News From The Barnes

Submitted by Barbara Anne Beaucar

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L to R: Intern Caitlin Angelone, Assistant Archivist and Librarian Amanda McKnight, and Archivist Barbara Anne Beauca

The Barnes Foundation’s Archives, Libraries, and Special Collections department is pleased to announce that Barbara Anne Beaucar was promoted to the position of Archivist last September.     After graduating with a MA in History from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Barbara was hired by the Barnes Foundation in 2002 as part of a Collections Assessment Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. In addition to assuming new administrative duties and the  management of the Archives and Special Collections, located on the Foundation’s campus in Merion, Barbara plans to continue with her on-going processing work in archives.

In November, Caitlin Angelone joined the Archives and Special Collections as a volunteer intern. Caitlin is a studying Library Science and Information Technology at Drexel University with a concentration in Archives. Currently, she is assisting Assistant Archivist and Librarian Amanda McKnight on an inventory of additional papers destined for the John M. Fogg Papers, which she plans to process for credit this spring semester. Caitlin hopes to eventually find work in a museum archives or within one of the many special libraries in the area.


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