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Saturday, August 6 • 10:30am - 11:30am
706 - Moving, Moving, Moving

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Are you planning to move? Did your proposal for a new or renovated facility finally get approved? Are you overwhelmed just thinking about it? All of the speakers have recently experienced moving an archives--and lived to tell the tale! Come hear their words of wisdom--what to do (and not do), tips and tricks for working with architects, mapping a move, packing your collection, and more.

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Jenny Manasco

Instruction Librarian and Archivist, Union University
Dr. Manasco has worked as a librarian at Union University since completing her MLS at Indiana University in 2003. She became an accidental archivist in 2009 and has enjoyed every minute of it. She attended the Georgia Archives Institute in 2010 and became a Certified Archivist in 2015. The Union University library, including the archives, moved into a new building in November of 2015.


Jamal Booker

Manager, Heritage Communications, The Coca-Cola Company
Jamal is Manager, Heritage Communications at The Coca-Cola Company, where he manages the historical collections of The Coca-Cola Company. He has more than 14 years of archival experience in the private and public sector. Prior to his current position, he worked at the Georgia Archives, as Records Management Analyst and Reference Archivist and at the Maryland State Archives where he researched the Underground Railroad for a State Commission.
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Eric D. Chin

Senior Corporate Archivist, NBCUniversal
BA in History UC San Diego; MA in Public History, CSU Sacramento. Has worked as a corporate archivist in the entertainment industry for over 13 years at DreamWorks and NBCUniversal.
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Tamara Gaydos

Manuscript Processor, Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum
BS in Languages from Georgetown University; MLIS from Simmons College; processing assistant at Northeastern University Archives;Manuscript Processor at the Phillips Library; member of the Academy of Certified Archivists since 2012; NHPRC grant manager; member of New England Archivists; Society of American Archivists, Museum Archives section, Recording Secretary, 2015-2016; was part of a team that planned and executed the move of our entire... Read More →
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Melissa G. Gonzales

Assistant Archivist, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
BA, University of Texas at Austin; MSLIS, Simmons College. Certified Archivist; Digital Archives Specialist; 2014 ALI Cohort. Melissa is the Assistant Archivist at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and has worked in archives at Simmons College, Goliad County, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, and the Witte Museum. She has previously been co-chair of SAA’s Students and New Archives... Read More →
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Miranda Mims

Archivist, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Miranda Mims is an archivist and collection manager in the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. She began her career in the Library for the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures and its Institute of Christian Oriental Research (ICOR) at Catholic University of America, where she also received her MS in Library and Information Science... Read More →
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Carole Prietto

Consultant, School Sisters of Notre Dame, North American Provinces
Carole Prietto holds a BA in history from UC Santa Barbara, an MA in history from UCLA, and an MLIS with Archives Concentration San Jose State 2013, and is a Certified Archivist. She is currently a consultant for the School Sisters of Notre Dame North American Provinces; past positions include University Archivist at Washington University in St. Louis and Associate Archivist for the Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise in Emmitsburg, MD.

Nathan Saunders

Curator of Manuscripts, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina
Nathan has been Curator of Manuscripts at South Caroliniana Library since 2014. He has also worked at South Carolina Political Collections and Moving Images Research Collections at the University of South Carolina. He also teaches courses in southern history in the history department. His dissertation focused on modern American religious history, a topic he still enjoys researching when he has the time.
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Samuel Smallidge

Archivist, Converse
Sam Smallidge is currently the Archivist for Converse, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nike, Inc. He serves as a key corporate asset, answering historical questions, assisting designers, brand managers, executives and other employees whose work requires historical materials only found in the Converse Archive. He is a graduate of The Evergreen State College and received his MA in History and MS in Library and Information Sciences with a concentration... Read More →

Saturday August 6, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Salon B Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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