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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I have an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a concentration in Archives Management and Museum Studies from California State University, San Bernardino. Specifically I have dedicated the last 5 years in working with different types of historical organizations in order to truly appreciate various kinds of archives, libraries, and museums.

Here are some of the projects I’ve worked in:

  • Personal archival research for Genelogical Project at the Seaver Center within the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles
  • Established the Special Library at the Malki Museum in Banning, CA
  • Processed the Probate Records Collection for the San Bernardino...
Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Budgeting and financial planning; Cataloging; Digitalization / Digital program development; Electronic records management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services; Software applications; Staff training and recruitment; Strategic planning; Other
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Contact Name: Andie Geyer
Location(s):
Yucaipa, CA
Expertise: Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Disaster preparedness; Exhibit planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Preservation; Strategic planning; Other
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Contact Name: Lynsey Crantz-Allie
Location(s):
Roanoke, VA

Archival Image, LLC provides research and consulting services to museums, businesses, families, photographers and media producers requiring expertise in the location of unique archival images, and in the arrangement and administration of visual materials collections. 

Archival Image, LLC, is directed by Leigh Armstrong, a Certified Archivist with twenty years experience working with creators, owners, and researchers. Expertise includes picture research, rights and license negotiation, arrangement and description, content appraisal and valuation, project management. Clients have included: 

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Expertise: Descriptive metadata; Research; Rights and Licensing; Archival appraisal; Arrangement and description; Exhibit planning and implementation; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Government relations; Preservation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Leigh Armstrong
Location(s):
Chicago, IL

ArchiveInABox® is a complete turn-key platform to digitize and host your archive online. We provide high quality scanning and years of know-how to effortlessly move your print and microfilm archives online. Full logistics services, round trip shipping, military-grade shipping containers and premium portable hard drives are included. You only pay for scanning/digital production -- optional hosting and online access are free! Example Client: Granite Falls Historical Society.   READ MORE...

Expertise: Digital Archiving; Electronic records
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Contact Name: Paul Jeffko
Location(s):
Shelton, WA

Archivium is a full service audiovisual conversion, restoration, and digitization shop, offering custom solutions for small to medium sized institutions to make their unique audiovisual materials visible to the world. 

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Digitalization / Digital program development
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Contact Name: Melissa Torres
Location(s):
Houston, TX

Lisa Sisco is an information professional that provides tailored assessments and solutions for digital content and/or asset management planning, digitization projects, cataloging and records surveys. She has served as a delegate and board member with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO/TC171/SC2), working on the development of various file format standards. Lisa also works in concert with the preservation community to develop solutions for formats that have limited guidelines to ensure their survival, such as braille records produced for and/or by people who are blind.

Expertise: Digital Preservation; Cataloging; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Fundraising and grant writing; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services
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Contact Name: Lisa Sisco, MLIS
Location(s):
AVP

Since 2006, AVP has helped organizations maximize the usability and value of their information assets.

Our consultants and software developers are experts in data management, digital and media asset management, digital preservation, and more. We partner with leading organizations to help free people from the obstacles of information management.

Contact us and let us know how we can support you in your efforts.

Expertise: ArchivesSpace; Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Content Management Applications; ContentDM; Digital Asset Management Applications; Digital Preservation; Digital Preservation Applications; Omeka; Preservica; Samvera-based Applications; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Budgeting and financial planning; Digitalization / Digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Facilities planning and development; Oral history planning and implementation; Policy development; Preservation; Software applications; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Bertram Lyons, CA
Location(s):
Madison, WI

As a certified archivist I help cultural heritage institutions achieve access to their unique historical materials through archival preservation and distribution of collection guides to research gateways.

I partner with research libraries, special collections, community archives, museums, historical societies, corporate archives, religious organizations, nonprofit groups, and families.

When you partner with a certified archivist you are guaranteed to work with a professionally trained preservationist using the most efficient, effective and affordable techniques to develop access to your cultural heritage collections.

My approach is to make your historical materials...

Expertise: Collection Assessment Surveys; Collection Guides; Content Management Applications; Digital Asset Management; Minimal Processing Techniques; Facilities planning and development
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Contact Name: Chris S. Ervin
Location(s):
Santa Barbara, CA

With over fifteen years of professional library and archives experience, Cloud and Clay Cultural Preservation offers expertise with research, preservation, archives management, personal archiving, and training projects. Based in the Ark-La-Tex region of the United States, Cloud and Clay Cultural Preservation  is also available for remote, national, and international collaboration. 

Expertise: ArchivesSpace; Collection Assessment; Collection Guides; Community Programs; ContentDM; Digitization; Emergency Preparedness and Response; Encoded Archival Description (EAD); Image Research; Omeka; Preservation Assessments; Research; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Reference services; Other
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Contact Name: Raegan C. Stearns, CA
Location(s):
Shreveport, LA

Congressional collections document the democratic process and public policy and are rich resources for both scholarship and instruction. They also present a host of challenges. Modern congressional collections are large, complex, and usually contain a variety of formats, including paper, analog audiovisual materials, and digital files. They are often high profile and come with high donor and institutional expectations. I have a decade of experience working with congressional archives, and I use that to advise institutions on acquiring modern political collections, processing multiple formats, and building donor relationships. My expertise in applying project management and minimal...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Congressional papers; Constituent services data; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Electronic records management; Finding aids; Government relations; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Danielle Emerling
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