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

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):

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
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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
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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

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

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; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Digitization Planning; Budgeting and financial planning; Cataloging; Outreach; Digitization / digital program development; Project Management; Disaster preparedness; Social Media; 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
Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival program evaluation; Arrangement and description; Disaster preparedness; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Micha Broadnax and Jessica C. Neal
Location(s):
MA

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; Landscape, Planning and Design Records; Digitization / digital program development; 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