The National Endowment for the Humanities is celebrating crossing the milestone of 2000 Preservation Assistance Grants since the year 2000. These grants help small and mid-sized institutions — such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities — improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections.

Below you will find short videos of Preservation Assistance Grant recipients showcasing books, photographs, letters, art works, textiles, or other objects from their collections of particular significance to the humanities and their communities. …


A federal agency, National Endowment for the Humanities supports research, preservation, public programs and education in the humanities.

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