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Saturday, August 17 • 9:45am - 11:15am
SESSION 706 - Community Archives and the Archivists Who Love Them: Teaming Up to Tell the Whole Story

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People who care for community archives are often passionate about their collections and deeply knowledgeable about the content, but have little or no formal archival training. Archivists must be flexible and creative in working with community archives. In this session, the speakers discuss the nature of community archives, the central role of oral history in documenting them, and how traditional archival practices can be modified to fit their needs.

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Hillel Arnold

Head of Digital Programs, Rockefeller Archive Center
Hillel leads the Rockefeller Archive Center’s Digital Team, whose mission is to facilitate broad and equitable access to and responsible preservation of materials in the RAC’s custody by providing technical leadership and expertise to staff in all program areas. He is active in... Read More →
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Terry Baxter

archivist, Multnomah County Archives
Terry has been an archvist since 1985, working at the Oregon State Archives, Pacificorp, and Multnomah County Archives. He has served in various appointed and elected positions in both SAA and Northwest Archivists and is currently a steering committee member of the Archives Leadership... Read More →
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Douglas Boyd

Director, Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky
Doug Boyd directs the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the University of Kentucky Libraries.

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... Read More →

Saturday August 17, 2013 9:45am - 11:15am
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