National Historical Publications & Records Commission

New York 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 New York grants span 1976 - 2014

Records Projects

Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY
$100,812 to support an 18-month project to process and describe 512 linear feet (31 collections) documenting the Chinese immigrant experience. (RH50132-14)

Center for Jewish History, New York, NY
$101,249 to support Digitizing American Soviet Jewry Movement Collections, a 17-month project to digitize over 75,000 pages of trip reports, photographs and posters, and 500 hours of interviews and speeches related to the Jews emigrating from the former Soviet Union. (RD10153-14)

Cornell University. Ithaca, NY
$83,801 to support Cornerstones in American Middle Class: Historical Collective Bargaining Agreements Project, a two-year project, on behalf of the Kheel Center for Labor Management Documentation and Archives, to digitize 84,000 pages comprising 1,660 collective bargaining agreements representing labor/management issues from the educational and retail industries from the 1880s until the 1980s. (RD10150-14)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY
$65,740 to support an 18-month electronic records management start-up project to establish and manage an electronic records repository for the Guggenheim Museum. (RE10052-13)

New York State Education Department, Albany, NY
$62,868 to support basic funding, including a project to develop tools for strengthening electronic records programs at colleges and universities and participation in a national archival organization for two years. (RC10193-13)

American Sephardi Federation, New York, NY
$42,866 to support a project to identify, survey, and document existing historical records in collections in the northeastern United States related to Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews. Sephardi Jews are those persons descended from Jews expelled from the Iberian Peninsula in the 15th century. Mizrahi Jews are descendants from Middle Eastern and North African Jews who are commonly included among the Sephardim community. (RB50174-11)

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
$66,361 to support a 15-month project to process 19 collections of institutional and personal records, dating from the 1890s through the present, which comprise the entire backlog of unprocessed collections at this not-for-profit research and education institution at the forefront of molecular biology and genetics.(RB50178-11)

Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
$103,979 to support the Lowell Thomas Papers Digitization Project, to digitize 36,164 images, including 8,000 glass plate negatives, 6,500 lantern slides, 13,000 photographic prints, 300 stereopticon cards, 1,800 film negatives, and more items in the Graphic Materials Series in Lowell Thomas Papers, a collection drawn from the works of the 20th century American writer and broadcaster. (RD10067-11)

Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn, NY
$74,521 to support an eighteen month project to survey the Brooklyn Museum of Art's electronic records; develop practical policies and procedures for managing selected areas of electronic records; and to initiate a training program for Museum staff on managing their electronic records. (RE10032-11)

AFS Intercultural Programs, Inc., New York, NY
$61,839 to support a project to survey, process, and make accessible 178 linear feet of World War I and World War II records from the American Field Service, founded as the volunteer ambulance corps with the French Armies and later reactivated on behalf of the Allied Armies. (RB50138-10)

Paul Taylor Dance Foundation, New York, NY
$66,127 to support a project to process and create online finding aids for the backlog of records for this world renowned American dance company and leading choreographer. (RB50117-10)

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
$52,001 to support a project to process and describe 3,041 cubic feet of unprocessed institutional collections and make them available on the Internet. (RB50111-10)

Research Foundation of SUNY, Albany, NY
$58,380 to support a project to process and make available the papers of novelist William Kennedy, scientist Vincent Schaefer, and death penalty historian M. Watt Espy. (RP50034-10)

New York State Education Department, Albany, NY
$59,956 to support the development of online archival program assessment tools geared toward small and mid-sized historical records repositories. Tools will include instructional materials, document templates, suggested resources and actions to address weaknesses, and five instructional videos. (RC10082-10)

New York State Education Department, Albany, NY
$62,632 to support the development of online tools on collections security, a security curriculum, and nine workshops on archival security by the state historical records advisory board. (RC10051-09)

New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
$47,256 to support a project to process the records of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., the country's oldest and largest privately-owned bank, from 1825 to the late 1960s. The collection documents not only the operations of the bank, but such historical topics as slavery, the increasing involvement of the United States in Central America in the mid-19th century, and the effect of the Civil War on the people of New York City. (RP50019-09)

New York University, New York, NY
$196,440 to support a two-year project, on behalf of the Tamiment Library, to arrange, describe, and preserve the photograph morgue of a half-million images from the Daily Worker and Daily World newspapers. These photos document social conditions and protest movements of the 20th century. (RP50015-09)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY
$140,400 to support a two-year project to describe five of the Guggenheim Museum's most used archival collections and to digitize selected papers and audio materials for online access. The papers of the first three directors of the Museum—Hilla Rebay, James Johnson Sweeney, and Thomas Messer—will be arranged and describing, providing insight into the history of modern art in America.(RP50022-09)

