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Wednesday, August 15 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Women's Collections Section

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Join WCS for a panel on women's political collections at Mid-Atlantic area repositories. Our panelists will cover topics such as documenting women's political engagement, from suffrage to 21st century activism, collecting the papers of women state legislators, and securing grants to preserve and digitize women's political collections.

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Lacher-Feldman

Jessica Lacher-Feldman

Assistant Dean and Joseph N. Lambert & Harold B. Schleifer Director Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, University of Rochester
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L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin

Manuscripts Librarian and Curator, Joseph R. Biden, Jr., senatorial papers, University of Delaware
Bracketing a 30-year career with project assignments, I have also been on the management side of designing, hiring and mentoring short-term positions, as well as advocating for continuing appointment of project positions.
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Elizabeth A. Novara

Curator, Historical Manuscripts, University of Maryland
Elizabeth A. Novara is the Curator, Historical Manuscripts at the University of Maryland Libraries, where she manages special collections related to state of Maryland history, historic preservation, and women's studies.
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Margery N. Sly

Director, Temple University Libraries
Margery N. Sly is Director of Special Collections, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, PA. An SAA member since 1979, she is a Fellow of the Society and currently serves as Vice President of the SAA Foundation.


Attendees (60)