Archivist Erin Mashni provides web archiving and digital records assessment services, and inventorying, processing, arrangement and description services for analog collections. Ms. Mashni is a frequent contributor to collections management projects, and has experience surveying, inventorying, photographing, rehousing, and moving historical objects. In addition, Ms. Mashni supports History Associates’ exhibition and litigation projects by writing content and conducting historical research in both English and Spanish.
Since joining History Associates, Ms. Mashni has worked for public entities, including the National Library of Medicine, members of the US Congress, and the National Park Service, as well as several clients in the private sector. Prior to joining History Associates, Ms. Mashni worked at The George Washington University Gelman Special Collections where she processed and described several collections, including that of feminist activist and Professor Emerita of History, Women’s Studies, and Public Policy, Dr. Cynthia Harrison. Ms. Mashni also gained valuable exhibit development and collections management experience as a curatorial intern at the National Museum of American History.
Ms. Mashni holds an MA in American studies with a focus in museums and material culture from The George Washington University and a BA from The College of William and Mary in art history and Hispanic studies.