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University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001)
Kevin James Comerford (Project Director: August 2012 to present)
Michael Kelly (Co Project Director: November 2009 to present)

New Mexico Digital Newspaper Project, Phase One

Digitization of 100,000 pages of New Mexico newspapers, dating from 1840 to 1922, as part of the state's participation in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

The University of New Mexico University Libraries, Center for Southwest Research with the assistance of the National Endowment for the Humanities will digitize 100,000 pages of New Mexico newspapers published between the period 1836-1922. The Center for Southwest Research holds the master negative film for New Mexico newspapers filmed during the NEH Newspaper microfilming project. The CSWR will acquire copy negatives from Heritage Microfilm, Inc. to complete this project.

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Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

National Digital Newspaper Program

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$880,641 (approved)
$880,641 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2010 – 8/31/2016

Funding details:
Original grant (2010) $0
Supplement (2012) $309,000
Supplement (2014) $220,000