Grants:IdeaLab/Grand Canyon Museum Collection

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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]


  • Advisor


  • 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]


contact Grand Canyon Museum Collection

schedule time

travel to Grand Canyon Museum Collection

upload scans, edit transcribed documents



Slowking4 will manage the project.