Diario de Pernambuco Digital Newspaper Project

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Diario de Pernambuco Digital Newspaper Project
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Grant proposal
Phillips, Richard
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Fla.


Issuing Body:
Center for Research Libraries (CRL), Latin American Microform Project (LAMP)
$25,000 awarded
Dates or Sequential Designation:
October 1, 2012 to February 28, 2013

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Source Institution:
University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location:
University of Florida
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All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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Center for Research Libraries Latin American Microform Project (LAMP) Meeting Review Date: June 16, 2012 PROPOSAL Overview: The UF Libraries seek from LAMP support to digitize our pre copyright microfilm holdings of the 1825 through 1923. The Diario de Pernambuco is acknowledged as the oldest newspaper in circulation in Latin America (see : Larousse cultural ; p. 263) ; the timeframe proposed would of fer insights into early Brazilian commerce, social affairs, politics, family life, slavery, and such ; published in the port of Recife, the Diario contain s numerous announcements of maritime movements, crop production, legal affairs, and cultural matters. The 19 th century includes reporting on the rise of Brazilian nationalism as the Empire gave way to the earliest expressions of the Brazilian republic. The 1910s & 1920s are years of economic and artistic change, with surging exports of sugar and coffee p ushing revenues and allowing for rapid expansions of infrastructure, popular expression, and national politics. Costs : 276 reels are $100 / reel -----------------------------------------------------------------$27,600 AWARD INFORMATION Diario de Pernambuco Submitted by Richard Phillips (U Florida) Project to digitize 276 reels of microfilm dating from 1825 through 1923. U Florida committed to hosting the content. Cost estimates of project range from $52,000 to $100,000 depending on the number o f pages on each reel. The membership voted $25,000 to cover the initial part of the project. ( Excerpt from LAMP Meeting Minutes, Port of Spain Trinidad, June 16, 2012 )