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Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

Description: The Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, is a small and nimble library that actively supports the campus community through its teaching, collections, events, and engagement with university initiatives. The staff strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion through every aspect of the library’s resources and services, and they regularly seek feedback and modify…

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Research Fellowship (Part-Time), Historic New England, Milton, MA

Description: Historic New England is seeking applicants for a part-time research fellowship to conduct archival processing of a collection related to our Eustis Estate in Milton, MA. A private collection related to the Eustis Estate, located on the South Coast of Massachusetts, is currently partially processed. This fellow will continue the work begun by a…

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Melrose Civil War Veterans Heritage Project, City of Melrose, Melrose, MA

Description: The City of Melrose, through the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) and the Memorial Hall Board of Trustees and in consultation with the Melrose Historical Commission, is seeking quotes from a project archivist for the cataloging and curation of on-site historical ephemera, and the creation of a master interpretive plan to make…

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Divided America Project Archivist, Brown University, Providence, RI

Description: The Divided America Project Archivist is a project-based position housed at the John Hay Library.  Work will primarily be accomplished at the Library Collections Annex. The Divided America Project is grant funded and will support public programming and provide digital access to nearly 1,000,000 pages from Brown’s Hall-Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed…

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Archives Assistant, Harvard Law School Library Digital Lab, Cambridge, MA

Description: The Harvard Law School Library has an opening for one 14-hour per week position beginning in August 2022. The person in this role will assist with the processing and digitization of modern manuscriptcollections to help make these collections open for research using the library’s new minimal levelprocessing workflows. The Archives Assistant will report to the Archivist for…

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[CLOSED]Processing Assistant (part-time), Schlesinger Library (Harvard University), Cambridge, MA

Description: About the Schlesinger: The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, located just outside of Harvard Square, is one of the world’s premier repositories of materials documenting the lives and work of American women, with collections that span civil rights and feminism, health and sexuality, work and family life,…

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Archivist for Living Composer, Waltham, MA

Description: We are seeking an intern to design and organize a digital & physical archive of four decades’ worth of professional and personal documents, images, audio and video recordings, and artifacts from the career of Tod Machover, composer, inventor, and professor at the M.I.T. Media Laboratory. The project includes establishing a system to organize and…

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Archivist – Manuscript Processing, Winthrop Group, New Haven, CT

Description: The Winthrop Group has an immediate opening for a full-time Processing Archivist to arrange and describe a large volume of manuscript materials as part of a team. This salaried, contract position is located in New Haven, Connecticut and will conclude September 30, 2023.  Key Responsibilities Processes archival materials in accordance with institution’s processing guidelines…

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Processing Archivist for Global Collections, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Description: Although the position will remain posted until filled, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by end of day on July 1, 2022. In partnership with Harvard’s Administrative Fellowship Program and the ACRL Diversity Alliance, the Harvard Library Diversity Residency Program attracts talented librarians, and in particular, members of historically underrepresented groups, to provide meaningful professional working…

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Library Assistant – Archives & Public Service, Botany Libraries, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Description: The Harvard University Herbaria house five comprehensive, non-circulating research libraries which are managed collectively as the Botany Libraries. The combined collections, totaling more than 250,000 volumes, are rich repositories of rare books, manuscripts, field notes, and historical correspondence, as well as current monographs, journals, and electronic media. The Libraries support the academic and research…

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