Metropolitan Archivist — Call For Articles

Dear Peter

I would be grateful if you could forward the below to the NYU archives students’ listserv.

Call for Articles

Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York

Student Section

Metropolitan Archivist, the newsletter for the Archivists Round Table, has a section written for and by students in archives programs in the New York metropolitan area. We invite you, as up and coming archivists, to write about your view of the profession and/or any issues you think are important, especially for students or new archivists. This could include opinion pieces, news, or events. Photographs accompanying the articles of students in action are welcome. Articles can be short blurbs or longer essays, but are not to exceed 750 words.

To find out more about the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York and to view past issues of the newsletter, go to Though you do not have to be a member to submit an article, student membership in the Archivists Round Table is free.

The deadline for article proposals is:

September 20, 2010

Please submit all proposals and questions through email to Amanda Brown at I would be happy to discuss any ideas you may have.

If your article is selected, I will get back to you by September 25, 2010 to discuss finalizing your article. The deadline for submitting final articles is October 25, 2010.

Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
Room 503
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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