Archivists

Archivists

 
Rachel E. Ban, Archives Coordinator
Archivist/Records Manager Rachel Ban, C.A., works on a variety of archives and records management projects for History Associates Incorporated. Her current work includes writing records retention schedules and records manuals, coordinating a disaster plan and coordinating the CIW legacy project. Ms. Ban has experience processing archival collections for several institutions. She earned her bachelor's degree in history from Wheaton College in Illinois and holds both a master's in history and a master's in library science with an archival concentration from the University of Maryland at College Park.
 
Jennifer Snyder, Project Archivist
Jennifer Snyder joined the CIW in September 2003 as a project archivist to work on the Legacy Project. The first year of her contract was spent at the CIW administration building organizing and rehousing approximately 700 linear feet of records. She has now joined Ann Mulfort at the Broad Branch campus for the second year where they will complete the processing of records and the visual image collection. Prior to joining the CIW, Jennifer worked at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, Archives Center. Jennifer earned her BA in literature from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and her MLS with an archival concentration from the University of Maryland. She is an avid knitter, reader, and shopper, and enjoys really bad movies.
 
Ann Mulfort, Project Archivist
Ann Mulfort joined the staff of the Legacy Project in January 2005 after completing a library and archives internship at Carnegie in the summer of 2004. During her internship, she processed collections of both personal papers and institutional program records. In the fall of 2004, she completed a practicum at the Minnesota Historical Society, processing the materials of collections there. She holds a BA in Information Management from the College of St. Catherine and an MLIS from Dominican University. Her passions include genealogy work and travel. These passions were united in 2000 when she traveled to her motherland of Scotland. During that trip, she was able to walk in the footsteps of her ancestors while undertaking further genealogical research.
 
Kevin Fries, Intern

 

 
Jenny Smith, Intern
Jennifer Smith joined the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Lab internship program in June of 2005 for a ten week summer internship. Her Carnegie Legacy project includes re-housing over 5,000 Department of Terrestrial Magnetism photographs and negatives. Jenny is currently a senior English major at West Virginia University in Morgantown. She will also graduate with a concentration in Professional Writing and Rhetoric and minors in History and Communications. After college, she plans to enter Law School to study corporate law. In her spare time, Jenny loves to go horseback riding, swim, be outdoors, and spend time with her family and friends.
 
Charles Hargrove, Project Archivist
Charles Hargrove joined the Carnegie Institution Legacy Project in August 2003 and left it in December 2004.  Prior to coming to Carnegie, Charles worked at the Smithsonian Institute Archives processing the papers of Riccardo Giacconi, winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics. He received a bachelor’s degree from Rice University with a double major in history and anthropology and has both a master’s degree in anthropology and a master’s in library science from the University of Texas.  He is an avid scuba diver and a steady hand with a machete from his days of hacking through the Belizean jungle in search of ancient Maya cities.

At work in the DTM archives