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Thursday, August 15 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
SESSION 203 - Lights, Camera, Archives! Working with the Media and Moviemakers

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This session features archivists who have worked with documentary filmmakers, worked with television or movie productions, or made a media appearance. Each presenter briefly describes her or his repository's holdings, the project/issue that is relevant to this topic, and one lesson learned. Screening a snippet of the relevant audiovisual clip may be a part of some presentations.

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avatar for Laurie Austin

Laurie Austin

Audiovisual Archivist, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
I spent four thoroughly enjoyable years at the College of William and Mary earning my degree in history and minoring in art history; then I attended Northeastern University for graduate school where I interned at the JFK Library and was bit with the archives bug. After a two-year stint at a historic house museum in Salem, I became an audiovisual archivist at the JFK Library in 2004. My real passions are historic architecture, fauve art, and... Read More →
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Eric D. Chin

Senior Corporate Archivist, NBCUniversal
BA in History UC San Diego; MA in Public History, CSU Sacramento. Has worked as a corporate archivist in the entertainment industry for over 13 years at DreamWorks and NBCUniversal.
avatar for Megan Good

Megan Good

Director of Archives & Library, Independence Seaport Museum
Megan Good is the Director of the J. Welles Henderson Archives and Library of Independence Seaport Museum, a maritime repository in Philadelphia. As Director, she is responsible for the museum’s archival collections consisting of over 12,000 ship plans and measured drawings, rare maps dating back to the 16th century, personal and business papers of local people and companies and more than 25,000 images documenting the maritime past of... Read More →
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Nicole Joniec

Digital Collections Librarian and Print Department Assistant, Library Company of Philadelphia
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Dan Linke

University Archivist and Curator of Public Policy Papers, Princeton University
For more about what I do, see my blog entry.
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Miriam Meislik

Media Curator, University of Pittsburgh
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Nicholas Meriwether

Independent Consultant
Nicholas G. Meriwether earned his BA in history from Princeton and his MLIS at the University of South Carolina. He served as Oral Historian at the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina and was the founding Grateful Dead Archivist at UC Santa Cruz. He is the Series Editor for the University of California Press series Studies in the Grateful Dead and serves as an archival consultant and scholar for private and institutional... Read More →
avatar for Susan Pevar

Susan Pevar

Former Special Collections Librarian, Lincoln University of PA
I spent ten years working in the Special Collections Department and Archives of Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, as Archivist Assistant from 2000-2005 and as Special Collections Librarian from 2005-2010. I was passionate about preserving and sharing access to the history of this institution, founded in 1854 as Ashmun Institute to provide a higher education to free black men, at a time when slavery still existed. Although Lincoln University... Read More →
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Katy Rawdon

Coordinator of Technical Services, Temple University, Special Collections Research Center
Katy is the Coordinator of Technical Services in the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, where she supervises processing, access tool creation, preservation, and collection management for the holdings, which include rare book, periodical, and ephemera collections, and archival and manuscript holdings with extensive photographic, film, video, digitized, and born-digital content. She has worked previously at the Barnes... Read More →
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Julieanna Richardson

The HistoryMakers
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Pam Whitenack

Director, Hershey Community Archives
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Travis Williams

Archivist, LSU Law Center
Archivist and cataloger working in a law school library. Interested in film, theatre, the paranormal, and intellectual freedom. Cat-owner. Not a fan of Steven Moffat.
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Timothy Wisniewski

Visual Materials Archivist, John Hopkins Medical Institutions
Timothy Wisniewski is the Visual Materials Archivist at the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, where he oversees the archives' photograph and moving image collections. | Wisniewski holds an MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh, where his studies focused on moving image and sound archives. Prior to entering the archival field, he studied photography and video at the Maryland Institute College of Art... Read More →
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Mark Young

Director of the Hospitality Industry Archives, University of Houston


Thursday August 15, 2013 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Grand Ballroom B

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