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
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Contact Name: Lynsey Crantz-Allie
Location(s):
Roanoke, VA

Backlog is a St. Louis based consultancy specializing in archives management and creating engaging stories for organizations with rich histories.

Expertise: Outreach and public programs; Records management; Software applications
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Contact Name: Emma Prince
Location(s):
St Louis, MO

I have a decade of experience working with congressional archives, and I use that to advise institutions on acquiring modern political collections, processing multiple formats, and building donor relationships. My expertise in applying project management and minimal processing techniques ensures work is accomplished strategically and efficiently. For congressional offices, I offer a knowledgeable perspective for repository selection and the donation process.

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival appraisal; Congressional papers; Constituent services data; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Electronic records management; Finding aids; Government relations; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Danielle Emerling
Location(s):

Digital Archivy practices the science and discipline of active information management and digital archiving.  We take a holistic multi-dimensional view of information ecosystems, and create user-focused solutions that are practical, cost-effective, and improve user experience. The services we offer are: 

1) Digital Archiving and Information Management Services
2) Consulting and Advisory Services
3) Professional...

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 St.Germain is a consulting archivist who has worked for the last 20 years with a variety of archives in corporate, non-profit, and private collections, including artist estates. Her services focus on guiding clients through trust and estate planning efforts, leveraging archival assets to market a brand, supporting strategic plans, publicity, marketing, and fundraising efforts. 

Expertise: Artist Archives; Artist Estates; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Outreach and public programs; Records survey planning and implementation; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning
Contact:
Contact Name: janine@janinestgermain.com
Location(s):
Croton on Hudson, NY

I have 30+ years of experience developing, managing, preserving, and promoting the use of archives and heritage collections in a variety of formats. I offer services in planning, program development, project support, and more. I will work with you to meet your unique goals.

If you’re starting an archives program, or want to take your program to the next level, I can help. I have led archives programs at two academic institutions, and have experience in strategic planning, budget administration, grant-writing, collection development, records management, donor stewardship, reference, outreach, exhibitions, programming, and managing diverse staff. ...

Expertise: Collection Assessment; Editing; Metadata Improvement; Needs Assessments; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Budgeting and financial planning; Image Research; Cataloging; Digitization / digital program development; Project Management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning; Transcription
Contact:
Contact Name: Lisa Mix, CA, DAS
Location(s):
Monrovia, CA
Expertise: Exhibit planning and implementation; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs
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Contact Name: Kathi Ann Brown
Location(s):
Charlottesville, VA

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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

Let us help you preserve your story. We are trained archivists and librarians and experienced family historians located in Maryland who can help you inventory, organize, and preserve your old family papers, documents, and photographs and create a family archive for future generations. We are available to serve clients throughout the country and happily provide consultations via telephone and videoconferencing.

Expertise: Arrangement and description; Research; Finding aids; Outreach and public programs; Preservation; Records management; Other
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Contact Name: Claire McDonald, MLIS and Sarah Hedlund, MLIS
Location(s):
Rockville, MD

Rachael Cristine Woody is the owner of Rachael Cristine Consulting LLC, a firm that provides services to archives, museums, and cultural heritage organizations. She specializes in establishing collection programs, assessment and planning for historical collections, teaching grant acquisition strategy, and vetting and implementing Collection Management Systems (CMS). Previously she revived the archives at the Freer|Sackler Museum of...

Expertise: Digital Asset Management; Selecting and Implementing Collections Management Systems; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Cataloging; Digitization / digital program development; Project Management; Facilities planning and development; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Preservation; Software applications; Staff training and recruitment
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Contact Name: Rachael Woody
Location(s):
Portland, OR