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Adriana M Harmeyer

University Title:
Archivist for University History
Division/Unit(s):
Archives & Special Collections
Location(s):
Stewart Center
451

Professional Information

Courses Taught:
Provide embedded instruction, workshops, guest lectures, consultations, and activity development with faculty across a variety of disciplines.
AD 265, 343, 359, 368, 369
AMST 620
EDPS 105
ENGL 106, 108, 111, 202, 240, 301, 413, 419, 544, 590, 596, 601
HIST 199, 317, 395, 467, 470, 495, 611
HONR 199, 299
ILS 695
MUS 381, 382
SCLA 101, 102
TLI 299
WGSS 280
Education:
MS in Information specializing in Archives & Records Management and Preservation of Information, University of Michigan
BA in History with minor in Latin, Marshall University
Honors and Awards:
Joseph M. Dagnese Memorial Award for Excellence in Service to the Libraries, 2019
Dean's Team Award (as part of the Archives and Special Collections staff), 2019
Memberships and Service:
Midwest Archives Conference
Member, 2016-present
Member, Archive Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students Committee, 2018-present
Editor, MAC Newsletter, 2020-present
Society of Indiana Archivists
Member, 2013-present
Editor, SIA News & Notes, 2014-2020

Publications

Grimm, Tracy and Adriana Harmeyer. “Special Collections as Muse: The Use of Rare Books and Archives to Inspire Creative Works,” part of Creators in the Academic Library. Ed. Rebecca Kuglitsch and Alex Watkins. ACRL. (Forthcoming 2022)
Hovde, David, Adriana Harmeyer, Neal Harmeyer, and Sammie Morris. Purdue at 150: A Visual History of Student Life (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press), 2019.

Exhibits

Curator, “Impressions: The Life, Works, and Legacy of Bruce Rogers,” January-June 2020.
Co-curator, “Around the World in 150 Years: Purdue’s International Footprint,” January-March 2019.
Co-curator, “The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change at Purdue,” April-August 2018.
Curator, “Looking Down, Looking Out, and Looking Up: Maps and the Human Experience,” January-June 2017.


Presentations

Media Appearances

Documentary
“’An Appalling Catastrophe’: The Purdue Train Wreck of 1903,” Journey Indiana, November 19, 2019, Indiana Public Media.

Radio Interviews
“The Sixties” exhibit interview, WBAA Radio, May 2018.
“Looking Down, Looking Out, and Looking Up” exhibit interview, WBAA Radio, January 2017.

Newspaper Interviews
“Glass from the past,” Purdue Exponent, April 5, 2021.
“'Mysterious' South Tower encourages investigation,” Purdue Exponent, October 25, 2018.
“Purdue Halloween throughout history,” Purdue Exponent, October 25, 2018.
“Purdue’s Old Pump, a symbol of campus romance and pranks, gets a makeover,” Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier, April 13, 2018.
“The Last Flight: A look into Earhart's record attempt,” Purdue Exponent, November 17, 2017.
“Correcting a case of mistaken identity,” Southeast Iowa Union, June 2015.
“Remembering Lincoln,” Fort Wayne (IN) News-Sentinel, April 15, 2015.
“Treasured Lincoln collection in spotlight 150 yrs after assassination,” WANE News, April 15, 2015.

Professional Presentations

“Sharing at a Distance: Virtual Engagement for Classes, Tours, and More.” Society of Indiana Archivists Annual Meeting, 2021.
“Building a Campus Community: Connections among Students, Faculty, and Staff in Purdue University’s First Fifty Years,” part of the panel on “University History: Perspectives from Purdue’s Sesquicentennial and IU’s Bicentennial.” Indiana Association of Historians Conference, 2019.
"Archival Revitalization: Transforming Technical Services with Innovative Workflows." Panelist, Midwest Archives Conference, 2019.
“Who, What, When, Where: Creating and Implementing a Campus-Archives Interactions Database.” Society of Indiana Archivists Annual Meeting, 2019.