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NHPRC Promotes More Product, Less Processing

One of the seldom-told stories at the National Archives is about the work of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). Most people, if they have heard of the NHPRC at all, know about its work in supporting historical documentary editions—the papers of American presidents, statesmen, or civil rights leaders. Or they have a general notion that the commission awards grants for preservation and access projects at state and local government agencies, colleges and universities, and nonprofit organizations. Since it began giving grants in 1964, the NHPRC has awarded $207 million to 4,900 projects in all fifty states and special jurisdictions. Read more>

Posted: May 17, 2012
Tagged: From the Archivist of the US