• Eastern West Indies Records Planning Project

    Project Director(s):
    Paul M. Peucker
    Author(s):
    Paul M. Peucker
    Date:
    2016
    Group(s):
    Data Rescue
    Subject(s):
    History
    Item Type:
    White paper
    Institution:
    Moravian Archives, Bethlehem
    Tag(s):
    NEH White papers, Humanities Collections and Reference Resources, NEH Preservation and Access
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6MH2N
    Abstract:
    The Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pa. (MAB) request a HCRR Foundations grant of $37,982 to assess the records from the Eastern West Indies, held by the Moravian Archives. The goal of the project is 1) prioritization of the material according to its humanities values, resulting in written guidelines for prioritization of treatment and digitization 2) To conduct an item-by-item collection survey of prioritized material, including condition reports, treatment plans and cost estimates 3) To develop a plan for the digitization of the collection and a plan for the long-term digital preservation of the images.
    Notes:
    A planning project to enable the conservation and digitization of 120 linear feet of archival records documenting the work of Moravian missionaries in the eastern West Indies over the past two centuries, with an emphasis on the history of the region’s enslaved populations.
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    Last Updated:
    2 years ago
    License:
    Attribution-NonCommercial
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