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Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner
PE-50109-14
Regional Preservation Field Service Program

A regional preservation field service program that strengthens preservation practices and the care of humanities collections at hundreds of museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in five states of the Upper Midwest. Activities include training workshops, disaster response services, preservation needs assessments and surveys, the loan of environmental monitoring equipment, and information and outreach services.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $300,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015

Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY 14623-5698)
Patricia Ann Ford,
PE-50110-14
Sustainable Preservation Practices for Managing Storage Environments

Five regional workshops and nine webinars presented by the Image Permanence Institute on managing environmental conditions for humanities collections in sustainable ways for staff members of museums, libraries, and archives. Participants would explore strategies for reducing energy costs and consumption in cultural repositories without sacrificing the preservation quality of collection environments.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $190,000
Grant period: 3/1/2014 – 2/29/2016

Lyrasis (Atlanta, GA 30309-2955)
Alix J. Bentrud,
PE-50111-14
LYRASIS Preservation Field Services Project

A regional preservation field service program that provides preservation surveys, workshops, and educational materials to libraries, archives, and historical organizations in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Rocky Mountain and Western Plains regions, as well as U.S. jurisdictions in the Caribbean, reaching up to 300,000 individuals.

Project fields: Library Science
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $265,000
Grant period: 7/1/2014 – 6/30/2016

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Michele D'Arcy Marincola
PE-50112-14
Training for Conservation and Preservation of Material Culture for Humanities Access

Graduate education in the conservation of art and material culture collections, with support for guest lecturers, adjunct faculty, and stipends for up to three students each year.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $180,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015

University of Delaware (Newark, DE 19716-0099)
Debra H. Norris
PE-50113-14
Graduate Education in the Preservation of Historic, Ethnographic, and Decorative Arts Objects, Furniture, Textiles and Photos

Graduate education in the conservation of humanities collections. Support would be provided for guest lecturers and stipends for nine students over two years specializing in the conservation of objects, textiles, furniture, photographs, or works on paper.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $180,000
Grant period: 7/1/2014 – 6/30/2016

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Howard A. Besser
PE-50115-14
Education and Training for Moving Image Specialists

Scholarships through New York University's Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program for up to 24 internships at cultural heritage institutions located in the New York metropolitan region and nationwide.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $181,000
Grant period: 9/1/2014 – 8/31/2016

Foundation of American Institute for Conservation (Washington, DC 20006)
Eric Pourchot
PE-50116-14
Professional Development for Conservators: Providing Preservation and Access for the Humanities

Professional development through workshops offered around the country for conservators responsible for the care of humanities collections. Up to 17 advanced conservation workshops would be held for an estimated 546 conservators. Five new workshops would be developed on such topics as sustainable collections care practices, media consolidation for manuscripts on parchment, and photographic chemistry for preservation.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $165,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015

Educopia Institute (Atlanta, GA 30309-3578)
Katherine Elizabeth Skinner
PE-50119-14
Chronicles II: Digital Newspaper Preservation Training and Education

Convening a national assembly of cultural organizations, newspaper publishers, and press associations to address the preservation of born-digital newspapers. The meeting would focus on the role of each stakeholder in ensuring that digital news content is preserved over the long term.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $35,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015

Bay Area & Peninsula Library System (San Mateo, CA 94403-2273)
Linda Crowe
PE-50089-13
Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service, 2013-2014

Workshops on disaster preparedness, emergency response, and collections care management that would result in disaster plans for libraries and archives in 11 western states and three Pacific territories.

On behalf of WESTPAS, the Peninsula Library System, San Mateo, California, proposes a two-year preservation education and training project to deliver to heritage institutions in the West and the Pacific the following services: - 6 two-part in-person workshops on writing plans for disaster response and collection salvage - 5 two-part “blended” workshops (a combination of webinar instruction and in-person training) on writing plans for disaster response and collection salvage to more remote institutions - 6 one-day workshops on testing disaster plans to identify institutional vulnerabilities and promote networking to increase effectiveness of disaster response - 10 one-day workshops on creating and funding preservation projects to enhance care of collections - WESTPAS preservation information service, including website, 24/7 emergency phone service, and reference service

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

SUNY Research Foundation, University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY 14222-1004)
Patrick Ravines
PE-50092-13
Graduate Student Fellowships for Conservation Education and Training

Graduate training for conservators specializing in the preservation of humanities collections, including historical objects, ethnographic and archaeological artifacts, paintings, works on paper, books, and photographs.

