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Thursday, August 4 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
106 - Collaborative Approaches to Collecting and Preserving LGBTQ Materials

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The speakers address innovative, collaborative approaches to collecting and preserving LGBTQ-related collections by establishing community and organizational partnerships. They highlight different projects ranging in size and approach, from a new project seeking to connect the LGBTQ community with archival repositories in Louisiana, to two established institutions collaborating to better preserve an existing collection and a collective conducting video transfers at a queer experimental film festival.

Anderies: An Enduring Partnership for Collections Care: The William Way LGBT Community Center and the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
Feige: An Enduring Partnership for Collections Care: The William Way LGBT Community Center and the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
Bruner: Out of the Closet and Into the Archives: The LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana
Curtis: XFR Collective at MIX: The Importance of Queer Community Video Archiving

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Annie Peterson

Preservation and Digitization, LYRASIS

Speakers
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John Anderies

Archivist, William Way LGBT Community Center
John Anderies is archivist at the William Way LGBT Community Center, and is also an archivist at the Kislak Center, University of Pennsylvania. He holds degrees from Baldwin-Wallace College (BM), Case Western Reserve University (MA), and Indiana University (MLS). He was Head of Special... Read More →
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Sam Bruner

Archivist for Technical Services and Digital Initiatives, Newcomb Archives
Sam Bruner is an archivist at the Newcomb Archives, part of Tulane University's Newcomb College Institute. Sam received a degree from the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in digital archives. In the past, Sam has worked for the Louisiana Research Collection, UT Libraries... Read More →
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Carmel Curtis

Audiovisual Archivist, United Nations
Carmel Curtis (she/her/hers) graduated from NYU's Moving Image Archiving and Preservation masters program in 2015. She is currently working as an audiovisual archivist at United Nations. As a member of XFR Collective (pronounced transfer collective), Carmel works to increase community... Read More →
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Annie Peterson

Preservation and Digitization, LYRASIS
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Laura Hortz Stanton

Executive Director, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
Laura Hortz Stanton is Executive Director of CCAHA. Laura assumed this role in 2014 after having served seven years as CCAHA’s Director of Preservation Services. In this position, she conducted vulnerability and needs assessments, formulated disaster plans for museums, libraries... Read More →



Thursday August 4, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Salon B Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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