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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350)
Bryan Giemza (Project Director: May 2015 to October 2019)
Nicholas Graham (Project Director: October 2019 to present)

CH-233629-16
Challenge Grants
Challenge Programs

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Totals (matching):
$500,000 (approved)
$500,000 (offered)
$500,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
12/1/2014 – 8/31/2022

The Southern Historical Collection's African American Collections and Outreach Archivist and Outreach Programming for African

Endowment funding for an African American Collections and Outreach Archivist and associated outreach programming for African American History.

The Southern Historical Collection in UNC-CH Wilson Special Collections Library is applying to the NEH Challenge Grant program for a $500,000 matching grant. The SHC will raise permanent endowment funding ($1,500,000) in matching gifts from individuals and foundations. Income for the endowment raised will support the salary and benefits for the position of African American Collections and Outreach Archivist and will provide the resources needed for that person to conduct outreach programming to in African American history and archives. The long term goal is to strengthen community-driven archives and create sustainable curatorial partnerships with historically under-represented communities.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350)
Steven M. Weiss (Project Director: July 2011 to September 2016)

PW-51081-12
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$131,765 (approved)
$129,564 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2012 – 5/31/2016

From the Piedmont to the Swamplands: Preserving Southern Traditional Music

Preserving and making accessible online up to 3,019 hours of sound recordings and 4,500 related photographs dating from the 1920s to 1980s, drawn from the university's Southern Folklife Collection, that document the traditional music and musicians of the southeastern United States.

The Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) of the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill plans to preserve and make accessible unique photographs and sound recordings documenting Southern traditional music. For this project, we will create preservation master files and reference copies from materials currently at risk or unavailable for public research. The digitized content will be made available to researchers via CONTENTdm and Variations, an online streaming system developed by Indiana University. Based on prior experience, we expect to preserve and make accessible up to 3,019 hours of audio recordings and 4,500 photographs over the project period.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350)
Steven M. Weiss (Project Director: July 2007 to October 2010)

PW-50094-08
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$138,273 (approved)
$138,273 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2008 – 6/30/2010

Fiddles, Banjos and Mountain Music: Preserving Audio Collections of Southern Traditional Music

The transfer to digital format of 2,350 hours of analog audio recordings from seven collections held in the university's Southern Folklife Collection, which documents the history and culture of the region through music and oral history.

The Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) of the Louis Round Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill plan to preserve and make accessible unique audio recordings documenting southern traditional music. For this project, the SFC will create preservation master files and reference copies from recordings presently at risk and unavailable for public research. The materials will be processed and cataloged according to national and local standards and be made available to researchers in the Wilson Library reading room. Based on prior audio preservation experience we expect to preserve and make accessible 2350 hours of audio recordings over the two-year period (a ratio of three hours studio time to one hour playtime).

University of North Carolina, Charlotte (Charlotte, NC 28223-0001)
Robert A. McInnes (Project Director: May 2007 to July 2008)

PG-50302-08
Preservation Assistance Grants
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$3,228 (approved)
$3,228 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/2008 – 6/30/2009

WBTV Film Preservation Survey

Hiring an audiovisual preservation specialist to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment of 804 reels of historic television news film from 1959 to 1981, produced by Charlotte's WBTV, the oldest television broadcasting station in the Carolinas.

The Special Collections Department of the J. Murrey Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte proposes to fund a preservation survey and report for a collection of television news film dating from 1959 to 1981. This important collection consists of 804 reels of film produced by Charlotte's WBTV, the oldest television broadcasting station in the Carolinas. This survey and report will be performed by an expert in the field of audio-visual film, who will work closely with the Department's manuscript librarian. Based on the report's recommendations, the library will develop plans that will ultimately result in preserving, arranging, and describing the films according to the best archival practices and making this valuable collection of local and regional history available to the public via traditional and digital means.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350)
Steven M. Weiss (Project Director: July 2001 to February 2006)

PA-24188-02
Preservation/Access Projects
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$135,871 (approved)
$135,871 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2002 – 7/31/2005

Preserving Audio Collections on African American Culture

The preservation of 1,340 hours of sound recordings related to African American life and culture held by the university's Southern Historical and Folklife Collections.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350)
Timothy D. Pyatt (Project Director: June 1992 to August 1997)

PS-20625-93
Preservation and Access Projects Pre-1996
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$220,000 (approved)
$212,306 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1993 – 12/31/1996

Preserving Sound Recordings in the Southern Folklife and Historical Collections

To support the preservation of 4,193 endangered sound recordings that document the oral traditions of the American South.

University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2288)
Malcolm Call (Project Director: May 1977 to October 1990)

RP-*1437-77
Scholarly Publications
Research Programs

Totals:
$2,663 (approved)
$2,663 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1977 – 2/28/1979

HIstory of the National Archives

This analytical history of the National Archives traces the development of this agency from its founding in 1934 through 1968, and explores the role of the Archives in collecting, preserving, and disseminating source materials both on a national and international basis. Funding would be used offset an expected publishing deficit.