The Art Conservation Department at Buffalo State College submits this grant proposal requesting funding to support education and training fellowships for graduate students in a three-year art conservation program from the National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation and Access Education and Training Grant program.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $170,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies (Mount Carroll, IL 61053-1361)
Sharon Welton
PE-50093-13
Collections Care Training Program at the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies

Collections care training for staff from heritage institutions, particularly museums, libraries, and archives, to acquire essential skills for the care of humanities collections.

The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies requests $200,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support collections care training for museum, library, and archive personnel to develop and build the essential skills and knowledge required to care for and provide access to humanities collections. The Campbell Center???s national collections care training program will: (1) address the nationally documented need for training by providing collections care training to approximately 250 individuals from approximately 100 cultural institutions from across the nation each year; (2) provide much needed financial assistance to participants to subsidize training; (3) sustain and expand on- and off-site collaborative partnerships; and (4) maintain excellence in collections care training through its curriculum, instructors, and facilities.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $150,000
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 4/30/2015

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (Philadelphia, PA 19103)
Ingrid E. Bogel
PE-50094-13
Preservation Services for the Mid-Atlantic Region and Underserved Regions of the US

A preservation field service program that conducts preservation surveys and workshops and that provides technical consultations and educational materials to libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations.

The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) requests funding support to continue and enhance CCAHA's preservation services program through preservation planning activities, educational programs, and outreach services.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $290,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY 14623-5698)
Jean-Louis Bigourdan
PE-50095-13
Preserving Film Collections for the Future - An Essential Web Application

The creation and testing of a freely available web-based application, FilmCare.org, that would provide an authoritative source of information and an easy-to-implement decision-making tool for preserving all types and formats of film materials.

The Image Permanence Institute is seeking funding for a major education and training project dealing with best practices for preserving film materials in museums, archives, libraries, and other repositories. This project will create a web-based educational application, FilmCare.org, that will provide an authoritative source of information and facilitate the otherwise intricate decision-making process for preserving all types and formats of film materials and implementing best-fit preservation strategies for a wide variety of real-life situations. Through an interactive process, this free tool will guide users to identify the nature of film materials, to design and conduct condition surveys, to evaluate existing collection environments, to analyze findings, to simulate certain improvements and their impact on the collections, to choose between alternatives approaches, to implement the appropriate preservation plan, and to monitor the state of preservation over time.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $180,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Northeast Document Conservation Center (Andover, MA 01810-1428)
William P. Veillette
PE-50096-13
Pathways to Preservation Education: Increasing Access to Comprehensive Field Services for Physical and Digital Collections

A preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops and seminars, technical consultations, and disaster assistance to libraries, archives, and historical organizations in the Northeast.

In 2013 and 2014, NEDCC will strengthen and expand accessible pathways to preservation education by delivering comprehensive physical and digital collections care information to both regional and national audiences, with an increasing focus on online learning opportunities. NEDCC will offer in-person workshops, web-based workshops, webinars, online courses, hybrid in-person and webcast conferences, consultations, assessments, reference services, disaster assistance, publications, and resources on the care of humanities collections. Curriculum, conferences, and survey reports will address the traditional needs of preserving tangible materials as well as new preservation challenges posed by digital humanities collections.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $260,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner
PE-50098-13
Regional Preservation Field Service Program

A regional preservation field service program that strengthens preservation practices and the care of humanities collections at hundreds of museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest. Activities include training workshops, disaster response services, preservation needs assessments and surveys, the loan of environmental monitoring equipment, and information and outreach services.

