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University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Jennie Knies (Project Director: 01/19/2012 to 01/14/2015)
Babak Hamidzadeh (Project Director: 01/15/2015 to 06/13/2016)
Robin Pike (Project Director: 06/13/2016 to present)

Maryland Digital Newspaper Project

Digitization of 100,000 pages of Maryland newspapers, dating from 1836 to 1922, as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

The University of Maryland Libraries propose a two-year project to select, digitize and contribute to the Library of Congress' Chronicling of America collection approximately 100,000 pages from historically and culturally significant newspapers from across the state of Maryland

Project fields:
U.S. History

National Digital Newspaper Program

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$865,000 (approved)
$865,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2012 – 8/31/2018

Funding details:
Original grant (2013) $325,000
Supplement (2014) $290,000
Supplement (2016) $250,000