National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Kansas 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 Kansas grants span 1977 - 2014

Records Projects

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$29,990 to support basic funding for the state historical records advisory board, six board meetings, workshops, and Archives Month materials. (RC10215-14)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$30,000 to support the work of the Kansas Historical Records Advisory Board, including public workshops. (RC10110-11)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$73,264 to process the records of the Menninger Foundation, the premier psychiatric hospital and mental health research institution during the first half of the 20th century, and the papers of its president, Roy Menninger.(RP50036-10)

University of Kansas Center for Research, Lawrence, KS
$31,788 to digitize the Spencer Research Library's collection of Kansas Sanborn Fire Maps (1883-1922) which provide detailed information about the commercial, industrial, and residential locations and structures of 241 Kansas cities and towns. (RD10032-10)

University of Kansas Center for Research, Lawrence, KS
$62,438 to support a two-year project to process the Senatorial, campaign, and retirement papers of Robert J. Dole from 1968 to 2009. Senator Dole ran as the Republican nominee for President in 1996 and was the longest-serving Republican to act as U.S. Senate Majority Leader. (RP50016-09)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$161,187 to support a two year project to create or verify high-level content information for its holdings of 42,000 cubic feet of records and 20,000 rolls of microfilm. (RB50018-08)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$20,000 to support basic state board activities through a State and National Archival Partnership grant. (RC10018-08)

Johnson County, Olathe, KS
$20,000 to support the County's Archives and Records Management Program and develop a plan for online access to the Archives. (RA10016-07)

Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board, Topeka, KS
$19,800 in partial support of the board's activities for two years. (2004-011)

Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board, Topeka, KS
$11,500 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses for two years. (2001-014)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$74,996 for its Electronic Records Applied Research Project to:

  1. conduct applied electronic records management research by testing key elements of the NHPRC-funded electronic records management and preservation guidelines;
  2. evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of the guidelines; and
  3. modify the guidelines based upon the research results.

(99-020)

Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board, Topeka, KS
$55,815 for a strategic planning project to assess the board's mission and vision, evaluate two recent repository surveys, identify issues for further planning and prioritization, and establish task forces to develop specific strategies. (98-006)

Wichita Public Library, Wichita, KS
$2,040 for a six-month consultant project to develop a plan to preserve, describe, and provide access to 314 cubic feet of unprocessed archives and manuscripts relating to the history of Wichita and Sedgwick County. (97-049)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$28,690 for a project to develop and implement an electronic records management policy for Kansas state government and for local governments. (96-009)

Kansas State Historical Society (Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board), Topeka, KS
$70,000 for a regrant project to preserve endangered local government records of enduring value and make them accessible through microfilming. All regrant recipients will be required to attend a preservation microfilming workshop offered as part of the project. (95-046)

Kansas State Historical Society (Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board), Topeka, KS
$6,220 for state board travel and meeting expenses. (93-086)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$43,500 to host an archival administration fellowship. (93-048)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$4,565 for travel and meeting expenses of the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board. (90-109)

Johnson County Government, Olathe, KS
$88,566 to develop its archives and records management program. (90-101)

Johnson County Government, Olathe, KS
$2,975 for consultant assistance in evaluating records conditions and making recommendations for the development of an archival program. (88-108)

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
$114,213 for a three-year project to survey, accession, arrange, and describe materials which document the African-American experience in Kansas. (86-043, 87-049)

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
$28,988 to arrange, describe, and microfilm portions of the J.B. Watkins Papers, relating to land mortgages, banking, railroads, sugar refineries, and newspapers in the Midwest. (82-040, 84-026)

Mennonite Library, North Newton, KS
$9,860 to duplicate, store, and catalog selected images from six photograph collections pertaining to Mennonite history. (81-155)

Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board, Topeka, KS
$24,249 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. (81-116)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$64,054 to conduct a pilot survey of local government records in five representative counties, develop model retention and disposition schedules, prepare records manuals, and provide workshops to help local officials apply the model schedules. (81-093)

Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS
$12,621 to preserve, arrange, and describe the Kansas Town and Land Company Collection, which relates to railroad and land sales in Kansas from 1887 to 1916. (79-117)

Leadership Conference of Women Religious, Salina, KS
$32,400 to conduct nationwide several week-long workshops on basic archival techniques for persons designated archivists by their religious orders. (77-118)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 1,123,719

Publications

None

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 0

TOTAL $ 1,123,719

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