The Midwest Art Conservation Center (MACC) requests continued funding for its Regional Preservation Field Service Program. This program strengthens the preservation practices and collections care at cultural repositories in the Upper Midwest, resulting in increased public access to the treasures in this region. During the proposed NEH grant period (2013-2014), MACC's Preservation Services program will improve preservation practices at hundreds of institutions by providing: collections care and preservation related workshops; disaster response services and preparation training; preservation planning surveys; collections care information; grant preparation assistance; and other related collection improvement services. The program has demonstrated very successful outcomes, keeps its programming accessible to even the smallest institutions in the region, is staffed by knowledgeable conservators and preservation experts, and is devoted to this region???s collections.

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Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $125,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA 02139-4307)
Nancy McGovern
PE-50100-13
Digital Preservation Management: Effective Short-Term Strategies for Long-Term Problems

The development of four curriculum modules, enhancement of online services, and comprehensive assessment of impact for the Digital Preservation Management workshop program, established in 2003.

The MIT Libraries request funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support Digital Preservation Management: Effective Short-Term Strategies for Long-Term Problems 4, the final phase of curriculum development for this popular continuing education program. This two-year project will extend the curriculum through advanced modules with related additions to the tutorial, complete an impact assessment to measure the outcomes of delivering the workshop, apply the results to develop a shared model for measuring outcomes, and pilot sustainable train-the-trainer options to widen the instructor base.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $86,000
Grant period: 3/1/2013 – 2/28/2015

Amigos Library Services, Inc. (Dallas, TX 75244-3509)
Gina Lahman Bundy Minks
PE-50102-13
Amigos Library Services Southwest Imaging & Preservation Field Service

A regional field service program that provides workshops, consultations, preservation surveys, disaster response assistance, reference services, and educational materials on preservation and digitization to libraries, archives, and cultural heritage organizations in the Southwest.

In the current economic environment, the work done by the Amigos Imaging and Preservation Service is more important than ever. Cuts in funding cultural heritage organizations have many scrambling on how to care for their collections. Amigos IPS strives to work with organizations who must find solutions to their preservation and imaging issues while working with diminished funding. Since 1991, Amigos IPS has been serving the Southwest and other areas of the Western United States not assisted by a preservation and imaging field service. IPS plays a critical leadership role throughout the region by helping cultural institutions to preserve and make accessible their unique collections. With the continued support from the NEH, Amigos will be able to carry on its highly-regarded services to ensure continued access to the to the rich cultural legacy of the Southwest.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $100,000
Grant period: 6/1/2013 – 6/30/2014

Balboa Art Conservation Center (San Diego, CA 92163-1755)
Janet E. Ruggles
PE-50104-13
Western Region Field Service Program (WRFSP)

A regional preservation field service program that provides preservation surveys, workshops, technical consultations, and educational materials to museums and historical organizations in California, Arizona, Oregon, and Washington.

Funding is requested for the WRFSP, which serves over 2,700 museums and historical organizations in the Western region (CA, AZ, OR, and WA)with collections of humanities value. Established in 2001 with NEH funding as the first and only field service program in the region designed to serve material culture holdings, the WRFSP was awarded four consecutive NEH grants and in 2012 supplemental funding. Since inception, WRFSP has exceeded stated objectives. Funding for 2013-15 will enable BACC to continue to expand services to meet needs while due to increased cost efficiencies, repositioning to grow project income, and diversification of contributed support, BACC will markedly reduce reliance on NEH funding. Principal program objectives for improving preservation of humanities resources are: workshops on preservation practices with a strategic balance of face-to-face and web-based formats; subsidized surveys with 3, new time and cost efficient types; consultations and technical assistance.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $190,000
Grant period: 6/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY 14623-5698)
James M. Reilly
PE-50070-12
Sustainable Preservation Practices for Managing Storage Environments - Series #2

Four regional workshops for up to 400 staff members of museums, libraries, and archives and up to nine webinars on managing environmental conditions for humanities collections in sustainable ways. Participants would explore strategies for reducing energy cost and consumption in cultural repositories without sacrificing the preservation quality of collection environments.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $168,000
Grant period: 1/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Lyrasis (Atlanta, GA 30309-2955)
Robin Dale
PE-50072-12
LYRASIS Regional Preservation Field Services Project

A regional preservation field service program that provides preservation surveys, workshops, and educational materials to libraries, archives, and historical organizations in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Rocky Mountain and Western Plains regions, as well as U.S. jurisdictions in the Caribbean, reaching up to 300,000 individuals.

