Small town history made accessible with USHRAB grant

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The Emery County Archives was awarded a grant from the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) in 2018 amounting to $1,397 for the digitization of the Emery County Progress. Because issues from the paper’s first ten years had already been digitized, this portion of the grant-funded project focused on issues from September 1918 to September 1940. Over the summer …

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USHRAB grant project provides access to deaf community history

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In October 2018, Utah Valley University was awarded grant funding from the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) to process the Shirley H. Platt Deaf Athletics Collection. Platt was a long-time advocate for Deaf sports and gender equity. She was extremely active in Deaf athletics associations and was the first and only woman executive director of the American Athletics …

At-risk collections are preserved with USHRAB funding

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The Park City Museum in Park City, UT was awarded grant funding from the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) in October 2018. The Museum received $7,500 to digitize negatives from the Kendall Webb Photograph Collection. Kendall Webb was a longtime resident of Park City. Originally from West Virginia, he moved to Park City in 1946 and earned his …

Grant funding available from the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

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Do you work in a museum, historical society, library special collections, university or other non-profit with documentary collections of historical and enduring value? Are you a state or local governmental entity responsible for the care and custody of permanent records?  The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has funding available for government (excluding Federal), public, and private non-profit institutions …

Additional Grant Funding Available from USHRAB

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Do you work in a museum, historical society, library special collections, university or other non-profit with documentary collections of historical and enduring value? Are you a state or local governmental entity responsible for the care and custody of permanent records?  The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has funding available for public and private non-profit institutions that care for …

Grant Funds Available to Preserve Utah’s Historical Records

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The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has funding available for public and private non-profit institutions with archival collections. Grants of up to $7,500 are available for projects designed to increase access to and preserve historical records. Grants require a one-to-one in-kind and/or cash match and must contain a public access component. Applications are required and must be received …

Grant Funds Help Digitize Salt Lake Community College Photographs

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The Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) Markosian Library received a grant from the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) to digitize photographs from their College Archives. The photographs document historical events such as convocations, inaugurations of new SLCC presidents, on-campus club activities, and curriculum-specific programs. The dates of the photographs range from the 1950s to the 1990s. As a …

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board Upcoming Grant Round

Janell Tuttle News and Events, Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has funding for an additional grant round in August. Does your institution have a project that will increase access to Utah’s historical records? If the answer is yes, then your institution should apply for a USHRAB grant. Grant requests can be up to $7,500 and all projects must have a public access …

USHRAB Grants Help Museums Organize Collections

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The Hyrum City Museum completed a Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board grant project that allowed it to organize and properly house its collection in archival boxes. The Museum also purchased shelving and disaster mitigation supplies. Another outcome of the grant project was the standardization and creation of finding aids for the Museum’s collections. The collections are now in a …

Red Cross of Northern Utah Collection Part of WWII Exhibit

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The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) awarded a grant to Weber State University Special Collections to process and digitize the Red Cross of Northern Utah collection donated to them in 2016. The collection consists of handbooks, photographs, correspondence, office files, scrapbooks, and 16mm film. The collection also includes information on the canteen in Ogden during World War II …