Preservation and Access: Preservation/Access Projects

Period of Performance

1/1/2006 - 6/30/2006

Funding Totals

$2,500.00 (approved)
$2,500.00 (awarded)

Preservation Assessment of Archival Collections

FAIN: PA-51675-06

Saugatuck Douglas Historical Society (Douglas, MI 49406-0691)
James Andrew Schmiechen (Project Director: May 2005 to January 2007)

A preservation and access assessment for an archives and manuscript collection that documents the development of the Great Lakes region from the mid 19th century to the present.

The Saugatuck Douglas Historical Society requests a grant in order to conduct a General Preservation Assessment. The Society's collection is in photographs and related paper items that mirror the area's importance in the invention of summertime leisure and arts-related culture in the American Great Lakes region.