Profile profile for HortonR

Robert Horton

Assistant Director, Collections and Archives; Chair, Archives Center

A.B. Brown University
M.A. Ohio State University
ABD Yale University

Research Specialties: 

Technology and cultural heritage
Digital preservation
Electronic records

  • Preservation of State Government Digital Information (Library of Congress/National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program)
  • Swedish Language Newspapers Digitization (Pro Suecia Foundation, Riksbanken Jubileumsfond)
  • James J. Hill Collection, Digitization and Processing (Northwest Area Foundation, Grotto Foundation, Jerome Foundation)
  • Minnesota National Digital Newspaper Project (National Endowment for the Humanities)
  • Immigrant Oral Histories Online (Institute for Museum and Library Services National Leadership)
  • Geography and History Online: Integrating Digital Geographic Resources for Use in Schools (Institute for Museum and Library Services National Leadership)
  • Preserving the Records of the E-Legislature, (National Historical Publications and Records Commission)
  • Revisiting the Electronic Records Research Agenda (NHPRC)
  • Educating Archivists and their Constituencies Project (NHPRC)
  • Digitization of Historic Timber Records Project, 2000-2001 (Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources)
  • Tobacco Records Planning Project  (Blue Cross Blue Shield MN, American Medical Association)
  • Trustworthy Information Systems Project (NHPRC)
Awards, Honors, and Special Recognition: 

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Pioneer

Professional Affiliations: 

Society of American Archivists

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