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Opportunity with the Harvard Library / Project Archivist

Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Project Archivist.

 Reporting to the Head of the Manuscript Section, the Project Archivist joins the library’s archives processing program, and works as part of a team of archivists responsible for arranging and describing at a baseline level the archives, manuscripts, prints, and other materials collected by the Houghton Library. The Project Archivist will develop and execute a plan for gaining basic physical and intellectual control of all dance related material within the Harvard Theatre Collection. The Project Archivist will process more fully the collections of Edwin Binney and George Chaffee. The Project Archivist collaborates in a collegial fashion with other members of the Manuscript Section, the Department of Technical Services, and other departments to assist in the timely and effective description of Houghton Library materials.

 Please find the complete position description attached.

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