NHPRC “Colorado 20th-Century Photograph Collections Project” Nearly Complete

Intern Erica San Soucie with a mammoth glass negative from the Aultman Studio collection
Intern Erica San Soucie with a mammoth glass negative from the Aultman Studio collection

This month, the Photography Department wraps up a two-year project to make four of its most significant photography collections available to the public. By the end of June, researchers will be able to browse through online collection guides to and digital images from the Aultman Studio, Fred Payne Clatworthy, David DeHarport, and Winter Prather collections. The project has been generously supported by an Access to Historical Records grant from the National Historic Records and Publications Committee (NHPRC). Continue reading “NHPRC “Colorado 20th-Century Photograph Collections Project” Nearly Complete”

NHPRC Grant Project Kickoff: David DeHarport Collection

10011138, David DeHaproprt Collection. A large cloud hovering over Colorado’s Eastern Plains. DeHarport’s family had a long history in the region; they ranched in Douglas County for nearly a century.Photograph taken in 1951.
10011138, David DeHarport Collection. A large cloud hovering over Colorado’s Eastern Plains. DeHarport’s family had a long history in the region; they ranched in Douglas County for nearly a century.Photograph taken in 1951.

Welcome to the kickoff of History Colorado’s 20th Century Photography Collections Project! Just to recap for those who may not remember: Last May, History Colorado received a 2015 National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) Access to Historical Records grant. Thanks to the financial support provided by the grant, a project archivist (that’s me!) will be able to spend the next two years processing and cataloging four important, but currently hidden History Colorado photography collections. Continue reading “NHPRC Grant Project Kickoff: David DeHarport Collection”

History Colorado Awarded NHPRC Access to Historical Records Grant for 2015-2017

nhprc-logo-mThe Photography Department of History Colorado is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2015 National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) Access to Historical Records grant, in support of its Colorado 20th-Century Photography Collections Project. Thanks to NHPRC’s generous funding, Photography Department staff will begin a two-year project in August 2015 to make four of History Colorado’s most significant collections of twentieth-century photography available to the public. Continue reading “History Colorado Awarded NHPRC Access to Historical Records Grant for 2015-2017”