National Historical Publications & Records Commission

California Grants

NHPRC Grants by State and Territory


  • Entries span the dates of projects funded in that state since 1976.
  • Each list is categorized by:
    1. Records Projects
    2. Publications Projects
  • Each award is identified in parentheses by the year of the award and grant number.

These California grants span 1977 - 2014.

Records Projects

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles, CA
$137,500 to support a two-year project to process key collections from the Margaret Herrick Library at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, including the records of the Motion Picture Association of America. (RH50102-14)

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society, San Francisco, CA
$75,000 to support an 18-month project to survey its backlog of audiovisual and photographic materials and process approximately 300 linear feet of these historical records. (RH50134-14)

Friends of the California Archives, Sacramento, CA
$28,736 to support For Their Protection: Digitizing California's 19th Century Trademark Files, a project to digitize approximately 24,000 pages from the collection of Trademark Registrations and Specimens, Old Series, 1861-1900. Included in the collection are trademarks and specimens that include Levi Strauss & Co. jeans, early California wineries' bottle labels, Kentucky bourbon distilleries labels, 19th century medicines and tonics, and the original trademark registered to Anheuser Busch for its Budweiser lager. (RD10163-14)

Regents of the University of California, San Diego, CA
$93,191 to support the Scientist in Society: Digitizing the Leo Szilard Papers, a two-year project to digitize series from the Leo Szilard Papers and the Leo Slizard/Aaron Novick Research Files. Szilard successfully demonstrated nuclear fission and patented a nuclear reactor with Enrico Fermi and was instrumental in the creation of, and worked on, the Manhattan Project. After World War II, Szilard pioneered the study of molecular biology with Aaron Novick. (RD10148-14)

Friends of the California Archives, Sacramento, CA
$22,050 to support the state historical records advisory board and an archival consultant to create curricula to be used for workshops and webinars on managing an archival repository. (RC10203-14)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
$136,410 to support a two-year month project to develop automated tools to help archivists process and appraise emails donated to special collections. Stanford also will develop related tools to enable researchers to discover information in email collections and for repositories to deliver that information. (DI50004-13)

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
$85,896 to support a project to undertake series-level processing of 550 cubic feet of drawings, business records, and photographs documenting the career of the modernist architect Edward H. Fickett (1916-1999). (RH50056-13)

Pacifica Foundation/Radio Archives, North Hollywood, CA
$128,241 to support a two year project to preserve and make accessible a collection of approximately 1,644 historical radio programs (2,013 reel-to-reel audio recordings) documenting American Women Making History and Culture from 1963-1982. (RH50083-13)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$164,281 to support a two-year project to process the Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown papers, documenting his tenure as the state's governor from 1959 to 1967. The collection offers insight into California history, postwar American affluence, westward migration, the rise of the modern conservatism, 1960s social turbulence, civil rights, environmental history, and the development of modern American higher education. (RD50038-12)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$100,630 to support, on behalf of the Environmental Design Archives, a project to process and make available the 211 linear feet of records of architects Ernest Kump and Warren Callister, documenting both mid-20th-century design and the architecture of educational institutions and public and private housing. (RH50039-12)

Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles, CA
$132,918 to support a two-year project to process its entire holdings of 80,000 social movement posters, perform item-level processing of a collection of Vietnam War-era posters, create a folder-level EAD finding aid, and provide online access to approximately 5,500 detailed catalog records with images. (RH50043-12)

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
$133,577 to support a two-year project to process 216 collections that concern the LGBT civil rights and social equity movement documenting the experiences of artists, activists, and organizations between the 1940s and 1990s. The project will process 1,445 linear feet and eliminate the ONE Archives backlog. (RH50011-12)

Regents of the University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
$56,571 to support a two-year project to digitize the Herman Baca Papers (1964-2006), and related oral interviews, documenting the Chicano movement and organizations in San Diego and the American Southwest. (RD10086-12)

Friends of California Archives, Sacramento, CA
$29,400 to support the efforts of the California State Historical Records Advisory Board to create curricula for workshops and webinars on the topics of electronic records and the digitization of records. (RC10116-12)

Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
$110,143 to support an 18-month project to create online descriptions of 1,225 linear feet of unprocessed university archives and manuscript materials held in the Special Collections and Archives. Founded in 1937, Pepperdine University was originally located in Los Angeles, and the records are important not only for the institution and its founding religious order, but also for students of the history of Southern California and its post World War II growth and development. (RB50176-11)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
$106,191 to support a project to make available the records of the STOP AIDS Project (SAP), a grassroots organization founded in San Francisco in 1985 to prevent AIDS/HIV through community-based approaches. These records document public response to this enduring world-wide health crisis, and include the project's work with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, the State of California, the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Office of National AIDS Policy. (RP50062-11)

Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
$100,790 to support "Living the American Dream: Housing and Urban Development in Los Angeles, 1936-1997," a two year project to digitize and make available online approximately 60,500 images from the Leonard Nadel Papers and the Julius Shulman Photography Archive. (RD10072-11)

Autry National Center of the American West, Los Angeles, CA
$98,900 to process and catalog 400 collections at the Braun Research Library and 80 collections at the Autry Research Library, documenting the American west, including the papers of Gene Autry and the George Bird Grinnell diaries of life among the Blackfeet, Cheyenne, and Arapaho. (RB50106-10)

Bishop Paiute Tribe, Bishop, CA
$14,372 to support an evaluation of the record needs of the tribe and prepare a plan for developing an archives and records management program. (RB50112-10)

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society, San Francisco, CA
$131,868 to preserve and make accessible 550 linear feet of GLBT records or 50 percent of the institution's unprocessed backlog. (RB50093-10)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
$111,784 to arrange and describe unprocessed materials from 88 collections within its Archive of Recorded Sound of spoken word recordings and music. (RB50087-10)

San Jose University Research Foundation, San Jose, CA
$99,709 to process and create online finding aids for the photographic collections of John C. Gordon and Ted Sahl documenting the social history of San Jose. (RP50037-10)

Friends of the California Archives, Sacramento, CA
$20,000 to support the state historical records advisory board, including its training in grant writing and information about fundraising for historical records projects. (RC10045-09)

Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria, Trinidad, CA
$12,313 to support a 12-month project to hire a consultant to assess the community's records and provide recommendations for the development of a tribal archives. Site visits to the Wiyot and Hoopa tribes nearby and the Yakama Nation in southern Washington will help inform the plan. (RB50062-09)

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
$110,560 to support a two-year project to arrange and describe 53 unprocessed collections totaling 900 cubic feet that document the cultural history of Los Angeles from literature, including the papers of Ray Bradbury and Irving Wallace; cinema, including the work of major filmmakers; Latin American studies; the performing arts; and regional history including the history of the 1984 Olympics. (RB50046-09)

San Jose University Research Foundation, San Jose, CA
$151,704 to support a two-year project to create catalog records and EAD finding aids for all of the manuscript collections and university records in its holdings. (RB50006-08)

Wiyot Tribe, Loleta, CA
$12,000 to support a 12 month project to assess its current holdings and procedures, and make recommendations for developing a comprehensive records program. (RB50030-08)

Municipal Clerks' Education Foundation, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
$20,163 to support free online publication of technical bulletins that will provide municipal and county officials with basic guidelines for caring for historical records. (DG10014-10)

Friends of California Archives, Sacramento, CA
$20,000 to support a Basic State and National Archival Partnership grant. (RC10014-08)

California Museum for History, Women and the Arts, Sacramento, CA
$7,720 to support the California SHRAB. (RS10034-08)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$64,532 to support the Bancroft Library to process three collections of studies of indigenous populations of the Southwestern United States. (RA10045-07)

Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA
$134,400 to support a two-year project to identify the Museum's archival collections and establish procedures to process at least 400 cubic feet of records. (RA10046-07)

Santa Clara County, Santa Clara, CA
$201,334 to support a two-year project to transfer and process 1,500 cubic feet of the county's historical records, arrange for the transfer of an additional 500 feet, and establish regular research hours. (RA10047-07)

Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley, Big Pine, CA
$60,000 to plan and implement a tribal archives and records management program. (RA10049-07)

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
$51,540 to support its efforts to develop a comprehensive archives and records management program.(RA10059-07)

