Institutes for Historical Editing





The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals for the training and education of historical documentary editors. Through this program, the Commission seeks to increase the number and diversity of historical documentary editors, including especially Black, Indigenous, and People of Color new to historical documentary editing; disseminate knowledge about documentary editing; and build the capacity of attendees as leaders in the field, in their own editorial projects, and in the related fields of documentary editing, digital history, and digital humanities. The Institutes for Historical Editing must consist of both basic and advanced Institutes that seek to achieve these program goals. Basic Institutes provide an introductory overview and training in digital documentary editing to students who may be new to editorial practices, current edition-making workflows, and/or digital technologies. Advanced Institutes focus on developing the next generation of leade...


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  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education

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