H.R.6056 - Preserving the American Historical Record Act

To authorize the Archivist of the United States to make grants to States for the preservation and dissemination of historical records. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Preserving the American Historical Record Act as introduced.
  • Official: To authorize the Archivist of the United States to make grants to States for the preservation and dissemination of historical records. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Preserving the American Historical Record Act - Authorizes the Archivist of the United States to make grants to states to: (1) protect historical records; (2) use such records in new and creative ways; (3) provide education and training to those who care for historical records; and (4) crea

Official Summary

Preserving the American Historical Record Act - Authorizes the Archivist of the United States to make grants to states to:
(1) protect historical records;
(2) use such records in new and creative ways;
(3) provide education and training to those who care for historical records; and
(4) create a wide variety of access tools, including finding aids, documentary editions, indexes, and images of key records maintained on state and local organization websites.Requires the Archivist to consult with state and local officials on criteria for making the grants.

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