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PW-50943-11Preservation and Access: Humanities Collections and Reference ResourcesBessemer Historical Society, Inc.Colorado Fuel and Iron Archive Minnequa Steel Works and Steelworkers Project8/1/2011 - 7/31/2013$250,000.00TimothyHowardHawkins   Bessemer Historical Society, Inc.PuebloCO81004-3409USA2011U.S. HistoryHumanities Collections and Reference ResourcesPreservation and Access25000002500000

The preservation, arrangement, and description of 400 linear feet of records and the digitization of selected photographs pertaining to the Minnequa Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, located in Pueblo, Colorado.

The Bessemer Historical Society (BHS) requests $271,080 in funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a two year project to expand and improve the arrangement, description, preservation and accessibility of the CF&I Archive. BHS proposes funding to process records of the CF&I Minnequa Steel Works, the steel mill in Pueblo, Colorado. The final product of this grant will be: 400 boxes of papers from selected record groups arranged and described at a folder level; 1000 photographs scanned, cataloged at an item level, and accessible online; 1000 architectural drawings re-housed and cataloged at an item level; 300 leather bound financial ledgers cleaned, re-housed, and catalogued at an item level; 150-16mm films rewound on plastic cores, re-housed in archival film cans and cataloged at an item level. All EAD catalog records and digital objects will be accessible online.