Warren Cobb

Archivist

“As archivists, we’re adding the physical and intellectual control to give context and meaning.”

Work at HAI

Warren has worked on several high-profile archives and museum collections management projects, including work in arrangement and description, data migration, and metadata collection.

Path to HAI

Warren has a BA in History from the College of Charleston and an MLIS from the University of South Carolina. He is also a provisional Certified Archivist. He has worked in and around the history fields his entire life. His professional experience includes work as a newspaper writer, antiques marketing coordinator, newspaper editor, marketing and PR director at a Charleston, S.C. National Historic Landmark, digital marketing coordinator, shop clerk at a National Park, Public Services Librarian, and museum Archivist and Collections Manager. Interleaved into those jobs are work as a photolab processor, waiter, art museum security guard, newspaper distribution manager, construction laborer, retail stocker, and trivia host.