Grants:IdeaLab/Grand Canyon Museum Collection

Grand Canyon North Rim Campground Registration Office 0097.jpg
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 ideaEdit

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 goalsEdit

  • 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 InvolvedEdit

About the idea creatorEdit


  • Advisor


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

Expand your ideaEdit

No funding needed?Edit

efficiency rooms are $60 per night

Project planEdit


contact Grand Canyon Museum Collection

schedule time

travel to Grand Canyon Museum Collection

upload scans, edit transcribed documents



Slowking4 will manage the project.