Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish
On August 1, University Libraries welcomed Patrick Dollar as the new Processing Archivist in the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA).
Dollar earned his bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a master’s degree in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also holds a Master’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).
Prior to joining the University Libraries, Dollar served as a temporary archives assistant at UNCG as well as various student positions and internships at libraries across the state. He is interested in promoting access to archival materials and promoting diversity in archival collections.
As Processing Archivist, Dollar will assist the team at SCUA with processing collections, working with born digital materials, and promoting access to the collections through outreach and instruction.