Funded Projects

Digitizing Hidden Collections (2015-Present): 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

Cataloging Hidden Collections (2008-2014): 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives

Funded Projects 2019

Digital Black Mountain College Collection and Interconnective Timeline ($163,694.00)

Asheville Art Museum Association, Inc.
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Unearthing a Half-Century of Archaeological Research in Indiana: Digitizing the Report of Investigations and Archaeological Report Series, and Associated Diagnostic Artifacts ($250,000.00)

Ball State University
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Uncovering The City University of New York’s Audiovisual Heritage ($117,146.00)

CUNY Television
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The Early State Records for 26 U.S. States and Territories West of the Appalachians: a Digital Record from European Contact to Early Statehood Based on the Library of Congress’ Microfilm Collection. ($244,537.00)

Law Library Microform Consortium
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Michigan Miners at Home and Work: Digitizing, Mapping, and Sharing Employee Records ($240,014.00)

Michigan Technological University
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Uncommon Bonds: Labrador Inuit and Moravian Missionaries ($168,349.00)

Moravian Archives; Memorial University of Newfoundland; Nunatsiavut Government; Moravian Church in Newfoundland and Labrador
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Digitizing the Records of U.S. Indian Boarding Schools ($499,793.00)

National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition; The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan; Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, The Indigenous Digital Archive project
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Thinking Out Loud: Digitizing 80 Years of Lectures and Public Programs at the San Francisco Art Institute ($103,453.00)

San Francisco Art Institute
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The Greer Lankton Collection: documenting the life and work of transgender artist Greer Lankton (1958-1996) ($209,527.00)

The Mattress Factory, Ltd.
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Land, Wealth and Power: Private Land Claims in California, ca. 1852 -1892 ($246,666.00)

The Regents of the University of California (University of California, Berkeley)
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Digitizing Natural History Materials from University of Michigan’s Special Collections ($98,046.00)

The Regents of the University of Michigan
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New Mexico Public Media Digitization Project ($485,271.00)

The Regents of the University of New Mexico dba KNME-TV; New Mexico PBS – Albuquerque, NM; KRWG – Las Cruces, NM; KENW – Portales, NM; KUNM – Albuquerque, NM; KANW – Albuquerque, NM; WGBH Educational Foundation / AAPB – Boston; The Library of Congress / AAPB – Washington, DC/Culpeper, VA
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Peripheral Manuscripts: Digitizing Medieval Manuscript Collections in the Midwest ($281,936.10)

Indiana University, Bloomington; Saint Mary’s College; Loyola University Chicago; Berea College; The College of Wooster; DePauw University; Illinois Wesleyan University; Earlham College; Northern Illinois University; University of Saint Mary of the Lake; The Southern Baptist; Theological Seminary; Saint Olaf College; Knox College; Saint Meinrad Archabbey, Seminary, and School of Theology; Goshen College; Marquette University; Bowling Green State University; Ohio Wesleyan University; University of Dayton; Xavier University; Truman State University; Muskegon Museum of Art
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Cataloging and Digitizing the Esther Funk Collection in University of La Verne’s Cultural & Natural History Collections ($59,200.00)

University of La Verne
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New Insights on South Carolina and the American Civil Rights Movement: National Interracial Activism in the South Carolina Council on Human Relations Papers ($205,692.50)

University of South Carolina
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Entomo-3D: Digitizing Virginia Tech’s Insect Collection ($244,752.00)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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The Kansas Public Media Preservation Project ($407,997.14)

Wichita State University; KMUW Public Radio; WGBH/AAPB; Library of Congress/AAPB; Kansas Public Broadcasting Council of Stations; Vietnamese Public Radio; KHCC Radio; High Plains Public Radio; KPR Radio; KRPS Radio; KPTS – TV
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Digitizing hidden selections of Houston’s African American and Jewish heritage ($72,086.00)

Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
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Funded Projects 2015-2018

Funded Projects 2018

Building Minneapolis: Images of the City’s Building and Infrastructure from the 20th Century ($82,800.00)

