RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Eleven humanities projects in Virginia have received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The National Endowment for the Humanities announced the grants Monday. The Virginia projects total nearly $2 million in funding.
The largest grant of more than $324,000 will fund a project at Old Dominion University to help researchers with archiving websites and navigating archived collections.
The Library of Virginia is getting more than $323,000 to digitize 100,000 pages of Virginia newspapers dating from 1836 to 1922.
The University of Mary Washington also will prepare papers of James Monroe with a grant of $290,000.
Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, George Mason University, the College of William and Mary and the George C. Marshall Research Foundation also received grants.
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