National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Oregon 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 Oregon grants span 1978 - 2013

Records Projects

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. (RC10195-13)

Oregon Secretary of State, Archives Division, Salem, OR
$134,419 to support a two-year project to integrate the Governor's office into the Oregon Records Management Solution and to work with the Washington State Digital Archives to create a regional system of managing electronic records from creation to final disposition. (RE10046-12)

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, Siletz, OR
$31,086 to support a project to process Tribal records, create finding aids to the collections, implement formal accessioning procedures, and plan for selecting documents for digitization. (RB50159-11)

Oregon Secretary of State, Archives Division. Salem, OR
$29,140 to support the work of the Oregon Historical Records Advisory Board, including workshops, and a records repatriation project. (RC10111-11)

Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
$84,480 to provide online access to 4,500 manuscript collections on the settlement of the West and the development of the Pacific Northwest. (RB50102-10)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR
$139,435 to modernize its Archives and make archival resources available online for 683 cubic feet from one of the oldest and largest regional theaters in the United States. (RB50118-10)

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
$123,118 to assist seven small liberal arts colleges in Oregon and Washington with archival program development and to make their collections known to researchers through the Northwest Digital Archives. (RB50096-10)

Oregon Secretary of State, Archives Division, Salem, OR
$19,988 to support the state historical records advisory board, including a series of 20 archives and records management workshops in five regions of the state. (RC10067-09)

Oregon Secretary of State, Archives Division, Salem, OR
$5,505 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses for one year. (RS05680-06)

Portland State University, Portland, OR
$45,000 to build the Great Tribal Leaders of Modern Times collection of videotaped oral histories. (2005-086)

Oregon Secretary of State, Archives Division, Salem, OR
$9,186 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses for one year. (2003-023)

Oregon State Historical Records Advisory Board, Salem, OR
$6,028 for a planning project to be conducted over a one-year period. The Oregon Board will use its year of funding to evaluate progress made since the publication of its state assessment report, establish updated priorities and a plan of action for carrying out these priorities, and hold a series of six public meetings in order to gather input from constituents across the state. Following these meetings, the board will publish a brochure outlining its priorities and plan of action. (95-029)

The Constitution Project, Portland, OR
$250,000 for a national institute for teachers on the Constitution. (95-006)

Oregon State Archives, Salem, OR
$60,888 to survey county records in all 36 Oregon counties and in the state archives; create an electronic database using the MAchine-Readable Cataloging Archival and Manuscripts Control (MARC AMC) format that will contain administrative histories and records series descriptions of each county and its offices; and make this database available at the state archives and through the Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN) bibliographic database. (93-085)

Oregon State System of Higher Education, Eugene, OR
$175,331 for a project to conduct a comprehensive records inventory, produce records schedules, identify archival records, and establish working records management and archival programs on each of its eight campuses. (91-080)

Oregon State Archives, Salem, OR
$42,500 to support a fellowship in archival administration. (91-070)

Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
$6,072 for a consultant to develop a plan for appraising, cataloging, and repairing five television newsfilm collections. (89-075)

Oregon State Archives, Salem, OR
$25,980 to undertake preservation microfilming and description of pre-statehood records of Oregon government. The records cover the work of the Military Department, the Supreme Court, the Secretary of State, and county governments during the years 1837-1859. (88-102)

Oregon State Archives, Salem, OR
$67,892 to improve the records management and archival program for Oregon state government records. Project activities include an inventory of all records, revision and expansion of current records schedules, and training of agency records officers. (86-113)

Oregon State Historical Records Advisory Board, Portland, OR
$4,300 for travel and meeting expenses to allow the state board to carry out its grant review and statewide archival planning missions. (86-093)

Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
$20,880 for the first year of a project to catalog and store documentary films in the society's Pacific Northwest Film Archives. (85-118, 86-107)

Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
$27,000 to complete the preparation of a computer-based cataloging system for its historical photograph collection. (84-051)

Oregon State Historical Records Advisory Board, Portland, OR
$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. (84-009)

Northwest Archivists, Portland, OR
$1,578 to plan cooperative programs to address regional archival needs. (81-051)

City of Portland, Portland, OR
$120,667 for a two-year project to develop a municipal archives and to implement an automated archival information retrieval system. (78-060, 79-064)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $1,568,907

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Publications Projects

None

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 0

TOTAL $1,568,907

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