The American Institute of Physics are pleased to announce our 2013 program of Grants to Archives. The grants are intended to make accessible records, papers, and other primary sources which document the history of modern physics and allied fields (such as astronomy, geophysics, and optics).
Grants can be used only to cover direct expenses connected with preserving, inventorying, arranging, describing, or cataloging appropriate collections. Expenses may include acid-free storage materials and staff salary/benefits but not overhead or other indirect costs. The 2013 grants are funded by the Friends of the Center for History of Physics.
The AIP History Center’s mission is to help preserve and make known the history of modern physics and allied fields, and the grant program is intended to help support significant work to make original sources accessible to researchers. Preference will accordingly be given to medium size or larger projects for which the grant will be matched by the parent organization or other sources.
We also offer Grants-in-Aid http://www.aip.org/history/grants.html for History of Modern Physics and Allied Fields (Astronomy, Geophysics, etc.)
To apply send a letter of no more than three pages describing the nature and research significance of the collection(s), plan of work, and budget, along with preliminary inventory (if available) and staff vitae by August 15, 2013 to: Joe Anderson Niels Bohr Library & Archives, American Institute of Physics, One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA fax 301-209-0882; e-mail: [email protected]
Deadline for receipt of applications is August 15, 2013. The program is offered annually as funds permit.