Curator, The Morgan Library & Museum Archives

The Morgan Library & Museum seeks a curator to manage the institution’s Archives, which consists of records, papers, and printed material related to the family of Pierpont Morgan, the early history of the Morgan financial firms, and the institutional history of The Pierpont Morgan Library & Museum. The collection is actively consulted by researchers working in the areas of financial history, connoisseurship, social history, and art provenance. The curator is responsible for arrangement and description, research services, and collection management activities related to the Archives. He/she serves as an in-house resource on points of institutional history and manages the inactive records of the institution. The curator reports to the head of the department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts and works cooperatively with other curators in the department as well as professional staff in conservation, registration, cataloging, photography and education. The curator may supervise interns, part-time staff, and project archivists and assist with loans, exhibitions, fundraising, and other departmental responsibilities as appropriate.

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