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American Museum of Natural History (New York, NY 10024-5193)
David Kohn (Project Director: July 2012 to present)

Foundations of Darwin's Science: A Digital Manuscripts Collection

The digitization of 30,000 scientific manuscripts and letters produced and received by Charles Darwin for access via the Darwin Manuscripts Project and Darwin Correspondence Project websites as well as the Cambridge Digital Library.

Foundations of Darwin's Science will fund a digital manuscript collection comprising 30,000 of the most important Darwin scientific manuscripts extant. The project will create high-resolution digital images of these manuscripts that will then be disseminated by the Darwin Manuscripts Project at the American Museum of Natural History.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$210,000 (approved)
$209,994 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2013 – 5/31/2016