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PT-50045-07

Boston Public Library (Boston, MA 02116-2857)
Roni Pick (Project Director: 05/22/2006 to 12/30/2008)
Ronald Grim (Project Director: 12/31/2008 to present)

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.

Project fields:
Archival Management and Conservation

Program:
Save America's Treasures

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$135,000 (approved)
$135,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2007 – 6/30/2009