Benjamin S. Blake, head of Special Collections ~ firstname.lastname@example.org ~ 410-837-5047
Ben earned his MLIS in Archives and Records Management from University of Pittsburgh and his MA in American History from Cleveland State University. Prior to coming to UB, his archival experience includes positions at Youngstown State University, San Francisco State University, the Hagley Museum and Library, and Western Reserve Historical Society. Ben is the 2006 recipient of the Theodore Calvin Pease Award from the Society of American Archivists and author of "The New Archives for American Labor: From Attic to Digital Shop Floor" in The American Archivist.
Aiden Faust, digital collections librarian ~ email@example.com ~ 410-837-4334
Aiden earned his MLS with a concentration in archives from the University of Maryland in 2008. He has worked on library and archives projects at the National Park Service, the University of Maryland Libraries, and the Baltimore City Archives. Aiden is the author of "Bible Politics: Denial, Division, & Exclusion in the 19th Century Religious Publishing Industry" in Ashé to Amen: African Americans and Biblical Imagery. Highlights from his oral history project on artist-owned warehouses in Baltimore's Station North Arts and Entertainment District can be explored here.
John Mealey, director, Society of Colonial Wars ~ firstname.lastname@example.org ~ 410-837-4266
John graduated from the University of Baltimore in 1994. He has served as UB's liaison to the General Society of Colonial Wars since 1998. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, John is the lead researcher on the society's comprehensive index of members and ancestor service histories. His publications include the General Society of Colonial Wars' Index of Ancestors and Roll of Members and Honoring Our Colonial History: Tablets, Monuments and Memorials Placed by the Society of Colonial Wars, 1892-2010.