Margaret Kidd is a member of the Special Collections and Archives Department. Her work involves making archival materials discoverable and accessible by accessioning, processing and describing collections in the department’s care. She is also responsible for ingesting and preserving electronic records in the archival collections and assists with reference, exhibit design, and outreach.
Prior to joining the VCU Libraries faculty in 2010, Kidd was employed by the Virginia Historical Society as a Senior Project Archivist.
She is active in professional development organizations including the Society of American Archivist and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference. Kidd’s research interests include religious history, women’s history, and the history of medicine.
M.S. in Information Science, the University of Tennessee-Knoxville
M.A. in History, the University of Richmond
B.A. in History, Emory and Henry College
Digital Archives Specialist