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RO-10455-70

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Lester J. Cappon (Project Director: February 1970 to present)

Historical Atlas of Early American History Project

Project to prepare and publish Atlas of Early American history, based on modern scientific and scholarly principles, original materials and source data. ABSTRACT: Two-stage, five-year program to prepare and publish Atlas of Early American history, based on modern scientific principles, orignal materials and source data. Will combine maps, newly drawn for project, with some classic examples of contemporary map, and illustrate political, economic, social, cultural and military history of US to 1830. First phase will be devoted to assembling materials covering period from the American Revolution to adoption of the Constitution (1776-1789) and laying groundwork for work on colonial period to the Revolution. Second phase will complete the Atlas and documentary section to 1830 and prepare Atlas for publication before the Bicentennial. Phase I funded under this grant. Designed as reference tool for both layman and professional, Atlas will clarify many significant aspects of nation's early stages of development and serve as primary resource for scholarly inquest. Important Bicentennial project. Fund for personnel, office and research expenses, cartography.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$37,740 (approved)
$37,740 (awarded)

Grant period:
2/1/1970 – 3/31/1972