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Thursday, August 15 • 10:00am - 11:30am
SESSION 102 - Hurricane Katrina: Disaster Recovery and Documentation in Archival Collections

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Hurricane Katrina serves as a prism for examining a variety of archival issues. Subjects discussed include disaster recovery inside an affected repository; development of a large-scale digital collection preserving firsthand accounts, images, blogs, and podcasts; and management of constituent case files in congressional papers.

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Sheila Brennan

Associate Director of Public Projects, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University

Brad Davis

State Office Director, United States Senate
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Brenda Gunn, CA FSAA

Associate University Librarian for Special Collections and Preservation, University of Virginia Library
Brenda is a 2nd-year SAA Council member, a Distinguished Fellow of SAA, and a past president of the Academy of Certified Archivists and the Society of Southwest Archivists. She recently completed a six year term as a steering committee member for the Archives Leadership Institute.ASK... Read More →

Leigh McWhite

Political Papers Archivist & Associate Professor, University of Mississippi
Dr. Leigh McWhite's history dissertation was entitled "Echoes of the Lost Cause: Civil War Reverberations in Mississippi from 1865 to 2001." She is the Political Papers Archivist and Associate Professor at the University of Mississippi and former chair of the Congressional Papers... Read More →
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Lee Miller

Head, Louisiana Research Collection, Tulane University

Thursday August 15, 2013 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Grand Ballroom D

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