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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I have an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a concentration in Archives Management and Museum Studies from California State University, San Bernardino. Specifically I have worked with different types of historical institutions while having hands-on experience within various kinds of archives, libraries, and museums.

Here are some of the projects I’ve worked in:

  • Personal archival research for Genelogical Project at the Seaver Center within the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles
  • Established the Special Library at the Malki Museum in Banning, CA
  • Processed the Probate Records Collection for the San Bernardino County Archives...
Expertise: Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Budgeting and financial planning; Cataloging; Digitization / digital program development; Electronic records 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; Preservation; Records management; Reference services; Software applications; Staff training and recruitment; Strategic planning; Other
Contact:
Contact Name: Andie Geyer
Location(s):
Yucaipa, CA
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

Archival Image, LLC provides research and consulting services to museums, businesses, families, photographers and media producers requiring expertise in the location of unique archival images, and in the arrangement and administration of visual materials collections. 

Archival Image, LLC, is directed by Leigh Armstrong, a Certified Archivist with more than twenty-years experience working with creators, collectors, researchers, and repositories. Expertise includes picture research, rights and license negotiation, arrangement and description, content appraisal and valuation, project management. Past and...

Expertise: Digitization; Research; Rights and Licensing; Archival appraisal; Arrangement and description; Exhibit planning and implementation; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Government relations; Management and administration; Preservation; Strategic planning
Contact:
Contact Name: Leigh Armstrong
Location(s):
Chicago, IL
AVP

Since 2006, AVP has helped organizations maximize the usability and value of their information assets.

Our consultants and software developers are experts in data management, digital and media asset management, digital preservation, and more. We partner with leading organizations to help free people from the obstacles of information management.

Contact us and let us know how we can support you in your efforts.

Expertise: ArchivesSpace; Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Content Management Applications; ContentDM; Digital Asset Management Applications; Digital Preservation; Digital Preservation Applications; Omeka; Preservica; Samvera-based Applications; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Budgeting and financial planning; Digitization / digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Facilities planning and development; Oral history planning and implementation; Policy development; Preservation; Software applications; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Bertram Lyons, CA
Location(s):
Madison, WI

Lucidea's web-based archival collections management systems (including ArchivEra, purpose-built based on best practices learned over 25 years) enable archives of any size or budget to describe, administer, and offer unrivaled access to traditional and digital collections. ArchivEra also supports all areas of the OAIS functional model, offering digital preservation capabilities to archivists requiring practical, functional digital preservation without the overhead of full OAIS compliance.

We invite you to consult with our archival collections management system specialists and our Client Services Team—internationally recognized as trusted partners for data migration, implementation...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival standards; Cataloging; Digitization / digital program development; Electronic records management; Finding aids; Preservation; Software applications
Contact:
Contact Name: Mark Maslowski
Location(s):
Vancouver, BC

Work with our Trusted Subject Matter Experts

Our internationally-recognized consulting team is a trusted partner in information gathering, recommending best practices, and providing guidance for decision making.

Areas of Expertise 

  • Digitization & Metadata
  • Disaster Planning & Response
  • Environmental Assessment & Preservation
  • Project Management & Sustainability Planning
  • Space Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • and more!

Cost Effective Solutions

Our services are available to both members and non-members of LYRASIS with members...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Community Programs; Digital Preservation; Needs Assessments; Rights and Licensing; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Digitization / digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Policy development; Preservation; Strategic planning
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An archivist for over 35 years, Michele Pacifico has specialized in archival facilities since 1987. An archival consultant since 2000, Michele assists clients in all aspects of collections policy and planning, including proposals, assessments, collections surveys, feasibility studies, programming, design, construction, and post occupancy reviews for archives, records centers, museums, and special collections. 

She has managed the largest archival facility design and construction project in the world, NARA's Archives II, and assisted in developing NARA's facility standards. Her current projects include the programming, design, and construction of Library Archives Canada's new net-...

Expertise: Collection Assessment; Needs Assessments; Archival standards; Facilities planning and development; Preservation; Strategic planning
Contact:
Contact Name: Michele F. Pacifico
Location(s):
Jackson, WY

Tawny Ryan Nelb uses 43+ years of archival experience (33+ 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 five books and over 40 articles on archival management and local history, and a winner of the...

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

Founded in 1973, the nonprofit NEDCC | Northeast Document Conservation Center specializes in the preservation of paper- and film-based materials as well as audio recordings. The Center serves clients nationwide, including archives, government agencies, other cultural heritage organizations, and  individuals.

NEDCC provides conservation treatment and digitization for book, photograph, and paper collections, including large...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Conservation Treatment; Digital Preservation; Preservation policy and procedures development; Digitization / digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Preservation; Staff training and recruitment
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Contact Name: Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services
Location(s):
Andover, 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: Research; Arrangement and description; Finding aids; Outreach and public programs; Preservation; Records management; Other
Contact:
Contact Name: Claire McDonald, MLIS and Sarah Hedlund, MLIS
Location(s):
Rockville, MD