November 28, 2015

Digitization Projects: Smithsonian Institution Archives Receives a Smithsonian Women’s Committee Grant to Support the Digitization of Scientific Field Books

From the News Release (PDF)

The Smithsonian Institution Archives received a grant of $22,000 from the Smithsonian Women’s Committee (SWC). The award will fund two graduate paper conservation interns and two digitization interns who will work during summer 2012 to conserve and digitize original 19th and early 20th century scientific field expedition notebooks located at the Archives and in the National Museum of Natural History.

SWC Grants Committee Chair Pat Fiske recently announced funding for 18 grants, totaling $367,898, at 12 individual units, supporting a broad range of projects and activities within the Smithsonian Institution. Since 1966, the Committee has raised $9,689,664 in grants and endowments to further the Smithsonian’s mission: the increase and diffusion of knowledge.

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