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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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 more than twenty-years experience working with creators, collectors, researchers, and repositories. Expertise includes picture research, rights and license negotiation, arrangement and description, content appraisal and valuation, project management. Past and...

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

Digital Archivy is a turnkey archival consulting firm that works with organizations to identify, analyze, compare, organize, and use information better. We work closely with clients and take a holistic multi-dimensional view of information ecosystems. This enables us to create solutions that are practical, cost-effective, and user-focused. Our projects ensure long-term preservation, increase access and support...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Cataloging; Digitization / digital program development; Electronic records management; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Outreach and public programs; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Staffing and implementation
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Contact Name: David Kay, MLS
Location(s):
Brooklyn, NY

Janine provides archive and data management consulting for art, architecture, and design studios as well as private and institutional collections.


Advising on archive and collection management, specifically:

+ Archive and collection assessment
+ Physical arrangement strategy
+ Physical preservation measures
+ Storage and rehousing of collections
+ Digital imaging best practices
+ Digital preservation strategy
+ Digital asset management systems
+ Data management and protection
+ Copyright (rights and reproductions)
...

Expertise: Architectural Records; Architectural, landscape, and design records; Collective Access; Artists Archives; Electronic records; Artist Archives; Artist Estates; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Digitization / digital program development; Rights and Licensing; Exhibit planning and implementation; Preservation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Janine Biunno
Location(s):
Brooklyn, NY

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Our internationally-recognized consulting team is a trusted partner in information gathering, recommending best practices, and providing guidance for decision making.

Areas of Expertise 

  • Digitization & Metadata
  • Disaster Planning & Response
  • Environmental Assessment & Preservation
  • Project Management & Sustainability Planning
  • Space Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • and more!

Cost Effective Solutions

Our services are available to both members and non-members of LYRASIS with members...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Needs Assessments; Archival appraisal; Community Programs; Archival standards; Digital Preservation; Digitization / digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Rights and Licensing; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Policy development; Preservation; Strategic planning
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Margot Note Consulting LLC offers information strategy and archives and records management services.

You are unique and your information problems merit distinct interventions. Together, we focus on your needs and explore ways to achieve your goals, tailored to you. Throughout our project, you’ll work directly...

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

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Expertise: Artist Archives; Artist Estates; Archival appraisal; Curatorial consulting; Arrangement and description; Descriptive metadata; Cataloging; Digitization / digital program development; Electronic records management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Preservation; Reference services; Software applications; Staff training and recruitment; Transcription
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Contact Name: Jennifer Frémont, MA, MLS
Location(s):
MA

Tawny Ryan Nelb uses 43+ years of archival experience (33+ 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 five books and over 40 articles on archival management and local history, and a winner of the...

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
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Contact Name: Tawny Ryan Nelb
Location(s):
Midland, MI

Alan Breus privately consults with universities, charities, government agencies, law firms and accounting firms for their donation and estate tax needs relating to archives containing documentary films, rare books and documents and financial and insurance instruments.  

Alan has been engaged as an advisor/appraiser valuing donations to charitable organizations including, but not limited to:  Northwestern University, DePaul University, Columbia University, John Carroll University, Ohio University, The National Children’s Cancer Society, The Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital, The U.S. Department of Commerce, Planned Parenthood and The Holocaust Museum in Wash. D.C...

Expertise: Archival appraisal
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Contact Name: ALAN BREUS
Location(s):
Orlando, FL

With more than 40 years of experience working with diverse organizations, our consultants offer expertise in a wide range of services and approaches to managing, protecting, and using historical materials.

Our knowledge of all types of archival records including digital and analog (paper-based) documentation, as well as various image media, and artifacts, allows us to help achieve successful intellectual and physical control, and management of collections.

We help you meet your goals and objectives through program development and project support.

Our Values:

  • History and those who create it matter
  • Access is...
Expertise: Access and classification reviews; Architectural Records; Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Budgeting and financial planning; Digitization / digital program development; Landscape, Planning and Design Records; Project Management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Preservation; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Waverly Lowell
Location(s):
Oakland, CA
Expertise: Archival appraisal; Genealogy and local history research programming and reference services; Digitization / digital program development; Reference services
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Contact Name: Vicki Tobias
Location(s):
Madison, WI