New York University, New York, NY
$83,100 to support a two year project to incorporate digital technology skills into the university's Archives and Public History course curriculum.(DG10004-08)

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
$79,440 to support detailed description and preservation rehousing of 134 collections documenting American cartoons and cartoonists from the 20th century.(RP50013-08)

New York State Education Department, Albany, NY
$41,000 to support basic state historical records advisory board activities and for workshops for basic preservation of electronic records.(RC10036-08)

Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
$139,149 to arrange and describe the Lowell Thomas papers. Thomas (1892-1981) was a well-known journalist and explorer. (RA10005-07)

The Research Foundation of the State University of New York, Albany, NY
$256,968 to build upon InterPARES 2 (International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems) Project on non-textual and interactive records produced by digital government, electronic commerce, and the digital arts. (2005-083)

The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, New York City, NY
$25,815 for a Records Preservation and Access Project, to preserve, process, and provide access to some of the applicant's 200 linear feet of archival records. The records to be processed date from 1785 to 1955 and document the work of the General Society and its educational and philanthropic committees. (2004-088)

New York University, New York City, NY
$181,764 for Preserving the Archives of Five Labor Photographers, to process the archives of five nationally-significant labor photographers. These men did freelance work for many of the nation's unions as well as for the labor press. These collections include 153,000 images and provide a documentary history of American labor from the 1920s through the 1990s. (2004-089)

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Akwesasne, NY
$45,000 to begin development of an archives and records management program for the tribe's records.(2004-087)

Seneca Nation of Indians, Irving, NY
$46,566 to begin development of an archives and records management program for the Nation's records. (2004-028)

The Center for Jewish History, New York, NY
$50,931to support the Center's integrated collection management and access system project. (2004-027)

Thirteen/WNET Public Television, New York City, NY
$74,236 for Preserving & Providing Access to Local Programming, to address the long-term preservation of the 74 videotapes of the 51st State television series, produced and broadcast locally by WNET between 1972 and 1976. The tapes will be re-mastered, arranged and described, and made available for use by teachers, students and the public. (2004-102)

New York State Archives, State Education Department, Albany, NY
$289,613 for a regrant project to carry out documentation and arrangement and description projects addressing 1) the World Trade Center disaster and its impact on New Yorkers and 2) underdocumented groups, topics, and activities in the state. (2004-002)

American Foundation for the Blind, New York, NY
$90,117 for its project to arrange, describe, and rehouse the Helen Keller Archives. (2003-073)

The Trustees of Columbia University, New York, NY
$86,562 on behalf of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network for a project to identify and disseminate practical policies, techniques, standards, and procedures to manage, preserve, and provide access to electronic records that have significant geospatial components, especially those generated by a Geographic Information System. (2003-038)

The New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
$57,500 for its Cass Gilbert Archival Project to arrange and describe records from the collection of architect Cass Gilbert. (2002-092)

The Research Foundation of the State University of New York, Albany, NY
$758,662 to build upon the work of the original InterPARES (International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems) Project through InterPARES 2, which will study new types of non-textual and interactive records produced by digital government, electronic commerce, and the digital arts. (2002-027)

Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY
$72,621 for Puerto Ricans in New York: A Records Processing Project, to arrange and describe 15 collections documenting the history and culture of Puerto Ricans in New York. (2001-092, 2001-060)

New York University, New York, NY
$64,375 for Its Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives Labor Records Project (Phase III) to continue its efforts to document the history of labor in New York. (2001-059)

State University of New York, University at Albany, Albany, NY
$355,392 in support of its Long-Term Preservation of Authentic Electronic Records Project, which supports the non-NARA elements of the U.S. research team taking part in the InterPARES Project. (2001-005)

The Center for Jewish History, New York, NY
$1,800,033 to implement the integration of its partners' collections and services as envisioned by the current NHPRC planning grant to the Center. (2000-119)

Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY
$79,325 to implement further plans for the seminary's Archives of Women in Theological Scholarship. (2000-069)

New York State Education Department, Albany, NY
$9,900 to fund the administrative expenses of the New York board for one year. (2000-031)

Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, NY
$43,308 for a project to rehouse and provide access to over 27, 000 images in three collections and create descriptive tools. (99-087)

New York State Historical Records Advisory Board, Albany, NY
$156,698 for its SHRAB Documentation Demonstration Project to test a practical approach to create topical documentation plans, engage records creators and users in the documentation process, take action to preserve the most important records, and raise public awareness of the value of an even and equitable historical record. (99-085)

State University of New York, Albany, NY
$424,796 for its Long-Term Preservation of Authentic Electronic Records Project to fund the non-NARA elements of the U.S. research team participating in the InterPARES Project, an international research initiative to develop the theoretical and methodological knowledge required for the permanent preservation of authentic records created in electronic systems. (99-073)

The Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY
$57,308 for a project to prepare more detailed descriptive information for five collections, create a trial finding aid for one of the collections using Encoded Archival Description, and develop a pilot curriculum package for high school students based on another of the collections. (99- 063)

The Center for Jewish History, New York, NY
$199,900 for a collaborative planning project to develop a management and operational plan for the Center to maximize public services and the preservation of collections, and to develop a detailed plan for the Center's Integrated Collections Access and Management System. (99-027)

New York University, New York, NY
$135,220 ($30,000 matching), to go to its Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives for the second phase of its "Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives" Labor Records Project to locate, preserve, and make accessible records documenting the labor history of New York City. (98-069)

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
$123,928 (a two-year grand up to this amount) for project entitled "Archival Electronic Records Practice", to study the types of archival electronic records produced on the college level within a large university. The goal is to initiate discussions and provide recommendations that will form the basis for future efforts to implement best practices for electronic recordkeeping for Cornell's centralized university information system (Project 2000). (98-028)

The Research Foundation of the State University of New York, Albany, NY
$381,332 (a two-year grant) for a project entitled "Secondary Uses of Electronic Records", to develop guidelines to support and promote long-term preservation of and access to public electronic records of value to secondary users, including historians and other researchers. The project will examine the factors that contribute to or impede secondary use of records, then use applied research methodologies to assess technology tools, management strategies, and resource-sharing models for their potential to facilitate such access.(98-027)

New York State Education Department, Albany, NY
$60,123 to the Department's State Archives and Records Administration for a project to carry out a comprehensive collection assessment. (97-102)

New York City Municipal Archives, New York, NY
$31,725 for a project to transfer approximately two million feet of film created by WNYC (the city's municipal broadcast station) to video and to arrange and describe 58 cubic feet of supporting materials. (97-088)

The Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY
$65,000 for an 18-month project to provide enhanced access to 1, 076 linear feet of the society's holdings. Project staff will arrange and describe those records which have not previously been processed and prepare collection data forms or other finding aids for those records which have been arranged but only inadequately described. MARC AMC records will then be created and made available through RLIN and OCLC. (97-048)

Syracuse University, School of Information Studies, Syracuse, NY
$99,993 for a project:

  1. to evaluate the degree to which Federal and state government agencies are addressing records management and archival concerns in the management of World Wide Web sites;
  2. to develop a set of model "best practices" guidelines for incorporating records management and archival considerations into Web site management; and
  3. to promote use of the guidelines by print and electronic dissemination and through briefings of Federal and state officials.

(97-014)

New York State Historical Records Advisory Board, Albany, NY
$51,633 for a one-year project to develop a strategic plan to guide statewide historical records program development. (96-088)

New York Folklore Society, Ithaca, NY
$49,000 to develop, test, and distribute nationally guidelines for describing folklore materials. (96-057)

New York University, New York, NY
$100,000 to accession and make accessible records of New York City labor organizations. (96-053)

Research Foundation of the State University of New York, Albany, NY
$140,000 for a two-year project to develop and promote the use of a "system development model" that incorporates electronic recordkeeping and archival considerations into the creation of networked-computing and communications applications. Collaborators on the project include the university's Center for Technology in Government, the New York State Archives and Records Administration, and the New York State Forum for Information Resource Management. (96-023)
Final Report

Trustees of Columbia University, New York, NY
$88,209 to process 1,070 linear feet of university records, dating from 1890 to 1970, which are known collectively as the Central Files collection. In addition to publishing a guide to the collection, descriptive records will be uploaded into RLIN (Research Libraries Information Network). (95-095)

