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Sophia Smith Collection Accessioning Archivist
Contact & Office Hours
126 West Street
M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
A.B., Smith College
As accessioning archivist for the Sophia Smith Collection, her job reminds her of Christmas every day. Opening boxes when they first arrive, she assesses incoming materials for historical significance, teaching potential, and preservation needs. She provides on-site student instruction, answers long-distance reference requests, and sits on the advisory committee for the Archives Concentration.
Libraries' Mentors Group, Archives Concentration Advisory Committee
Women's history, women's labor history, and the history of activism
The Necessity of Organization: Mary Kenney O'Sullivan and Trade Unionism for Women, 1892-1912 (Garland Publishing, 2000)
"'Militant Mothers': Boston, Busing and the Bicentennial," in the Historical Journal of Massachusetts (Fall 2010)
Member, New England Archivists