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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


Annie Peterson

Preservation Services Librarian, LYRASIS
Annie Peterson is the Preservation Services at LYRASIS, where she teaches online courses, provides preservation information through reference inquiries and the LYRASIS Preservation Services website, and consults with institutions on preservation. Previously she was the Preservation Librarian at Tulane University, and was the IMLS Preservation Administration Fellow at Yale University. She has worked in preservation and conservation at a number... Read More →


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 Collections at Haverford College, 2005-2013. He has received numerous digitization and conservation grants from the National Park Services, National Endowment... 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, and the Benson Latin American Collection.
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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 access to at-risk audiovisual media by providing low-cost digitization services and fostering a community of support for archiving/access through education... Read More →
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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, and other institutions, and taught preservation classes. Under her leadership, the Preservation Services Department implemented and presented educational... 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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