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Northeastern University Library Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Collect a Digital History of Boston

The Boston Research Center of the Northeastern University Library is the recipient of a $650,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund its collaborative project to collect its Boston’s historical artifacts and share the city’s digital history with its residents. Collaborators of this project include the Boston Public Library, and the Massachusetts Historical Society. According to News@Northeastern, the Boston Research Center, itself launched laster year with the support of the Mellon Foundation, “leverages Northeastern’s expertise at the cross-section of data-driven disciplines, including journalism, network science, and the digital humanities, and will draw on unique archival resources and data sets.”

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