Tawny Ryan Nelb has worked in the archival field since 1975. She has a BA in American Studies and a MA in American History. Ms Nelb began her career at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and then spent almost ten years working at the Manuscripts and Archives Department of Yale University before starting her own consulting firm in 1986.
Since then, she has assisted many organizations and individuals with the preservation and management of all types of records in their archives (see resume link below). In 2006, she was named an Honorary Member of the American Institute of Architects-Michigan (AIA-MI) for her work preserving architectural records. That same year, Ms Nelb and her co-author, Waverly Lowell, were awarded the Waldo Gifford Leland prize by the Society of American Archivists for their book, Architectural Records: Managing Design and Construction Records. They were cited for “writing of superior excellence and usefulness in the field of archival history, theory, or practice.”
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