CUNY/LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY
$74,965 to transfer the records of seven settlement houses to archival custody, arrange and describe them, and create descriptions in the USMARC AMC (United States MAchine Readable Cataloging Archival and Manuscripts Control) format for entry into RLIN (Research Libraries Information Network). The records, which total 238 linear feet, date from 1855 to 1990. (95-091)

New York State Education Department, State Archives and Records Administration, Albany, NY
$43,500 for a fellowship in archival administration. (95-041)

New York State Education Department, Albany, NY
$94,523 for an 18-month project to improve the administration, preservation, and accessibility of records essential to understanding the environmental movement in the United States. (94-114)

Staten Island Historical Society, Staten Island, NY
$29,141 for the second year of a two-year project to improve access to a portion of the society's collections. (94-111)

Research Foundation of the State University of New York, Albany, NY
$52,425 for a one-year project for the SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn to process and make available 128 linear feet of institutional records and 101 linear feet of non-institutional records documenting the history of health care in Brooklyn. (94-099)

New York University, New York, NY
$24,012 ($10,000 matching) to preserve and provide access to approximately 80 hours of film that comprise the university library's Moving Image Collection (ca. 1928-69). (94-050)

The Research Foundation of the State University of New York, Albany, NY
$132,027 for a two-year project to explore archival and records management issues using two electronic recordkeeping systems that are currently being developed for SUNY: a full-text retrieval system for SUNY's official policies and a database application for human resource management transactions. (94-038)

Chinatown History Museum, New York, NY
$15,666 to preserve six of its photographic collections (ca. 1870-1991), consisting of 3,163 historical photographic prints and negatives that document the 160-year period of Chinese settlement in New York's Chinatown. (93-105)

Staten Island Historical Society, Staten Island, NY
$29,679 to improve access to a portion of its collections. (93-103)

LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York, NY
$89,465 for an on-site survey of settlement houses in New York City affiliated with United Neighborhood Houses to identify and assess historical records in their possession, prepare a survey report, provide records management advice, and develop a cooperative plan for preserving and processing the various collections. (93-095)

Columbia University, New York, NY
$56,135 for an 18-month project to develop an archives and records management program for the university's records by conducting a records survey, developing records schedules, producing a records management manual and a collection policy, and creating a five-year program development plan. (93-046)

New York City Department of Records and Information Services, New York, NY
$50,000 to complete a project to preserve and make available the Department of Taxes collection, which totals 720,000 black-and-white 35mm nitrate photonegatives (20, 047 rolls). (93-009)

New York State Education Department, State Archives and Records Administration (New York State Historical Records Advisory Board) Albany, NY
$17,800 for state board travel and meeting expenses. (93-007)

New York State Archives and Records Administration, Albany, NY
$185,398 for a project to analyze information management practices in New York State agencies and to determine how agency policies, procedures, and tools can support electronic records management and archival objectives. (92-086)

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY
$207,071 for a study to evaluate the needs of users of historical documents in the United States and to recommend ways to address these needs, as well as to provide follow-up public information work. (90-028S, 91-028, 92-068)

New York State Archives and Records Administration, Albany, NY
$100,000 for the second year of a project to advise and support New York's historical records programs, with emphasis on a program of regrants to local institutions. (91-139)

Shaker Museum and Library, Old Chatham, NY
$11,400 to arrange and describe Shaker records dating from 1740 to the present. (91-135)

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Buffalo, NY
$51,208 to convert nonstandard descriptions of its manuscript collections to descriptions using the MARC AMC (MAchine Readable Cataloging Archival and Manuscripts Control) format to improve reference access. (91-119)

American Institute of Physics, New York, NY
$100,000 for the second phase of a project whose overall goals are to:

  1. analyze the records created by multi-institutional teams doing research in physics,
  2. identify and test alternative approaches to preserving team research records of historical significance and enhancing their potential for research use, and
  3. develop policy recommendations and programs to deal with the present and future documentation of these teams and their work. (91-110)

University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
$118,306 to establish an archival and records management program for its institutional records. (91-084)

Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
$36,013 to implement an archival and records management program for its institutional records. (90-127)

Hunter College, New York, NY
$38,502 to arrange and describe six collections at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies. (90-120)

New York State Archives and Records Administration, Albany, NY
$130,406 for the first year of a project to advise and support New York's historical records programs, with emphasis on a program of regrants to local institutions. (90-119)

The Juilliard School, New York, NY
$88,689 to establish an archival and records management program for the school's records. (90-098)

Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York, NY
$112,590 to collect and make accessible an estimated 2,100 feet of historical records on Conservative Judaism in America. (90-059)

