The Modern Endangered Archives Program (MEAP) is a UCLA Library granting program funded by Arcadia Fund.
We aim to digitize and make accessible endangered archival materials from the 20th and 21st Centuries, including print, photographic, film, audio, ephemeral, and born digital objects.
MEAP is dedicated to:
Providing open access to cultural and historical materials from around the world as a challenge to politicized and nationalized historical narratives that minimize or silence multiple voices and perspectives.
Enabling digital preservation of at-risk cultural heritage from parts of the world with limited resources for archival preservation.
- Expanding the capacity for digital preservation around the world and building a culture of open access that can continue after the period of the grant.
In the News
"UCLA Library Granting Program Announces New Call for Applications," September 26, 2019 | UCLA Library News
"UCLA Library launches international initiative to save at-risk cultural heritage materials," October 9, 2018 | UCLA News
Modern Endangered Archives Program was formerly Documenting Global Voices. All funds will be distributed under Modern Endangered Archives Program.
Modern Endangered Archives Program is funded by Arcadia - a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.