National Historical Publications & Records Commission

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Grants
November 2012

PUBLISHING HISTORICAL RECORDS –Colonial and Early National Period
Projects to prepare documentary editions of major historical figures and institutions during the colonial and early national period of the United States (up to 1820).

Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA      $148,209
To support a project to edit The Papers of John Adams.

University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI       $151,238
To support a project to edit The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution.

Trustees of Columbia University
New York, NY       $121,707
To support a project to edit The Papers of John Jay.

George Washington University
Washington, DC       $169,536
To support a project to edit The Documentary History of the First Federal Congress.

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA       $135,540
To support a project to edit The Papers of George Washington.

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA       $116,923
To support a project to edit The Papers of James Madison.

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA       $50,203
To support a project to edit the Dolley Madison Digital Edition.

Yale University
New Haven, CT      $172,104
To support a project to edit The Papers of Benjamin Franklin.

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ       $135,098
To support a project to edit The Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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DIGITIZING HISTORICAL RECORDS
Projects to digitize entire archival collections of historical importance.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL       $79,950
To support Pioneer Days in Florida: Diaries and Letters from Settling the Sunshine State, 1784-1912, a two year project to digitize and make available 36,530 pages of diaries and manuscripts describing life in Florida from the end of the colonial period to the beginnings of the modern state.

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ       $109,570
To support Digitizing the Origins of the Cold War, a two-year project to digitize 416,000 pages representing portions of six manuscript collections concerning the Cold War. Specifically, the project will digitize correspondence, speeches, diaries, and other primary documents from the Council on Foreign Relations collection, and the papers of Adlai Stevenson, George F. Kennan, Allen W. Dulles, John Foster Dulles, and James V. Forrestal.

Presidents and Fellows of Harvard University
Boston, MA       $150,000
To support Those Extraordinary Blackwells: Leaders of Social Reform in 19th and 20th Century America, a two-year project to digitize five collections housed at the Schlesinger Library, comprising 189,074 pages, covering four generations of the Blackwell Family. The collections span from 1784 to 1981 and detail the activities of members of the Blackwell family in abolition, temperance, women's suffrage, and education.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation
Springfield, IL       $80,000
To support Digitizing the Richard Yates Papers, a two-year project to digitize the gubernatorial records of Richard Yates, Sr., governor of Illinois 1861-1865. This series of the Yates Family papers consists primarily of correspondence and letterpress books.

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ELECTRONIC RECORDS
Projects to establish or improve electronic records programs.

Council of State Historical Records Coordinators, Inc.
Iowa City, IA       $139,750
To support, on behalf of the Council of State Archivists (CoSA), the Program for Electronic Records Training, Tools, and Standards (PERTTS), a two-year project to strengthen the capacity of states and territories to manage and preserve electronic records. PERTTS will provide a framework for developing programs and access to in-depth information about standards, best practices, and tools for electronic records management and preservation programs, and for delivering education and training to ensure that these standards, best practices, and tools are widely and effectively implemented.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
New York, NY       $65,740
To support an 18-month electronic records management start-up project to establish and manage an electronic records repository for the Guggenheim Museum.

Missouri Office of the Secretary of State
Jefferson City, MO       $29,925
To support a one-year project to create a comprehensive plan to establish an electronic records archives for the long-term preservation of permanent electronic state government records.

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STATE AND NATIONAL ARCHIVAL PARTNERSHIP GRANTS
Grants to strengthen archives and historical records programs in each of the states and build a national archival network.

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Montgomery, AL       $32,500
To support basic funding, including a board meeting, disaster preparedness workshops, and a statewide regrant program, which will include workshops for regrant applicants and recipients.

Arizona State Library
Phoenix, AZ       $47,365
To support basic funding for six board meetings, a series of Archives 101 and disaster planning workshops, two Archives Month posters, a statewide regrant program, two annual archives summits, and participation in a national archival organization.

Colorado Historical Records Advisory Board
Denver, CO       $15,250
To support basic funding including four board meetings and a statewide regrant program.

Delaware Public Archives
Dover, DE       $590
To support the production of an informational brochure about the state archives and the NHPRC.

Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services
Tallahassee, FL       $5,500
To support basic funding for the completion of s new strategic plan for the state board meeting and participation in a national archival organization.

Georgia Office of Secretary of State
Morrow, GA       $10,071
To support basic funding, including three board meetings, an awards program, Archives Month expenses, and participation in a national archival organization.

Illinois Secretary of State-Illinois State Archives
Springfield, IL       $65,000
To support basic funding for board meetings, training for the state's regional depository interns, two Archives Month posters, a statewide regrant program, and participation in a national archival organization.

