Historians On Trial Budget

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Project manager: $40,000/year (paid by NYU)

Historian/metadata specialist: $40,000 (1 year)

Student workers: $13/hour

transcription/proofreading estimates:
Estimated time per page: 5 minutes
Estimated pages per box: 1,000 pages
Total estimated pages to be transcribed, minus 50% (to represent duplicated court documents): 3,000 pages
Estimated transcription hours for 2 student workers: about 1,250 hours
Estimated proofreading hours for 2 student workers at 6 pages per hour1: about 500 hours
Estimated total pay for 2 student workers: $22,750

Total salaries: $62,750

Equipment, office space and technical support provided by NYU

"In most cases, NEH Humanities Collections and Resources grants cover no more than 50 to 67% of project costs."2

"Awards range from $100,000 to a maximum of $350,000 for a two-year period. As part of this request, a maximum of $50,000 may be included to develop a plan for the long-term sustainability of the project. "3

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