Project fields: Library Science
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $275,000
Grant period: 7/1/2012 – 6/30/2014

University of Delaware (Newark, DE 19716-0099)
Debra H. Norris
PE-50075-12
Graduate Education in the Conservation of Historic and Decorative Arts Objects, Furniture, Textiles, & Photographs

Graduate education in the conservation of humanities collections. Stipends would be provided for up to five students per year specializing in the conservation of objects, textiles, painted and decorative surfaces, furniture, or photographs.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $170,000
Grant period: 7/1/2012 – 6/30/2014

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Hannelore Roemich
PE-50077-12
Conservation Training for Preservation and Access

Graduate education in the conservation of art and material culture collections. Stipends would be provided for up to three students each year.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $170,000
Grant period: 1/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Howard A. Besser
PE-50078-12
Graduate Education for Moving Image Specialists

Twenty internships at New York University's Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program, which places students in cultural heritage institutions located in the New York metropolitan region as well as nationwide.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $164,000
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2014

Heritage Preservation (Washington, DC 20005-3408)
Lori Foley
PE-50079-12
Alliance for Response: A National Program on Cultural Heritage and Disaster Management

Three Alliance for Response forums, an educational outreach campaign focused on developing sustainable partnerships between cultural institutions and emergency management and response officials, and the development of an online Response Resource Center.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $140,000
Grant period: 1/1/2012 – 4/30/2014

Foundation of American Institute for Conservation (Washington, DC 20006)
Eric Pourchot
PE-50083-12
Professional Development for Conservators: Providing Preservation and Access for the Humanities

Professional development through workshops offered around the country for conservators responsible for the care of humanities collections. Up to 12 advanced conservation workshops would be held for approximately 150 conservators. Five new workshops would also be developed on such topics as the conservation of digital prints, contemporary print identification, and preventive conservation.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $175,000
Grant period: 1/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Bay Area & Peninsula Library System (San Mateo, CA 94403-2273)
Linda Crowe
PE-50057-11
Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service, 2011 - 2012 (WESTPAS)

Thirty-one workshops on disaster preparedness, emergency response, and risk management that would result in disaster plans for libraries and archives in eleven western states and three Pacific territories.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $416,947
Grant period: 1/1/2011 – 12/31/2013

Northeast Document Conservation Center (Andover, MA 01810-1428)
William P. Veillette
PE-50058-11
Enhancing Access to Regional Preservation Field Services

A preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops and seminars, technical consultations, and disaster assistance to libraries, archives, and historical organizations in the Northeast.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $500,000
Grant period: 1/1/2011 – 12/31/2013

SUNY Research Foundation, University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY 14222-1004)
Patrick Ravines
PE-50059-11
Student Fellowships for Conservation Education

Graduate training for conservators specializing in the preservation of humanities collections, including ethnographic and archaeological materials, works on paper, books, and photographs.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 1/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies (Mount Carroll, IL 61053-1361)
Sharon Welton
PE-50060-11
Collections Care Training Program at the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies

Educational programs focused on the care of humanities collections for staff of museums, libraries, and historical organizations.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 4/30/2013

Amigos Library Services, Inc. (Dallas, TX 75244-3509)
Gina Lahman Bundy Minks
PE-50061-11
Amigos Library Services Imaging and Preservation Field Service

A regional field service program that provides workshops, consultations, preservation surveys, disaster response assistance, reference services, and educational materials on preservation and digitization to libraries, archives, and cultural heritage organizations in the Southwest.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $500,000
Grant period: 7/1/2011 – 6/30/2013

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (Philadelphia, PA 19103)
Ingrid E. Bogel
PE-50063-11
Preservation Services for the Mid-Atlantic Region and Underserved Regions of the US

A regional preservation field service program that conducts preservation surveys, workshops, and technical consultations and provides educational materials to libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations in the Mid-Atlantic states.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $500,000
Grant period: 1/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Lyrasis (Atlanta, GA 30309-2955)
Robin Dale
PE-50038-10
Lyrasis Regional Preservation Field Services Project

Funding supports a regional preservation field service program that provides preservation surveys, workshops, and educational materials to libraries, archives, and historical organizations in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.

