current work

  • September 2016-present: Accessioning Archivist in the Manuscript Unit at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Serves as a member of the Manuscript Unit’s accessioning team. Processes and catalogs new acquisitions to a basic level so that they are discoverable and available for research as soon as possible after acquisition. Assists with other aspects of managing the accessioning of manuscript materials acquired by the Beinecke Library, including arranging and receiving shipments, verifying new acquisitions against available descriptions, and creating and reviewing accession records. Prepares finding aids according to relevant standards and established local practice, including using ArchivesSpace. Creates collection-level records in MARC format for the library’s online catalog. Plans, directs, and reviews work of processing assistants and student assistants. Assists in the preservation assessment of collections and in the selection of materials for conservation treatment. Contributes to the ongoing development of the manuscript unit’s accessioning and processing procedures for archival collections. 

  • ongoing list of completed finding aids

past work