Modern Endangered Archives Programme

To establish a grants programme that funds projects to digitize and make accessible at-risk archival materials from the 20th and 21st centuries. The digitized materials are available for free online.

Project Details


Location: Worldwide Organiser(s): University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Funder(s): Arcadia, Whiting Foundation Funding received: $5,500,000 Commencement Date: 01/2018 Project Status: Active
Project owner? Update this project



Related Projects

2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

India, Manuscripts of the Dakhinpat Satra (Monastry) of Majuli

The saving and safeguarding of about 500 Sanchi-pat (made from the bark of Sanchi tree) manuscripts of Dakhinpat Satra (a Neo-Vaishnavism monastery).

Explore project
2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

Tunisia, Manuscripts of the Sidi Moussa Jomni Complex

The Institut National du Patrimoine de Tunisie (INP) safeguards the manuscript collection of the Mausoleum of Sidi Moussa Jemni, located in the village of Matmata el Guedima, …

Explore project
2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

Colombia, Pre-hispanic Inscriptions from the Samaná-Río Claro Karst Formations

Fundación Amazonas urgently documented five unique archaeological sites in the Samaná-Río Claro Karst Formations. The sites contain pictographs (drawn) and petroglyphs (carve…

Explore project