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY
$3,500 for a meeting of an advisory group for a study to examine historical research practices in United States. (90-028)

City of Syracuse, Syracuse, NY
$4,893 for a consultant to conduct a preliminary survey of current city government records management systems and facilities, review the city's records management needs, and recommend options to address those needs. (90-016)

New York City Municipal Archives, New York, NY
$35,000 to produce microfilm of and guides for black and white 35mm nitrate photonegatives in the New York City Department of Taxes Photograph Collection. The collection, dating from 1939 to 1941, documents every building in New York's five boroughs standing at the time. (89-096)

The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
$1,915 to hire a consultant to bring the computerized records of the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting into conformity with national descriptive standards. (89-085)

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Buffalo, NY
$2,500 for a consultant to develop a plan for computerizing the society's manuscript collections. (89-080)

New York State Forum for Information Resource Management, Albany, NY
$31,743 to inventory automated databases and selected manual files in eight New York State agencies, produce an automated database in the MARC (MAchine Readable Cataloging) format and a sourcebook of information describing the databases and files, and evaluate information management and policy issues. (89-078)

New York State Archives and Records Administration, Albany, NY
$25,700 for a fellowship in archival administration. (89-054)

Rochester Institute of Technology, Image Permanence Institute, Rochester, NY
$60,239 to continue research into the use of sulfiding treatment to protect microfilm, negative duplicating film, and archival prints against oxidation deterioration ("redox blemishes" or "red spots"), even when stored under adverse conditions. (89-042)

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
$54,504 for a project to appraise, arrange, describe, and preserve the museum's historical records, and to make those records accessible to the public. (89-038)

Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Buffalo, NY
$36,323 to establish an archives and records program for the society, the Buffalo Museum of Science, and the Tifft Farm Nature Preserve. (88-099, 88-099S)

American Institute of Physics, New York, NY
$80,000 for the first phase of a project to analyze patterns of work in multi-institutional scientific collaborations, define the problems of preserving documentation of these activities, test possible solutions, and recommend future actions. (88-072)

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
$500 in partial support of a fellowship in archival administration. (88-049)

New York University, New York, NY
$25,700 to support a fellowship in archival administration. (88-047)

Rochester Institute of Technology, Image Permanence Institute, Rochester, NY
$41,830 for a study of the degradation process of cellulose acetate safety photographic films. The project will study the role of temperature and humidity in the deterioration of photographic films in use from the 1930s to the present. (88-033)

Foundation of the New York State Nurses Association, Guilderland, NY
$46,948 to develop an archival program for the New York State Nurses Association and to initiate development of a coordinated strategy for documenting the discipline of professional nursing in New York State. (88-013)

Center for Migration Studies of New York, Staten Island, NY
$10,446 to process the records of the Italian Welfare League, 1920-80. The Italian Welfare League is one of the oldest and largest Italian immigrant aid societies in America and was the only Italian organization represented on Ellis Island. (87-112)

American Field Service (AFS) International/Intercultural Programs, New York, NY
$50,585 to develop an archives and records management program. AFS, whose operations extend to 65 countries besides the United States, was founded as a volunteer ambulance corps in 1914, and presently sponsors a variety of student exchange programs. (87-094)

American Bible Society, New York, NY
$73,762 for a project, conducted with Archivists in Religious Institutions, to improve professional skills and archival programs at religious archives in the greater New York City area through a coordinated program of technical assistance. (87-093)

Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Buffalo, NY
$3,000 for consultation on developing an archival and records management program for the museum and providing access to its photographic collections. (86-137)

Society of Photographic Scientists and Engineers (SPSE), Rochester, NY
$5,000 in partial support of the new Image Permanence Institute, co-sponsored by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and the SPSE. To be located at RIT, the institute will study the longevity and image quality of photographs and other imaging materials. (86-045)

New York State Education Department, Albany, NY
$163,850 for a two-year project to develop a statewide records program to implement key recommendations of the board's 1984 report, Toward A Usable Past. (85-129, 86-123)

The Salvation Army, New York, NY
$18,000, in conjunction with the YMCA of Greater New York and the Friars of the Atonement Archives, for a fellowship in archival administration. (85-121)

City of Rochester, Rochester, NY
$55,000 to plan a public records and archives program for the Rochester-Monroe County area. The project is a joint undertaking of the City of Rochester, Monroe County, and the State University of New York at Brockport. (85-106)

