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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Cline Archival Consulting provides expertise to clients in a wide array of archival services including archival program evaluation; management, administration, and policy development; archival surveys and appraisal; preservation, security, and disaster planning; small facilities planning; outreach, exhibits, and public program planning; and strategic planning for small programs, especially municipalities and institutions.

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Expertise: Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Disaster preparedness; Facilities planning and development; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Preservation; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services; Strategic planning
Contact:
Contact Name: Scott Cline
Location(s):
Seattle, WA

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:
Contact Name: Laura Starr
Location(s):
Rockville, MD

Expertise: Religious archives consolidation; Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Digitalization / Digital program development; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Oral history planning and implementation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Staffing and implementation
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Contact Name: Jane Kenamore, CA
Location(s):
Wilmette, IL

 

Tawny Ryan Nelb uses 37+ years of archival experience (27+ 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...

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

I specialize in program development, grant writing and donor cultivation, digitization project management, project scoping, workflow creation, database implementation, outreach activities, social media, and metrics analysis. I have more than 12 years of experience in the archives, library, and museum field, and received my Master of Science in Library and Information Science (MSLIS) from Simmons College, with a focus in Archives Management.

Career Highlights:

  • Revived programs at the Smithsonian Institution
  • Built and launched the Oregon Wine History Archive program at Linfield College
  • Attended and became an alumna of the Archives Leadership Institute...
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

Since 1985, Valerie Metzler Archivist/Historian has been helping individuals, families, businesses, churches, and universities discover and preserve their history.  Through the practical establishment of archives and through historical research including genealogy, Valerie Metzler Archivist/Historian makes your history available and accessible for generations to come.

 

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Expertise: Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Oral history planning and implementation; Software applications; Staffing and implementation
Contact:
Contact Name: Valerie A. Metzler
Location(s):
Altoona, PA