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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Expertise: Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Disaster preparedness; Exhibit planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Preservation; Strategic planning; Other
Contact Name: Lynsey Crantz-Allie
Roanoke, VA

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
Contact Name: Melissa Torres
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 Asset Management; Digital Preservation; Digitization; Cataloging; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Fundraising and grant writing; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services
Contact Name: Lisa Sisco, MLIS

Armstrong-Johnston is an image research and archival services firm based in Chicago, Illinois. Principals Leigh Armstrong and Mindy Johnston bring big-picture knowledge to projects of all sizes – be they in the arrangement of visual materials archives or in the discovery and procurement of unique archival materials for documentary projects.

Expertise: Copyrights research; Curatorial consulting; Descriptive metadata; Digitization; Image Research; Rights and Licensing; Archival appraisal; Arrangement and description; Finding aids; Preservation
Contact Name: Leigh Armstrong
Chicago, IL

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; 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
Contact Name: Bertram Lyons, CA
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
Contact Name: Chris S. Ervin
Santa Barbara, CA
Expertise: Arrangement and description; Exhibit planning and implementation; Finding aids; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Other
Contact Name: Raegan C. Stearns
Shreveport, LA
  • 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 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 hundreds of corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations worldwide. History Associates headquarters is in Rockville, Maryland, where we also maintain a secure, climate-controlled storage facility.  

Now celebrating more than 35 years as...

Expertise: Access and classification reviews; Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Cataloging; Digitalization / Digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; 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: Laura Starr
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