Hirsch, Rebecca

Rebecca Hirsch


Head, Beinecke Library Digital Services Unit
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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Background

Rebecca Hirsch is the head of the Digital Services Unit at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.  Previously, she was the Project Manager for the Fortunoff Video Archive and the Kissinger Project Archivist at Manuscripts & Archives. She holds a MA in History from New York University and a MSLIS from Long Island University. Prior to coming to Yale, she was a project archivist at USC and worked as a contractor for the Winthrop Group at the United Nations.

Publications:
  • "The Permanence of Provenance: The “Two Traditions” and the American Archival Profession." Journal of Archival Organization 8:1 (2010): 54-72.