ONE Archives, Los Angeles, CA
$194,860 to arrange, describe, preserve, and make public some 767 linear feet of materials constituting 99 archival or manuscript collections relating to efforts to obtain recognition and subsequently to establish rights for gay and lesbian Americans in the 20th century. (RA05628-06)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$67,487 to support the second year of the Kem Lee Photograph Archives Project. (RA05601-06)

California State Historical Records Advisory Board, Sacramento, CA
$7,500 to support the board's administrative costs. (RS10006-07))

California State Archives, Sacramento, CA
$100,000 to support a regrant program for local government archives and historical repositories. (2006-019)

California State Historical Records Advisory Board, Sacramento, CA
$7,500 to support the board's administrative costs. (2006-20)

California State Archives, Sacramento, CA
$220,918 to develop the hardware and software infrastructure to preserve the state's geospatial records created by the California Spatial Information Library. (2006-21)

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
$46,470 to expand its recently created college archives, including a survey of records held by all departments, arranging and describing these and other records held in the archives, and developing a policies and procedures manual for processing records and training staff. (2005-80)

Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley, Big Pine, CA
$4,012 to undertake a seven-month assessment of the tribe's records needs. (2005-44)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
$93,393 to support the Archive of Recorded Sound effort to preserve in digital format 654 audio recordings of the Monterey Jazz Festival (1970-2001), create metadata to better describe and administer the recordings, and provide access copies on CDs and in MP3 formats. (2005-49)

California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA
$98,919 to arrange and describe 289 linear feet of collections relating to the Dominguez family in the Rancho San Pedro/South Bay area of Los Angeles County. (2005-43)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$67,654 to support the Ethnic Studies Library's project to process and make available the Kem Lee Photograph Archives, which consists of 153 boxes of photographs and 14 boxes of business records and personal papers. (2005-78)

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
$169,516 to support the AIDS Epidemic Historical Records Project to appraise, process, and make accessible 45 collections (205 linear feet) of records documenting personal, organizational, and governmental responses to the AIDS epidemic starting in the early 1980s. (2004-113)

Japanese American National Library, San Francisco, CA
$73,667 for an Archival Collections Project, to appraise, process, publicize, and make accessible 250 boxes of records pertaining to the history and experience of Japanese Americans during World War II and subsequent efforts to gain redress and reparations from the government for their treatment. (2004-092)

Vedanta Society of Southern California, Hollywood, CA
$36,454 for the George Fritts Audio Preservation Project, to preserve and process 2,400 acetate discs dating from 1942 to 1956, and 780 wire recordings dating from 1947 to 1956. The acetate discs will be cleaned, when necessary, and re-housed, and the most significant discs and wire recordings will be reformatted. (2004-107)

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego, CA
$242,500 on behalf of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), the Michigan Historical Center, the Minnesota Historical Society, the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, and the Ohio Historical Society for a project entitled Persistent Archive Testbed, which will allow the participating archival institutions to test SDSC's data grid and persistent archives technologies using a variety of archival collections.  (2004-008)

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$120,160 for its Women Political Activists Collection Project to process, arrange, and describe eight manuscript collections that document aspects of the history and influence of women's social movements on American culture.  (2003-083)

Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles, CA
$54,329 to process 14 collections created by organizations, individuals, and political movements in Los Angeles in the 20th century.  (2003-067)

San Diego Historical Society, San Diego, CA
$170,274 for its Newspaper Photograph Cataloging Project to describe and preserve some 150,000 images from its collection of San Diego newspaper photographs made between 1910 and 1957.  (2003-066)

Society of California Archivists, Sacramento, CA
$42,865 to fund its Western Archives Institute-Special Institute for Native American and Tribal Archivists, to be held in Redlands, CA, from July 21 to August 2, 2003, to provide basic instruction in archival theory and practice to those who care for tribal records.  (2003-062)

University of California, San Diego, CA
$195,023 on behalf of the San Diego Supercomputer Center and the University of California, Los Angeles, for a project to examine the issues involved in the long-term preservation of, and access to, electronic records that were changed over time by their creators.  (2003-012)

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
$121,401 for its Sam Kagel Collection Processing Project to appraise, process, publicize, and make accessible the case files and other records of labor-management arbitrator Sam Kagel.  (2002-091)

