National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Arkansas Grants

NHPRC Grants by State and Territory


  • Entries span the dates of projects funded in that state since 1976.
  • Each list is categorized by:
    1. Records Projects
    2. Publications Projects
  • Each award is identified in parentheses by the year of the award and grant number.

These Arkansas grants span 1979 - 2006.

Records Projects

Arkansas History Commission, Little Rock, AR
$9,877 to provide administrative support to the State Historical Records Advisory Board. (2006-022)

Central Arkansas Library System, Little Rock, AR
$37,149 for a one-year project, in collaboration with the Aerospace Education Center, to arrange and describe a portion of the Jay Miller Aviation History Collection. The records will be processed, a printed finding aid prepared, and descriptions of the records entered into OCLC. (97-062)

Jackson County, Newport, AR
$4,000 for an archival consultant to meet with county officials and develop a plan to care for the county's archival records. (91-132)

City of Little Rock, Office of the City Manager, Little Rock, AR
$3,600 for a consultant to plan the city's archival and records management program. (87-002)

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR
$19,789 to arrange, describe and make available the papers of J.N. Heiskell, publisher, editor, and owner of the Arkansas Gazette between 1902 and 1972. The grant also will support preservation of a 19-century Arkansas history collection of manuscripts, maps, and photographs. (86-044)

Arkansas State Historical Records Advisory Board, Little Rock, AR
$25,000 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state, identify problems, frame potential solutions, and outline actions that can be taken. (83-071)

Phillips County, Helena, AR
$6,275 for a consultant study to assess records needs in the county and current legislation on local records, and to develop a plan for a comprehensive county archives/records management program. (81-087)

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
$35,101 to arrange and describe the personal papers and office files of Orval Faubus, former governor of Arkansas. The papers date from the late 1930s to the late 1960s. (79-087)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 140,391

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Publications Projects

None

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 0

TOTAL $ 140,391

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