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Boston Public Library (Boston, MA 02116-2857)
Roni Pick (Project Director: May 2006 to December 2008)
Ronald E Grim (Project Director: December 2008 to October 2009)

PT-50045-07
Save America's Treasures
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$135,000 (approved)
$135,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2007 – 6/30/2009

Americana Collection of the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library

Conservation treatment of 750 maps, including 500 "bird's eye view" maps, and 50 atlases from the 18th and 19th centuries, focusing on the Boston area. The maps would receive conservation treatment--cleaning, repairing tears, etc.--and be rehoused in appropriate containers and enclosures. The maps would also be digitized and made available on the Internet.