Vedanta Society of Southern California, Hollywood, CA
$25,000 for its George Fritts Preservation and Accessibility Project to process and preserve the slides, photographs, and tape recordings of George Fritts, a Vedanta monk who documented the society's daily activities for decades.  (2002-088)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$168,854 for its NAACP West Coast Region Records Project to process, arrange, and describe the records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, West Coast Region.  (2002-057)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$78,891 for its Him Mark Lai Collection Processing Project to process and make available the collection of Chinese-American scholar Him Mark Lai.  (2002-041)

Society of California Archivists, Sacramento, CA
$12,305 for its Native American/Tribal Archivists Curriculum Project to develop a curriculum and a class schedule for a Western Archives Institute-Special Institute for Native American and Tribal Archivists, to be held in August 2003.  (2002-040)

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego, CA
$160,590 on behalf of the San Diego Supercomputer Center for a project to test the ability of a Records Management Application (RMA) to classify, store, and manage the disposition of electronic records.  (2002-002)

Association of Moving Image Archivists, Beverly Hills, CA
$139,775 for its Preserving Local Television Project to develop a new strategy for preserving and providing access to America's local television heritage.  (2001-086)

The California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA
$60,000 to catalog 550 of the society's manuscript collections, creating descriptions using the Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) format and entering them into the Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN) bibliographic database.  (2001-065)

The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles, CA
$88,924 on behalf of the University of California at Los Angeles for its Information Technology and Policy Curricula Project to identify educational needs in the area of electronic records management. (2001-036)

San Diego Historical Society, San Diego, CA
$87,982 to arrange, describe, and selectively rehouse 127 photographic collections documenting the period 1870-1990. (2000-091)

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego, CA
$300,000, on behalf of the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, to conduct research on long-term preservation of and access to software-dependent electronic records. (2000-040)

California State Archives, Sacramento, CA
$59,020 for its SHRAB Statewide Planning Project to:

  1. investigate the programs of the state archives to determine the condition and needs of state records;
  2. survey counties and cities to determine the condition and needs of local government records;
  3. survey a representative number of the state's historical records repositories to determine the condition and needs of non-governmental records; and
  4. develop a strategic plan, including a mission statement, goals and objectives, and funding priorities.

(99-086)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$84,305 for the second year of the San Francisco News-Call-Bulletin Photographic Encoded Archival Description (EAD) Project at its Bancroft Library. (98-034)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$121,815 for the first year of a two-year project to process a collection of more than 300,000 photographic negatives from the newspaper photo morgue of the San Francisco News-Call-Bulletin, 1916-1965, and to create finding aids for the collection using the Society of American Archivists' emerging standard for Encoded Archival Description (EAD). (97-065)

Hoopa Valley Tribal Council, Hoopa, CA
$48,750 to further develop its archives and records program. The project staff will develop a policies and procedures manual, transfer records to an archival storage area located in the reservation's library, begin to arrange and describe the records, and prepare finding aids. The tribe's records date from the last quarter of the 19th century to the present and total over 500 cubic feet. (96-093)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$92,400 for the second year of a project to prepare collection-level cataloging records for the 3.25 million photographs which make up the Bancroft Library Pictorial Collections. (96-067)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$90,494 for the first year of a project to prepare collection-level cataloging records for the 3.25 million photographs which make up the Bancroft Library Pictorial Collections. Approximately 4,000 catalog records will be created using the USMARC (United States MAchine Readable Cataloging) format and will be entered into the online cataloging system at Berkeley, as well as OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and RLIN (Research Libraries Information Network). (95-049)

Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
$51,695 for a one-year project to arrange and describe six collections currently held by the seminary's archives, which document the Pentecostal and charismatic movements in the United States. (94-100)

Regents of the University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
$60,279 ($5,250 matching) for a one-year project to process and make accessible approximately 480 records center containers of papers, photographs, and microform materials from the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. (94-054)
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Regents of the University of California, San Francisco, CA
$80,988 to accession, arrange, and describe the records of AIDS-related agencies and organizations in San Francisco. (93-075)

