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General Session Speaker: Morna Gerrard

Making Your Organization’s History Come Alive

Tuesday, June 6 – 10:45a



Morna Gerrard

Women and Gender Collections Archivist

Georgia State University Library



Morna Gerrard is the Women and Gender Collections Archivist at Georgia State University. A past president of the Society of Georgia Archivists, she is on the board of the Georgia Archives Institute.

She is a member of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights’ LGBT Institute’s Programming Board, and serves as vice president of the Georgia LGBTQ Archives Project.

Morna has written two articles for MAC’s Archival Issues: “Putting the Georgia Women’s Movement Oral History Project on the Web: A Case Study in Collaboration and Innovation,” and “Engaging Communities: Public Programming in State Universities’ Special Collections and Archives.” 

She has also written a chapter, “No Fame Required: Collaboration, Community, and the Georgia LGBTQ Archives Project,” which was included in Kate Theimer’s Appraisal and Acquisitions: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections. Two other chapters – “Silenced Voices: Understanding Domestic Violence Through Primary Sources” and “Exploring Gender Roles in Society, Literature, Art, and Film,” will be published in Carol Smallwood’s Gender Studies in the Library: Case Studies, Programming, Outreach (McFarland, October 2017).