Daniel Michelson

Title: Historical Records Project Archivist
Phone: 388-6678

Daniel Michelson is the Historical Records Project Archivist in the Special Collections & Archives Department and is conducting a comprehensive survey of the archival collections of the Schaffer Library and the Adirondack Research Library. He is also working with other Special Collections & Archives staff to implement ArchivesSpace (a collection management tool) and standardize collection description.

Prior to joining Union College in June 2017, Dan held positions at the Hagley Museum and Library, Michigan Tech Archives, and New York University's Tamiment Library/Wagner Labor Archives. He earned a B.A. in History and Education from Hampshire College and a M.A. in Archives and Public History from New York University. Shortly before joining Union College, he was appointed to a three-year term on the Society of American Archivists’ subcommittee responsible for the national standard for archival description.

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