International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Pasadena, CA
$65,819 to develop a comprehensive records management workshop curriculum for training municipal and town clerks and other local government personnel and to plan the conduct of workshops at IIMC-recognized municipal clerk institutes throughout the country. This project will be undertaken in cooperation with the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA). (93-061)

Buddhist Churches of America, San Francisco, CA
$58,992 to appraise, arrange, and describe the church's institutional records and to develop a records management program. (92-111)

Oakland City Government, Office of the City Clerk, Oakland, CA
$138,253 to develop an archives and records management program. Project staff will be responsible for preparing an inventory of the city's records, developing schedules, and identifying vital records. (92-093)

Regents of the University of California, San Francisco, CA
$38,674 for a project of identify and evaluate documentation being created by organizations and institutions dealing with the AIDS epidemic in the San Francisco area. The project is being conducted by the library at the University of California, San Francisco. (91-122)

Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles, CA
$3,812 for a consultant to provide the library with assistance in planning an automated descriptive system for its documentary holdings. (91-109)

The American Film Institute, National Center for Film and Video Preservation, Los Angeles, CA
$79,660 for an 18-month project to write and publish a curatorial manual covering the range of activities involved in the administration and processing of archival television newsfilm and videotape collections. (91-067)

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
$51,348 for the Labor Archives and Research Center's San Francisco Bay Area Labor History Survey project. (90-128)

National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), Sacramento, CA
$24,388 to publish the preservation self-study planning document and resource guide created under NHPRC grant no. 88-104. (90-104S)

National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), Sacramento, CA
$51,550 to develop and publish a series of five technical booklets dealing with various aspects of local government records administration. (90-074)

National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), Sacramento, CA
$10,510 to hold a two-day invitational conference of archivists and information resource management officials to identify and address key issues in ensuring the availability of historically valuable records in electronic formats and to establish a framework for analysis and action. (90-063)

Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA
$30,000 to publish a guide to Los Angeles County's historical records. Development of this publication is part of a project to establish an archives and records program for the county. (90-062)

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
$199,623 for a project, to be conducted by the Bancroft Library in cooperation with the Sierra Club, to develop records management guidelines for the club's national, regional, and chapter offices, and to process the records of the club that have already been accessioned by the library. (90-032)

Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
$70,180 to collect and preserve those records created by Northcoast labor that represent the diverse community history of the area. The project will establish the California Northcoast Labor/Community Archives at the university. (89-095)

Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, CA
$20,592 for the transfer of photographic images to laser videodisc. The project is one component of the museum's photo cataloging project that will provide online access and recordkeeping for the museum's photographic collection. (89-086)

Oakland Museum Association, Oakland, CA
$23,300 to put approximately 100,000 photographic images on videodisc using direct-to-disc recording equipment and to hold a workshop for museum, library, and archives personnel in the state to demonstrate the system and share experience gained during development and implementation. (89-074)

Research Libraries Group, Mountain View, CA
$385,697 to expand the database of descriptions of public records in its Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN). Participants include six state archives (Georgia, Kentucky, Oregon, Massachusetts, Nevada, Virginia), the District of Columbia Archives, and the Georgia Historical Society. (89-046)

National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), Sacramento, CA
$1,955 for a project to evaluate local government records projects that have received grant funding from NHPRC. (89-045)

California Association for Research in Astronomy, Pasadena, CA
$4,949 for a consultant to assist the association in developing an archives to document the construction and later operation of the W.M. Keck Observatory in Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The observatory represents the first major advance in observing power since the 1940s. (89-036)

National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), Sacramento, CA
$106,450 for a national project to develop an archival preservation planning tool for use in state and local government archives and other archival institutions. Products to be created include self-survey materials for repositories and a preservation planning resource notebook. (88-104)

Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, CA
$19,300 for the transfer of photographic images to laser videodisc. The project is one component of the museum's photo cataloging project that will provide online access and recordkeeping for the museum's photograph collection. (88-097)

California State Archives Foundation, Sacramento, CA
$98,521 to develop archives programs in Napa and Placer counties and in the City of Napa and to assist in maintaining an existing program in Yolo County. The project would demonstrate the feasibility of sharing the services of a professional archivist among four local government jurisdictions. (88-093)

