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Missouri Historical Records Advisory Board (MHRAB)
MISSOURI HISTORICAL RECORDS GRANT PROGRAM
Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, Savannah: $1,721.25 to inventory the museum’s records, including probate files, church documents and plat books.
Forsyth Library, Forsyth: $1,261.50 to inventory and create finding aids to the library’s organizational archives.
Gasconade County Historical Society, Hermann: $1,215.00 to purchase archival storage supplies and hire personnel to house, inventory and index pre-consolidation school records.
Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City: $4,023.31 to purchase archival storage supplies for housing the Kansas City Athenaeum Collection.
Lawrence County Historical Society, Mt. Vernon: $4,322.00 to purchase shelving and archival storage supplies for housing historical records, including Civil War-era business ledgers and materials from the Missouri State Sanatorium.
Lindenwood University’s Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center, Defiance: $1,061.06 to purchase preservation and archival storage supplies for use with the center’s Curlee Photograph and USS Daniel Boone collections.
Mississippi County Historical Society, Charleston: $5,000.00 to inventory the records of the society, stabilize those requiring minimal preservation treatment and purchase archival storage supplies.
Moniteau County Historical Society, California: $760.00 to purchase supplies for the preservation of 192 historical documents dating from the mid-1800s to the 1940s, including land grants and deeds; confirmation and baptismal certificates; and marriage licenses.
National Churchill Museum, Fulton: $2,482.85 to catalog, inventory and re-house two archival collections pertaining to the founding of the Winston Churchill Memorial and Library.
Ozark County Genealogical and Historical Society, Gainesville: $2,401.00 to microfilm and scan 18 Ozark County tax record books, dating from 1873-1920.
Phelps County Genealogical Society, Rolla: $1,305.00 to purchase shelving for the storage of 177 bound volumes of Phelps County newspapers, dating from 1938-1958.
Ranken Technical College, St. Louis: $3,700.00 to conduct an assessment and inventory of the college’s photograph collection.
Sacred Heart Museum, Florissant: $6,200.00 to purchase archival preservation supplies and shelving for the safe storage of diaries, photographs, minutes of parish organizations, records of births and deaths, marriages, first communions and confirmations.
Shannon County Museum, Eminence: $5,091.00 to index the museum’s historical document and photograph collections, generate prints of photographs currently stored digitally and purchase protective sleeves and shelving for their safe storage.
State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia: $6,385.70 to purchase a thermal welding machine for the encapsulation of 150 historic maps, dating from the 1600s to the present.
University of Missouri, Department of Anthropology’s Museum Support Center, Columbia: $5,750.00 to process and re-house artifacts from, and records documenting, early archaeological digs in Missouri.
White River Valley Historical Society, Forsyth: $1,500.00 to purchase archival storage materials for use with historical photographs and documents, including 19th century postal correspondence and papers from civic organizations.
TOTAL AWARDS: $54,179.67