National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Nevada 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 Nevada grants span 1977 - 2013

Records Projects

Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City, NV
$20,460 to support basic funding, including five board meetings and the creation of an online digital collection of historical photographs as part of the state's sesquicentennial celebration. (RC10197-13)

Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City, NV
$38,675 to support basic activities and a regrant program that will provide funding to museums, libraries, archives and other historical records repositories to digitize historical documents, create metadata, and make digital images available on their websites. (RC10090-10)

Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City, NV
$19,711 to support basic activities of the state historical records advisory board, including Archives Month and National History Day, and sponsorship of a two-day archives workshop for government employees. (RC10064-09)

Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City, NV
$9,904 in partial support of the Nevada Board's administrative expenses. (RS10041-08)

Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City, NV
$10,000 in partial support of the Nevada Board's administrative expenses. (RS10028-07)

Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City, NV
$20,000 in partial support of the Nevada Board's administrative expenses for two years. (2004-018)

Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board, Carson City, NV
$19,535 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses for two years. (2001-016)

Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board, Carson City, NV
$50,000 for its Regrant Project, which seeks to address the needs of local repositories of Nevada's documentary heritage. (98-084)

Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board, Carson City, NV
$55,993 for a two-year planning project that will undertake an assessment of records programs in Nevada and create a strategic plan addressing key issues in these programs, including education and training, public awareness, disaster planning, and funding. (96-011)

University of Nevada, Reno, NV
$54,168 to continue activities to document historic and contemporary women and women's groups in Nevada. The project will continue a survey begun in 1992 to locate collections of privately held manuscripts and archives of Nevada women and women's organizations; solicit and acquire the materials; arrange and describe the collections and, using the USMARC AMC (United States MAchine Readable Cataloging Archival and Manuscripts Control) format, enter the catalog descriptions into the university library's online catalog and into OCLC (Online Computer Library Center). (95-051)
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Nevada State Library and Archives (Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board), Carson City, NV
$3,377 for state board travel and meeting expenses. (93-079)

Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board, Carson City, NV
$1,796 for state board travel and meeting expenses. (91-094)

Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board, Carson City, NV
$2,500 for travel and meeting expenses to allow the state board to carry out its grant review and statewide archival planning missions. (90-078)

Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board, Carson City, NV
$150,000 for a two-year regrant program directed at local governments in Nevada, to encourage the development of records management and archival programs for local governments, to improve existing programs, and to provide improved access to local government archives. (89-083)

Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board, Carson City, NV
$450 to print and distribute an information brochure on the board and its work. (88-051)

Supreme Court of Nevada, Carson City, NV
$60,995 to survey the records of local courts in Nevada and create retention/disposition schedules for those records. The project will also develop a records management manual and educational workshops for court officials. (87-038)

Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board, Carson City, NV
$7,500 for travel and meeting expenses to allow the state board to carry out its grant review and statewide archival planning missions. (86-068)

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Reno, NV
$56,651 for a two-year project to develop a records management system, produce a program manual applicable to the 24 tribes of Nevada, provide assistance to tribes wishing to replicate the system, survey records of the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada, and develop a plan for an Inter-Tribal Archives Center. (85-046, 86-108)

Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board, Carson City, NV
$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. (83-088)

Nevada State Library, Carson City, NV
$46,132 in support of the state archives' local government records project. (81-148)

University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV
$34,974 to arrange and describe its manuscript collections relating to the Lake Tahoe Region, 1865-1979. Included are materials on mining, lumbering, recreation, water resources, and environmental control. (81-052)

Western Council of State Libraries, Carson City, NV
$62,875 for its Western States Materials Conservation Project to determine conservation needs and propose potential solutions through coordinated conservation activities in 18 western states. (79-094)

Nevada Historical Society, Reno, NV
$17,120 to survey local records relating to Nevada's territorial period. (77-007)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 767,816

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Publications Projects

None

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 0

TOTAL $ 767,816

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