Consultants Serving Maine Historical Records Repositories

This notice is provided for your convenience and does not constitute an endorsement of those listed. No guarantee of work quality is made or implied. Make arrangements directly with the selected consultant. You may wish to have a written agreement to avoid misunderstandings.

These consultants have differing backgrounds and experience; they provide services for a fee, often ranging from $200 to $400 per day, plus travel expenses.

We suggest you clearly describe your project to those you may consider, and request information about their experience and training as it may relate to that project. Indicate your objectives and what you expect in a written report, if any.

For further information, contact Maine State Archives: 207-287-5790

Patricia A. Burdick
213 Lake View Drive
Smithfield, ME 04978
Phone: 660-3189 (cell)
859-5151 (w)
Notes: Workshops, assessments

Paige Lilly
P.O. Box 1022
Blue Hill, ME 04614
Phone: 374-5257
Notes: Workshops, assessments

Bill Cook
Bangor Public Library
145 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: 947-8336 FAX: 945-6694
Notes: Workshops, assessments for archival and artifact collections, artwork, records management.

Museum Research Associates
Ron Kley and Jane Radcliffe
11 Spring Street
Hallowell, ME 04347
Phone: 395-4837 ;FAX:
Notes: Cataloging, assessment and planning of museum and archival collections

Ellen Dyer
81 Bobolink Lane
Thomaston, ME  04861
Phone: 226-3434
Notes: Workshops, small museum administration consultation, arrangement & processing, cataloging, and assessments for archival and artifact collections.

Northeast Document Conservation Center
100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810
Phone: 978-470-1010; FAX: 987-475-6021
Notes: Workshops, assessments, conservation

Elizabeth S. M. Estey
P.O. Box 646
Stonington, ME  04681
Phone: 367-8884
Notes: Workshops, assessments

Matthew Revitt
155 Goosepecker Ridge Road Montville, ME 04941
Phone: 382-3296 Cell: 313-1230
Notes: Records and information management workshops and consultation, including: classification schemes, retention schedules, taxonomies, process mapping, information audits & Electronic Records Management systems.

Richard Hollinger
Special Collections
5729 Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04468
Phone: 207-581-1688
Notes: Workshops, assessments and consultation on issues relating to records management and /or electronic records.

Abraham Schechter
P.O. Box 5414
Portland, ME 04104-5414
Phone: 773-4319
Notes: Assessments, especially photographs, instructional workshops, Archival surveys, Materials conservation and preservation, photographs, book repair, strategic planning.

Brenda Howitson
103 Dow Rd.
Standish, ME 04084
Phone: 642-3656
Notes: Arrangement & processing, cataloging, assessments

Anastasia S. Weigle
"In A Bind" Studio
10 Longwood Avenue
Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
Phone: 207-671-8244
Notes: Workshops, assessments, arrangement & processing, manuscript cataloging, disaster planning, archives management, book conservation, museum archives

Inlook Group
Cynthia G. Swank, CA, CRM, & Peter J. Parker
P.O. Box 405 
Portsmouth, NH 03802-0405
Phone: 603-964-9294
Notes: Archives, historical collections, and records management assessment, planning, training; workshops

Albert H. Whitaker
2 Brookwood Drive
South Berwick, ME 03908
Notes: Surveys, assessments, training for historical records repositories and public records