Preserving Orson Welles on the Air

Grant to: Indiana University (2016)


An award in the amount of $25,000.00 to Indiana University in 2016.


Funding to support the digitization of master, original audio recordings and accompanying radio scripts for Orson Welles On the Air, held by the special collections of Lilly Library at Indiana University, as part of the Welles manuscripts collection.

About the NRPF

The National Recording Preservation Foundation (NRPF) is an independent, charitable organization and registered 501(c)(3) entity. The NRPF works across the United States to foster awareness of the diverse perspectives and communities documented in audio, to support the preservation of historical and at-risk audio collections, and to coordinate resources for the digital preservation of audio recordings. The NRPF was mandated through federal charter by the U.S. Congress under the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-474) and was thereafter duly incorporated in 2010.

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