Hennepin County Library
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Creating a Digital LGBTQ collection from the Radclyffe Hall and Una Vincenzo, Lady Troubridge papers at the Harry Ransom Center ($160,436.00)

The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin
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Digitization of Madam C.J. Walker Collections Which Encompass the Life, Work, and Impact of America’s First Female African American Self-made Millionaire ($79,928.00)

Indiana Historical Society
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Digitizing Documentation of the Lost and Disappearing Historic Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic ($130,014.67)

Center for Historic Architecture and Design – University of Delaware
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Digitizing Hidden Archival Collections in Folklore Studies ($199,794.00)

American Folklore Society, Indiana University Bloomington Libraries, University of Oregon Archives of Northwest Folklore, and Vermont Folklife Center
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Digitizing the ‘World’s Most Experienced Airline’: Pan American World Airways Resources at the University of Miami, Duke University, and HistoryMiami and Development of an Aviation Portal ($275,786.00)

University of Miami Libraries, Duke University, HistoryMiami Museum, Digital Public Library of America
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Digitizing the Yale Babylonian Collection ($232,537.00)

Yale University
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Film on a Boat: Digitizing Historical Newspapers of the Caribbean ($434,124.00)

University of Florida, University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras (UPR), Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)
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Fly on the Wall: Black Natchez by Ed Pincus and David Newman, Film Digitization for Access, 1965 and 1967 ($250,000.00)

Amistad Research Center
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For the Health of the New Nation: Philadelphia as the Center of American Medical Education, 1746-1868 ($254,973.00)

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, The Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Pennsylvania Hospital Historic Collections, The Library Company of Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society, Thomas Jefferson University Archives and Special Collections, Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections (PACSCL)
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From the Mountains to the Prairies, From Trout to Dace: Revealing Climate and Population Impacts on Culture, Ecology, and Economy in Montana’s Fisheries ($302,419.27)

The Montana State University, Montana State Library
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I ali’i no ke ali’i i ke kanaka (A chief is a chief because of the people): Justice and Accountability through Access to the records of Hawai’i’s Governments ($500,000.00)

Hawai’i State Archives, Hawaiinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge at the University of Hawai’i – Manoa, Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation, Awaiaulu Literature Project, Hawai’i State Department of Education’s Office of Hawaiian Education, Honolulu Museum of Art, Washington Place, Royal Order of Kamehameha I
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Letters from Harriet Noyes: Missionaries and Women’s Education in 19th-Century China ($72,796.00)

The College of Wooster
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New York Neighbors: The Shared Jewish and Chinese Immigrant and Refugee Experience ($364,824.00)

The Center for Jewish History, Inc., Museum of Chinese in America
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Nutarluki “Make Them New” ($241,995.00)

Bethel Broadcasting, Inc.
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Visibility for Disability: Documenting the history of disability in America and the growth of the disability rights movement ($250,000.00)

University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Visualizing a Vast Wilderness: Mapping the Adirondack Park through Three Centuries ($60,500.00)

Adirondack Historical Association
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2017 Projects

Archiving Antigua: A Digital Record of Pre- and Post-Emancipation Antigua, 1760-1948

The Moravian Archives


“The Animal Turn”: Digitizing Animal Protection and Human-Animal Studies Collection

North Carolina State University Libraries and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


Bringing Back the Soaps: The Louis J. Boeri and Minín Bujones Boeri Collection of Cuban American Radionovelas at Tulane’s Latin American Library

Tulane University, The Latin American Library


Digitizing Hidden North Slope and Iñupiaq Audio Recordings: A Joint Partnership between Iḷisaġvik College and the Iñupiat History, Language, and Culture Department

Ilisagvik College – Tuzzy Consortium Library and the North Slope Borough’s Iñupiat History, Language, and Culture (IHLC) Department


Digitizing the Records of Philadelphia’s Historic Congregations: Providing Documentation for the Political, Social and Cultural Developments in Philadelphia

Christ Church Preservation Trust, St. George’s Methodist Church, Gloria Dei, Episcopal Dioceses Archives, Presbyterian Historical Society, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Mikveh Israel, African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, American Baptist Historical Society, and the Athenaeum of Philadelphia