Project fields: Library Science
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $450,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner
PE-50041-10
Regional Preservation Field Service Program

Funding supports the continuation and expansion of a regional preservation field service program with activities focused on training, mentoring, disaster assistance, and information and outreach services for museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $600,000
Grant period: 1/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $500,000
Supplement (2012) $100,000

Heritage Preservation (Washington, DC 20005-3408)
Lori Foley
PE-50042-10
Alliance for Response: A National Program on Cultural Heritage and Disaster Management

Funding supports three Alliance for Response forums, two national institutes, and an educational outreach campaign focused on developing and sustaining partnerships between cultural institutions and emergency management and response officials to enhance the protection of cultural heritage collections.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $248,527
Grant period: 1/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
David Wallace
PE-50043-10
Preservation and Access Virtual Education Laboratory for Digital Humanities

Funding supports the development of curriculum modules and a virtual laboratory for graduate-level coursework in preserving and enhancing access to digital humanities resources as well as for use in the Digital Preservation Management Workshop, a continuing education program hosted annually at the University of Michigan by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

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Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $248,153
Grant period: 1/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

University of Florida (Gainesville, FL 32611-0001)
John R. Nemmers
PE-50044-10
Advancing Access and Preservation Best Practices in Florida

Funding supports archival education and training for 130 archivists, librarians, and curators to attend four workshops in the state of Florida on preservation and access practices and standards.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $32,225
Grant period: 2/1/2010 – 1/31/2011

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Ellen Joyce Pearlstein
PE-50046-10
From Theory to Practice: Internships in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation

Funding supports stipends for seven graduate students from the UCLA/Getty Master's Program to complete summer and third year internships in archaeological and ethnographic conservation.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $201,512
Grant period: 2/1/2010 – 1/31/2014

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Hannelore Roemich
PE-50047-10
Art and Material Culture Conservation and Training

Funding supports graduate education in the conservation of art and material culture collections.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $190,000
Grant period: 1/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY 14623-5698)
James M. Reilly
PE-50050-10
Sustainable Preservation Practices for Managing Storage Environments

Funding supports five workshops and nine webinars for staff of museums, libraries, and archives about managing collection environments in sustainable ways. Participants will learn to assess the preservation quality of environmental conditions and the needs of collections materials, and to understand the impact of local climate and the basics of HVAC operations. Strategies for reducing energy cost and consumption in cultural repositories without sacrificing the preservation quality of collection environments will also be identified.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $248,480
Grant period: 1/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

University of Delaware (Newark, DE 19716-0099)
Debra H. Norris
PE-50051-10
Material Culture Conservation Education and Training

Funding supports graduate education in the conservation of material culture collections.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $249,400
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

Foundation of American Institute for Conservation (Washington, DC 20006)
Eryl P. Wentworth
PE-50054-10
Professional Development for Conservators: Providing Preservation and Access for the Humanities

Funding supports professional development through workshops offered around the country for conservators responsible for the care of humanities collections.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $202,243
Grant period: 1/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Northeast Document Conservation Center (Andover, MA 01810-1428)
Lori Ranada Foley
PE-50025-09
Expanding Regional Preservation Field Services

A preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops and seminars, technical consultations, and disaster assistance to libraries, archives, and historical organizations in the Northeast.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $500,000
Grant period: 1/1/2009 – 12/31/2010

Bay Area & Peninsula Library System (San Mateo, CA 94403-2273)
Linda Crowe
PE-50027-09
Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS)

Thirty-one workshops on disaster preparedness, emergency response, and risk management that would result in disaster plans for libraries and archives in ten western states and three Pacific territories.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $385,000
Grant period: 1/1/2009 – 12/31/2011

Amigos Library Services, Inc. (Dallas, TX 75244-3509)
Gina Lahman Bundy Minks
PE-50028-09
Imaging and Preservation Field Services for the Southwestern United States

