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
Blue Ridge, VA
Expertise: Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards
Contact Name: April K. Anderson-Zorn
Bloomington, IL

“Inspiring families, businesses, and organizations to preserve and share their history.”

Archive Your Past is all about family history and historical documents.  Organize, digitize and preserve your historical documents or family history collection with Archive Your Past. 

For historical societies and libraries with archival collections, Archive Your Past will preserve, process, and describe your collection as an...

Expertise: Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Finding aids; Preservation
Contact Name: Anni Parsons
Milwaukee, WI

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
Contact Name: David Kay, MLS
Brooklyn, NY

ForKeeps Inc. helps institutions, individuals, and families harness their history by working to organize, preserve, and share their stories in innovative ways. Our small team of archive professionals ensures that each project gets the attention it deserves, regardless of complexity. At For-keeps Inc. our goal is to provides efficient and effective Heritage project solutions.

Expertise: Archival standards; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Deidre Dinnigan
Brooklyn, NY

Whether you are hoping to organize your family papers, bring order to scattered organizational records, or preserve the legacy of an individual or organization, I bring a broad base of experience to help you achieve your project's goals.

As of 2023, I am only able to accomodate new projects within the Washington DC metropolitan region. 

Expertise: Collection Guides; Electronic records; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Reference services; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Lori Eaton, CA, MLIS
Fairfax, VA

Ital Preservation, provides wide-ranging guidance in proper preservation management. Through proper preservation management, we can adequately capture our experiences, sustain our legacy and culture, and rightly tell our stories. We not only specialize in African, Caribbean, and United States History, but also historical event planning, and archival preservation.

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Expertise: Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Digitization / digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services; Staff training and recruitment; Transcription
Contact Name: Ital Preservation

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
Contact Name: Janine Biunno
Brooklyn, NY

I provide history’s keepers the tools to understand, manage, and preserve their archival collections, enabling them to share those collections with the world while safeguarding them for the future.

Some of the ways I can assist your organization include collection assessments for preservation and access planning; program and policy creation for emerging archives; custom workflows and manuals tailored to your organization; and hands-on training in archives management and care.

Expertise: Collection Assessment; Collection Guides; Metadata Improvement; Needs Assessments; Minimal Processing Techniques; Preservation Assessments; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Preservation policy and procedures development; Site assessments; Policy development
Contact Name: Kathryn Kramer
Allegany, NY

Liz Phillips Consulting, LLC works with organizations and individuals looking to organize and preserve historic materials. We offer archives and collections management services for physical and digital collections as well as strategic services in policy development and project planning.

Expertise: ArchivesSpace; Collection Guides; Digital Archiving; Encoded Archival Description (EAD); Metadata Improvement; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Descriptive metadata; Finding aids; Policy development; Preservation; Records survey planning and implementation; Software applications; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Liz Phillips
Davis, CA