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Take Note: Diana Carey, Susan Earle, Kate Kondayen, Colin Lukens

Staff accomplishments for April 1, 2014.


Take Note shares professional news about Harvard Library staff members; it is published periodically on the Harvard Library portal. Have something to share? Please send it to the Harvard Library communications team at harvard_library@harvard.edu.

Diana Carey and Susan Earle presented “From Crinolines to Trousers: Fashion at the Schlesinger Library” at Fashion: Now & Then: Meaning, Media and Mode conference at LIM College. Their talk focused on the collections of fashion industry women, a group of African American hairdressing trade magazines from the 1930s to the 1960s and “The Log. An Account of Travel, Adventure and Fashion,” a 1893 account of a young woman’s visit to New York City.

Diana is a visual resources librarian and Susan is a manuscript cataloger at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Both Diana and Susan joined Schlesinger in 2005. Diana has an MSLIS from the Pratt Institute and Susan holds an MSLIS from Simmons College.

Kate Kondayen recently joined the Harvard Library as a communications officer. Kate joins the Library from Harvard’s i-lab and previously held positions with Vale Australia, Amapola Editores and as an English instructor for Deloitte in Santiago, Chile. Kate holds an ABJ from the University of Georgia, where she served as a staff writer for The Red & Black.

Colin Lukens was elected president of New England Archivists. His term begins in 2015. Colin, repository manager for the Office for Scholarly Communication, has held positions at the Harvard University Archives and the American Repertory Theatre. He has a BA from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and an MSLIS from Simmons College.