RUSA HS Local History


To provide a specific forum for those interested in and/or responsible for library services in local history through discussion groups, bibliographies, guidelines, and professional training programs; and to develop a network of local history resources and professionals who review and update techniques in the management of local history collections.


Mr. Maxwell Hackman (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Ben M. Himmelfarb (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Cheryl A. Lang (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Kathleen Monti (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Ashley Loren Rayner (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mrs. Leigh-Anne Yacovelli (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2016. Last retrieved on 05/29/2016. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


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