Archivist Elizabeth Livesey conducts inventory, processing, rehousing, arrangement, and description services for a variety of government agency, museum, and cultural institution collections. During her tenure at History Associates, Elizabeth has contributed to archival surveys and processing projects for the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) and the National Park Service (NPS), as well as several clients in the private sector. She has also supported collections management projects, including one with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). In addition to her work in the archives and collections management field, Elizabeth also contributes to exhibitions projects at History Associates — most recently with the Statue of Liberty Museum and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum.
Outside of her work with History Associates, Elizabeth sits on the Council of American Jewish Museum’s (CAJM)’s program committee and has been their conference coordinator intern for past 3 years.
Elizabeth previously worked for the DC Africana Archives Project at the National Museum of American History’s Archives Center. She has also held archival, curatorial, and administrative internships with USHMM’s Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive, the Jewish Museum of Maryland, and CAJM.
Elizabeth received her MA in Jewish Cultural Arts with a concentration in Museum Studies from The George Washington University. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Oklahoma and holds bachelor’s degrees in English and French and a minor in Judaic Studies.