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A Guide to Archival Research: Introduction

Contact Us!

There are a number of librarians, archivists, and technologists at Emory that can assist you in navigating collections abroad. Below is a short list of contact by area of specialization.

Robert W. Woodruff Library

Erica Bruchko
Humanities Librarian (Americanist)
Chris Pollette
Outreach and Emerging Technologies Librarian

Manuscript, Archvies, and Rare Books Library

Courtney Chartier
Head of Research Services, MARBL

Gabrielle Dudley
Research Library Fellow, Research Services, MARBL

Conducting Advanced Research in Archives

By National Archives of Finland (National Archives of Finland photo archive), via Wikimedia Commons

Attend a Panel or Workshop!

Throughout the year, the Woodruff LibraryMARBL and the Laney Graduate School provide workshops and seminars on how to do research in archives. See past workshops below. For information on future events, contact Erica Bruchko at

Panels, 2014-

Teaching with Archives: February 2015

Dr. Donna Torka, Center for Faculty Development and Excellence

Practical Archives Research Tips: March 2015

Cecily Boles, Department of Art History 

Catherine Barth, Department of Art History

Conducting Research in International Archives Panel: April 2014

Nathan Suhr-Sytsma, Department of English

Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi, Department of Art History

Agnieszka Czeblakow, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library

Debjani Bhattacharyya, Department of History

Archival Research Training Programs: 2012 - present

2-day Archives Research Program
May 18 - May 22, 2015
2-day Archives Research Program
October 13 - October 14, 2014
2-day Archival Research Training:
March 31 - April 1, 2014
2-day Archival Research Training:
May 21 - May 22, 2013
6 week Training Course:
March 2 - April 14, 2012
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