Funding for this pilot project was received from:
The Institute of Museum and Library Services provided funding for this project through its National Leadership Grants Program.
The Maryland Historical Trust provided funding for this project through its Non-Capital Historic Preservation Grant Program.
Those groups and individuals who contributed to the American Origins Project include:
Salisbury University's Mapping Science Group designed the GIS portions of the site.
Salisbury University assisted in a variety of ways, that include support from the Information Technology staff.

Project Staff Included:

Mike Dondzilla - While earning his master's degree in History at Salisbury University, Dondzilla constructed the database for the American Origins. He also transcribed Colonial records and entered data into the database. He is currently working toward his Ph. D. in Colonial History at the University of Delaware.

T. Aaron Horner - As the Nabb Center's GIS specialist, Horner worked closedly with the Salisbury University Mapping Sciences Group. He also assisted in the transcription of the colonial records and helped construct the family groups in the database.

Jill Jeffery - After earning her M.A. in History from Salisbury University, Jeffery worked on transcribing colonial wills and inventories for the project.

Lora Koehler and Jennifer Ward - History students at Salisbury University, Lora and Jennifer performed data entry and transcription of primary sources.

Creston Long - The American Origins Manager from 2001 - 2002, Long is currently a history professor at Salisbury University. While working on this project he completed his Ph.D. in Early American History at the College of William and Mary.

Tim Robinson - A Salisbury University graduate student in History, Robinson performed data entry and transcribed colonial documents.