Collections tagged Arts

Jawi Transcription Project

Jawi Transcription Project

This is a pilot project to experiment with crowd-sourced transcription of Malay manuscripts written in Jawi. The first manuscript is British Library Mss Malay B 9. With thanks to the British Library for digitising this manuscript and making it available for reuse. The manuscript can also be...

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May Wright Sewall Papers

May Wright Sewall Papers

The May Wright Sewall Papers are a collection of documents comprised of approximately 500 letters written to May Wright Sewall dated between 1879 and 1919, and three guest books with remarks and signatures from 197 guests of the Sewall house. The correspondents represented in this collection...

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Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Established in 1831, Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the first rural cemetery in the country. 19th-century records tell the story of the initial vision and how it is has evolved as a designed landscape and burial site. Including letters between its founding...

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Diaries and Notebooks of Marian Anderson

Diaries and Notebooks of Marian Anderson

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries house the papers of the famed American singer Marian Anderson. As part of a CLIR hidden collections digitization grant the University of Pennsylvania Libraries digitized over 2,500 items from the Anderson collection including several of her handwritten...

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David C. Driskell Papers

David C. Driskell Papers

Help us make David C. Driskell’s incredible life of art, teaching, and scholarship more accessible to everyone! David C. Driskell was an inspiration to so many of his colleagues, students, and fellow artists, including Jacob Lawrence and Aaron Douglas. He passed away from...

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Manufacture nationale de tapisseries de Beauvais (France)

Manufacture nationale de tapisseries de Beauvais (France)

Les Fabrications des tapisseries de la manufacture de Beauvais de 1724 à 1900 Creation of tapestries from the Beauvais Manufactory from 1724 Le projet d'édition et d'indexation de l'ensemble de la production de cette manufacture est mené depuis 2015 par le Pr Pascal Bertrand (université de...

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Histoire des collections du Mobilier national (France)

Histoire des collections du Mobilier national (France)

Découverte historique à travers les centaines de registres qui ont consigné la présence des collections dans les Palais depuis le XVIIe siècle, etc.

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Houghton Library

Houghton Library

Home to Harvard’s rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more: a destination for students, scholars, and the public.

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Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Collection

Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Collection

The Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Collection documents the careers of two leaders in American Modern Dance. This collection presents promotional and performance photos documenting more than 200 choreographed works, and featuring dancers from companies that were active from the 1950s...

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Shaker Commonplace Book, 1890-1921

Shaker Commonplace Book, 1890-1921

This collection as been fully transcribed (thank you!). You may still help out by proof-reading the transcriptions, and indexing subjects (Authors, Poem Titles, Places, and Organizations) by placing double brackets around them [[like this]]. This commonplace book of poetry was compiled by...

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Resurrecting the First American West

Resurrecting the First American West

This project has "resurrected" and expanded the Library of Congress American Memory Project, First American West, the Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 (FAW), which was taken down in 2016. The Filson Historical Society, the University of Chicago, and the Library of Congress contributed material to...

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Colonial North America: Loeb Music Library

Colonial North America: Loeb Music Library

Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...

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LAGANZ Finding Aids

LAGANZ Finding Aids

Index cards and finding aids for the collections of the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand (LAGANZ) | Te Pūranga Takatāpui o Aotearoa: manuscript papers, posters, books, serials, audio and video. LAGANZ's collections are community-owned and drawn from Aotearoa New Zealand's lesbian, gay,...

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