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Indiana State University, Terre Haute (Terre Haute, IN 47809-0001)
Fred W. Hanes (Project Director: May 1970 to present)

Cordell Gift of Rare Books

Warren and Suzanne Cordell library of rare books, plus a grant matching the cash value of the collection, to Indiana State University. ABSTRACT: The National Endowment for the Humanities accepted a gift of the Warren and Suzanne Cordell library of rare books, principally dictionaries, and awarded this, plus a grant in the amount ot $66500--matching the cash value of the collection--to Indiana State University. The collection will be housed at the University's library. The NEH grant will be used: 1) to increase the scope of the collection through purchase of collections or individual items as they become available; and 2) to promote utilization of the collection by scholars through publication and distribution of a catalogue; catalouging and otherwise preparing the collection for use; conducting conferences and seminars relating to the subject content of the collection (lexicogrpahy); and restoring those volumes in the collecting which are in need of physical repair.

Project fields:

Program Development/Planning Grants

Agency-wide Projects

Total amounts:
$32,995 (approved)
$32,995 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/1970 – 6/30/1973