National Historical Publications & Records Commission

West Virginia 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 West Virginia grants span 1980 - 2001.

Records Projects

West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Charleston, WV
$9, 906 in partial support of the West Virginia board's administrative expenses for one year. (2001-007)

West Virginia State Historical Records Advisory Board, Charleston, WV
$16, 745 for a one-year planning project to complete work on and publish its state assessment report and to develop and publish a strategic plan to ensure the preservation of West Virginia's historical records and documents. (96-013)

West Virginia State Historical Records Advisory Board, Charleston, WV
$39, 850 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state, identify problems, frame potential solutions, and outline actions that can be taken. (91-124)

City of Charleston, Charleston, WV
$2, 933 for consultation on establishing a city archives. (85-055)

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
$17, 931 to make safety negatives and copy prints of selected nitrate and glass plate negatives in its collection of historical photographs of West Virginia and Appalachia, and to complete the organization of its photographic holdings into a comprehensive reference file. (80-138)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 87, 365

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Publications Projects

West Virginia University Research Corporation, Morgantown, WV
$1, 000 for travel funds for its fellowship in historical editing of the Papers of Frederick Douglass. (97-086)

West Virginia University Research Corporation, Morgantown, WV
$53,989 for the Papers of Frederick Douglass. (1994-97)
Project In Progress

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
$18, 483 for the Papers of Mary Harris "Mother" Jones. (1981)
Project Completed

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 73, 472

TOTAL $ 160, 837

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