The Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh received an NHPRC grant to support a two-year project to process 13 collections that document business and industries in western Pennsylvania, 1844-2002. The Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania was established in 1879 and began doing business as the Senator John Heinz History Center (HHC) in 1996. HHC […]
The webinar on the grant announcement for the NHPRC Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions held on Tuesday, May 20, 3:00 PM EDT was recorded. You can watch and listen here: https://connect16.uc.att.com/gsa1/meet/?RecordingKey=9F59B957-C065-48D9-A695-DFF6A2D0C690 If you have questions, please ask.
Read all about the meeting of United States Minister John Adams with King George III https://www.facebook.com/nhprc/posts/10152178244468333 and take a look at how the report was dramatized on HBO’s “John Adams.”
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals from organizations to continue the Archives Leadership Institute. First funded in 2008, the Archives Leadership Institute seeks to bring to tomorrow’s leaders the insights and understanding necessary for increasing public use and appreciation of archives. The Commission expects to make one award for up to three […]
Washington, DC…Archivist 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 […]
Lots of big changes here at the NHPRC over the past few months. You can read all about our new grant programs, meet our new Commission Member, and check out stories about some ongoing projects at http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/newsletter/2014/april/.
Given the extensive changes being proposed and in response to requests, the NHPRC has extended the comment period on the proposed DRAFT grant guidelines in all six categories. The new deadline to submit comments is Monday, March 31, 2014. We ask that you share your thoughts by posting them on the NHPRC blog. As always, […]
Given the extensive changes being proposed and in response to requests from the historical and documentary editing communities, the NHPRC has extended the comment period for the Online Publishing of Historical Records and Publishing Historical Records Online: Transition Support grant program drafts. The new deadline to submit comments is Monday, March 31, 2014. We ask that […]
We are offering a series of Webinars for people to discuss the proposed drafts for the NHPRC’s grant programs. You can find information about how to participate under the individual posts for each of the drafts: February 20 — Publishing Historical Records: Transition Support To listen to a digital recording of this call, dial the […]
The National Archives has launched several new projects to encourage people to become “citizen archivists” and join in crowdsourcing efforts to improve historical records content online. At the same time, it has become clear that greater levels of digital literacy and understanding are necessary to ensure that people can not only access historical records but […]
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