Wednesday, March 19, 2014

OGS "Ohio Story" Digitization Project is Funded!

You might notice a familiar organization in the list of SNAP grants that were awarded this year through the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board. I'll cut and paste their press release issued today. We'll have more information on our specific scanning project when it is in full swing in a couple months.

The Ohio Archives Grants are funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), an arm of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) through their State and National Archival Partnership (SNAP) Grants program. The funded projects include organizing and preserving historical records and cataloging and digitizing records for improved access.

2014 Grant Recipients

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) announces its 2014 grants for archival projects:
  • Alliance Historical Society: Alliance Historical Records Preservation and Cataloging Project ($1,769.00)
  • Canal Fulton Public Library: Preservation of Canal Fulton Local History Photographs ($800.00)
  • Clinton County Records and Archives: Indexing and Rehousing of Probate Records ($1,500.00)
  • Hardin County Genealogy Society: Digitization and Storage of Anna Lee Mayhorn Collection ($640.00)
  • Historic New Richmond: Preservation and Cataloging of Historic New Richmond’s Archive ($798.00)
  • Ohio Genealogical Society: Digitization of the “Ohio Story” Script: Bringing Old Radio Back to Life  ($2,000.00)
  • Otterbein University: Reclaiming the Presidential Papers, Part I: Walter G. Clippinger Papers Preservation and Indexing Project (1909-1939) ($1,960.00)
  • Rocky River Public Library: Rocky River Public Library & Cowan Pottery Museum Records Database Project ($870.00)
  • Summit County Historical Society: Captain Simon Perkins, Jr. Quartermaster Papers Preservation and Digitization Project ($1,600.00)
  • Warren County Historical Society: Historical Records Preservation and Digitization Project ($1,042.00)

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