We are pleased to announce our newest staff member, Cristina Prochilo who joined us last week as the part-time Associate Archivist. Her previous experience includes positions at the Property Information Resource Center at Harvard University where she specialized in architectural and construction management archives, as well as the Boston Preservation Alliance, The Northeast Office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the National Park Service. Her undergraduate degree is from Smith College in History with a minor in Italian Language and Literature. Cristina received a Master of Arts in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University in 2000 and a dual Master of Science in Library and Information Science (concentration in Archives Management) in 2007 and Master of Arts in History in 2008.
Cristina will use her skills and knowledge in all phases of archival work including processing, preserving records, creating finding aids, and providing reference assistance to those using the collections. She has experience with both large and small collections, reference, and preservation. Cristina lives in Beverly with her husband, David, and their three year old daughter, Lidia.