Keri Myers is a professional archivist with 20 years’ experience. She started her archiving career at New York University’s Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. She worked as a processing archivist who specialized in labor history collections on the Union Democracy Project, Frederick Ewen Academic Freedom Collection, the National Lawyers Guild Collection to name a few.
In 2005, Keri left New York City for the United Kingdom to work at the Trades Union Congress Library Collections, where she directed two digital oral history projects: – The Workers’ War: Home Front Recalled and Winning Equal Pay: The Value of Women’s Work.
After completing these projects she was appointed as the first ever archivist at the English Folk Dance and Song Society founding their archival program to complement the Vaughn Williams Memorial Library. Before leaving London she also worked at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies on the Council for World Mission Archive.
She returned back to the US in 2011 and started her own business; Organize Those Papers, a professional organizing and archival service helping clients in the Greater Washington DC area manage their information and personal archive collections.