MARAC Spring Conference

MARAC Spring Conference!
Outside the Archival Box: Cultural Heritage Collaborations

When: April 29-May 1, 2010

Where: Wilmington, DE

Hotel: Doubletree Hotel, Downtown Wilmington

Registration: get the program PDF from or register online

Are you wondering about the cover of the new Mid-Atlantic Archivist??
Here’s the back story (read the related blog entries):

Ray Nichols and Jill Cypher, proprietors of Lead Graffiti, a fine
letterpress studio in NewArk, Delaware, will entertain us at lunch on
Friday, April 30, with stories of designing /Histories of Newark,
1758-2008: Seventy-Five Stories of Newark, Delaware, and Its Citizens/.

See you there!

Rebecca Johnson Melvin & Sue Hamburger, Program Committee co-chairs
Ian Janssen & Lisa Gensel, Local Arrangements Committee co-chairs

Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017

Peter Wosh

About Peter Wosh

Professor Wosh directs the program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Professor Wosh’s research has focused primarily on American religion, American institutional cultures, and archival management issues. His background includes work as an archivist in a variety of academic and nonprofit institutions, including: Director of Archives and Library Services, American Bible Society (1989-1994); Archivist/Records Manager, American Bible Society (1984-1989); University Archivist, Seton Hall University (1978-1984). He is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives: Archivists and Archival Records, with Menzi Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005); Covenant House: Journey of a Faith-Based Charity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005); Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994); The Diocesan Journal of Michael Augustine Corrigan, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, 1872-1880 (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1987); as well as articles in various archival, historical, and library journals. Professor Wosh’s current research involves editing the published writings of Waldo Gifford Leland, a pioneering archival theoretician, for the Archival Classics series published by the Society of American Archivists.

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