National Archives Awards $2.62 Million in Grants for Documentary Editing and Archival Projects

Washington, DC‚ĶArchivist of the United States David S. Ferriero has awarded 30 grants totaling $2.62 million for historical records projects in 18 states and the District of Columbia. The National Archives grants program is carried out through the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. A complete list of new grants is available online at http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/awards/awards-5-14.html … Continue reading National Archives Awards $2.62 Million in Grants for Documentary Editing and Archival Projects

A Time of Opportunity and Change

This is an important time to be in the business of providing access to historical records. More people than ever are connecting with historical documents, searching for and finding them online, using them in new ways, and adding new content. The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) of the National Archives is responding to … Continue reading A Time of Opportunity and Change

Age of Jefferson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4HzbjtzijUk The Age of Jefferson, a free online course by Peter S. Onuf at the University of Virginia, begins soon. The course will include a total of six lectures. One lecture will be released each week, beginning on Monday, February 17, 2014. Once a given week's lecture is posted, you will be able to view … Continue reading Age of Jefferson

Founders Online Nominated for Digital Humanities Award

Founders Online, a project supported by the NHPRC, has been nominated for a 2013 Digital Humanities Award. You can check out all of the nominees -- and vote -- at http://dhawards.org/dhawards2013/voting/ Founders Online provides Internet access to the papers of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams (and family), Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison. … Continue reading Founders Online Nominated for Digital Humanities Award