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Drew Kupsky started as an Assistant Archivist with the Building and Infrastructure Archives in January 2002. He completed his Masters of Library Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia in May 2003. Starting in January 2003, he worked on the Brick and Mortar project, doing research, digitization, and image editing. In July 2003 Drew became the new Engineering Records Coordinator for the Building and Infrastructure Archives. Although his new duties keep him from participating in the day-to-day creation of this site, he still regularly provides advice and assistance to the current staff. He is originally from St. Louis, and graduated from Rockhurst University in Kansas City with a BA in History.
Kelly Smith has been working has been working with the Building and Infrastructure Archives as an Archives Assistant since October 2004. Her duties for this project include web design, research, digitization of archival materials, photography, and image editing. She is originally from Springfield, Missouri and graduated from Missouri State University with a BA in English Literature in 1999. She completed her Masters of Library Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia in August 2003.
Anlon O'Brien grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, Daytona Beach, Florida and Jackman, Maine. She graduated from the University of Missouri, Kansas City with a BA in Studio Art, and completed one semester of coursework toward an MA in Library Science at University of Missouri, Columbia. O'Brien began working with the Building and Infrastructure Archives as an Archives Assistant in February of 2005. Her main responsibilities for this project include archival research, digitization of archival materials, and image editing and restoration.
Dennis Reith was formerly employed by the Center for Agricultural, Resource and Environmental Systems (CARES) at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dennis worked in the Building and Infrastructure Archives from October to November of 2004, and his contributions to this project were mainly in research and digital photography. A native of Concordia, MO, Dennis graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1994 with a degree in Political Science, and received his Masters of Library Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1999.
Lori Kupsky was the Dublin Core cataloger for the MU in Brick and Mortar project. She is also a cataloger for the MoDOT Research Department's Library located in Jefferson City. She is currently working on a Master's in Library Science at the University of Missouri School of Information Science and Learning Technology with plans to graduate in December. Lori received her bachelor's at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO with a major in Recreation Therapy and a minor in Horticulture.
Renee Maxwell is originally from Hudson, NH. She recently relocated to Columbia from Tampa, FL. She received her BA in Environmental Studies from New College of Florida in Sarasota, Florida's honor college. She began working with the Building and Infrastructure Archives in August 2003. Her duties for this project included archival research, digitization of archival materials, image editing, and other duties as needed.
Matthew Schmidt is originally from St. Louis, and he graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia with an MA in German Language and Literature. He has been working with the Building and Infrastructure Archives since March, 2003. His duties for this project include web and graphic design, digitization of archival materials, and Linux / Open Source evangelism. Additionally, Matthew was responsible for digital photography and designing information architecture. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies.
Carla Thomas-Schmidt graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia with a BA in Art History and Archaeology. She has been working with Building and Infrastructure Archives since June, 2003. Her duties for this project include digitization of archival materials, archival research, image editing and public relations. She is currently pursuing a MPA in the Truman School of Public Affairs.
Mark Meade served as Engineering Records Coordinator for the Building and Infrastructure Archives from the Fall of 2000 until the Spring of 2003. He holds an MA in Library Science from MU and is a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists. Besides having managed both technical services and reference duties at the B&I Archives, he wrote the grant for this project and served previously as its Project Director. We are appreciative for all Mark has done for us, and wish him all the best in the future.
Institute of Museum and Library ServicesThis project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the state of Missouri.
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