USHRAB Grant Projects: Past and Present

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Every spring, the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) seeks applications for grant funds of up to $7,500 to support records preservation and access. The Board’s grant program is funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission at the National Archives, whose mission is to promote the preservation and use of America’s documentary heritage essential to understanding our …

The USHRAB’s 2021 Grant Funding Round is Here!

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 opportunities! The USHRAB has $26,000 available for non-profit and government (excluding Federal) institutions that care for documentary collections of historical and enduring value. Funding of up to $7,500 is accessible …

Additional grant funding available from the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

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 in need of preservation? The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) has additional funding opportunities!  Grants from the USHRAB are accessible to government (excluding federal) and non-profit institutions that care for documentary collections of historical and enduring value. Funding of up to $7,500 is available for …

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board Awards Funding to Preserve and Provide Access to Utah’s History

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board’s (USHRAB) Spring 2020 grant funding round has wrapped up and we are happy to announce awards to four institutions preserving and providing access to Utah’s history. Southern Utah Museum of Art, Cedar City, UT The Southern Utah Museum of Art will be receiving $3,143.47 to process, preserve, and digitize the archival records of …

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Davis County hard at work preserving historical records with USHRAB grant funds

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

Introduction: The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) is currently accepting applications for its latest grant funding round. Grants are available for short-term projects meant to preserve and promote access to historical records held by libraries, museums, historical societies, and other non-profits as well as state and local government entities. Have you ever wondered what one of these projects …

Small town history made accessible with USHRAB grant

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

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

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

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

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

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

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 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 …