Kristin Eshelman is the archivist for multimedia collections at Archives & Special Collections. She is responsible for managing collections of special archival materials including photography, film, sound recordings, and artists’ books. In 2015, she became archivist for the Northeast Children’s Literature Collection as well. Kristin has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington College and a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Arizona. Postgraduate education in photography led her to a career in photo archives. From 1992 to 1995, she trained at the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona. She served as Photo Archivist for the Kansas Collection and University Archives at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas from 1996 to 2001.
Areas of Expertise
- Preservation of special formats
- Photograph collection care and management