Project Grant Recipients for 2016
|Organization||Project Description||Amount Awarded|
|Cache Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum||
Digitize portraits of early settlers of Cache County. 158 images are now available online through the Mountain West Digital Library. Utah State University is hosting the images and they are available online at http://digital.lib.usu.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16944coll33
|Fort Douglas Military Museum||Identify, categorize, and arrange undocumented historic maps and structural drawings located at the Fort Douglas Military Museum. An index will be available on the Museum’s website at https://www.fortdouglas.org/research||$3370|
|Hyrum City Museum||Process and properly house 3 collections donated to the Hyrum City Museum. All the Museum finding aids will be available online through the Hyrum City Museum website as part of an upgrade that will take place during the Fall. http://hyrumcitymuseum.org/.||$2143|
|Mapleton Historical Museum||
Digitize historic photographs and provide metadata for images to be placed on the Mountain West Digital Library. 470 images were digitized as part of this project. Between this grant and a previous grant there are currently 595 images online. Utah Valley University is hosting the images and they are available at http://contentdm.uvu.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/Mapleton
|Morgan Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum||Digitize the museum’s pioneer histories and portraits, purchase archival folders and shelving. 3,664 digital images were created for this project. They are accessible online through the Weber State University website at https://dc.weber.edu/node/17||$4000|
|Springville Historical Society||Digitize volumes of the Springville Herald newspaper from 1970-2009 and provide access through the Utah Digital Newspapers site. 31,661 newspaper pages were digitized and are now available online at https://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Springville+Herald.||$3000|
|Uintah County Library Regional History Center||
Digitize the Vernal Express newspaper from 1983-2006 and provide access through the Utah Digital Newspapers site. 36,987 pages were digitized and added to the Utah Digital Newspapers site at https://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Vernal+Express.
|University of Utah Marriott Library||Process 189 boxes of materials of Kennecott Copper Corporation records and create an online finding aid. A total of 306 cubic feet of records were processed and a finding aid is available online at https://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv19515||$3403|
|Wellsville City Historical Committee||
Process the Wellsville Historical Committee Collection and have a public open house and post finding aid online. 12 cubic feet were processed and a finding aid will be available online at http://www.wellsvillecity.com/about/history/
Page Last Updated September 18, 2017.