Slave records digital archive receives ACLS Extension Grant

A project directed by Jane Landers, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History, to preserve endangered African and Afro-descended slave records has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Digital Extension Grant.“Enhancing the Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies Digital Archive: A Project to Add Context, Improve Technology, and Strengthen Collaborative Networks” is among five projects to receive this grant, which is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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