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Indiana 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 Indiana grants span 1976 - 2014

Records Projects

Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis, IN
$37,750 to support basic funding for the state historical records advisory board, a student intern, a series of workshops, outreach activities, and a statewide regrant program. (RC10208-14)

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. (RC10143-13)

Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis, IN
$35,000 to support the Indiana State Historical Records Advisory Board's workshop series, outreach program, and statewide regrant program. (RC10128-12)

Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis, IN
$45,000 to support the work of the Indiana Historical Records Advisory Board, including a statewide regrants program. (RC10104-11)

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
$59,285 to process and make available the Senatorial papers of Birch Bayh, who served in the Congress as Senator from Indiana from 1962-1980. (RP50035-10)

Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis, IN
$27,850 to support a regrants program, including six additional regrants, and workshops on records preservation and using archival collections. (RC10057-09)

Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis, IN
$20,000 to basic activities through a State and National Archival Partnership grant. (RC10027-08)

Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis, IN
$10,000 to support administrative expenses. (RS10032-07)

Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis, IN
$10,000 to support administrative expenses. (RS05682-06)

The Trustees of Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
$94,642 for its Developing Instructional Programs in Electronic Records Management Project to develop and teach classes on electronic records management. (2001-31)

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
$171,374 for a project to implement and test the methodology for evaluating electronic recordkeeping systems developed under NHPRC Grant No. 95-033. (2000-036)

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
$122,137 for a two-year project to analyze its existing electronic records system and policy, compare them to models or policies at comparable institutions, and create and disseminate a repository information system model and information policy standards. (95-033)

Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis, IN
$11,000 to hire a consultant to work with the staff of the Indiana Commission on Public Records to formulate a strategic plan that establishes goals and objectives for electronic records activities within the state. (94-041)

Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN
$17,175 to duplicate nitrocellulose panorama camera photonegatives from the society's photographic collection. (89-081)

Indiana State Historical Records Advisory Board, Indianapolis, IN
$5,608 to publish the Indiana historical records report, which will present the findings of the statewide assessment project supported by the NHPRC in 1983. (87-041)

Indiana State Historical Records Advisory Board, Indianapolis, IN
$24,800 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state, identify problems, frame potential solutions, and outline actions that can be taken. (83-084)

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
$24,617 to survey the active and inactive records of the university, develop a retention plan and disposition schedules for all major series, and plan for the establishment of a university archives and records management system. (83-069)

Indiana University Foundation, Bloomington, IN
$15,300 to preserve and make available selected negatives from the Frank M. Hohenberger photograph collection depicting rural life in southern Indiana. (80-136)

New Harmony Workingmen's Institute, New Harmony, IN
$13,707 to complete a project to process the Institute's special collections. (79-125)

History of Science Society, Bloomington, IN
$5,280 for a study, report, and proposals relating to problems in the documentation of science and technology in the United States. This project is being undertaken in cooperation with the Society of American Archivists and the Society for the History of Technology. (79-067)

New Harmony Workingmen's Institute, New Harmony, IN
$18,200 to preserve, arrange, and describe collections relating to the history of New Harmony from 1814. (78-121)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $801,225

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Publications Projects

Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
$781,695 for the Papers of Frederick Douglass. (1998-2014)
Project In Progress
Project Web Site

Thomas Curran (Ph.D. candidate, University of Notre Dame), Notre Dame, IN
$25,000 for a fellowship in historical editing at the Papers of Andrew Johnson, University of Tennessee. (1990)

Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN
$1,700 for the Maclure-Fretageot Correspondence. (1989)
Project Completed

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
$255,690 for the Letters of Eugene V. Debs. (1979-85)
Project Completed

Saint Mary's, Notre Dame, IN
$43,000 for the Documentary History of the Sisters of the Holy Cross. (1976-77)
Project Completed

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 1,136,085

TOTAL $ 1,937,310

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