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Processing Archivist, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

Houghton Library, the primary repository for Harvard's rare books and manuscripts, seeks an innovative, collaborative, and motivated Processing Archivist. Reporting to the Head of the Manuscript Section, the Processing Archivist joins the library's archives processing program, and works as part of a team of archivists responsible for arranging and describing at a variety of levels the archives, manuscripts, printed ephemera, and other materials collected by Houghton Library across six curatorial areas. The Processing Archivist will develop processing plans and execute projects in order to provide access to new acquisitions and legacy collection material. The Processing Archivist collaborates in a collegial fashion with other members of the Manuscript Section, Technical Services Department, and other departments to assist in the timely and effective description of Houghton Library materials.

 

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