National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Ohio 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 Ohio grants span 1976 - 2014

Records Projects

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$23,361 to support the state historical records advisory board and its training, awards, and statewide regrant programs. (RC10201-14)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$24,177 to support basic funding for project staff; travel for board meetings; participation in Statehood Day, National History Day, and Archives Month activities; and a statewide regrant program. (RC10149-13)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$31,577 to support the Ohio State Historical Records Advisory Board and a statewide regrant program. (RC10124-12)

Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati, OH
$96,104 to support a two-year project for its American Jewish Archives to process its backlog of historical records totaling nearly 2,000 cubic feet. The collections document the broad scope of American Jewish society-political, economic, communal, professional, philanthropic, family, and religious-through the papers and records of rabbis, synagogues, social groups, individuals, and organizations. (RB50168-11)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$21,377 to support the work of the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board, including a statewide regrant program. (RC10103-11)

Wright State University, Dayton, OH
$129,694 to process and make available the records of the Dayton Daily News, from 1902-1990, including 3,000 cubic feet of photographs, microfilm, maps, and bound volumes of newspapers. (RB50121-10)

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
$61,287 to process and make available the papers of Theodore M. Berry, a civil rights pioneer, activist, and first African American mayor of Cincinnati. (RP50032-10)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$13,623 to support basic activities, provide electronic records workshops, and print a brochure highlighting the importance of public records.(RC10065-10)

Ohio University, Athens, OH
$116,514 to support a two-year project to complete basic processing of over 7,000 cubic feet of holdings, divided between historical records of the University and materials in its manuscript collection, and providing links to finding aids as part of the OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository. (RB50056-09)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$20,000 to support the state historical records advisory board, in sponsoring a Connecting to Collections Summit to initiate a needs assessment of the state's cultural heritage institutions. (RC10065-09)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$10,000 in partial support of the Ohio SHRAB's activities. (RS10013-07)

Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati, OH
$61,152 to support a second phase of microfilming the records of the New York office of the World Jewish Congress. (RA05607-06)

Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati, OH
$47,073 to support microfilming the records of the New York office of the World Jewish Congress, a collection spanning 1918-1982, and measuring 222 linear feet. (2005-060)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$10,000 in partial support of the Ohio SHRAB's activities. (2005-028)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$10,000 in partial support of the Ohio SHRAB's activities. (2003-022)

The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH
$45,250 to host an archival administration fellowship. (2002-014)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$13,458 to fund the administrative expenses of the Ohio board for two years. (2000-032)

The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
$30,940 for a project to establish an archival program. (99-048)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$6,686 for a planning project to enable the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board to hold quarterly meetings and continue its efforts to implement its current long-range plan. (98-021)

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
$54,392 to develop an archives and records management program for the museum's institutional records. (96-040)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$10,000 for a six-month consultancy to assist with planning for the development of the Ohio Electronic Records Archives. Project staff will review state-agency records policies and update them where necessary to integrate the functional requirements for recordkeeping developed under a Commission-funded project at the University of Pittsburgh. (96-019)

Ohio State University Research Foundation, Columbus, OH
$12,634 for the Inter-University Council of Ohio to hold a two-day planning conference concerning electronic records and information management in preparation for extending the manual, Records Retention for Public Colleges and Universities, to include electronic records. (95-024)

Ohio State Historical Records Advisory Board, Columbus, OH
$18,524 for a planning grant to revise and update its priorities by sharing The Ohio 2003 Draft Plan with constituents of historical records programs in the state, making appropriate revisions based on their input, and developing an implementation schedule. (94-033)

The Cincinnati Historical Society, Cincinnati, OH
$97,786 to arrange, describe, and catalog a portion of the society's Nippert Collection. The collection consists primarily of documents relating to the history of the German Methodist Church in America from its creation in Cincinnati in the 1830s until its final merger with English-speaking branches of the Methodist church in 1933. (93-090)

The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
$4,232 to hire a consultant to develop an archives and records management plan for the museum. (93-076)

Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
$44,625 to improve access to the Oberlin College Archives by creating or revising existing inventories. (91-034)

Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH
$35,112 to develop an archival program for the university. An innovator in education since its founding, Antioch instituted coeducation and interracial education in the mid-19th century, cooperative education in the 1920s, and a system of decentralized learning centers in the 1960s. (87-091)

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
$2,285 for consultation on processing and preserving three existing collections and for developing an expanded collection program. (86-064)

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont, OH
$2,350 for an institutional self-evaluation and for consulting assistance. (85-142)

Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH
$3,000 for consultation to plan for an archives and records management program for the college. Founded in 1850, the school is affiliated with the United Church of Christ. (85-113)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus OH
$46,164 to survey, inventory, acquire, process, microfilm, and make available for use architectural records relating to Columbus and central Ohio. (85-053)

Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH
$2,473 for a consultant to make recommendations for the development of an archival and records management program for the university's records holdings on its Yellow Springs campus and at its five centers throughout the United States. (85-045)

Wright State University, Dayton, OH
$9,836 to preserve and make available photographs dating from 1898 to 1935, depicting the Miami Conservancy District. (84-004)

Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Columbus, OH
$5,290 for a systematic study of the archives and records management program in Ohio through the use of external consultants. Areas of specific interest include a centralized microfilm program, vital records program, records arrangement and description, and records center operation. (82-003)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$65,330 to microfilm for preservation and research selected, historically valuable records series from each of Ohio's counties. (81-169)

Cincinnati Historical Society, Cincinnati, OH
$34,995 to organize and make available for research a collection of more than 40,000 architectural drawings and supporting documents relating to the City of Cincinnati and its architectural firms. (81-150)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$3,750 to complete the preparation of a municipal records manual and to conduct a series of records management workshops for municipal officials and employees. (81-142)

Ohio State Historical Records Advisory Board, Columbus, OH
$16,845 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state, identify problems, frame potential solutions, and outline actions that can be taken. (81-127)

Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH
$5,695 to microfilm the records of the Consumers League of Ohio, 1900-1970. This organization of activist women, established to improve the working conditions of women and children, has been involved in many social reform movements of the 20th century. (80-055)

Cincinnati Museum Association, Cincinnati, OH
$11,777 to process the records of the association, including records of the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Art Academy. The museum, founded in 1881, is the oldest general art museum west of the Allegheny Mountains. (79-135)

Cincinnati Historical Society, Cincinnati, OH
$6,486 to process papers of five major leaders of the Charter Party movement. (79-002)

Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH
$7,975 to arrange and describe records of the Cleveland Welfare Federation. (78-107)

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$8,250 to process and microfilm the correspondence files, 1914-36, of the city manager of Dayton, Ohio, the first city of significant size to adopt the manager-commission form of government. (78-068)

Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, OH
$19,416 for a 19-county microfilming consortium to preserve historical records. (77-068)

Wright State University, Dayton, OH
$15,550 for preservation and processing of the records of the O.S. Kelly Company, a major manufacturer of steam engines and threshing machines from 1870 to 1908. (77-045)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 1,317,045

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Publications Projects

Ohio University Press, Athens, OH
$30,000 for subvention support for The Papers of Clarence Mitchell, Jr. (2003, 2006, 2009)

Kent State University Press, Kent, OH
$86,742 for subvention support for the Papers of Salmon P. Chase, the Selected Correspondence between Salmon P. Chase and His Two Daughters, and the Papers of Robert A. Taft. (through 2007)

Kent State University, Kent, OH
$129,648 for the Robert A. Taft Papers. (1998-2001)

The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont, OH
$35,250 for the Rutherford B. Hayes Papers. (1976-81)
Project Completed

Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
$120,671 for the Temperance and Prohibition Papers. (1976-77)
Project Completed

Ohio University Press, Athens, OH
$1,615 for the Papers of Roger B. Taney. (1976)

Toledo Lucas County Historical Society, Toledo, OH
$705 for the Samuel Milton Jones Papers. (1976)
Project Completed

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 404,631

TOTAL $ 1,721,676

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