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University of South Carolina Research Foundation (Columbia, SC 29208-0001)
Kate Foster Boyd (Project Director: November 2008 to January 2016)

National Digital Newspaper Program
Preservation and Access

$975,883 (approved)
$975,775 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2009 – 8/31/2015

Funding details:
Original grant (2009) $350,883
Supplement (2011) $324,892
Supplement (2013) $300,000

South Carolina Digital Newspaper Project, Phase One

The digitization of 100,000 pages of South Carolina newspapers, dating from 1860 to 1922, as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

The University of South Carolina Libraries Digital Activities Center in collaboration with the South Carolina Library will scan and deliver to the Library of Congress (LC) through the National Endowment for the Humanities National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) an estimated 100,000 pages of newspapers, on approximately 700 rolls of film, spanning the years 1860 to 1922. The selected papers will represent the state's major economic and geographic regions and will reflect major artistic, cultural, economic, ethnic, literary, political, racial and religious events in South Carolina and in the region.