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E-mail
mike.lear@fandm.edu

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717-358-4433

Office
MLS 120


Mike Lear


Archives & Special Collections Assistant




Responsibilities

I assist in the processing, preservation and promotion of materials held in the Archives & Special Collections. Duties include: maintaining proper security, storage and environmental conditions to ensure the safety and longevity of collections, developing and maintaining finding aids for materials, providing reference assistance to patrons, and assisting with promoting the archives through classroom orientations, exhibits and the development of the archives website.



Degrees and Education
B.A. Penn State University-Art History
Interests: 18th and 19th century European and American art, especially English and French baroque, neoclassical and romantic painting and 19th century American portrait, landscape and genre painting.

M.A. University of Delaware-History and Museum Studies
Interests: agricultural and industrial technology, military history (French & Indian War, American Revolution, American Civil War) and 19th-20th century material culture.




Interests

Travel, woodworking, home improvement, tool collecting, living history.

 

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