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NHPRC Will Offer “Grants Workshop” at Northwest Archivists’ Annual Meeting

Need some additional resources to complete a high-priority project at your repository? Perhaps the money is appealing but you are a little intimidated or confused by the land of federal grants? A full-day Grants Workshop at the Northwest Archivists’ Annual … Continue reading

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Access to Historical Records Webinars Announced

I would like to bring to your attention three upcoming webinars regarding NHPRC’s Access to Historical Records grant program. The webinar schedule and instructions appear at the end of the message. Here are the slides from the first webinar: AccessToHistoricalRecordsWebinar2 I … Continue reading

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Access to Historical Records Webinars Announced

I would like to bring to your attention three upcoming webinars regarding NHPRC’s Access to Historical Records grant program. The webinar schedule and instructions appear at the end of the message. To view slides from the webinar, please click this … Continue reading

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Former NHPRC Grantee Discusses the Human Element of Digital Preservation

Each year NHPRC receives dozens of project proposals to digitize and provide public access to nationally significant records. Often times an applicant expends a great amount of time discussing the technological ins-and-outs of how their digitization work will proceed. In … Continue reading

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UGA Nears Completion of Political Parties Processing Project

The following article, which will appear in a forthcoming issue of UGA Libraries’ magazine Beyond the Pages, details a recently funded Access to Historical Records grant project to process and make available the records of the Georgia Democratic and Republican … Continue reading

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Six Tips for Highly Effective Applicants

Following on Kathleen Williams’ 3 September blog post “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Grantees,” I am posting some important tips for applicants. Contact the director of the NHPRC grant program to which you plan to apply. Even seasoned grant writers … Continue reading

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Project Archivist Shares Thoughts on His Early Career and NHPRC’s Role

When I came to work as the Project Archives Assistant on the NHPRC grant at Appalachian State in the Fall of 2012, my only prior experience working in the archives was limited to a few months as a student. My … Continue reading

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Three Huzzas from the Troops

Fireworks, ice-cold watermelon, and cookouts provided the makings of a perfect July 4 holiday for many Americans this last weekend, but readers of documents on Founders Online can learn that some early patriots celebrated independence in a much more rambunctious … Continue reading

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Access to Historical Records Webinars Announced

I would like to bring to your attention three upcoming webinars regarding NHPRC’s proposed new grant program for Access to Historical Records. The webinar schedule and instructions appear at the end of this message.   The National Historical Publications and Records … Continue reading

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Access to Historical Records

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission proposes a revised grant program to promote the preservation and use of the nation’s most valuable archival resources. This grant program is designed to support repositories in preserving and processing primary source materials … Continue reading

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