Select Publications by Tawny Ryan Nelb

  • Important Questions for Archival Donors and Repositories, © Tawny Ryan Nelb, 2013.
  • “The Yamasaki Collection,” Needs Assessment Analysis Report, State Archives of Michigan, 2010. Yamasaki Report
  • Contributor to Breaking New Ground: Women of the Saginaw Valley, Kim Gleason, ed., Delta College Public Television, DVD, 2009,
  • “Architectural Legacy and Record Keeping,” and “Digital Records Preservation,” sidebars in the chapter “Retaining and Archiving Records” as part of the Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice, 14th ed., New York, NY: Wylie, 2008.
  • “Architectural “Media/Support and Preservation Chart,” © Tawny Ryan Nelb.
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  • “Architectural Records Processes 1950s to Present,” Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifact Museum Management Program Conference on Architectural Records (Chicago), 2007.
  • Book Review of Chairman of the Board: A Biography of Carl Gerstacker by Ellis N. Brandt, Michigan Historical Review, 33:1 (Spring 2007), 134-135.
  • “Passing on Our Passion for Archives,” Archival Outlook, Society of American Archivists, Jan/Feb 2006, 11.
  • “Protecting Your Investment: Will Your CAD Drawings be There When You Need Them?” Proceedings of a Public Program: Blueprints to Bytes: Architectural Records in the Electronics Age (Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Committee for the Preservation of Architectural Records, 2000), 11-22, 34.
  • “Preservation Management and Planning for Architectural Records”; “Fundraising for Architectural Records Collections,” Architectural Records: Preserving and Managing the Documentation of Our Built Environment Proceedings, Proceedings of the Conference for the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifact and the National Park Service Museum Management Program, 2000.
  • “Documenting Michigan Architecture Project,” Annotation: The Newsletter of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, (September 1998), Vol. 26, No. 3, 15-16.
  • “Architectural Records Appraisal: Discussion of Problems and Strategies for the Documenting Michigan Architecture Project.” American Archivist, (Spring 1996), Vol. 59, No. 2, 228-239.
  • “Protecting Your Investment,” POB Surveyor’s Magazine, Vol. 17, No. 6 (Aug/Sep 1992), 78-87.
  • “Reformatting Oversized Records: What Small Institutions Can Do,” The Preservation Section Annual, 1991, Preservation Section, Society of American Archivists, 46-50.
  • “Old Yale, the President’s House: Home is Where the Power Is.” Yale Alumni Magazine, February 1987, 40-44.
  • “Sterling’s Secret Camelot,” Yale Alumni Magazine, March 1988, 30-33.
  • “The Architectural Archives of Yale University,” Proceedings of the Conference: Towards Standards for Architectural Archives, February 12-13, 1981. Washington, D.C.: American Institute of Architects, 1984.
  • “Appraisal: Challenges and Opportunities,” and “Overview of Reformatting Options,” Proceedings of the Seminar on the Care and Management of Architectural Records, (Syracuse, New York: University of Syracuse).