County of Montgomery, Department of History, Fonda, NY
$2,750 for consultation to plan an integrated archival and records management system and a program to preserve historical records. (85-095)

Social Science Research Council, New York, NY
$2,965 for consultation to plan an archives for this institution, founded in 1923 to advance research in the social sciences. (85-094)

American Field Service (AFS) International/Intercultural Programs, New York, NY
$2,500 for consultation on establishing an archival program. Founded as a volunteer ambulance and transport service in World War I, the AFS since 1947 has sponsored cultural exchange programs for students, educators, lawyers, and other young leaders. (85-090)

The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
$50,742 for a two-year project to initiate an archival program. The Brooklyn Museum, one of the nation's largest art museums, traces its beginnings to the founding of the Brooklyn Apprentice's Library Association in 1823. (85-088, 86-098)

New York City Municipal Archives, New York, NY
$27,203 to produce a reference microfilm of photographic images of the city dating from 1900 to the 1940s. (85-077)

Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY
$42,673 to establish an archives and to process the most significant parts of the society's holdings. Founded in 1863, the society holds significant early records pertaining to the Brooklyn city government and the history of the area. (85-058)

Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York, New York, NY
$52,564 to arrange and describe its historical records to make them available for research and more efficient internal use. (85-057)

Westchester County Clerk's Office, White Plains, NY
$50,400 for a two-year project to survey records in the county records center and to initiate an archival program for those of historical value. (85-050, 86-073)

National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), Albany, NY
$50,621 to study the feasibility of establishing a national archival information clearinghouse. (85-015)

New York Office of Court Administration, New York, NY
$197,300 for the New York judicial records disposition and archival development project. (84-134)

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
$39,750 for research into improving the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) test procedure for determining the archival quality of photographic filing enclosures. (84-121)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
$34,691 to develop an archives and records management program for the records of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy and of the gallery. (84-087)

Paulist Fathers Archives, New York, NY
$1,000 for a consultant to review the functions of the archives, giving particular attention to the adequacy of finding aids, preservation measures, and physical facilities. (84-085)

New York University, New York, NY
$114,671 to conduct on-site surveys of the records of approximately 500 New York City labor organizations. (84-024)

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
$108,200 to continue its comprehensive survey of archives and manuscript repositories in the State of New York. (82-057)

Historical Records of the New York County Clerk, New York, NY
$29,500 to inventory and appraise the records of the County Clerk of the Supreme Court, New York County; to publish a series-level guide to the archival records identified; and to draft and issue appraisal guidelines for New York court records. (82-020)

United Negro College Fund, New York, NY
$26,400 to conduct a five-day basic archival workshop and a follow-up consultant service to assist in the development of archival programs for the 41 member institutions of the UNCF. (81-167)

Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
$15,500 to make safety-base negatives and prints of glass plate negatives from the library's photo collections. The photographs document the social history of Brooklyn, Long Island, and environs, 1870-1930. (81-161)

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
$88,846 to survey archives and manuscript repositories in the Albany-Troy-Schenectady area and in the Adirondack-St. Lawrence-Champlain region, as the fourth phase of its comprehensive survey of repositories in New York. (81-143)

New York State Historical Records Advisory Board, Albany, NY
$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. (81-124)

DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Ithaca, NY
$4,215 to continue preservation of selected nitrate negatives from the Verne Morton photograph collection, which documents life in rural upstate New York from the 1890s to the 1940s. (81-070)

Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association, New York, NY
$22,800 for development of the Archives of the 92nd Street YM-YWHA. The collection documents the Y's social, cultural, and philanthropic activities and reflects the Y's role as an early home for several major figures in American dance (Martha Graham, Agnes de Mille, Jose Limon). (81-066)

Agudath Israel of America, New York, NY
$19,050 to survey and accession records relating to Orthodox Jewish life in America. (81-057)

State University of New York, Albany, Albany, NY
$3,229 for a conference of SUNY campus records officers, archivists, and administrators to focus attention on the needs for a strong records management and archival program for the university system. (81-048)

United Negro College Fund (UNCF), New York, NY
$7,510 for a planning conference to draft recommendations for the development of archival programs for UNCF member institutions. (80-117)

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
$78,251 to survey repository holdings in the Buffalo and Syracuse areas, as the third phase of a comprehensive survey of archives and manuscript repositories in New York. (80-110)

