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Selected articles on NEH-supported projects.
Posted: January 3, 2011 The Boston Public Library digitizes its Norman B. Leventhal Map Collection, one of the country’s foremost cartographic resources, aided by an NEH Preservation & Access grant, from the Boston Globe.
Posted: December 28, 2010 The New York Times article titled, “The Masses Help Scholars Transform Manuscripts” describes the use of “crowd-sourcing” to produce hundreds of transcripts from the approximately 40,000 unpublished manuscripts held by University College London.
Posted: December 26, 2010 The Charleston Post and Courier reviews “Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade,” the companion book to the NEH-funded “Voyages” project, a searchable online database of records of almost 35,000 slave ship voyages across the Atlantic between 1650 and 1867. Also featured on NPR's 'Talk of the Nation.'
Posted: December 15, 2010 The Wall Street Journal interviews Perry Miller Adato, director of the NEH-supported documentary Paris The Luminous Years, which aired December 15 on PBS. Reviews of the two-hour documentary in the Philadelphia Inquirerand the Denver Post.
Posted: December 13, 2010 Faculty member at Haskill Nations University awarded an NEH Research grant to create an online resource of ledger notebooks from 1879 written by seven Cheyenne men in the Dodge City jail, from the Lawrence Journal-World.