collections held by seven institutions (Repositories): Arizona State University (ASU), Dance Notation Bureau (DNB), Library of Congress...

Arizona State University; Dance Notation Bureau; Library of Congress; Museum of Performance and Design; Ohio State University; Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival; University of California, Los Angeles

Mapas historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps

Mapas historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps

The Mapas historicos de Nuevo Mexico = Historic New Mexico Maps cataloging project made one of the most important collections of the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library accessible to a wide range of researchers, historians, students and the gener...

Undiscovered Printmakers: Hidden Treasures in Georgetown University's Library

This project made available to scholars the hidden, uncataloged working personal collections of six significant 20th-century American printmakers' own artwork. Two of these are well-known, internationally important wood engravers and book illustra...

Documenting Technology Innovation: Perham Collection of Early Electronics

The Perham Collection of Early Electronics preserved rare books and ephemera, trade manuals, personal papers and archives, 1200 photographs, and 2500 electronics devices from some of the earliest commercial ventures in electronics in the Western U...

Merchant Mariners Muster: Cataloging Crew Manuscripts

Merchant Mariners Muster: Cataloging Crew Manuscripts

44 separate manuscript collections relating to shipping, predominantly Maine sea captains' business papers but also including ship owners' records, customs house records and a shipping agent's records, all of which have been determined to include ...

The Pennsylvania German Textiles of the Goshenhoppen Historians, the Mennonite Heritage Center and the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center

The PA German textile and clothing collections in this collaborative project are a rich record of this southeastern Pennsylvania immigrant group that settled the state in the late seventeenth century and who continued as a distinct group through t...

Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, Goshenhoppen Historians

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology: Increasing  Integration and Accessibility for Interdisciplinary Research

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology: Increasing Integration and Accessibility for Interdisciplinary Research

The MVZ archives provide the historical, ecological, legal, and sociological context for the vertebrate specimens that comprise our unique collections. They document the expeditions, research, and views of prominent western pioneers, evolutionary ...

The New-York Historical Society American Almanac Collection

The New-York Historical Society American Almanac Collection

The New-York Historical Society has a collection of approximately 5,500 eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth-century American almanacs, including an estimated 600 almanacs dating from before the year 1801. The collection is strongest in alm...

Acting for Animals: Revealing the Records of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare Movements

Acting for Animals: Revealing the Records of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare Movements

Collections include records of the Animal Rights Network (ARN), portions of the records of the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), and Ron Scott Videotapes. ARN records contain files from animal welfare organizations around the world and much correspo...

Cataloging Women in Jazz Collections at the Institute of Jazz Studies

The materials consist of five separate archival collections of prominent women in jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), known as America's "First Lady of Song," whose collection includes music manuscripts, artwork, and memorabilia; Abbey Lincoln (193...

Capturing History: Cataloging the San Diego Museum of Man's Photographic Collection

Capturing History: Cataloging the San Diego Museum of Man's Photographic Collection

The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM) seeks funding to catalog a collection of 25,000 photographs taken from 1890 to the mid-1900s depicting the history of San Diego and the surrounding area. These photographs have never been cataloged and consist o...

Uncovering Hidden Audio Visual Media Documenting Post-Modern Art at the Archives of American Art

Uncovering Hidden Audio Visual Media Documenting Post-Modern Art at the Archives of American Art

This project will support the archival processing and creation of EAD (Encoded Archival Description)finding aids for twelve media-rich manuscript collections totaling 155 linear feet. Collections contain a mix of traditional paper records and 1091...

Discovering a New World: Cataloging Old and Rare Imprints from Colonial and Early Independent Mexico

The Mexican Colonial Collection at the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives at Texas A&M University consists of over 3,000 books, manuscripts, broadsides, newspapers, pamphlets and devotionals covering practically all aspects of life in Mexico (N...

Cataloging Artifacts and Related Records of the World Trade Center Attack on September 11, 2001

Cataloging Artifacts and Related Records of the World Trade Center Attack on September 11, 2001

The materials that are the subject of this proposal can be divided into five general categories: 1) posters, letters, photographs and other ephemera left by the families of the victims at Pier 94 (the temporary family service center), and at the ...

Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

Cataloguing Southern California's architectural history

The Architecture and Design Collection comprehensively and uniquely documents the history of the built environment of Southern California. The project will address 240 uncatalogued archives. These are the papers of individuals-- architects, landsc...