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George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Allida Black (Project Director: November 2004 to May 2008)

Scholarly Editions and Translations
Research Programs

Totals (outright + matching):
$105,000 (approved)
$105,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2005 – 8/31/2007

The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers

Completion and publication of Volume 1, completion of Volumes 2 and 3, and editorial work on Volume 4. (36 months)

The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, a documentary editing project of Eleanor Roosevelt's post-White House writings on democracy and human rights sponsored by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the George Washington University (GWU), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and a host of private donors, seeks a three-year grant from the Scholarly Editions Division to support the publication of its second and third volumes in both letterpress and electronic format. These funds with allow The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers to retain its NEH-supported associate editor, index Volume I (The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt: The United Nations Years, 1945-1948), submit Volume II (The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt: The United Nations Years, 1949-1952) and Volume III (The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt: The Cold War Years, 1957-1960). The documents include in these volumes come from more than 600 collections in 263 archives in nine nations. We are particularly pleased that Scribner's will cover the permission fees necessary to reproduce her radio, television, and film appearances and the costs of producing an electronic edition adherent to best editorial practice.