A regional field service program that provides workshops, consultations, preservation surveys, disaster response assistance, reference services, and educational materials on preservation and digitization to libraries, archives, and cultural heritage organizations in the Southwest.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $450,000
Grant period: 7/1/2009 – 6/30/2011

Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies (Mount Carroll, IL 61053-1361)
Sharon Welton
PE-50029-09
Collections Care Training at the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies

Educational programs focused on the care of humanities collections for staff of museums, libraries, and historical organizations.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 5/1/2009 – 4/30/2011

Lyrasis (Atlanta, GA 30309-2955)
Robin Dale
PE-50030-09
Digital Preservation for Digital Collaboratives

The implementation of workshops on digital preservation designed specifically for leaders of collaborative digital library programs.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $218,154
Grant period: 9/1/2009 – 9/30/2011

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (Philadelphia, PA 19103)
Ingrid E. Bogel
PE-50031-09
Preservation Services for the Mid-Atlantic Region and Underserved Areas of the United States

A regional preservation field service program that conducts preservation surveys, workshops, technical consultations, and provides educational materials to libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations in the Mid-Atlantic states.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $500,000
Grant period: 1/1/2009 – 12/31/2010

Balboa Art Conservation Center (San Diego, CA 92163-1755)
Janet E. Ruggles
PE-50032-09
Western Region Field Service Program

A regional preservation field service program that provides preservation surveys, workshops, technical consultations, and educational materials to museums and historical organizations in California, Arizona, Oregon, and Washington.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $417,788
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 5/31/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2009) $317,788
Supplement (2012) $100,000

Lyrasis (Atlanta, GA 30309-2955)
Marlee Dorn Givens
PE-50012-08
Regional Preservation Field Services for the Southeast

A regional preservation field service program that provides preservation surveys, workshops, and educational materials to libraries, archives, and historical organizations in the Southeast.

Project fields: Library Science
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $512,000
Grant period: 7/1/2008 – 6/30/2010

Northeast Document Conservation Center (Andover, MA 01810-1428)
Lori Ranada Foley
PE-50014-08
Expanding Regional Preservation Field Services

A preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops and seminars, technical consultations, and disaster assistance to institutions in the Northeast.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $262,250
Grant period: 1/1/2008 – 12/31/2008

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
Nancy McGovern
PE-50016-08
Digital Preservation Management Training

Four week-long workshops for advanced training in the preservation of digital materials in cultural institutions and six shorter topical workshops, addressing selected issues in depth. A total of 192 members of the managerial and technical staffs of collecting institutions would participate. In addition, an online introductory tutorial on the basics of digital preservation would be freely available.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $299,177
Grant period: 4/1/2008 – 3/31/2011

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Howard A. Besser
PE-50017-08
Professional Training for Moving Image Archiving and Preservation

Eighteen internships for graduate students to gain experience in the identification, inspection, treatment, cataloging, and exhibition of moving images at museums, cultural organizations, and historical societies.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $125,000
Grant period: 5/1/2008 – 4/30/2011

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner
PE-50018-08
Regional Preservation Field Service Program

A regional preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops and seminars, disaster assistance, and information services to museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $511,142
Grant period: 1/1/2008 – 12/31/2009

University of Texas, Austin (Austin, TX 78712)
Mary Lynn Rice-Lively
PE-50019-08
Graduate Education in Preservation of Cultural Heritage

The graduate education of conservators and preservation administrators in the care of library and archival collections in the humanities.

Project fields: Library Science
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $524,204
Grant period: 9/1/2008 – 8/31/2011

American Institute of Afghanistan Studies (AIAS) (Boston, MA 02215-1401)
Hiromi L. Sakata
PE-50020-08
A Summer Education and Training Residency for Radio Afghanistan Archivists

Advanced training in archival management in the United States for four Afghan archivists currently engaged in reformatting the audio collections of Radio Afghanistan.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $76,768
Grant period: 1/1/2008 – 9/30/2010

Funding details
Original grant (2008) $68,768
Supplement (2009) $8,000

University of Delaware (Newark, DE 19716-0099)
Debra H. Norris
PE-50021-08
Material Culture Conservation Education and Training

