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Former Directors, Curators, and Archivists

Special Collections Curators

  • Tony Gardner, MA, MLS (1987-2011)
  • Donald Read, MLS (1984-1987)
  • Dennis Bakewell, MLS (1974-1983)

International Guitar Research Archives Director

  • Dr. Ronald C. Purcell, Professor, Department of Music (1981-2011)

University Archivists

  • Robert G. Marshall, MA (2001-2009)
  • Virginia Ellwood, MLS (1972-2001)

Urban Archives Directors

  • Dr. Tom Reilly, Professor and Chair, Department of Journalism (1987-1990)
  • Dr. Nathan Weinberg, Professor, Department of Sociology (1984-1986)
  • Dr. Leonard Pitt, Professor, Department of History (1979-1984), Founding Director

Urban Archives Head Archivists

  • Robert G. Marshall, MA (1985-2009)
  • Richard Freeman (1983-1984)
  • Dr. Linda Harris Mehr (1982-1983)
  • Michael Kohl (1981-1982)
  • Terese Tiernan (1979-1980)