National Historical Publications and Records Commission

n. (abbr. NHPRC) the division of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) that makes grants to nonfederal institutions to help those institutions preserve and make accessible records of historical value through grants to archival institutions, manuscript repositories, and publications in multiple formats


Originally the National Historical Publications Commission (NHPC), which was founded in 1934 at the same time at the National Archives. The commission was expanded in 1974 to include records and renamed the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.