Staff Directory

Office of the President

Catherine Allgor, President | Bio
617-646-0520 / callgor@masshist.org

Peter Drummey, Chief Historian & Stephen T. Riley Librarian | Bio
617-646-0501 / pdrummey@masshist.org

Katie Finn (she/her), Executive Assistant to the President & Secretary to the Board
617-646-0513 / kfinn@masshist.org

Adams Papers

adamspapers@masshist.org

Sara Martin, Editor in Chief
617-646-0525 / saram@masshist.org

Rhonda Barlow, Research Associate
617-646-0516 / rbarlow@masshist.org

Karen Barzilay, John Quincy Adams Digital Diary
617-646-0553 / kbarzilay@masshist.org

Gwen Fries, Production Editor
617-646-0556 / gfries@masshist.org

Sara Georgini, Series Editor, Papers of John Adams
617-646-0569 / sgeorgini@masshist.org

Neal Millikan, Series Editor, Digital Editions
617-646-0553 / nmillikan@masshist.org

Molly Nebiolo, John Quincy Adams Digital Diary
617-646-0553 / mnebiolo@masshist.org

Amanda Norton, Digital Production Editor
617-646-0514 / anorton@masshist.org

Mary Wigge, John Quincy Adams Digital Diary
617-646-0553mwigge@masshist.org

Hobson Woodward, Series Editor, Adams Family Correspondence
617-646-0521 / hwoodward@masshist.org

Collections

Collections Services

collections@masshist.org

Brenda M. Lawson, Vice President for Collections | bio
617-646-0502 / blawson@masshist.org

William Beck, Web Developer
617-646-0505 / bbeck@masshist.org

Anne E. Bentley (she/her/hers), Curator of Art & Artifacts
617-646-0508 / abentley@masshist.org

Alexandra Bush (she/her/hers), Digital Production Specialist
617-646-0529 / abush@masshist.org

Katherine H. Griffin, Nora Saltonstall Preservation Librarian
617-646-0527 / kgriffin@masshist.org

Nancy Heywood, Senior Archivist for Digital Initiatives
617-646-0503 / nheywood@masshist.org

Laura Lowell, Processing Archivist
617-646-0559 / llowell@masshist.org

Susan Martin, Senior Processing Archivist
617-646-0526 / smartin@masshist.org

Viv Williams (she/her), Processing Assistant
617-646-0534 / vwilliams@masshist.org

Laura Wulf, Photographic & Digital Imaging Specialist
617-646-0567 / lwulf@masshist.org

Mary E. Yacovone, Senior Cataloger
617-646-0504 / myacovone@masshist.org

Library—Reader Services

library@masshist.org

Elaine Heavey, Director of the Library
617-646-0509 / eheavey@masshist.org

Matthew Ahern, Library Assistant
617-646-0532 / mahern@masshist.org

Rakashi Chand (she/hers), Senior Library Assistant
617-646-0545 / rchand@masshist.org

Anna Clutterbuck-Cook (she/her/hers), Reference Librarian
617-646-0561 / acook@masshist.org

Daniel Hinchen, Reference Librarian
617-646-0571 / dhinchen@masshist.org

Hannah Elder (she/her), Reproductions Coordinator
617-646-0542 / helder@masshist.org

Jen Keefe, Library Assistant
617-646-0532 / jkeefe@masshist.org

Angela Tillapaugh, Library Assistant
617-646-0532 / atillapaugh@masshist.org

Viv Williams (she/her), Library Assistant
617-646-0534 / vwilliams@masshist.org

Heather Wilson, Library Assistant
617-646-0532 / hwilson@masshist.org

LJ Woolcock, Library Assistant
617-646-0532 / ljwoolcock@masshist.org

Communications & Marketing

Carol Knauff, Vice President of Communications & Marketing
617-646-0554 / cknauff@masshist.org

Heather Rockwood (she/her), Communications Associate
hrockwood@masshist.org

Laura Williams, Visitor Services Coordinator
617-646-0554 / lwilliams@masshist.org

Development

development@masshist.org
membership@masshist.org

Maureen Nguyen, Vice President of Development
617-646-0517 / mnguyen@masshist.org

Charlotte Geyer, Development Assistant
cgeyer@masshist.org

Amanda Grant, Assistant Director of Development
617-646-0543 / agrant@masshist.org

Annie Hayes, Sr. Development Associate
617-646-0518 / ahayes@masshist.org

Victoria McKay, Associate Director of Development
617-646-0570 / vmckay@masshist.org

Education & Community Engagement

education@masshist.org
programs@masshist.org

Elyssa Tardif, Director of Education
617-646-0576 / etardif@masshist.org

Gavin W. Kleespies, Director of Programs, Exhibitions  & Community Partnerships
617-646-0515 / gkleespies@masshist.org

Sarah Bertulli (she/her/hers), Assistant Director of Programs
617-646-0580 / sbertulli@masshist.org

Jonathan Lane, Revolution 250 Coordinator
617-646-0572 / jlane@masshist.org

Kate Melchior (she/her/hers), Assistant Director of Education
617-646-0588 / kmelchior@masshist.org

Finance & Administration

Finance

Tammy Hamond, Controller
617-646-0510 / thamond@masshist.org

Melane Barrios, Accounts Payable Accountant
617-646-0510 /mbarrios@masshist.org

Megan Peterson, Staff Accountant
617-646-0574 /mpeterson@masshist.org

Information Systems

Chris Coveney (he/him), Chief Technology & Media Officer
617-646-0539 / ccoveney@masshist.org

Operations

Dan Sweeney, Facility Manager
617-646-0523 / dsweeney@masshist.org

James P. Harrison III, Custodian
617-646-0528

George Major, Maintenance Helper/Custodian
617-646-0528 / gmajor@masshist.org

Jennifer Smith (she/her), Operations Assistant
617-646-0563 / jensmith@masshist.org

Publications

publications@masshist.org

Ondine E. Le Blanc (she/her), Worthington C. Ford Editor of Publications
617-646-0524 / oleblanc@masshist.org

Agnieszka Rec, Associate Editor
617-646-0544 / arec@masshist.org

Tess Renault, Editorial Assistant & Primary Source Cooperative Logistics Coordinator
617-646-0557 / trenault@masshist.org

Research

research_programs@masshist.org

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, Director of Research
617-646-0568 /kwongsrichanalai@masshist.org

Katy Morris, Research Coordinator & Book Review Editor
617-646-0577 / kmorris@masshist.org

Conrad E. Wright, Sibley Editor
617-646-0512 / cwright@masshist.org

Upcoming Events

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The First Reconstruction: Black Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War

17May 5:30PM 2021
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It may be difficult to imagine that a consequential black electoral politics evolved in the United States before the Civil War, for as of 1860, the overwhelming majority ...

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Confronting Racial Injustice: The War on Drugs in Massachusetts: The Racial Impact of the School ...

19May 6:00PM 2021
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In the 1980s, Massachusetts embraced the War on Drugs, enacting harsh mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenses. It took decades to confront the reality ...

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Of Thee I Sing: The Contested History of American Patriotism

26May 5:30PM 2021
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When we talk about patriotism in America, we tend to mean one form: the version captured in shared celebrations like the national anthem and the Pledge of Allegiance. But ...

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Join us for a program this week! Here is a look at what is going on: - Tuesday, 29 January, 5:15 PM: Better Teaching through Technology, 1945-1969, with Victoria Cain, Northeastern ...

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Like so many good stories here at the Historical Society, it began with a reference question. Jeremy Belknap, hunting through his sources, asked Vice President John Adams for some help. Belknap, the ...

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