Eastern Bloc Borderlands: Digitizing Russian Military Topographic Maps of Eastern Europe, 1883-1947

Indiana University


Genoa Indian School Digital Reconciliation Project

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Genoa U.S. Indian School Foundation, National Archives at Denver, and National Archives at Kansas City


Immigrant Roots and Urban Growth in the New England Cultural Hearth: Digitizing, Georeferencing, and Opening Access to Metropolitan Boston Atlases, 1861 to 1938

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center


In Her Own Right: The Many Faces of Women’s Activism, 1820-1920

Temple University; Bryn Mawr College; Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center; German Society of Pennsylvania; Haverford College; Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Lehigh University; National Archives at Philadelphia; the Friends Historical Library and the Peace Collection at Swarthmore College; Temple University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center; University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press; University of Pennsylvania; Barbara Bates Nursing Center; and the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections (PACSCL)


Manuscripts of the Muslim World

Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, Columbia University in the City of New York, University of Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr College, and Haverford College


The Marian Anderson Archive: The Artist on the World Stage

University of Pennsylvania Libraries


Public Radio as a Tool for Cultural Engagement in New York in the 60s and early 70s: Digitizing the Broadcasts of WRVR-FM Public Radio

The Riverside Church in the City of New York, the Library of Congress, and the WGBH Educational Foundation


Sculptures in the Air: An Accessible Online Video Repository of the American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry and Literature Collections at the RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive (RIT/NTID DSA) in Rochester, NY

Deaf Studies Archive at Rochester Institute of Technology and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (RIT/NTID DSA)


Seas of Knowledge: Digitization and Retrospective Analysis of the Historical Logbooks of the United States Navy

University of Washington, National Archives and Records Administration, and National Archives Foundation


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2016 Projects

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

Northern Illinois University; Villanova University


Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

Iowa State University


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

The Pennsylvania State University


Declassified! Digitizing the Records of the Vietnam War

Vietnam Center and Archive – Texas Tech University


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

University at Albany, SUNY


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

American Folk Art Museum; Michigan State University


Digitizing Southern California Water Resources

Pomona College; Claremont Colleges Library; A.K. Smiley Public Library; California State University Northridge Oviatt Library; California State University San Bernardino Water Resources Institute; National Archives and Records Administration at Riverside; Ontario City Library; Upland Public Library


Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection

New York University Libraries


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

Kenyon College


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

The New York Public Library


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

C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley


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

Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library; Spelman College Archives; University of Georgia; Morehouse College


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

University of Southern California


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

University of California, Riverside; Sherman Indian Museum


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

Illinois State University; Circus World; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art


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

Northeast Historic Film; Lesbian Home Movie Project; Chicago Film Archives


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

Virginia Tech


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2015 Projects

“All Day Singing”: Preserving and Providing Access to Original Early Twentieth Century Field Recordings in the Frank Clyde Brown Collection

Duke University Libraries


Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis: Toward A Comprehensive Online Library of Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts in PACSCL Libraries in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware

Lehigh University, Linderman Library; Free Library of Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania Libraries; Bryn Mawr College; College of Physicians of Philadelphia; Haverford College; Library Company of Philadelphia; Rosenbach Museum and Library; Swarthmore College; Temple University; University of Delaware; Chemical Heritage Foundation; Franklin & Marshall College; Villanova University; Philadelphia Museum of Art


Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project

Smithsonian Institution; Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library; American Museum of Natural History; Yale Peabody Museum; Harvard University, Herbaria Botany Libraries; Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library; University of California, Berkeley Museum of Vertebrate Zoology; New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library; The Field Museum; Internet Archive


The Digital Archive of Native American Petitions in Massachusetts

Harvard University, Yale University


Digitizing British Manuscripts at UCLA’s Clark Library, 1601 – 1800

University of California, Los Angeles


Digitizing Over Fifty Years of Jukebox Music News: Cash Box, 1942-1996

College of William & Mary, Earl Gregg Swem Library


The Edison Collection of American Sheet Music, 1800-1870

University of Michigan


“I thought there was nothing so glorious as war…”: Creating Online Access to the World War I Materials at The Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight


