National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Nebraska 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 Nebraska grants span 1979 - 2014

Records Projects

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
$13,994 to support basic funding for the state historical records advisory board, including a Traveling Student Archivist Program in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha Library Science program. (RC10219-14)

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
$10,991 to support the work of the Nebraska Historical Records Advisory Board, including the development of a traveling student archivist program.(RC10107-11)

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
$4,244 to support a review of progress on its state historical records advisory board's strategic plan, "Preserving Our Past, Insuring Our History for the Future". (RC10075-09)

Office of the Capitol Commission, Lincoln, NE
$27,440 for a survey and inventory of the archival holdings of the Nebraska Capitol Collections. (RA10043-07)

Nebraska State Historical Records Advisory Board, Lincoln, NE
$10,000 for a State Board Administrative Support Grant. (2004-106)

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
$10,000 for state board administrative support. (2002-080)

Board of Regents, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
$10,065 for its George Cather Ray Collection Microfilming Project to microfilm a collection of materials from relatives of Willa Cather relating to her works. (2002-062)

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
$43,407 for its Collections Guide and Survey Project to conduct a survey of some 25 percent of the Society's manuscript and audiovisual collections and produce collection-level guides. (2001-093)

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
$4,099 to fund the administrative expenses of the Nebraska board for two years. (2000-029)

Nebraska State Building Division, Lincoln, NE
$17,573 for an eight-month project to process and describe 4, 860 drawings and blueprints documenting the construction of the state's capitol. (97-058)

Nebraska State Historical Records Advisory Board, Lincoln, NE
$13,562 for a two-year project to implement selected high-priority recommendations from the board's strategic plan. (97-007)

Nebraska State Historical Records Advisory Board, Lincoln, NE
$13,739 for a planning project to be conducted over a 17-month period. During the grant period the board will reactivate itself by holding six meetings with various constituent groups to discuss records issues and developing a set of objectives that can be used to create a state-wide strategic plan under a subsequent planning project. (95-026)

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
$23,166 to rehouse approximately 6,500 images from the MacDonald Photographic Studio Collection, print significant images not previously printed, produce continuous-tone microfiche of images, and create finding aids to the collection. (90-001)

Nebraska State Historical Records Advisory Board, Lincoln, NE
$18,511 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state, identify problems, frame potential solutions, and outline actions that can be taken. (81-122)

Western Heritage Museum, Omaha, NE
$22,544 to preserve and make available the Bostwick-Frohardt Photograph Collection documenting the growth of Omaha and the activities of its citizens from 1902 through the early 1940s. (81-008)

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
$5,978 for its paper conservation programs, including surveys of records storage practices in local governments, on-site consultation, records preservation, and disaster planning seminars for local officials. (80-111)

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
$14,566 to develop an in-house paper conservation program and a conservation consultation service. (79-077)

Adams County Historical Society, Hastings, NE
$12,057 to arrange and describe textual and photographic records relating to Adams County and its environs and to prepare a guide to the society's holdings and records in situ relating to the history of Adams County. (79-025)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 275,936

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Publications Projects

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
$301,498 to support a comprehensive digital edition of Walt Whitman's correspondence during the Reconstruction era. (2010-13)
Project In Progress
Project Web Site

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
$75,000 for the papers of Walt Whitman & the Civil War. (PH10047-08)

University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE
$10,000 subvention to publish the Moravian Spring Mission Among the Cherokee, Vol. 2. (2005-037)

University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE
$10,000 subvention to publish the Moravian Spring Mission Among the Cherokee, Vol. 1. (2004-081)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
$32,472 for an abridgment of the journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition. (2000-108)
NHPRC Endorsed

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
$5,817 for the Papers of Charles Bessey. (1981)
Project Completed

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $434,787

TOTAL $710,723

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