Rabia Gibbs passed away on June 15. Gibbs had worked for the University of Tennessee (UT) Libraries since 2010, when she began her work as a diversity resident librarian. In 2012 she was appointed digital services and access librarian in Special Collections. Gibbs was passionate about digitizing manuscript materials and had recently received a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to digitize historical records for the World War II Oral History Migration Project at UT Libraries. Gibbs also served on SAA’s Diversity Council and was formerly editor of the Archives and Archivists of Color Newsletter.
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