Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Archives & Public History Brown Bag Lunch: Grant Writing (April 2)

NYU Archives and Public History Program brown bag lunch series
Grant writing
Friday April 2, 12:00-2:00pm
King Juan Carlos Center, room 607

Please join us for the final Archives and Public History Program brown bag lunch of the spring 2010 semester, which will feature a discussion about applying for and utilizing grant money in archival and historical institutions. Speakers include:

Barbara Haws, archivist/historian of the New York Philharmonic and alum of the archives and public history program. Haws has performed much successful fundraising, and has received a substantial grant from the Leon Levy Foundation to digitize 1.3 million pages of the orchestra’s archive, which can be searched here.

Maurita Baldock, also an alum of the program and curator of manuscripts at the New York Historical Society. Baldock has recently received a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Mike Nash, head of the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Archives, and an extremely successful grant writer and creative fundraiser.

And Peter Wosh, director of the Archives and Public History Program, who has been a grant recipient from NEH and NHPRC as well as a number of state agencies, and a review panelist for many state and national agencies.

Please bring a brown bag lunch. Complimentary drinks and desserts will be provided.

Please RSVP to Kate Dundon at by Tuesday, March 30.

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