NEH Grant Awarded to UC Merced for Sierra Nevada-Central Valley Archive in Library

(May 3, 2022)

University of California at Merced News

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a $750,000 grant to the UC Merced Library in partnership with the Center for the Humanities to establish a research archive documenting the Sierra Nevada and Central Valley. With an additional $750,000 from the $20 million gift provided by philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott and her husband, Dan Jewett, to the university last year, the $1.5 million combined will fund a capital project to renovate space in the library to store and showcase a variety of special collections.

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