Trinity Church, New York, NY
$2,000 for a consultant to assess the value and general content of the church's archival holdings and assist in outlining a plan of work for their arrangement and description. (80-098)

Chapman Historical Museum, Glens Falls, NY
$4,105 to arrange, describe, and make available for use the records of the Glens Falls Insurance Company. (80-087)

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
$13,473 to develop and evaluate new preservation and restoration techniques for albumen photographic prints. (80-050)

United Negro College Fund (UNCF), New York, NY
$15,222 to arrange and describe records of the UNCF, and to plan future programs to preserve and make available for research historical records in UNCF colleges and universities. (80-049)

Steuben County Historical Society, Bath, NY
$5,000 to arrange, describe, microfilm, and preserve the Pultney Land Office papers—records and maps relating to the settlement of western New York State between 1792 and 1856. (80-047)

The Salvation Army, New York, NY
$24,518 to inventory and appraise the records of territorial and divisional headquarters, hospitals, homes, and service units, and to develop retention and disposition schedules for Salvation Army records. (80-045)

New York Zoological Society/Botanical Gardens, New York, NY
$27,086 for a joint project to establish archives programs for the two institutions. (80-010)

Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, Staten Island, NY
$31,550 to arrange and describe the manuscript and cartographic collections of the institute, which relate to the natural, cultural, political, and economic history of Staten Island. (79-124, 81-053)

New York Public Library, Performing Arts Center, New York, NY
$19,654 to arrange, preserve, and describe the papers of Ruth St. Denis and Jose Limon, seminal figures in American modern dance, and to inventory and organize the records of the American Ballet Theatre. (79-116)

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
$45,716 for a comprehensive survey of manuscript and archival resources in repositories in nine New York counties, as the second phase of the New York statewide historical records guide project. (79-101)

DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Ithaca, NY
$2,486 to prepare reference prints of glass plate negatives relating to the history of central New York between 1890 and 1925, particularly agricultural and rural life. (79-097)

Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
$4,868 to continue the development of the document conservation program of the institute, especially educational activities, including volunteer training workshops and consultation services. (79-065)

Village of Medina, Medina, NY
$750 to microfilm 19th- and early 20th-century minutes of the village council. (79-059)

Town of Islip, Islip, NY
$1,365 to microfilm selected town records dating from 1721 to 1950. (79-058)

YIVO Institute, New York, NY
$87,675 to survey, collect, and process the records of landsmanshaftn organizations in the New York City area. The landsmanshaftn are mutual aid societies formed by Jewish immigrants and organized largely around the city or town of origin of the members. (79-027)

New York Public Library, Manuscript Division, New York, NY
$37,000 to microfilm the H.L. Mencken and Fiorello H. LaGuardia collections. (79-022)

New York State Historical Records Advisory Board, Albany, NY
$155,344 for consultation and financial assistance to 10 or more municipal governments in New York State, leading toward development of local government archival programs. (79-017)

Agudath Israel of America, New York, NY
$2,000 for consultation in the development of an archival program for historical records relating to the history of Orthodox Jewry in the United States. (79-001)

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
$45,619 for a project of the New York State Historical Resources Center to survey historical records in archives and manuscript repositories in 14 south central New York counties, and to enter survey information into an automated data base for production of published guides. (78-091)

New York Public Library, Performing Arts Center, New York, NY
$18,006 to arrange and describe six manuscript collections in the field of American dance. (78-081)

City of Rochester, Rochester, NY
$21,300 to preserve and describe photographic prints, glass negatives, lantern slides, and nitrate negatives documenting the City of Rochester from approximately 1850-1950. (78-077)

City of Schenectady, Schenectady, NY
$1,750 to microfilm Schenectady City Council Minutes, 1798-1905. (78-067)

Albany County Clerk, Albany, NY
$9,235 to survey selected county records, transfer records of archival value to safe storage, and prepare and publish an inventory of the county archives. (78-059)

City of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Springs, NY
$5,501 to support development of the city's archival program. (78-047)

Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
$11,071 for an in-house program for conservation of archival and manuscript collections in the institute's McKinney Library. The collections relate to the history of the Albany area from 1614 to the present, and especially to art and artists. (78-045)

City of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
$19,028 to microfilm the Buffalo Common Council Minutes, 1832-1900, one of the most complete sets of extant council minutes for a major New York city. (78-039)

Cornell University Libraries, Ithaca, NY
$5,000 for a technical and planning conference of representatives of institutions using the Spindex II automated program for archival and records projects. (77-125)

