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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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
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Contact Name: Lisa Sisco, MLIS
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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
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Contact Name: Laura Starr
Location(s):
Rockville, MD
Expertise: Encoded Archival Description (EAD); Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Cataloging; Digitalization / Digital program development
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Contact Name: Molly Haas
Location(s):
Lincoln, NE

I have an MSLIS with a concentration in archives management, and more than 10 years of experience in history organizations, including the Smithsonian Institution and the Oregon Wine History Archive. Much of my work has been to develop new history-based programs from scratch and help to revitalize dormant archives. My specialty is teaching history organizations how to manage and present their artifacts. My job is to empower them to...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Community Programs; Digitization; Digitization Planning; Outreach; Project Management; Social Media; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Budgeting and financial planning; Cataloging; Digitalization / Digital program development; Disaster preparedness; 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; Software applications; Staff training and recruitment; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Rachael Woody
Location(s):
Portland, OR

Second Space Archives Consulting provides consultative services on all aspects of the care and management of digital and physical archival collections, including management, appraisal, processing, preservation, conservation, and access. We are available to assist cultural heritage organizations including academic and public public libraries, community-based archives, museums, federal libraries & archives, and individuals with private collections, with management of their collections by applying professional standards to their archives assets. We are experienced experts with extensive knowledge in the care of traditional...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Collection Assessment; Collection Assessment Surveys; Digital Asset Management; IRS appraisal of archives; Minimal Processing Techniques; Archival standards; Budgeting and financial planning; Cataloging; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Government relations; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Software applications; Staff training and recruitment; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning; Other
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Contact Name: Bergis Jules
Location(s):
CA

Shelley Diamond Archival Solutions LLC specializes in archival and collection management services for artists, private collectors and estates in New York City, and home inventory services for NYC homeowners and renters.

With two decades of experience as a corporate archivist at a financial institution, Shelley developed plans and procedures for the firm’s varied historical collections. She supervised all aspects of collection management and processing, including the organization, cataloging, housing and long-term preservation of a wide range of historical records and works of art – both analog and digital...

Expertise: Artist Archives; Artist Estates; Inventories; Site assessments; Storage and housing; Archival program evaluation; Arrangement and description; Cataloging; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Management and administration; Preservation; Records survey planning and implementation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Shelley Diamond
Location(s):
Brooklyn, NY

Marcy Silver Flynn established Silver Image Management in 1994 to provide collection management services to archives, libraries, museums and private collections with visual images, especially photographs.  She is based in Arizona but provides services nationwide.

Silver Image Management works with you to improve the organization, description, preservation and use of your valuable image collections, including photographs and negatives, digital images, fine art, prints, drawings, posters, and architectural drawings. 

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Expertise: Access and classification reviews; Artist Estates; Artists Archives; Descriptive metadata; Grant Writing; Image Research; Minimal Processing Techniques; Project Management; Visual Materials; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Cataloging; Finding aids; Strategic planning; Other
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Contact Name: Marcy Flynn
Location(s):
Scottsdale, AZ