Virginia Hunt

Virginia Hunt

Virginia Hunt is the Associate University Archivist for Collection Development and Records Management at the Harvard University Archives. Prior to this appointment, Ginny was the Assistant Archivist at the Center for the History of Medicine at the Countway Library of Medicine and Curator of the Warren Anatomical Museum.

She has also worked as an archivist and preservation specialist at the Congregational Library in Boston, the Houghton Library and Schlesinger Library at Harvard, and was a consultant for the Massachusetts Historic Records Advisory Board. Ginny has been a member of SAA for almost 20 years and has served as Chair and, previously, Steering Committee member for the Acquisitions and Appraisal Section. In the last 15 years, she has written about and presented on archival collection development programs and ethics, archival appraisal for analog and digital materials, and best practices for collection documentation.

Ginny holds a BA in Communications from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, an MSLIS from Simmons College, and an ALM in Museum Studies from the Harvard University.