Adrienne Pruitt

Adrienne Pruitt, Collections Management Archivist
Job Title
Collections Management Archivist

What I do

I oversee collection management and archival processing. This includes managing preservation, assessing collections, and planning and prioritizing processing work.


  • MS, Library and Information Science, Simmons College
  • MA, History, Simmons College
  • BA, Art History, University of Nevada Reno

Professional Activities

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference

  • Local Arrangements Committee, Spring 2015.

New England Archivists

  • Nominating Committee, 2014.
  • Secretary, 2014-2015.

Society of American Archivists

  • Survey Committee co-chair, Public Library Archives/Special Collections Roundtable, 2013.
  • Co-chair, Public Library Archives/Special Collections Roundtable, 2012.
  • Secretary, Public Library Archives/Special Collections Roundtable, 2011-2012.

Delaware Valley Archivists Group

  • Secretary, Delaware Valley Archivists Group, 2010-2011. 

Selected Presentations and Publications

“Using RDA for Archives and Manuscripts,” MARAC/NEA, Spring 2015.

Workshop: Metrics for Project Management, co-taught with Emily Gustainis, NEA, Spring 2014.

“Processing by the Numbers: How Metrics Can Help With Project Planning,” MARAC, Fall 2012.

“‘Art is No Trivial Matter’: the Barnes Foundation Library and Archives.” Barbara Beaucar, Adrienne Pruitt, and Katy Rawdon. Art Libraries Journal, 33 no. 1, 2008.