Gregory Pike, C.A.
Archivist and Records Manager
Archivist Gregory Pike, C.A., provides a wide variety of expertise on digitization projects for clients at History Associates. While serving for over two decades as digital archivist for the Digital Manuscript Program at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), he assisted in project planning, creating highly detailed metadata records, overseeing of scanning protocols and project workflow, and performing quality controls. He has also contributed to several blog posts for NLM’s “Circulating Now” blog, which highlights some of the collections housed there (one of them highlighted the career of Nobel-Prize winning Laureate Joshua Lederberg, entitled “Invasion from Mars? Microbes!”). He was also involved in NLM’s web archiving initiative. Recently, Mr. Pike has turned his focus to assisting other clients with digital assessments of their electronic files and digital preservation concerns as a whole. He is proficient in MS Access databases, digital assessment tools, and copyright law and permission-seeking procedures.
In 2005 Mr. Pike won a Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) finding aid award for his work in creating the finding aid for the Joshua Lederberg Papers and in 2008 was part of the team at NLM that won the C. Herbert Finch Online Publication Award for an online exhibit on the life of medical philanthropist and health activist Mary Lasker.
An active member of MARAC and the Society of American Archivists (SAA), Mr. Pike has served on several committees and given round table presentations. He has been a certified archivist through the Academy of Certified Archivists since 2000.
Mr. Pike earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Juniata College in Pennsylvania and holds a master’s degree in library science with an archival concentration from the University of Maryland at College Park. He also holds a professional law degree from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware.