Grants:IdeaLab/Grand Canyon Museum Collection

Grand Canyon Museum Collection
field trip to Grand Canyon Museum Collection to build
budget (local currency)2000
budget (USD)2000
grant typeindividual
contact(s)• slowking4(_AT_)

Project idea edit

What is the problem you're trying to solve? edit

Grand Canyon Museum Collection has an archive with 900,000 objects; 22,000 black and white photographs; 14,000 herbarium specimens

What is your solution? edit

stipends for wikimedians to travel to the Grand Canyon, stay in student housing, and digitize.

such a road trip work for Wikimedia DC summer of monuments.

Project goals edit

  • increase photos of historic photos in collection
  • increase coverage of items in special collection
  • demonstrate digitization methods
  • build rapport with institution

Who will you be doing outreach with? edit

Get Involved edit

About the idea creator edit

Participants edit

  • Advisor

Endorsements edit

  • Grand Canyon + herbarium + history = content goldmine in multiple content areas. Gamaliel (talk) 22:47, 20 July 2017 (UTC)

Expand your idea edit

No funding needed? edit

efficiency rooms are $60 per night

Project plan edit

Activities edit

contact Grand Canyon Museum Collection

schedule time

travel to Grand Canyon Museum Collection

upload scans, edit transcribed documents

Impact edit

Resources edit

Slowking4 will manage the project.