Anybody from Cornell want to weigh in on the Africa Bambaataa NEH grant? That caught my eye last month:
> On Apr 1, 2016, at 1:08 PM, Laurel Myers Hurst <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> In 2015, I received the GRAMMY Foundation Preservation Assistance Grant to prepare the Halim El-Dabh Archives for transition to a permanent repository. I learned much about the vulnerable nature of archives as the preliminary goals for the grant went unmet. This development represents an ignominious chapter in my grant-writing story, but it also highlights the fact that we collect because we want to know more about the humans revealed through our collections.
> I hold the greatest hope that the El-Dabh Archives will land in a safe home when the right time comes.
> Laurel Myers Hurst
> Kent State University, OH
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>> On Apr 1, 2016, at 1:43 PM, Nathan Coy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Anyone get a great collection that includes recorded sound that they are
>> really excited about? Have funding for or looking for funding for? Any new
>> challenges related the collection?
>> All the best,