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RT-10238-75

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
David Woodward (Project Director: 11/01/1975 to present)

Pilot Project to Determin the Concept, Method and Utility of the Proposed United States Historical County Boundary Data File

A pilot project to provide a machine-readable data file of the locations of county and other administrative boundary changes as they developed in the U.S. from 1790-1970. Pilot will deal with two states applying modern technology to traditional historical and geographical data never before accurately recorded. Data will be recorded on a series of magnetic tapes and card decks and be made widely available.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Reference Materials - Tools

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$125,000 (approved)
$125,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/1975 – 8/31/1977