Discovered 17 Entries

Japanese Historical Maps in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

The maps to be digitized were purchased by the East Asian Library from the Mitsui clan in 1949. Founders of one of the largest conglomerates in Japan, the clan amassed a private library that incorporated portions of the libraries of other respecte...

The Four Valleys Digital Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El ParaÌ_so Valleys, Northwestern Honduras

With more than 256,000 records, mostly collected before digitizing records in the field was feasible or common, the Four Valleys collection is one of the world's richest resources for understanding long-term sociopolitical and cultural processes. ...

The Albert Johannsen Project: Digitizing the House of Beadle and Adams and their Nickel and Dime Novels

By 1864, Beadle & Adams had sold more than five million dime novels, making them one of the most successful publishers in the country. The secret to this success was undercutting rival publishers by selling novels for a dime, which was significant...

Villanova University

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

Route books were published at the end of the circus season to describe the show's activities for that year. They were made available to employees of the show and circus fans. The name "route book" is derived from the listing of planned and/or co...

Circus World

Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

These eight collections provide robust documentation of ornithology activities in Iowa over the last century in a variety of formats. At the core of the nominated set of collections are the records of the Iowa Ornithologists' Union (IOU). The IOU ...

Digitizing the New York Quilt Project: making the archival documentation of more than 6,000 quilts made in New York before 1940 accessible and searchable in The Quilt Index, an international quilt digital repository.

In 1988 the museum embarked on an ambitious and historic project--to document all quilts in New York made before 1940. The results of the New York Quilt Project were astounding. More than 6,000 quilts were documented over forty-five ‰ÛÏQuilt Days‰...

Michigan State University

The Sherman Indian Museum Digital Collection: Increasing Access to American Indian Off-Reservation Boarding School Archives

The Sherman Indian Museum has been collecting materials that document the history of the Sherman Institute and Sherman Indian High School as well as the Native American experience in the US and within government-run American Indian boarding school...

Sherman Indian Museum

The Woman Behind the Camera: Home Movies and Amateur Film by Women, 1925-1997

The films nominated for digitization are diverse in subject matter and provenance: each film or video was created by a female amateur filmmaker active in the twentieth century. The collections include films that document families and friends--incl...

Lesbian Home Movie Project (LHMP)

Declassified! Digitizing the Records of the Vietnam War

The VNCA proposes to digitize 55 linear feet of manuscript material from seven important collections in our repository, all with clear provenance, and add the material to our Virtual Vietnam Archive. The collections nominated document events thro...

The Digital Archive of Executions in the United States, 1608-2002: Digitization and Access to the M. Watt Espy Papers

An October 21, 1987 The New York Times article described M. Watt Espy, Jr. as "America's foremost death penalty historian'' widely known for his unique collection of files on capital punishment. Espy devoted nearly four decades of research to doc...

Inside the Counting House: Brown Brothers & Co. records at The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library (NYPL) proposes the digitization of 176 bound, oversized volumes (45 linear feet shelved) from the archives of the New York-based Brown Brothers & Co. and the Liverpool-based Brown, Shipley & Co., two separate entities ...

Beneath the Surface and Cast in Steel: Forging the American Industrial Union Movement Digital Project

The Penn State University Libraries' Special Collections proposes to digitize selected labor archive records, personal papers, photographs, graphic artwork, and artifact materials documenting the historical nexus of the United Mine Workers of Amer...

Women of Design: Revealing Women's Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment

For over thirty years, Virginia Tech has documented the work of more than 400 women in architecture and design. This effort, known as the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA), represents a joint partnership between Virginia Tech's...

Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection

The Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection comprises the raw materials--interviews, filmed speeches, performances, demonstrations, conversations, archival footage and B-roll--amassed by Estela and Ernesto Bravo in the making of twenty-...

Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at ONE Archives

ONE's collection of posters span over 60 years of the LGBTQ movement and document communities throughout the United States. The majority of the 3,700 posters fall into two main categories, 1) 2,500 political posters and 2) 1,200 posters for LGBTQ ...

Digitizing Southern California Water Resources: A proposal to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources' Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program

Thirty one archival collections from the seven partner institutions are targeted to be digitized under this grant. These collections originate from a variety of sources, such as federal, state and local governments, water companies, local agencies...

Pomona College (CA) (grant administrator)

Our Story: Digitizing Publications and Photographs of the Historically Black Atlanta University Center Institutions

The ‰ÛÏOur Story‰Û project includes over 740,000 individual pages/items including photographs, theses and dissertations, and publications documenting the history of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Atlanta - now known c...

Spelman College Archives