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In 2001, the Institute of Museum and Library Service (IMLS) awarded Cornell University Library a two-year National Leadership Grant in Preservation or Digitization of Library Materials. The grant funded the conservation, digitization and cataloging of the Cornell University Political Americana Collection from October 2001 to September 2003.

The National Leadership Grant Program’s Preservation or Digitization of Library Materials category enables libraries to preserve and digitize valuable library resources, often in innovative ways. The grant is awarded to model projects that have far-reaching impact throughout the library community. The prestigious grants are awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, an independent Federal agency that fosters leadership, innovation, and a lifetime of learning by supporting the nation's 15,000 museums and 122,000 libraries.

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Copyright 2002 Division of Rare & Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 14853
Phone Number: (607) 255-3530. Fax Number: (607) 255-9524

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