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Special Collections Welcomes New Archives Fellows

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Not only is today the first day of the semester here at the University of Houston, it is also the first day for Special Collections’ two new archives fellows, Alison Clemens and Ryder Khouba.

Alison will hold split her time here, spending six months processing collections related to Houston and Texas History and six months processing collections related to Houston Hip Hop. She is a recent graduate of the University of Texas’ iSchool, where she specialized in Archives & Special Collections. Alison’s previous experience includes positions at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History and the Scarborough-Phillips Library.

Ryder will spend his year working with University Archives. Ryder is also a recent graduate of UT’s iSchool with a concentration in archival science. His previous experience includes working with a variety of collections at the Wisconsin Historical Society, the Austin History Center, and the Dolph Briscoe Center.

Alison and Ryder will both assist patrons in our Reading Room, so if you see them be sure to welcome them to the University of Houston!

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