New England’s Hidden Histories: Providing Public Access to the Manuscripts of New England’s First Churches, Incubators of American Democracy

American Congregational Association, Phillips Library, Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ, New England Historic and Genealogical Society


PBS NewsHour Digitization Project

WGBH Educational Foundation, Library of Congress, Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association (WETA)


Photographic Collections of the Erie Canal

Erie Canal Museum, Canal Society of New York State


Revealing our melting past: Toward a digital library of historic glacier photography

University of Colorado


Revealing Visual Culture: Digitizing Modern Illustrated Periodical Tear Sheets in the Walt Reed Illustration Archive

Washington University in St. Louis


The Road from Hell is Paved with Little Rocks: Digitizing the History of Segregation and Integration of Arkansas’s Educational System

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Center for Arkansas History and Culture; Central Arkansas Library System Butler Center for Arkansas Studies (CALS); Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site (CHSC)


Sharing “Gabo” with the World: Building the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Online Archive from His Papers at the Harry Ransom Center

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center


University of Minnesota Libraries/Umbra African American Digital Collection (UMN AADC): Digitizing African American Archival Materials Across University of Minnesota Collections

University of Minnesota


Voices of the Revolution: Digitizing 30,000 French Pamphlets from the Newberry Library

Newberry Library


YWCA of the USA Digitization and Access Project

Smith College


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Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives

Funded Projects 2008-2014

2014 Projects

Action in Appalachia: Revealing Public Health, Housing, and Community Development records in the UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center

University of Kentucky Research Foundation


Arranging and Describing Storefront’s Archive

Storefront for Art and Architecture


Book Traces @ UVA

University of Virginia


Bridging the Research Data Divide: Rethinking Long-term Value and Access for Historical and Contemporary Maternal, Infant and Child Research

Harvard University, University of Alberta Libraries


Cataloging Cavagna: Italian imprints from the Sixteenth through the Nineteenth Century

University of Illinois


Computer History Museum Archives Processing Project (CHM APP)

Computer History Museum


Fresh Air in the Sunlight: Opening Access to Forty Years of WHYY’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross

WHYY, Inc., Drexel University


Getting to the Core: Cataloging 45-RPM Records

Bowling Green State University


Illuminating New York’s Art and Performance Heritage from the 1960s to the Present: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives Audiovisual Collections

Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation


La Raza Newspaper & Magazine Records: Providing Access to the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

University of California, Los Angeles


Living with Wilderness: Enhancing Access to The Adirondack Museum Historic Photograph Collection

Adirondack Historical Association

The Maritime World in Photographs: Cataloguing the Photo Negatives of The Mariners’ Museum

The Mariners’ Museum Library


National Educational Television Collection Catalog

WGBH Educational Foundation, Library of Congress


Quaker Diaries, Journals, Commonplace Books and Small Manuscript Collections

Haverford College


Processing the Globe Collection and Press

Johns Hopkins University, Maryland Institute College of Art


Segregated Japanese American Military Units of World War II: A Collaborative Online Repository of Oral Histories, Photos and Documents

Go For Broke National Education Center, Japanese American Service Center, Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Foundation, Nisei Veterans Memorial Center, Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club


Tibetan Audio-Visual Collections at Trace Foundation’s Latse Library

Trace Foundation/Latse Library


We Still Scream: The Mountain Eagle/Tom and Pat Gish Archives

Appalshop, Inc., The Mountain Eagle


The Wellesley Centers for Women Records, 1974-

Wellesley College


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2013 Projects

An American Mirror: Early Photograph Collections at the Maine State Museum

Maine State Museum, Maine Historic Preservation Commission


Bridge and Building Forensics: Civil Engineering Archives at Lehigh University

Lehigh University


Building New Access Tools for the National Death Penalty Archive

University at Albany, SUNY


Canal Society of New York State Collection

Erie Canal Museum, Canal Society of New York State (CSNYS), Canadian Canal Society (CCS)


