National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Arizona 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 Arizona grants span 1976 - 2013

Records Projects

Arizona State Library, Phoenix, AZ
$47,365 to support basic funding for six board meetings, a series of Archives 101 and disaster planning workshops, two Archives Month posters, a statewide regrant program, two annual archives summits, and participation in a national archival organization. (RC10167-13)

Arizona State Library, Phoenix, AZ
$67,250 to support the work of Arizona Historical Records Advisory Board, including a statewide regrants program and two annual archival summits. (RC10102-11)

Arizona State Historical Records Advisory Board, Phoenix, AZ
$39,208 to support a statewide Archival Summit, four Archives 101 workshops, and 8-10 regrants to organizations across the state. (RC10053-09)

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
$30,800 to support a project to describe 68 collections that document the history of children's theatre in the United States in the Child Drama Collection. (RB50026-08)

Arizona State Historical Records Advisory Board, Phoenix, AZ
$26,826 to support the Arizona Board's work and a regrant program.  (RS10028-08)

Arizona State Historical Records Advisory Board, Phoenix, AZ
$6,895 to support the Arizona Board's work.  (RS10043-08)

Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, Phoenix, AZ
$10,000 to support a regrant project to preserve and make accessible Arizona's historical records and to provide continuing archival education and training.  (RC10001-07)

Arizona State Historical Records Advisory Board, Phoenix, AZ
$5,355 to support the Arizona Board's work.  (RS05689-06)

Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, Phoenix, AZ
$10,000 to support a 15-month regrant project to preserve and make accessible Arizona's historical records and to provide continuing archival education and training.  (2006-014)

Arizona State Historical Records Advisory Board, Phoenix, AZ
$15,535 to support the Arizona Board's work.  (2003-029)

Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records, Phoenix, AZ
$26,613 on behalf of the First Archivists Circle to help fund organizational meetings.  (2002-001)

Arizona State Historical Records Advisory Board, Phoenix, AZ
$12,850 to fund the administrative expenses of the Arizona board for two years. (2000-042)

Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary, Phoenix, AZ
$90,921 for an 18-month project for the museum to increase access to its archival materials and to implement a records management program. (94-109)

Arizona State Historical Records Advisory Board, Phoenix, AZ
$13,376 for a planning grant to measure progress on the objectives stated in its 1983 state assessment report, to reactivate the Arizona Board, and to undertake strategic planning. (94-024)

Arizona Department of Library, Archives & Public Records, Phoenix, AZ
$74,763 in final fulfillment of a cooperative agreement with the Council of State Historical Records Coordinators to support a number of national and regional meetings of State Historical Records Advisory Board Coordinators and to assess and report on the status and needs of archival programs in the states. (93-060)

Arizona Department of Library, Archives & Public Records, Phoenix, AZ
$76,763 in partial fulfillment of a cooperative agreement with the Council of State Historical Records Coordinators to support a number of national and regional meetings of State Historical Records Advisory Board Coordinators and to assess and report on the status and needs of archival programs in the states. (92-011)

Arizona Department of Library, Archives & Public Records, Phoenix, AZ
$75,764 in partial fulfillment of a cooperative agreement with the Council of State Historical Records Coordinators to support national and regional meetings of State Historical Records Advisory Boards and Coordinators and to assess and report on the status and needs of archival programs in the states. (91-038)

Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, AZ
$50,000 to preserve a collection of vintage glass negatives depicting Tucson and southern Arizona from 1870 to 1930. (90-110)

Arizona Historical Foundation, Tempe, AZ
$4,848 to preserve and make available glass photographic negatives taken by Dane Coolidge, a naturalist and writer of western novels. The negatives depict Arizona and the southwestern United States from 1900 to 1920. (85-075)

McFarland Historical State Park Advisory Committee, Tempe, AZ
$8,500 to process the papers of former U.S. Senator (1941-53) Ernest W. McFarland. (84-044)

Arizona State Museum, Tucson, AZ
$2,100 for a consultant to make recommendations on the development of an archival program for the museum's anthropological collections. (81-147)

Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, AZ
$31,572 to arrange and describe selected manuscript collections held by the society. (81-145)

Arizona State Historical Records Advisory Board, Phoenix, AZ
$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 now and in the future. (81-108)

City of Tucson, Tucson, AZ
$21,000 for a consultant to advise the city on methods and resource requirements for preservation and use of the city's archives, and in partial support of a two-year project to develop a Tucson archives program. (81-092)

Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, AZ
$40,055 to preserve selected photographs of historical value in the society's collection of nitrate and glass plate negatives and original prints. (81-047)

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
$22,285 to preserve and process the Emory Kolb photo and manuscript collection. The Kolb collection spans 74 years (1902-76) and is the most complete visual record available of the Grand Canyon region. (79-085)

Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, AZ
$9,079 for improved preservation of 200 manuscript collections of the society. (78-120)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $844,723

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Publications Projects

University of Arizona (Arizona State Museum), Tucson, AZ
$1,474,039 for Documentary Relations of the Southwest. (1976-2011)

Association for Documentary Editing, Tempe, AZ
$19,480 to host a conference on issues relating to the production of scholarly editions in an electronic environment.  (2003-057)

University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ
$45,874 for subvention support for Documentary Relations of the Southwest. (1987-98)

University of Arizona (Arizona State Museum), Tucson, AZ
$16,000 for a fellowship in the historical editing of Documentary Relations of the Southwest, the Civil/Military Series. (1983)

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $1,555,392

TOTAL $ 2,400,115

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