Gorham, Matthew

Matthew Gorham


Assistant Head of the Manuscript Unit for Processing
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Background

Prior to joining the Yale University Library, I worked as a Project Archivist at the Brooklyn Historical Society, managing the project, "Uncovering Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," a 2.5-year effort to survey, arrange, and describe approximately 2500 linear feet of unprocessed archival collections. I hold an MLIS from Rutgers University and a BA in Political Science from the University of Connecticut.

Associations:

New England Archivists
Society of American Archivists

Publications:
  • "Creating Access and Establishing Control: Conducting a Comprehensive Survey to Reveal a Hidden Repository," in Innovative Practices in Archives and Special Collections: Description, ed. Kate Theimer . (with Chela Scott Weber) New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014: 35-52.