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Nancy Bartlett

Nancy Bartlett is Associate Director of the Bentley Historical Library. A Fellow of the Society of American Archivists, she has written and edited extensively on archives and architecture, the cultural conditions of archives, and the history of archival principles including archival provenance. She was a member of the Bentley Historical Library research team investigating “Engaging the Archives: New Partnerships and Understandings of Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources.” This five-year project, begun in 2015, was made possible by the University of Michigan Third Century Initiative. A resulting publication, titled “Teaching Undergraduates with Archives,” is co-edited by Nancy Bartlett, Elizabeth Gadelha, and Cinda Nofziger. The volume is available from Michigan Publishing. Bartlett has curated exhibitions including “Constructing Gender: The Origins of Michigan’s Union and League,” at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, and lectured on Michigan modernism in architecture. She was the Bentley Historical Library administrator of a joint seminar held annually, from 1999 to 2015, with the State Archives Administration of China.