Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation Grant Information

With the Gardiner Foundation’s grant, LIU will digitize and preserve a collection of historical documents currently held by historical societies across Long Island, with a particular emphasis on Suffolk County. LIU will showcase these documents at an annual Gardiner Symposium, while promoting year-round visibility of these historical societies.
The project will be led by Dr. Gregory Hunter, Professor of Library and Information Science who heads the doctoral program at the Palmer School.  Dr. Hunter is a nationally recognized expert who was a key member of the team that designed and implemented the Electronic Records Archives for the National Archives and Records Administration. Dr. Hunter is Editor of The American Archivist, the peer-reviewed journal of the Society of American Archivists.

Information and Resources

Digitizing Local History Sources Information Session

Digitizing Local History Sources Application for Historical Societies

Gardiner Foundation Fellows

Gardiner Foundation Masters Fellowship Application

Gardiner Foundation Doctoral Fellowship Application


College of Education, Information, and Technology
Dr. Albert Inserra, Dean