Marielle Gage, C.A.

Archivist | Discovery and Preservation Expert

“By their nature, archival records are irreplaceable. I am committed to uncovering and preserving my clients’ essential documents, both paper and electronic, to allow their story to be told.”

Work at HAI

At HAI, Marielle is an archivist and researcher. She primarily works with clients to identify, process, arrange, describe, and preserve original documentation, images, and artifacts that tell each client’s unique history. Always conscious of the permanent nature of archival records, Marielle makes every effort to engage with her clients and their records in such a way as to best allow their story to be preserved not only now but long into the future. She has a particular passion for the developing field of digital archives and has earned a Digital Archives Specialist certification from the Society of American Archivists.

At HAI, Marielle’s work includes surveying, processing, arranging, and describing records, both analog and digital, and assisting in historical research for litigation projects.

Her clients include:

  • American Battle Monuments Commission
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • National Congress of American Indians
  • Santa Clara University/The Sister of the Holy Family of San Francisco
  • Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Path to HAI

Marielle joined HAI in 2017, after completing her Masters in Information and Library Science at the Catholic University of America. Prior to graduation, Marielle worked as a graduate student assistant at the American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives located on CUA’s campus. Several of her EAD-coded finding aids and blog posts are available on the CUA Archives’ website. 

In December 2015, Marielle earned her MA in Medieval History, also from CUA. During the pursuit of that degree, Marielle received thorough instruction in historiography, historical research methods, and historical writing, and had the opportunity to participate in an archaeological dig in northern England.