Welcome Cate Peebles

Tulane University Special Collections is delighted to welcome Cate Peebles as TUSC’s first Archival Processing Manager. Cate will lead an effort to establish an archival processing program that efficiently manages collections from acquisition to public access, including processing and supervising the processing of collections, drafting policies and workflows, and conducting surveys and assessments to help prioritize the work of the Collection Management Team and guide its work into the future.

Cate holds a Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, an MFA from the New School in New York City, and a Bachelors in English from Reed College. She joins us from the Yale Center for British Art where, as the Museum Archivist, she processed large, complex archival collections and oversaw the preservation of born-digital records related to art. Cate began at the Yale Center for British Art as a National Digital Stewardship Resident with the Library of Congress where she established a preservation program for born-digital records. At Yale, Cate was also involved in ethical archival description.

Cate is also a poet and author of Thicket, winner of the 2017 Besmilr Brigham Award from Lost Roads Press. She has authored several chapbooks, including The Woodlands (Sixth Finch Books, 2015), James (dancing girl press, 2014), and 9 Poems (eye for an iris press, 2014). Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Poetry Northwest, Denver Quarterly, Tammy, The Atlas Review, Boston Review, Typo, jubilat, and Tin House. She co-edits the occasional online magazine, Fou,


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