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 …

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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) is currently accepting applications for grant funding. Optional, but strongly encouraged, draft deadline is May 1, 2020. Final deadline is June 4, 2020. Have questions about the re-grant program? Browse through these FAQs and feel free to reach out to us. Project proposals: Can we use USHRAB funds to …? Hire an …

Who is the USHRAB?

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) is made up of professionals from across the state with experience in the management, care, and preservation of historical records. The Board consists of seven members plus a chair appointed by the governor. Current members hail from Carbon County, Kane County, Cache County, Uintah County, Iron County, and the Wasatch Front and …

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 …

Grant Funds Available to Preserve Utah’s Historical Records

Mahala Ruddell Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board

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 …