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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With over 40 years of expertise managing congressional collections, institution archives, and the archives of non-profits, Margery N. Sly has focused on collection development and archival appraisal, both by building the research collections at Temple University and reviewing existing collections for Temple Libraries' move to a new building.  She was involved in program planning and the move into Temple's new Charles Library (opened in August 2019) and previously managed the closure of an archives facility and relocation of collections for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). In addition to serving as a member of the team...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Digitization / digital program development; Facilities planning and development; Fundraising and grant writing; Strategic planning
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Location(s):
Haddonfied, NJ

Margot Note Consulting LLC offers information strategy and archives and records management services.

Leaders look to Margot to transform information chaos to clarity, helping them make better decisions, win grants, and save money. Most importantly, they gain peace of mind knowing that their project is handled by an expert. Clients have come to value Margot’s ability to complete projects on time, on budget, and tailored to their needs. They understand that to manage with a sense of history is not to be tethered...

Expertise: Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Budgeting and financial planning; Digitization / digital program development; Electronic records management; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Policy development; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Margot Note, CA, CRM, IGP, PMP
Location(s):
New York, NY

Are you planning new services, facilities, or programs for your archives? Interested in developing new vision and mission statements, strategic plans, and connecting important ongoing staff activities? Considering new ways to collaborate with partners? Evaluating your approach to teaching with primary sources? Looking for ways to engage students in learning at a deeper level with your resources? We'll be happy to help!

Expertise: Collaboration; Archival program evaluation; Digitization / digital program development; Facilities planning and development; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Staff training and recruitment; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Marilyn McKinley Parrish
Location(s):
East Petersburg, PA

For us it's not work, we truly love what we do. With over 35 years of audiovisual production and media conversion experience, Media Transfer Service provides high-level digitization of audio, video, motion picture film and still image formats for archives and private collections both in North America and clients off-shore. We provide full-service audiovisual media digitization as well as enhancement, treatment and recovery of contaminated or damaged audiovisual media formats, tape baking services for both audiotape and videotape formats and audio/video transcription services. We also have the background and experience...

Expertise: Audio Preservation Services, Training, and Resources; Digital Archiving; Audiotape; Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Videotape; Digitization; Digitization / digital program development; Preservation
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Contact Name: John Schroth
Location(s):
East Rochester, NY

At Memorable Legacy, we can quickly organize and protect your images, transform them into lasting mementos, connect your family history and allow you to share your story with family and friends.

 

Christie Johnson, owner of Memorable Legacy is a:

Photo Project Manager

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Expertise: Arrangement and description; Cataloging; Digitization / digital program development; Preservation
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Contact Name: Christie Johnson
Location(s):
Fremont, NE

Monocurate is a private, brick-and-mortar archival practice that provides the expertise, services, and necessary direction to enable individuals, families, and community-based organizations to successfully organize and preserve their archival materials.

Monocurate coordinates all preparation, preservation, organization, and light-conservation treatments such as flattening, surface cleaning, removing pressure-sensitive tapes, deacidifying, mending tears, and encapsulating works on paper. We also provide digital reproduction endeavors for unique mixed-media collections.

Our staff designs and produces preservation housing structures that promote the prolonged preservation of...

Expertise: Videotape; Artist Archives; Digitization; Collaboration; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Inventories; Preservation policy and procedures development; Site assessments; Storage and housing; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Preservation
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Contact Name: Brooke Lake, MLIS
Location(s):
Austin, TX

MCR provides consulting, curatorial and collections management services to museums, private collectors, businesses and institutions. We are chaos resolution experts involved in cataloging, digitization, and space assessments, as well as new museum and institutional change planning.

Our team is made up of highly skilled professionals with formal academic training in addition to practical museum, collections management, archive, and curatorial experience. We work both on-site and remotely to ensure the highest possible standards for collections care. 

Our clients include small, volunteer-run historic houses to major museums, private collections to historic societies,...

Expertise: Collection Assessment Surveys; Disaster Preparedness; Collector Systems; PastPerfect; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Cataloging; Electronic records management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Oral history planning and implementation; Policy development
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Location(s):
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Founded in 1973, the nonprofit NEDCC | Northeast Document Conservation Center specializes in the preservation of paper- and film-based materials as well as audio recordings. The Center serves clients nationwide, including archives, government agencies, other cultural heritage organizations, and  individuals.

NEDCC provides conservation treatment and digitization for book, photograph, and paper collections, including large...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Conservation Treatment; Digital Preservation; Digitization / digital program development; Preservation policy and procedures development; Disaster preparedness; Preservation; Staff training and recruitment
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Contact Name: Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services
Location(s):
Andover, MA
Expertise: Digitization / digital program development; Fundraising and grant writing; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Bryan Benilous
Location(s):
Boynton Beach, FL

Rebecca Hankins is a President Barack Obama appointee to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). As a Commission member, she was responsible for evaluating and dispensing between $5-10 million dollars in grants annually for the National Archives. Prior to her appointment, Rebecca was elected a Distinguished Fellow of the Society of American Archivist-- the highest honor...

Expertise: Collection Guides; development; Digital Archiving; Equity, Diversity, Access, Belonging, and Inclusion; Information appraisal; Arrangement and description; Fundraising and grant writing; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Reference services; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Rebecca Hankins
Location(s):
Bryan, TX