Endangered Archives Programme

2005

Project Ref: EAP046 
Pilot Project
Title of project: Pilot project to seek, identify, contact, and report on collections of the endangered archives of the states of Maranhão and Pará in the Amazon region of Brazil
Principal investigator: Mr. Carlos Liberato de Sousa 
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Brazil 
Award: £12,991 
Duration: 12 months

2006

Project Ref: EAP060
Pilot Project
Title of project: Diaspora collections at the major archives of the province of Matanzas, Cuba
Principal investigator: Mr. Oscar Grandio Moraguez
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Cuba 
Award: £10,953 
Duration: 11 months

Project Ref: EAP087 
Pilot Project
Title of project: Northern Nigeria: precolonial documents preservation scheme
Principal investigator: Dr. Mohammed Salau
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Nigeria
Award: £10,191 
Duration: 12 months

2007

Project Ref: EAP141 
Pilot Project
Title of project: Ibadi private libraries in the Mzab Heptapolis, Algeria
Principal investigator: Mr. Yacine Daddi Addoun
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Algeria 
Award: £11,570 
Duration: 12 months

Project Ref: EAP148 
Pilot Project
Title of project: Inventory of archival holdings in Jamaica
Principal investigator: Miss Nadine Hunt
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Jamaica 
Award: £11,023 
Duration: 8 months 

2008

Project Ref: EAP184 
Major Project
Title of project: Digitisation of endangered African diaspora collections at the major archives of the province of Matanzas, Cuba
Principal investigator: Mr. Oscar Grandio Moraguez
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Cuba 
Award: £44,246 
Duration: 24 months

2009

Project Ref: EAP256 
Pilot Project
Title of project: Preservation of endangered historical records in the Public Records and Archives Administration (PRAAD) in Tamale, Northern Ghana
Principal investigator: Dr. Ismail Montana
Host institution: Northern Illinois University
Location of archival material: Ghana
Award: £10,987
Duration: 6 months

Project Ref: EAP284 
Pilot Project
Title of project: Before the war, after the war: preserving history in Sierra Leone
Principal investigator: Professor Paul Lovejoy
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Sierra Leone
Award: £13,480 
Duration: 12 months. 

Project Ref: EAP255
Major Project
Title of project: Creating a digital archive of Afro-Colombian history and culture: black ecclesiastical, governmental and private records from the Choco, Colombia
Principal investigator: Dr. Pablo Gomez
Host institution: Vanderbilt University
Location of archival material: Colombia 
Award: £44,834 
Duration: 24 months. 2009

Project Ref: EAP323
Major Project
Title of project: Endangered African diaspora collections of the state of Pará in the Amazon region of Brazil
Principal investigator: Mr. Carlos Liberato
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Brazil 
Award: £56,874 
Duration: 24 months

2010

Project Ref: EAP357 
Pilot Project
Title of project: Identifying endangered monastic collections in the Säharti and Enderta regions of Tigray (Ethiopia)
Principal investigator: Dr. Meley Mulugetta Bazzabeh
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Ethiopia
Award: £14,870 
Duration: 3 months

2011

Project Ref: EAP443 
Major Project
Title of project: Nineteenth century documents of the Sierra Leone Public Archives
Principal investigator: Professor Paul Lovejoy
Host institution: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University
Location of archival material: Sierra Leone
Award: £38,877 
Duration: 24 months

Project Ref: EAP503 
Major Project
Title of project: Creating a digital archive of a circum-Caribbean trading entrepôt: notarial records from La Guajira
Principal investigator: Dr Jane Landers
Host institution: Vanderbilt University
Location of archival material: Colombia 
Award: £44,958 
Duration: 12 months