St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY
$10,000 to develop a basic archival program for the "Old Town" records of Kings County. The records date from the Dutch Colonial period to 1898. (77-119)

State University of New York, Maritime College, Bronx, NY
$5,233 to preserve, arrange, and describe the records of Sailor's Snug Harbor, a refuge for "aged, decrepit, and worn out sailors," in existence since 1833. (77-114)

New York City Municipal Archives and Records Center, New York, NY
$59,500 to appraise, preserve, and describe financial records of New York City, 1800-98. (77-049)

New York State Library, Albany, NY
$24,844 to survey, copy, and prepare a guide to Dutch language records relating to New Netherlands. (77-038)

New York State Archives, Albany, NY
$18,800 to sustain for four months, on an emergency basis, temporary personnel to assist in the survey of official records of New York State. (77-025)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 12,896,280

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Publications Projects

Columbia University, New York; NY
$1,587,183 for the John Jay Papers. (1976-85, 2004-14)
Project in Progress
Project Web Site

Bernard Rosenthal (SUNY-Binghamton), Binghamton, NY
Endorsement of a project to edit for publication Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt. (endorsed 2004)

The Research Foundation of SUNY at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY
$166,579 to edit for publication Selected Letters of Florence Kelley. (2004-062)

Pace University, New York City, NY
$103,002 to edit for publication the Harriet Jacobs Papers. (2004-108)

State University of New York, College at Old Westbury, Nassau, NY
$862,021 for the Papers of Clarence Mitchell, Jr. (2000-2014)
Project In Progress
Project Web Site

Pace University, New York, NY
The Harriet Jacobs Papers (2003)
NHPRC Endorsed

Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY
The Selected Letters of Florence Kelley (2003)
NHPRC Endorsed

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, NY
The Journal of Alexander Coventry, M.D. (2001)
NHPRC Endorsed

New York University, New York, NY
$1,895,264 for the Margaret Sanger Papers. (1987-2014)
Project In Progress
Project Web Site

New York University, New York, NY
$42,250 as a fellowship grant for the Margaret Sanger Papers. (99-034)

Queens College and the Research Foundation of the City University of New York, New York, NY
$665,610 for the Papers of Robert Morris. (1976-98)
Project Completed

Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Rochester, NY
$158,500 for The Howard Thurman Papers. (1994-96)
Project In Progress

Cambridge University Press, New York, NY
$27,726 for subvention support for Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867. (through 1996) and The Records of the Salem Witch Hunt (2006)

Association for Documentary Editing, Ithaca, NY
$31,430 to revise A Guide to Documentary Editing, which was published in 1987 by The Johns Hopkins University Press, and is now out of print. (95-083)

New York University, New York, NY
$138,105 for the Papers of Jacob Leisler. (1989-93, 2004)

Baruch College and the Research Foundation of the City University of New York, New York, NY
$506,332 for the Papers of Albert Gallatin. (1983-93)
Project Completed

Jonathan M. Soffer (Ph.D., Columbia University, 1992)
$27,500 as a fellowship grant for ten months with The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. (93-072)

Fordham University, Bronx, NY
$234,367 for the Diary of Elizabeth Drinker. (1983-91)
Project Completed

Polytechnic Institute of New York, New York, NY
$25,132 for Records of the Johns Hopkins University Seminary of History and Politics. (1983-84)
Project Completed

Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY
$43,593 for subvention support for the Papers of the Marquis de Lafayette. (1978-84)

New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
$274,970 for the Papers of Aaron Burr. (1976-81)
Project Completed

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
$301,157 for the Papers of the Marquis de Lafayette. (1976-81)
Formerly Funded by NHPRC

The Dunlap Society, Essex, NY
$20,175 for County Court Houses of the United States: The Seagram County Court House Archives and other Photographic Collections in the Library of Congress (microfiche). (1980)

Pace University, New York, NY
$22,299 for the Papers of Samuel Gompers. (1977-80)

Nassau Community College, Long Island, NY
$22,900 for the Papers of Richard Rush. (1978-79)
Project Completed

Columbia University Press, New York, NY
$91,062 for the Papers of Alexander Hamilton. (1976-79)
Project Completed

Columbia University Press, New York, NY
$38,363 for subvention support for the Papers of Alexander Hamilton. (1976-79)

New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
$27,000 for the Papers of Horatio Gates. (1976)
Project Completed

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $8,213,275

TOTAL $21,110,555

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