Directory of Archival Consultants

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This easy-to-use Directory of Archival Consultants contains information about experts across the country who provide professional consulting services on various aspects of archives and archiving. All listings in this directory are paid listings. Information provided by consultants is not independently checked or verified.

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Armstrong-Johnston is an image research and archival services firm based in Chicago, Illinois. The company offers creative and collaborative solutions for individuals, businesses and organizations seeking image-based research, archival and curatorial consulting, and the management of historical resources


Services include:

Expertise: Digitization; Image Research; Rights and Licensing; Archival appraisal; Arrangement and description
Contact Name: Leigh Armstrong and Mindy Johnston
Chicago, IL
  • Developed a change management program for the Electronic Records Archives system at the National Archives and Records Administration
  • Managed the Technical Services Branch of the Center for Electronic Records, which had the responsibllity of preserving accessioned federal electronic records
  • Completed a market system of then current European and Australian digital preservation projects in 2008
  • Analyzed electronic records system at the Federal Trade Commission to see if met criteria as trustworthy electronic records system
  • Developed federal records schedules for elecronic records systems at the Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Identified key...
Expertise: Change Management; Electronic records; Electronic records management; Records management
Contact Name: Fynnette Eaton
Washington, DC

About History Associates Incorporated

History Associates provides a wide range of consulting services to help you preserve and manage your past. Our skilled archivists, records managers, and collections managers can assist you with your records and artifacts. We can also help develop exhibit content, research and write your organization’s history, or conduct specialized historical research. 

Our client list includes over 300 corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations worldwide. History Associates headquarters is in Rockville, Maryland, where we also maintain a secure, climate-controlled storage facility.  

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Expertise: Access and classification reviews; Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Cataloging; Digitalization / Digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Exhibit planning and implementation; Finding aids; Oral history planning and implementation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Mark Evans
Rockville, MD

Hunter Information Management Services, Inc., specializes in all aspects of archives and records management. Its president, Dr. Gregory S. Hunter, is both a Certified Records Manager and a Certified Archivist. In August 2004 he was elected a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists and two of his books have received awards from SAA. Since January, 1990 Dr. Hunter has been a Professor in the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University, directing graduate-level certificate programs in archives and records management. Dr. Hunter previously served as Manager of Corporate Records for ITT Corporation and Director of Archival Programs for the United Negro...

Expertise: Archival program evaluation; Digitalization / Digital program development; Electronic records management
Contact Name: Gregory S. Hunter, Ph.D., CA, CRM
Mineola, NY
Expertise: Exhibit planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Mary Beth Corrigan
Silver Spring, MD

An archivist for over 30 years, Michele Pacifico has specialized in archival facilities since 1987.  She has managed the largest archival facility design and construction project in the world, NARA's Archives II. An archival consultant since 2000, Pacifico has worked on a variety of archives, special collection, and records center projects and assists clients in all aspects of archival policy and planning, including proposals, assessments, collections surveys, feasibility studies, programming, design, construction, and post occupancy reviews. 

As co-chair of the Society of American Archivists' Technical Subcommittee on Archival Facility Guidelines she continues to research and...

Expertise: Facilities planning and development
Contact Name: Michele F. Pacifico
Jackson, WY

Mimi Bowling has been an archivist for more than thirty years and has held managerial positions at Columbia University's Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the National Park Service, and The New York Public Library, where she was the Charles J. Liebman Curator of Manuscripts. She has been a consulting archivist since 2004, working with clients in academic and cultural institutions, business and government. Her consulting services, offered worldwide, include general needs assessment, preservation needs assessment, grant writing, program development, project oversight, security reviews, processing plans, and appraisal. From 2004 through 2011 Ms. Bowling was an adjunct faculty member of Long...

Expertise: Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Disaster preparedness; Facilities planning and development; Fundraising and grant writing; Policy development; Preservation
Contact Name: Mimi Bowling
West Orange, NJ


Tawny Ryan Nelb uses 37+ years of archival experience (27+ years as a consultant) including work at Yale University and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library to provide needs assessment analyses for collections and archival programs, facilities planning and development, preservation management and assessment, oral histories, disaster planning, personal archivist services, processing plans and implementation, archival policies and procedure preparation, long term planning, staff training and recruitment, grant writing, and historical research and writing to her clients.  She is the author of...

Expertise: Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Disaster preparedness; Facilities planning and development; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Policy development; Preservation; Staff training and recruitment
Contact Name: Tawny Ryan Nelb
Midland, MI
Expertise: Digitalization / Digital program development; Exhibit planning and implementation; Oral history planning and implementation
Contact Name: Kathy Reagan
Grand Rapids, MI

An archivist, librarian, and preservation administrator for over thirty-five  years, Gregor Trinkaus-Randall has worked with archives, libraries, museums, and municipal buildings in addressing preservation and security concerns since 1981. For the past twenty-seven years, he has developed and administered the Massachusetts’ statewide preservation program for libraries and archives. He served as the Co-Chair of COSTEP MA (Coordinated Statewide Emergency Preparedness) for cultural heritage organizations in Massachusetts.


Expertise: Archival and Library Security; Digitization Planning; Grant Writing; Preservation policy and procedures development; Preservation Training; Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Disaster preparedness; Facilities planning and development; Policy development; Preservation; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
Stow, MA