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Newberry Library

Chicago, Illinois
www.newberry.org

Newberry Library was awarded $4,398,000 between 1979 and 2018, including 20 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$425,000

2018 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The Newberry Library is an independent private research library dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, especially in the humanities. It is free and open to the public. Its collection contains 1.5 million books, 5 million manuscript pages, and 500,000 historic maps, making it one of the largest and most important libraries of its type in the United States. The Newberry Library is particularly well known for its Native American and genealogical holdings. It offers exhibits based on its collections, as well as musical and theatrical performances, lectures, and discussions; a research scholars program; and professional development for teachers. This award represents renewed general operating support to the Newberry Library.

$375,000

2013 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The Newberry Library is an independent private research library that is free and open to the public. It has a collection of 1.5 million books, 5 million manuscript pages, and 500,000 historic maps making it one of the largest and most important libraries of its type in the United States. It is particularly well-known for its Native American and genealogical materials. It offers exhibits based on its collections, musical and theatrical performances, lectures and discussions, a program for undergraduate students, and professional development for teachers. This grant will support general operations including: exhibitions, education programs, and initiatives that will strengthen the collection.

$375,000

2008 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$200,000

2003 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$500,000

2002 • 2 years

To convert the card catalogue to an online system (over two years).

$50,000

2001 • 1 year, 11 months • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over two years).

$25,000

1999 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations.

$75,000

1996 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over three years).

$200,000

1995 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

To support the Encyclopedia of Chicago History Project (over two years).

$75,000

1993 • 3 years

In support of general operations (over three years).

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