Pacifica Program Service/Pacifica Radio Archive, Los Angeles, CA
$55,000 to preserve deteriorating audio tapes of Pacifica Radio broadcasts from the 1950s to 1970s. Included are lectures by Aldous Huxley, Frank Lloyd Wright, Martin Luther King, Jr., and others, and coverage of such events as poetry readings by the beat poets in 1950s San Francisco. (88-062)

California State Archives, Sacramento, CA
$25,700 to support a fellowship in archival administration. (87-077)

Sonoma Valley Historical Society, Depot Park Museum, Sonoma, CA
$1,350 for a consultant to assess the historical value and archival needs of the society's collection of visual documentation. (86-134)

California State Archives Foundation, Sacramento, CA
$18,000 to serve as a host institution for archival fellows. (86-128)

Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, CA
$9,443 to preserve and make available glass negatives in the Fred H. Maude collection, which provide a wide-ranging view of the American Southwest at the turn of the century. (86-127)

Office of the City Clerk, City of San Diego, San Diego, CA
$72,588 to continue the development of a city records program. The project will focus on the completion of a comprehensive survey and schedule of the city's records. (86-114)

Alpine County Historical Records Commission, Markleeville, CA
$27,000 to establish an archives program for the county's public records. Many of the records date back to Alpine County's founding in 1864. (86-082)

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
$55,012 to preserve and make available newsfilm produced from 1967 to 1980 by San Francisco public television station KQED. The film is unusual in providing in-depth coverage of significant local events, in a format similar to the "MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour." (86-074)

San Joaquin County Historical Museum, Lodi, CA
$2,740 for consultation to assist the museum in planning an archives and manuscripts program. Among its holdings are rich sources for the study of the history of the Stockton-San Joaquin area, one of the most significant agricultural regions in the world. (86-038)

Southwest Oral History Association, Bryn Mawr, CA
$11,289 to develop an online database of information about oral history collections in the Southwest, and to prepare and publish a guide to the collections. (86-022)

Research Libraries Group, Stanford, CA
$302,378 for a two-year project to develop a database of public records information in the Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN). The project will produce a thesaurus of state government function terms and criteria for online sharing of appraisal information and will involve seven state archives. (85-147, 87-005)

Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles, CA
$23,513 to arrange and describe 305 linear feet of records relating to social movements, political and labor activities, and civil rights activism in Southern California. (85-052)

Yolo County Library, Woodland, CA
$33,350 to develop the Yolo County Archives, a local public records facility. (84-136)

County of Orange, Santa Ana, CA
$79,998 for a two-year project to establish an archival component in the county government's records management system. (84-049, 85-085)

California State Historical Records Advisory Board, Sacramento, CA
$25,000 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state, identify problems, frame potential solutions, and outline actions that can be taken now and in the future. (81-109)

Flower of the Dragon, Santa Rosa, CA
$37,223 to locate an appropriate repository for the records of Vietnam veterans and veterans' organizations and to identify archival materials that document war experience from the veterans' perspective. (81-042)

California Nurses' Foundation, San Francisco, CA
$39,563 to develop an archives. In existence since 1903, the association has provided a forum for the discussion of health-related issues and professional concerns. (80-131)

Society for Research in Child Development, Berkeley, CA
$24,383 to locate, identify, preserve, and make available the records of individuals and organizations important in the field of child development prior to World War II. (80-127)

Oakland Museum Association, Oakland, CA
$3,392 to reproduce selected nitrate and deteriorating safety negatives from the museum's collection of Dorothea Lange photos, and to copy selected glass plate negatives from the Estey and Rogers collection. (80-119)

Sacramento Museum and History Division, Sacramento, CA
$38,950 to establish uniform retention schedules for the city and county and to publish a guide to public records holdings, as the second phase of a management program for public records of the City and County of Sacramento. (80-112)

Long Beach Consortium for Local & Community History, Long Beach, CA
$1,480 for a consultant study of approaches to processing and preserving photo negatives documenting the history of Long Beach, 1886-1978. (80-063)

City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
$34,732 to provide a consultant, an archivist, and other assistance to develop an archival program for the city. (80-046)

San Mateo County Historical Association, San Mateo, CA
$5,258 to preserve and make available the James Van Court Photograph Collection, which provides a visual record of life in San Mateo County in the 1890s. (80-024)

