Michelle Elligott has been named the chief of archives at the Museum of Modern Art. In this newly established position, Elligott will lead the institution’s program of acquiring, preserving, and making accessible archival and primary source collections related to twentieth- and twenty-first–century art. Robert Leopold was recently appointed deputy director of the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, home to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Previously he served as director of the Smithsonian’s Consortium for World Cultures, and earlier, as director of the National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives. Laura Uglean Jackson recently was appointed the archivist for university archives at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine). Prior to UC Irvine, Uglean Jackson served as a manuscripts and university archivist at the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming. Kim Sims recently became the university archivist at the College of William and Mary’s Swem Library. Sims previously worked at Duke University, where she served as technical services archivist for the Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, managing institutional records and select manuscript collections, developing guidelines for the processing of electronic records, and curating exhibits.
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