Indiana Commission on Public Records
Indianapolis, IN       $32,500
To support basic funding, a student intern, a series of workshops, outreach activities related to the state board's Governor's Award and Archives Month, a statewide regrant program, and participation in a national archival organization.

State Historical Society of Iowa
Des Moines, IA       $10,000
To support basic funding for board meetings, site visits and informational sessions for potential applicants to the state's grant program, an Archives Month poster, and participation in a national archival organization.

Maryland State Archives
Annapolis, MD       $6,254
To support basic funding for travel costs for three board meetings, a series of workshops focusing on archival best practices and emergency preparedness, and participation in a national archival organization.

Massachusetts Historical Records Advisory Board
Boston, MA       $32,500
To support the salary of a project archivist who will provide on-site assistance to records repositories, , grant-writing workshops, a historical forum, a statewide regrant program, and participation in a national archival organization.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment
Lansing, MI       $12,000
To support basic funding, including two board meetings, a statewide summit to identify training needs among the state's cultural heritage institutions.

Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Jackson, MS       $28,809
To support basic funding, including , an awards program, an summer internship program for graduate students, workshops, programs relating to the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, Archives Month activities, a county records inventory and technical assistance project, and participation in a national archival organization.

Montana Historical Records Advisory Board
Helena, MT       $13,260
To support basic funding, including a Traveling Student Archivist Program, two board meetings, a newsletter and Archives Month poster, scholarships for attending training opportunities, and participation in a national archival organization.

Nevada State Library and Archives
Carson City, NV        $20,460
To support basic funding, including five board meetings and the creation of an online digital collection of historical photographs as part of the state's sesquicentennial celebration.

New Mexico Commission of Public Records
Santa Fe, NM       $50,000
To support basic funding, including workshops for those responsible for historical records, a strategic planning consultant to assist the state board with the development of a new plan, a statewide regrant program, and participation in a national archival organization for two years.

New York State Education Department
Albany, NY       $62,868
To support basic funding, including a project to develop tools for strengthening electronic records programs at colleges and universities and participation in a national archival organization for two years.

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
Raleigh, NC       $10,679
To support basic funding, including expenses for planning consultants, two board meetings and a strategic planning session, and participation in a national archival organization.

State Historical Society of North Dakota
Bismarck, ND       $9,480
To support basic funding for three board meetings, microfilming and indexing county marriage records, and participation in a national archival organization.

Oklahoma Department of Libraries
Oklahoma City, OK       $65,000
To support basic funding, including travel for board meetings, Archives Month activities, preservation and collections care workshops, a statewide needs assessment survey, a preservation planning program, a statewide regrant program, and participation in a national archival organization.

Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, OH       $24,177
To support basic funding for project staff; travel for board meetings; participation in Statehood Day, National History Day, and Archives Month activities; and a statewide regrant program.

Oregon Secretary of State, Archives Division
Salem, OR       $22,777
To support basic funding, including eight board meetings, a public records repatriation project, two workshops, Archives Month posters and activities, preparation of a state board promotional display and brochure, and participation in a national archival organization for two years.

Pennsylvania Heritage Society
Harrisburg, PA       $16,440
To support basic funding, travel costs for the board, Archives Month posters, workshops related to locating information about Civil War ancestors and participating in National History Day, seminars for archival and records management professionals, and participation in a national archival organization.

South Dakota Department of Tourism
Pierre, SD        $5,453
To support basic funding including a workshop, two board meetings, and a statewide regrant program.

Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, TN       $32,500
To support basic funding, including board meetings, an Archives Institute, a statewide regrant program, and participation in a national archival organization.

Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Austin, TX       $15,000
To support basic funding, including four board meetings, grant-writing and basic archives workshops, an Archives Month poster, a state board informational brochure, and participation in a national archival organization.

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board
Salt Lake City, UT       $32,320
To support basic funding, including four board meetings, a program to microfilm city and county commission minutes, a statewide regrant program, a Repository Directors Conference, and participation in a national archival organization.

Vermont State Archives and Records Administration
Montpelier, VT       $33,300
To support basic funding, including five emergency planning workshops and a project coordinator/field archivist who will conduct site visits to some of the workshop participants to help them implement what they have learned.

Library of Virginia Foundation
Richmond, VA       $15,848
To support basic funding for board meetings, a copyright workshop, an Archives Month poster and bookmark, a statewide regrant program, and participation in a national archival organization.

Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources
Cheyenne, WY       $22,100
To support basic funding, including two workshops, board meetings, a statewide regrant program, and participation in a national archival organization.

CONTACT: Keith Donohue, NHPRC Communications Director, Keith.Donohue@nara.gov, 202.357-5365.

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