Goodbye to Archives Month

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Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate the Utah Archives Month theme of water! Here are some of our favorite moments from October: Our friends at Utah State History hosted the 70th annual Utah State Historical Society conference with the theme of “Water at the Confluence of Past and Future”. In addition to our State Archives table, we also had a special …

Happy Archives Month!

Lauren Katz News and Events, Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Each October, Utah joins the nation in celebrating Archives Month as a way to highlight the importance of records of enduring value and to raise public awareness of the role archives play in our daily lives. 2022 Theme Utah’s 2022 theme is Water, which is THE primary source! Archival records can provide a unique glimpse into the history of our human relationship with water …

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board 2022 Grant Awards Announced!

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Earlier this month, the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) met to review applications for 2022-2023 grant funding. The Board had roughly $29,000 to give, but received requests for well over $40,000. It was a lively meeting with lots of discussion and some very worthy applications. We are now happy to announce this year’s winners.  Heritage Museum of Layton, …

SUU Digitization Project is a Window to the Past

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Each year, the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) awards grants to organizations throughout the state to assist with the preservation and public access of our state’s history. These grants are made possible by funding from the National Historical Records and Publications Commission at the National Archives. As we get ready for the USHRAB’s 2022 funding season, we’re going …

USHRAB Grant Recipient Lehi Historical Society and Archives Check In

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Each year, the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) awards grants to organizations throughout the state to assist with the preservation and public access of our state’s history. These grants are made possible by funding from the National Historical Records and Publications Commission at the National Archives. As we get ready for the USHRAB’s 2022 funding season, we’re going …

The USHRAB’s 2022 Grant Funding Round is Here!

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Does your institution have a basement or closet that looks like this? If you care for historical records and are looking for project funding, the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has grant opportunities for you! The USHRAB has $28,984 available for non-profit and government (excluding Federal) institutions that care for documentary collections of historical and enduring value. Awards …

Meet the New USHRAB Members

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) is made up of professionals from around the state who have experience in the management, preservation, and care of historical records. Board members are appointed by the Governor and serve three-year terms, each bringing their own expertise to the group and acting as a regional representative from all of Utah’s far-flung corners. …

The USHRAB’s 2022 Grant Funding Round is Coming!

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Does your institution hold unprocessed archival papers, at-risk image collections in need of digitization, or other historical records needing preservation? The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has funding that will become available on March 1. We encourage projects from institutions large and small, and are happy to work with you during the application process. Drafts are optional but …

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Frequently Asked Questions of the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB)

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has grant funding each year for projects designed to promote access to and preservation of archival records. Applications are typically accepted March-May, with funding decisions made in late May/early June.  While the Board is hard at work on creating our own website, which will eventually include examples of successful applications, final project …

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Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board 2021 Grant Awards Announced!

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

The 2021 grant funding round of the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has wrapped! We are happy to announce awards to six institutions for projects that preserve and provide access to Utah’s history. Southern Utah University Archives, Cedar City, UT The University Archives at SUU will be receiving $4,627 to digitize 16mm film reels that document campus activities …