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

Bright Archives is an independent archival production house. We help our clients create and organize records of their experiences and use creative media to shine light on their stories. 

Owners Katherine Barbera and David Bernabo have more than 30 years of combined experience in archives and creative media. By bringing together a unique combination of archival and production services, we want to demystify the art of creating and managing archives and provide archival solutions for small to mid-sized projects, initiatives, and organizations. We can help you organize your records, document your experiences, and mine them for relevant details. We can also help you...

Expertise: Artist Archives; Archival appraisal; Community Programs; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Creative media; Outreach; Podcast production; Project Management; Research; Facilities planning and development; Social Media; Visual Materials; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Staff training and recruitment; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning; Transcription; Videography; Other
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Contact Name: Katherine Barbera
Location(s):
Pittsburgh, PA

ForKeeps Inc. helps institutions, individuals, and families harness their history by working to organize, preserve, and share their stories in innovative ways. At For-keeps Inc. our goal is to provides efficient and effective Heritage project solutions, and each project gets the attention it deserves, regardless of complexity.

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Expertise: Archival standards; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Deidre Dinnigan
Location(s):
Brooklyn, NY

Liz Phillips Consulting, LLC works with organizations and individuals looking to organize and preserve historic materials. We offer archives and collections management services for physical and digital collections as well as strategic services in policy development and project planning.

Expertise: ArchivesSpace; Collection Guides; Digital Archiving; Encoded Archival Description (EAD); Metadata Improvement; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Descriptive metadata; Arrangement and description; Finding aids; Policy development; Preservation; Records survey planning and implementation; Software applications; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Liz Phillips
Location(s):
Davis, CA

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Our internationally-recognized consulting team is a trusted partner in information gathering, recommending best practices, and providing guidance for decision making. To date, our services have helped over 500 clients and procured an estimated one million dollars in grant funding for cultural heritage institutions.

Areas of Expertise 

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

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Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Needs Assessments; Archival and Library Security; Community Programs; Archival standards; Digital Preservation; Digitization / digital program development; Project Management; Disaster preparedness; Site assessments; Facilities planning and development; Storage and housing; Policy development; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Katy Klettlinger
Location(s):
Serving the US and abroad

With over 40 years of expertise managing congressional collections, institution archives, and the archives of non-profits, Margery N. Sly has focused on collection development and archival appraisal, both by building the research collections at Temple University and reviewing existing collections for Temple Libraries' move to a new building.  She was involved in program planning and the move into Temple's new Charles Library (opened in August 2019) and previously managed the closure of an archives facility and relocation of collections for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). In addition to serving as a member of the team...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Digitization / digital program development; Facilities planning and development; Fundraising and grant writing; Strategic planning
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Location(s):
Haddonfied, NJ

Margot Note Consulting LLC offers information strategy and archives and records management services.

Leaders look to Margot to transform information chaos to clarity, helping them make better decisions, win grants, and save money. Most importantly, they gain peace of mind knowing that their project is handled by an expert. Clients have come to value Margot’s ability to complete projects on time, on budget, and tailored to their needs. They understand that to manage with a sense of history is not to be tethered...

Expertise: Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Budgeting and financial planning; Digitization / digital program development; Electronic records management; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Policy development; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Margot Note, CA, CRM, IGP, PMP
Location(s):
New York, NY

Are you planning new services, facilities, or programs for your archives? Interested in developing new vision and mission statements, strategic plans, and connecting important ongoing staff activities? Considering new ways to collaborate with partners? Evaluating your approach to teaching with primary sources? Looking for ways to engage students in learning at a deeper level with your resources? We'll be happy to help!

Expertise: Collaboration; Archival program evaluation; Digitization / digital program development; Facilities planning and development; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Staff training and recruitment; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Marilyn McKinley Parrish
Location(s):
East Petersburg, PA

Rebecca Hankins is a President Barack Obama appointee to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). As a Commission member, she was responsible for evaluating and dispensing between $5-10 million dollars in grants annually for the National Archives. Prior to her appointment, Rebecca was elected a Distinguished Fellow of the Society of American Archivist-- the highest honor...

Expertise: Collection Guides; development; Digital Archiving; Equity, Diversity, Access, Belonging, and Inclusion; Information appraisal; Arrangement and description; Fundraising and grant writing; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Reference services; Strategic planning
Contact:
Contact Name: Rebecca Hankins
Location(s):
Bryan, TX