Appointment: Project Archivist in the Wilson Special Collections Library

April 23, 2020
Meaghan Alston

Meaghan Alston joined the University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as project archivist in the Wilson Special Collections Library

The University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Meaghan Alston as project archivist in the Wilson Special Collections Library, effective April 6.

In this position, Meaghan will lead efforts to provide access to a wide variety of legacy manuscript collections through close collaboration with colleagues in Wilson Library. She will appraise manuscript and archival materials; shepherd collections through accession and intake; support efforts to evaluate, appraise and improve access to backlog collections; and address outstanding questions about ownership, restrictions and access.

Prior to this appointment, Meaghan was prints and photograph librarian at the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University, in Washington, D.C. Before that, she was project archivist at the University of Pittsburgh.

Meaghan holds a M.L.I.S with a concentration in archives and information science from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.A. in history from Ohio State University.

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