Graduate education in the conservation of material culture collections.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $256,680
Grant period: 7/1/2008 – 6/30/2010

SUNY Research Foundation, University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY 14222-1004)
James Frederick Hamm
PE-50022-08
Conservation Education Fellowships for Student Support

Graduate training for conservators specializing in the preservation of humanities collections, including ethnographic and archaeological materials, works on paper, books, and photographs.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 9/1/2008 – 8/31/2010

Foundation of American Institute for Conservation (Washington, DC 20006)
Eryl P. Wentworth
PE-50023-08
Professional Development for Conservators: Providing Preservation and Access for the Humanities

Professional development through workshops offered around the country for conservators responsible for the care of humanities collections.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 1/1/2008 – 12/31/2009

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Michele D'Arcy Marincola
PE-50024-08
Training the 21st-Century Conservator

Graduate education in the conservation of art and material culture collections.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $245,719
Grant period: 1/1/2008 – 12/31/2009

Northeast Document Conservation Center (Andover, MA 01810-1428)
Rebecca Hatcher
PE-50002-07
Stewardship of Digital Assets: A National Workshop Program

Four workshops entitled Stewardship of Digital Assets, which would be offered around the country for staff in libraries, archives, and historical organizations.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $153,750
Grant period: 1/1/2007 – 12/31/2008

Bay Area & Peninsula Library System (San Mateo, CA 94403-2273)
Linda Crowe
PE-50003-07
Western States & Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS)

Forty workshops on disaster preparedness and response that would result in disaster plans for up to 450 libraries and archives in ten western states and three Pacific territories.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $408,000
Grant period: 1/1/2007 – 6/30/2009

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Gil J. Stein
PE-50004-07
Accelerated Archaeological Conservation Training (ACCT)

An accelerated archaeological conservation training program conducted in the United States for four conservators from Afghanistan.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $194,620
Grant period: 2/1/2007 – 1/31/2009

Amigos Library Services, Inc. (Dallas, TX 75244-3509)
Gina Lahman Bundy Minks
PE-50005-07
Imaging and Preservation Education and Support Services for the Southwestern United States

A regional field service program that provides workshops, consultations, preservation surveys, disaster response assistance, reference services, and educational materials on preservation and digitization to libraries, archives, and cultural heritage organizations in the Southwest.

Project fields: Education
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $550,000
Grant period: 7/1/2007 – 6/30/2009

Brown University (Providence, RI 02912-0001)
Julia Flanders,
PE-50006-07
Seminars in Humanities Text Encoding with TEI

Twelve workshops for a total of 300-400 humanities faculty and graduate students that will explore digital text encoding as an essential method in humanities scholarship.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $250,005
Grant period: 1/1/2007 – 6/30/2009

Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies (Mount Carroll, IL 61053-1361)
Sharon Welton
PE-50008-07
Collections Care Training

Educational programs focused on the care of humanities collections for staff of museums, libraries, and historical organizations.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $306,528
Grant period: 5/1/2007 – 4/30/2009

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (Philadelphia, PA 19103)
Ingrid E. Bogel
PE-50009-07
Preservation Services for the Mid-Atlantic Region and Underserved Regions of the United States

A regional preservation field service program that provides preservation surveys, workshops, technical consultations, and educational materials to libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations in the Mid-Atlantic states.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $510,000
Grant period: 1/1/2007 – 12/31/2008

Balboa Art Conservation Center (San Diego, CA 92163-1755)
Janet E. Ruggles
PE-50010-07
Western Region Field Service Program

A regional preservation field service program that provides preservation surveys, workshops, technical consultations, and educational materials to museums and historical organizations in California, Arizona, Oregon, and Washington.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $333,000
Grant period: 5/1/2007 – 9/30/2009

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Ellen Joyce Pearlstein
PE-50011-07
Educational Programs at the UCLA/Getty Master's Program in the Conservation of Ethnographic and Archaeological Materials

Enhancements to the core curriculum for graduate training in archaeological and ethnographic conservation comprising visiting lecturers and a symposium on storage of and access to archaeological collections.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Education and Training
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $78,136
Grant period: 3/1/2007 – 12/31/2011

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