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Miranda Rectenwald, Curator of Local History


I can help you with...

Research, Teaching & Learning, Collections

 I can..

  • help you find primary sources at Special Collections, and online
  • coordinate classes centered on hands-on learning with original documents
  • provide a general orientation about getting the most from your research visit
  • offer suggestions for using other local archives and online sources
  • assist with citations for archival materials
  • facilitate ordering copies of original materials

Resource Guides

A selection of my resource guides

Background & Education


Certified Archivist (post-graduate designiation)

M.A. in History, and Graduate Certificate in Musuem Studies (University of Missouri - St. Louis)

B.A. History & Political Science (Webster University)

Professional Organizations

Continuing Education / Workshops

  • Assoc. of Moving Image Archivists, Preservation and Triage Training, 2009
  • Midwest Archives Conference, ARCHON and Archivist-Toolkit Workshop, 2009
  • University of Missouri – St. Louis, Chancellor's Certificate in Web Page Design, 2007
  • NEH Summer Workshop for Community College Instructors, 2006
  • Virtual Missouri, Metadata conventions for digital projects, 2005
  • Virtual Missouri, Grant writing for digitization and preservation, 2005

Papers & Presentations

Select Publications