Cataloging Hidden Collections: San Diego Museum of Man’s Archaeology, Archival and Photographic Collections

San Diego Museum of Man


Cataloging La MaMa’s Pushcart Years: A Unique History of the Off-Off Broadway Theatre Movement

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club


Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library

Bok Tower Gardens


D.C. Africana Archives Project (DCAAP)

The George Washington University; District of Columbia Archives; Howard University Moorland-Spingarn Research Center; Historical Society of Washington, DC; National Museum of American History Archives Center; Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library


The David Sarnoff Collection Processing Project

Hagley Museum and Library


Discovering Modern China: University of Washington and University of British Columbia Collections

University of Washington Libraries, University of British Columbia Libraries


Documenting Their Films: Hidden Collections of Four Independent Filmmakers

George Eastman House


Frontier Science: Providing Access to the Early Scientific History of the American West in the Collections of the California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences


Grass Roots Activism and the American Wilderness: Pioneers in the Twentieth Century Adirondack Park Conservation Movement

Union College


The Kansas City Stockyards Collection

Kansas City Public Library


The Lichliter Site Project: A Model for Revealing Hidden Archaeological Collections

Dayton Society of Natural History


Makino Collection Film Ephemera and Rare Book Project

Columbia University


Post-War Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex

University of North Texas


Princeton University Library’s Latin American Ephemera Project

Princeton University


Printing Specimens (1605-present) at the Newberry Library

Newberry Library


Processing the Editorial and Business Records of Eleven Little Literary Magazine Archives in the Poetry Collection

University at Buffalo, SUNY


Samuel French Theatre Archives

Amherst College


Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

Yellowstone Park Foundation


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2012 Projects

American View Books

Columbia University


The Churchill Weavers Collection—40,000 Textiles Uncovered

Kentucky Historical Society


City, Borough, Neighborhood, Home: Mapping Brooklyn’s Twentieth-Century Urban Identity

Brooklyn Historical Society


Coleman A. Young Mayoral Papers

Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation


David C. Driskell Archive Project

David C. Driskell Center, University of Maryland


Discovering the Future: The New York World’s Fairs Collections of 1939 and 1964 at the Museum of the City of New York and the Queens Museum of Art

Museum of the City of New York, Queens Museum of Art


Documenting Advocacy: Human Rights Collections in the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research Columbia University

Columbia University


Documenting Climate Change: The Papers of Stephen H. Schneider

Stanford University Archives


Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History


Foreign and Ethnic 78s in the UC Santa Barbara Sound Archives

University of California, Santa Barbara Library


Increasing Access to Our Aerospace Heritage

San Diego Air & Space Museum


Jewish Ethnomusicology from the East: The Archives of Johanna Spector

Jewish Theological Seminary


Lee Metcalf Photograph and Film Collections

Montana Historical Society


Martha’s Vineyard Archives Project

Martha’s Vineyard Museum


Oral History Cataloging Project

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


Out West: The LGBTQ Community Archive Cataloging Project

ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives of USC


Private Practices, Public Health: Privacy-Aware Processing to Maximize Access to Health Collections

Harvard University; Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


The Roland Park Company Archives and the Martin L. Millspaugh Archives

Johns Hopkins University


Sacred, Secular, and Sewn with Soul: Discovering Alabama’s Folk Culture

Alabama Folklife Association, Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH), Alabama Center for Traditional Culture (ACTC), Archive of Alabama Folk Culture (AAFC)


Uncovering Philadelphia’s Past: A Regional Solution to Revealing Hidden Collections

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)


Uncovering the American Folksong Revival: Coffeehouse Culture and The Caffè Lena Collection

Caffè Lena


The William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection

College of Charleston


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2011 Projects

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

North Carolina State University Libraries


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

San Diego Museum of Man


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

New York Archival Society


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

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology


Cataloging Women in Jazz Collections at the Institute of Jazz Studies

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey


Cataloguing Southern California’s architectural history

University of California, Santa Barbara University Art Museum


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

Texas A&M University, Cushing Memorial Library & Archives


Documenting Technology Innovation: Perham Collection of Early Electronics

History San Jose


Foundations of Dance Research (Foundations)

