Meet the Staff Feature: Mary Clare Johnson

For the Record’s “Meet the Staff” feature is an opportunity for our archivists to connect directly with the community which we serve. Name: Mary Clare Johnson   Title: Collections Archivist Specialties: Arranging, describing, and preserving archival collections How did you end up working at the Alabama Department of Archives and History? I became interested in a … Continue reading Meet the Staff Feature: Mary Clare Johnson

Put a UV filter on that Limelight, Please! : Archivists in Popular Culture

I had just watched The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo when my supervisor asked me to write a blog post about depictions of archivists in popular culture. If you’ve never seen it, the film features an icy, unhelpful corporate archivist whose presence suggests she’s never assisted a researcher before; this portrayal of my profession left … Continue reading Put a UV filter on that Limelight, Please! : Archivists in Popular Culture

Meet the Staff Feature: Charles Johnson

For the Record’s “Meet the Staff” feature is an opportunity for our archivists to connect directly with the community which we serve. Name:  Charles Johnson Title: Collections Archivist Specialties: Digital Processing and Preservation, Relational Database Systems, Web Technologies and Data Formats How did you end up working at the Alabama Department of Archives and History? It’s … Continue reading Meet the Staff Feature: Charles Johnson

Meet the Staff Feature: Jaimie Kicklighter

For the Record’s “Meet the Staff” feature is an opportunity for our archivists to connect directly with the community which we serve. Name:  Jaimie KicklighterTitle:  Collections ArchivistSpecialties: Arranging and describing archival collections and working to preserve the archival material in our holdings. How did you end up working at the Alabama Department of Archives and History? I … Continue reading Meet the Staff Feature: Jaimie Kicklighter

Meet the Staff Feature: Keri Hallford

Name:  Keri HallfordTitle:  Collections ArchivistSpecialties: Preservation of paper, books, and leather; oversize paper media (maps, posters, architectural records, etc.); specialty housing and display construction for archival collections How did you end up working at the Alabama Department of Archives and History? Eight years ago, I was finishing work on an Alabama State Historic Records Advisory Board … Continue reading Meet the Staff Feature: Keri Hallford