Preservation and Access: Preservation Assistance Grants

Period of Performance

1/1/2009 - 6/30/2010

Funding Totals

$6,000.00 (approved)
$6,000.00 (awarded)

Camden-Carroll Library Special Collections and Archives Preservation

FAIN: PG-50471-09

Morehead State University (Morehead, KY 40351-1686)
Donna J. Baker (Project Director: May 2008 to October 2010)

A general preservation assessment of 3,200 linear feet of archival and library special collections, including books, archives, photographs, broadsides, maps, journals, and audiovisual records documenting Southern Appalachian culture, the natural environment, craft, music, folklore and history.

This project will conduct a general preservation needs assessment of the Camden-Carroll Library's Special Collections and Archives area. Results from this assessment will be used to create a strategy for preservation practices and initiatives.