Dance Heritage Coalition; 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


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

Brown University Library


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

Amistad Research Center


Illuminating Hidden Collections at the Center for Jewish History

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


Mapas históricos de Nuevo México = Historic New Mexico Maps

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library (Museum of New Mexico Foundation)


Merchant Mariners Muster: Cataloging Crew Manuscripts

Maine Maritime Museum


The New-York Historical Society American Almanac Collection

New-York Historical Society


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

Mennonite Heritage Center (Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania, Inc.), Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, Goshenhoppen Historians


Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society

American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee


Undiscovered Printmakers: Hidden Treasures in Georgetown University’s Library

Georgetown University, Lauinger Library


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

Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art


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2010 Projects

Cataloging Hidden Archives of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

University of California, Berkeley


The “Color Curtain” Processing Project: Unveiling the Archives of Chicago’s Black Metropolis

Black Metropolis Research Consortium


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

Stanford University


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

San Diego Historical Society


Exposing Unknown Boston Local TV News Collections

WGBH Educational Foundation, Boston Public Library, Cambridge Community Television, Northeast Historic Film


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

American Museum of Natural History


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

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History


Grove Press and a New American Morality

Syracuse University


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

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery


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

Arizona State University


Major Railroad Archival Collections

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Nebraska State Historical Society


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

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


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

Getty Research Institute


Promoting Research through Rare Book Cataloging Partnerships

University of Pennsylvania


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

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas

The University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University Libraries


Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection Processing Project

Hagley Museum and Library


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2009 Projects

Catholic Social Action Access Project (CSAAP)

Marquette University Libraries, Catholic University of America, St. Catherine University


Changing the Landscape: Exposing the Legacy of Modernist Architects and Landscape Architects

North Carolina State University Libraries


Excavating L.A.: USC’s Hidden Southern California Historical Collections

University of Southern California Libraries


Exposing Biodiversity Fieldbooks and Original Expedition Journals at the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution


French Pamphlet Collections at the Newberry Library

Newberry Library


Intellectual Access to Moving Images of Work Life, 1916-1950

Northeast Historic Film


Jewish Heritage Collection

College of Charleston


Milestones in 20th-Century American Children’s Literature at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia


The Moravian Community in the New World: The First 100 Years

Lehigh University, Moravian Archives


San Francisco Examiner Photograph Archive Project

University of California, Berkeley


Song, Speech, and Dance: Special Collections from the Recorded Sound Archives at Yale and Stanford Universities

Yale University, Stanford University Recorded Sound Archives


Uncovering California’s Environmental Collections: A Collaborative Approach

The California Digital Library; California State University Chico; California State University Fresno; Humboldt State University; UC Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, and Riverside; University of Southern California


Uncovering a Forbidden World: Providing Access to East German Art, Culture, and Politics

George Mason University


Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn’s 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation

Brooklyn Historical Society


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2008 Projects

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

Northwestern University Library, Michigan State University Libraries


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

Emory University, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History


California Ephemera Project

California Historical Society; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society; San Francisco Public Library; Society of California Pioneers


Cataloging Hidden Archives of Western Botany and Beyond

University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California, Berkeley


Collaboration in Cataloging: Islamic Manuscripts at Michigan

University of Michigan Library


Foundations of Public Health Policy

Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School


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

University of Pennsylvania Libraries; Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)


Library of Congress Multi-Sheet Map Series Collection: Africa

Library of Congress


Litchfield Historical Society’s Revolutionary Era and Early Republic Holdings

Litchfield Historical Society


Mapping Special Collections for Research and Teaching at Goucher College

Goucher College


Processing Voter Education Project Collection

Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center


Providing Access to African American Collections at the Avery Research Center

Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston


The Records of the Communist Party, USA: A Preservation and Access Project

New York University


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

Getty Research Institute


Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations

Amistad Research Center


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