Santa Clara University Archival Donation Processing

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How do you accept the donation of a collection without adding it to the dreaded backlog? Client Challenge: Santa Clara University was honored to accept the donation of a collection of women religious in 2019, but wanted to ensure it …

Chi Omega Archives Action Plan

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How do you plan for your future while examining 125 years of your past? Client Challenge: Over its 125 year history, the Chi Omega Fraternity accumulated a large archival collection that is crucial in telling the Chi Omega story of …

Sonoma County Archives Relocation Project

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When 5,000 ft3 of historic material needs to be relocated, where do you even begin? Client Challenge: In October 2017, the wildfires in Northern California narrowly avoided the Sonoma County Archives by a mere 600 feet. Recognizing the need for …

How corporate genealogy research can reduce a client’s liability in toxic tort litigation.

Corporate Genealogy Research

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How corporate genealogy research can reduce a client’s liability in toxic tort litigation.  Client Challenge A well-known agricultural equipment company reached out to HAI for help when it was named as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by a retired …

Product Liability Cases

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The reconstruction of the fact record is critical in product liability cases. Client Challenge In an asbestos exposure case brought before a state court in South Carolina, plaintiff’s alleged that the North American manufacturer of commercial and residential building materials …

Tracing Holocaust Assets

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HAI investigators determine the rightful ownership of Holocaust-era looted art. Client Challenge When questions arose surrounding the rightful ownership of a painting sold at auction, a law firm representing a claimant contacted HAI for assistance in investigating whether the artwork …