Special Collections Staff

Special Collections Department
126 Ned R. McWherter Library
Room 403
Memphis, TN. 38152
lib_sc@memphis.edu
Phone: 901.678.2210

Gerald Chaudron, Department Head/Preservation Librarian
Associate Professor
gchudron@memphis.edu
Phone: 901.678.8242
Office: McWherter Library: RM 404B
Responsibilities: Supervises department activities including acquisitions, processing, reference and digitization, as well as the Libraries' preservation program.

Research Interests: Archival processing and description, New Zealand and the League of Nations.

Brigitte Billeaudeaux, Special Collections Librarian/Archivist
Assistant Professor
bbilledx@memphis.edu
Phone: 901.678.3165
Office: McWherter Library: RM 438
Responsibilities: Manage collection processing, digital files and metadata for the library's digital repository, curate and implement thematic exhibits, and provide general reference, instruction, and research assistance.

Research Interests: Urban studies, Cultural heritage preservation and dissemination, Digital libraries, Metadata, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

James Cushing, Archival Assistant

jcushing@memphis.edu
Phone: 901.678.4336
Office: McWherter Library: RM 220C
Responsibilities: Identifies and prepares materials for physical treatment, provides quality control and referral of bibliographic records, manages bindery maintenance and workflow.
Research Interests: Civil War, Iceland, and Nordic cultures

Charles Griffith, Processing Archival Assistant
cgrffth2@memphis.edu
Phone: 901.678.1471
Office: McWherter Library: RM 403
Responsibilities: Reference and research assistance, digitizes portions of collections, processes collections

Jenna Hahn, Processing Archival Assistant
jlquick@memphis.edu
Phone: 901.678.1690
Office: McWherter Library: RM 403
Responsibilities: Archives processing assistance, digitizes portions of collections, provides reference and research assistance.
Research Interests: Native American history, military and police history

Michelle Duerr, Digitization Archival Assistant
m.duerr@memphis.edu
Phone: 901.678.8241
Office: McWherter Library: RM 403
Responsibilities: Digitizes portions of collections, metadata and management of online digital repository records for uldr.memphis.edu, provides reference and research assistance. 
Research Interests: Art history, ancient history, propaganda, symbolism