Library and Archives Canada: two projects for preservation of documentary heritage funded in Atlantic

From: Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will provide $1.5 million to support 41 projects (including 26 new projects) by archives, libraries and documentary heritage institutions throughout Canada. Two projects submitted by organizations from the Atlantic region will be funded under the Documenary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP).

The following projects will be funded by the DHCP in the Atlantic in 2021-2022:

  • Preserving and Sharing Avon River Area’s Documentary History (Avon River Heritage Society), Avondale/Newport Landing, Nova Scotia, $24,374; and
  • Restoration of Mi’kmaq Language Scripture and Prayer Books (Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth), Halifax, Nova Scotia, $2,450.

View the list of all recipients for 2021-2022.

About Library and Archives Canada

The mandate of Library and Archives Canada is to preserve the documentary heritage of Canada for the benefit of present and future generations, and to be a source of enduring knowledge accessible to all, thereby contributing to the cultural, social and economic advancement of Canada. Library and Archives Canada also facilitates co-operation among communities involved in the acquisition, preservation and diffusion of knowledge, and serves as the continuing memory of the Government of Canada and its institutions.

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