National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Missouri 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 Missouri grants span 1979 - 2014

Records Projects

Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, Jefferson City, MO
$55,867 to support basic funding for the state historical records advisory board, including several workshops on topics such as digitization and the preservation and delivery of electronic records and two best practices posters. (RC10222-14)

Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, Jefferson City, MO
$29,925 to support a one-year project to create a comprehensive plan to establish an electronic records archives for the long-term preservation of permanent electronic state government records. (RE10053-13)

Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, Jefferson City, MO
$70,000 to support the Missouri State Historical Records Advisory Board and a statewide regrant program.(RC10131-12)

Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, Jefferson City, MO
$67,808 to support basic activities, a series of 10 workshops related to records preservation and description, and a regrant program that will support up to 30 institutions in their efforts to preserve and provide access to historical records. (RC10081-10)

Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, Jefferson City, MO
$148,577 to digitize the case files of the Supreme Court of Missouri, 1821-1865, including papers on hearings on issues of slavery, eminent domain, and westward expansion. (RD10051-10)

Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, Jefferson City, MO
$64,930 to support a "State of the State's Records" presentation at the Missouri Conference on History, and a regrants program for as many as 30 projects across the state. (RC10073-09)

Missouri Office of Secretary of State, Jefferson City, MO
$19,466 to support basic activities of the state historical records advisory board. (RC10030-08)

Missouri Office of Secretary of State, Jefferson City, MO
$5,817 to provide basic administrative support for the state historical records advisory board. (RS05679-06)

Friends of the Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO
$4,983 to provide basic administrative support for the state historical records advisory board. (RS05679-06)

Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
$49,260 to arrange, describe, and create finding aids using Encoded Archival Description for 17 collections (293 cubic feet) of the University Archives. (2005-050)

Friends of the Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO
$2,419 to provide basic administrative support for the state historical records advisory board.

Washington University, St. Louis, MO
$108,000 for the Eye on the Prize Film Preservation Project. (2004-086)

Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO
$55,332 for a regrant project to preserve and make accessible the state's historic records and to promote archival education and cooperative strategies among records keepers. (2004-001)

Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO
$42,670 to hire electronic records consultants to develop and conduct two presentations and seven workshops on electronic records issues. (2003-013)

Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
$130,999 for its Archives and Records Survey Project to conduct a records survey of the 25 offices of the University as a first step in establishing a university archives and records management program. (2002-059)

Missouri State Historical Records Advisory Board. Jefferson City, MO
$300,000 ($300,000 matching) for up to three years for its SHRAB Regrant Project to preserve and make accessible Missouri's historic records and to promote archival education and cooperative strategies among records keepers. (2001-029)

University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
$19,229 to arrange, describe, and make accessible the archaeological investigation papers of Carl H. Chapman. (2000-106)

Friends of the Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO
$9,295 to fund the administrative expenses of the Missouri board for one year. (2000-030)

William Woods University, Fulton, MO
$4,610 for an archival consultancy to help the University, Westminister College, and the Winston Churchill Memorial and Library develop plans to manage historically significant materials and to establish archival and records management programs. (99-072)

Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
$58,620 for a project to arrange and describe 18 of the most important collections from its Ozark Labor Union Archives (OLUA). (98-043)

Curators of the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
$57,860 to process the records of the architectural landscape and city planning firm of Hare and Hare, held by the Western Historical Manuscript Collection at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. (96-078)

Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO
$15,456 for a six-month project to process the Joseph Ewan Papers. (94-123)

Missouri State Historical Records Advisory Board, Jefferson City, MO
$22,720 for a planning grant to sustain and increase its activities, assess progress on implementing the recommendations of its 1987 assessment report, and develop a five-year strategic plan, which will include specific approaches for addressing the key problems of electronic records and judicial records. (94-035)

Secretary of State, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO
$121,113 to upgrade and automate descriptions of its holdings. (93-104)

Jewish Federation of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
$34,398 to accession, arrange, and describe approximately 350 cubic feet of materials (74 collections). (93-003)

Concordia Historical Institute, Clayton, MO
$27,500 to appraise, arrange, and describe the papers, ca. 1924-82, of Walter A. Maier and his assistant, Eugene Bertermann, two figures involved with the development of religious radio broadcasting. (91-137)

The Nelson Gallery Foundation, Kansas City, MO
$85,776 to implement an archival and records management program for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art by surveying records, establishing retention schedules, and processing materials of archival value. (91-133)

Secretary of State, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO
$3,296 to hire a consultant to provide guidance in the automated description of the holdings of the Missouri State Archives. (91-100)

Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO
$80,096 to establish an archival and records management program. (91-037)

Missouri State Historical Records Advisory Board, Jefferson City, MO
$7,500 to support the board's travel and meeting expenses. (90-039)

St. Louis Mercantile Library Association, St. Louis, MO
$3,274 to duplicate and preserve glass plate, nitrocellulose, and early diacetate negatives produced by the St. Louis Globe-Democrat in the 1920s and 1930s. (88-107)

St. Louis Mercantile Library Association, St. Louis, MO
$15,000 to preserve nitrate negatives in the John W. Barriger III collection on American railroads. The negatives provide unusually valuable documentation of 20th-century U.S. railroad history. (86-135)

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
$2,600 for consultation on the school's historical photographs and architectural drawings. Washington University has the nation's oldest medical school west of the Mississippi River. (86-117)

Missouri State Historical Records Advisory Board, Jefferson City, MO
$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. (86-115)

University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
$30,640 to preserve, microfilm, and catalog photoprints representing the best American photojournalism from 1943 to the present. The photos are winners of the Pictures-of-the-Year competition, sponsored by the university's school of journalism and the National Press Photographers Association. (85-123)

St. Louis Mercantile Library Association, St. Louis, MO
$76,150 to arrange and describe the Barriger Railroad Papers Collection, assembled by John W. Barriger, III, over a 60-year career in railroading. (84-133)

Webster Groves Historical Society, Webster Groves, MO
$2,290 for consulting services to advise on the design of the society's new meeting room/archives building, to evaluate collection and acquisition policies, and to assist in planning a local records survey. (84-132)

Kansas City Museum Association, Kansas City, MO
$60,695 to develop a coherent program and access system for its archives and manuscripts. (84-074)

St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
$32,493 to establish an archives and records program for the museum. (81-153)

Webster County Court, Marshfield, MO
$4,000 for a consultant to evaluate the county's records needs and make recommendations for the records' preservation and maintenance. (81-100)

University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
$30,032 to identify and preserve historical records relating to African-American history in St. Louis City and County. (80-052)

Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO
$13,378 to process the papers of George Engleman, a leader in 19th-century American botany, and Henry Shaw, St. Louis entrepreneur and philanthropist, both of whom were instrumental in developing the Missouri Botanical Garden. (79-120)

University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
$1,177 to preserve and process selected correspondence and notes in the Western Historical Manuscripts Collection relating to John G. Neihardt's association with the Oglala Sioux Holy Man, Black Elk, and members of his family. (79-062)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $2,200,251

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Publications Projects

None

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 0

TOTAL $2,200,251

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