National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Colorado 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 Colorado grants span 1976 - 2014

Records Projects

Colorado Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$28,000 to support basic funding including board meetings, workshops and webinars, and a statewide regrant program. (RC10213-14)

Colorado Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$15,250 to support basic funding including four board meetings and a statewide regrant program. (RC10163-13)

Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$35,000 to support the Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board and a statewide regrant program. (RC10119-12)

Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$25,000 to support the work of the Colorado Historical Records Record Advisory Board, including a statewide regrant program. (RC10095-11)

University of Denver, Denver, CO
$130,330 to support a two-year project to develop and test open-source records managements software (Liaison) to help archivists conduct records surveys, develop and distribute retention schedules, and maintain consistent information about permanent and impermanent records. (DS50014-10)

Denver Public Library, Denver, CO
$49,840 to support the processing of five collections held by its Western History and Genealogy Department that document social activism by minorities in the American West. (RP50006-08)

Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$19,200 to support a Basic State and National Archival Partnership Grant. (RC10038-08)

Naropa University, Boulder, CO
$90,000 to support a two-year project to develop a records management program and process the university's archives. (RA10006-07)

Bessemer Historical Society, Pueblo, CO
$34,812 for its Colorado Fuel and Iron Archives Project, to copy additional 1,000 reels of 16mm microfilm of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company records onto archival-quality 35mm microfilm, contingent upon the availability of additional Fiscal Year 2001 funds. (2005-079)

Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$19,700 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses for two years. (2005-013)

Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$14,584 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses for two years. (2002-016)

Bessemer Historical Society, Pueblo, CO
$35,700 for its Colorado Fuel and Iron Archives Project, to copy 1,000 reels of 16mm microfilm of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company records onto archival-quality 35mm microfilm, contingent upon the availability of additional Fiscal Year 2001 funds. (2001-095)

Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
$43,500 to host an archival administration fellowship. (99-035)

Denver Museum of Natural History, Denver, CO
$13,944 to preserve an historically important collection of Alaska ethnographic images dating from the 1920s. (97-047)

Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$50,800 for a two-year planning project. The board intends to evaluate progress made on the recommendations of its 1982 state assessment report, identify critical records issues needing additional attention, gather information about historically significant or endangered records in local repositories via distribution of a questionnaire and personal contacts, and hold a series of nine public meetings in order to gather input from constituents across the state. (97-028)

Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO
$65,185 to arrange and describe the 192 linear feet of manuscripts (1870-1976) and 25,000 photographs (1871-1959) that comprise the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Collection, thus providing first-time comprehensive subject access. (95-073)

Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$9,053 for a planning grant to provide travel and meeting support for the board and a consultant to assist the board in developing a more comprehensive statewide planning effort in the future. (94-045)

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
$46,579 to survey approximately 4,310 feet of inactive records (ca. 1874 to present) located throughout the college, create retention schedules, and begin accessioning records series of historic and enduring value into the archives, including entering series descriptions into the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and CARL (Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries) databases. (93-065)

Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO
$67,673 to process 190 collections and to create MARC AMC (MAchine-Readable Cataloging Archival and Manuscripts Control) format records for all 1,500 of its manuscripts collections. (92-119)

The Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO
$4,973 to hire an archives and records management consultant and an audio preservation consultant. The consultants will make recommendations for the establishment of a records management and archives program and for the preservation of and access to audio tapes documenting readings, lectures, and panel discussions that have taken place at the school. (92-102)

University of Colorado Board of Regents, Denver, CO
$34,954 to process the records of the National Municipal League, ca. 1920-80, held by the University of Colorado at Denver's Auraria Library. (91-117)

Colorado State Archives, Denver, CO
$8,524 to support the travel and meeting expenses of the Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board. (91-060)

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
$48,862 for the Colorado Historical Advisory Board to develop and promote a program of workshops and on-site professional archival assistance for local manuscript repositories in the state. (90-035)

Boulder Public Library, Boulder, CO
$33,343 to appraise, accession, arrange, and describe the files of the Boulder Daily Camera, part of the Boulder Historical Society's A.A. Paddock Collection. Computerized access to the material will be provided through the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries (CARL). (89-098)

Boulder Public Library, Boulder, CO
$85,580 to provide access to the collections of local history manuscripts and photographs deposited in the library by the Boulder Historical Society. The collection documents life on the Front Range and in the Boulder area from 1859 to the present. (87-110)

Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board, Fort Collins, CO
$9,999 for travel and meeting expenses to allow the state board to carry out its grant review and statewide archival planning missions. (86-066)

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
$2,135 for a consultant to plan for the care of mining reports, company records, photographs, and other materials related to the history of mining in the school's possession. (85-117)

Denver Public Library, Denver, CO
$47,330 to improve research access to the collections in its Western History Department through entry of information into the OCLC (On-line Computer Library Center) national online catalog system and creation of a microfilm guide. (85-035)

Colorado State Historical Records Advisory Board, Denver, CO
$21,921 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state and to frame a strategy for developing a statewide program. (81-110)

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
$26,280 to accession and process historical records of Colorado agricultural organizations. (81-085)

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
$21,675 to survey the records of Colorado agricultural organizations as an initial step toward establishing a central repository for agricultural records in the state. (80-070)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 1,139,726

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Publications Projects

None

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 0

TOTAL $ 1,139,726

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