California State College-Stanislaus, Turlock, CA
$5,341 to evaluate and process the research materials and transcripts in the Ralph L. Milliken Collection of the Milliken Museum at Los Banos. The collection relates to the "West Side" of the San Joaquin Valley. (79-102)

California State Historical Records Advisory Board, Sacramento, CA
$133,935 for the board's California Historical Records Educational and Consultant Service, to assist in the development of improved archival programs in the state. (79-082, 80-115)

Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, Berkeley, CA
$16,818 to process and prepare registers to the human rights collections of the institute, including the papers of the National Lawyers Guild and the Southern Voter Registration collection. (79-079)

Sacramento Museum and History Department, Sacramento, CA
$28,200 to arrange and describe records of the City and County of Sacramento, to survey and accession additional records of these governments, and to refine policies and procedures for development of the department's archival program. (79-078)

California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA
$12,260 to microfilm, for preservation and increased access, the society's "San Francisco Streets" photo collection. (79-075)

Oakland Museum Association, Oakland, CA
$6,922 to prepare a microfiche user copy of a portion of the photographic archives of the museum's history department. (79-023)

California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA
$45,825 to survey historical records held by institutions, organizations, and individuals in the San Fernando Valley. Included are records of the aeronautics and space industries, organized labor, social service agencies, ethnic organizations, and the popular music industry. (78-117)

Western Jewish History Center, Berkeley, CA
$8,597 to arrange and describe records of the Jewish Community Center and Jewish Welfare Federation of San Francisco. (78-106)

San Francisco Maritime Museum, San Francisco, CA
$19,500 to prepare safety film negatives from nitrate-based photo negatives in the museum's collections, which document the maritime history of the West Coast. (78-101)

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
$14,223 to microfilm the Mark Twain papers in the Bancroft Library for preservation and improved accessibility. (78-084)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 9,613,889

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Publications Projects

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
$1,467,168 for the Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. (1997-2014)
Project In Progress
Project Web Site

University of California, Los Angeles, CA
$1,747,414 for the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers. (1976-2012)
Project In Progress
Project Web Site

University of California, Berkeley, CA
$2,656,897 for the Papers of Emma Goldman. (1980-2010)
Project In Progress
Project Web Site

University of California Press, Berkeley, CA
$129,415 for subvention support for the Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Papers of Marcus Garvey, and the Papers of Emma Goldman. (through 2011)

California State University, San Marcos Foundation, San Marcos, CA
$105,483 for the Ah Quin Diaries project. (2007-2010)

Pomona College, Claremont, CA
$128,759 for the Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott. (1997-2000)
Project Completed
Project Web Site

Pomona College, Claremont, CA
$1,000 for travel funds for its fellowship in the historical editing of the Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott. (1998)

Carol Faulkner (Ph.D. candidate, University of New York at Binghamton), Claremont, CA
$41,250 for a fellowship in historical editing at the Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott project, Pomona College. (1998)

Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
$784,514 for the Papers of Salmon P. Chase. (1984-97)
Project Completed

University of California, Los Angeles, CA
$1,000 for travel funds for its fellowship in the historical editing of the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers. (1996)

Pomona College, Claremont, CA
$182,474 for the Papers of Thaddeus Stevens. (1991-96)
Project Completed

Emily Rader (Ph.D. candidate, University of Southern California), Long Beach, CA
$41,250 for a fellowship in historical editing at the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers, University of California, Los Angeles. (1996)

Virginia M. Bouvier (Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley), Berkeley, CA
$27,500 for a fellowship in historical editing at the Emma Goldman Papers, University of California, Berkeley. (1994)

James R. Tracy (Ph.D. candidate, Stanford University), Palo Alto, CA
$25,000 for a fellowship in historical editing at the Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Stanford University. (1992)

Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
$175,572 for the Correspondence of Charles Sumner. (1983-89)
Project Completed

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
$79,336 for the John Muir Papers. (1981-84)
Project Completed

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
$14,072 for the Robert Andrews Millikan Collection at the California Institute of Technology. (1977)
Project Completed

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 7,608,104

TOTAL  $ 17,221,993

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