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Collections Access Librarian, New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, NH

Description: The collections access librarian provides on-site and remote reference services for the Society’s collections, and creates and edits catalog records and other collections access tools. The librarian will work with other members of the Society staff to support general operations of the library. Reports to: Library DirectorStatus: Non-exempt, Full time (35 hours per week)Hours/Days:…

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Part-time Library Assistant, The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS), Boston, MA

Description: The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) seeks a part-time library assistant (up to 28 hours per week) to greetvisitors and provide services to researchers who make use of the Society’s collections in the MHS library.The MHS is an independent research library that collects, preserves, and makes accessible manuscripts and othermaterials that promote the study of…

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(CLOSED) Processing Archivist, Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS), Boston, MA

Description: The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) located in Boston, Massachusetts seeks a Processing Archivist. This is a full-time (35 hours/week) position, Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm. The MHS is an independent, scholarly research library founded in 1791 for the threefold purpose of collecting, preserving, and disseminating sources for the study of American history. The MHS holds…

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Scholar in Residence, Historic New England, Milton, MA

Description: Full Time, Exempt, Term Limited for 12 Months Historic New England, the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation, isseeking applicants for a full-time scholar in residence to begin September 1, 2021. This Scholar-In-Residence is available to scholars in the humanities or social sciences. Under thesupervision of the Study Center Manager, the…

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Library Manager/Senior Archivist, Center for Puerto Rican Studies (CENTRO), New York City, NY

Description: The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) is a research center dedicated to the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. Centro is the primary repository of archival and library materials dedicated to stateside Puerto Ricans. Centro is committed to facilitating research projects useful to those in community organizations,…

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Astor Curator and Department Head, Printed Books and Bindings, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York City, NY

Description: The Morgan Library & Museum seeks an ambitious, experienced, and outgoing curatorto lead its Department of Printed Books and Bindings. The Astor Curator andDepartment Head stewards and interprets the Morgan’s renowned printed bookcollection, which extends from the invention of printing to contemporary first editions.Subject strengths include incunables, fine bindings and printing, illustrated books,children’s books,…

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Temporary Archivist for Private Family Collection, East Blue Hill, Maine [CLOSED]

Description: Seeking a graduate student or recent graduate student to inventory the personal collection of the notedauthor, consultant, and speaker Suzanne Massie, Russian historian and advisor to President RonaldReagan. This is project-based with a duration of approximately two weeks. This is a paid opportunity,with housing provided on site.The ideal candidate is organized and resourceful, with…

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Community Curator Fellow, The History Project (Documenting LGBTQ Boston), Boston, MA (Remote – if necessary)

Description: With the support of Mass Humanities’ Digital Capacity Grant, The History Project will hire a Community Curator Fellow as a consultant for The History Project’s efforts to document and share Boston’s Black LGBTQ history. Due to COVID-19, the Fellow can work entirely remotely if necessary. With a stipend of $5,000 for a flexible project…

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Temporary Project Archivist Contractor, Providence Public Library, Providence, Rhode Island

Description: For Lou Costa Collection on Fox Point  (Part time temporary, contract position) The full posting is here.  Providence Public Library seeks to hire an experienced, temporary project archivist contractor to assist with processing an archival collection in the Rhode Island Collection. The collection provides a thorough documentation of the Fox Point neighborhood in Providence during…

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Part-Time Image Processing Assistant, The Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA [CLOSED]

Description: The Massachusetts Historical Society seeks an Image Processing Assistant to join the CollectionsServices department. This is a part-time (17.5 hours per week) temporary, six-month grant-fundedposition. The Imaging Processing Assistant will create digital components for digital projects and webpresentations for a project to digitize collections representing marginalized communities. The workcontributes to the Society’s mission to…

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