John Joseph

John Joseph

Archivist, AIG

Winthrop Highlights

  • Associate Archivist, 2013-present


  • Pratt Institute, M.L.I.S., with distinction
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S.

Notable Clients

  • American Academy in Rome
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • New York Live Arts
  • New York Stock Exchange

Memberships & Certifications

  • Society of American Archivists
  • Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference

About John

John's professional interests include digitization and the role of digital archives.  He contributes weekly articles and virtual walking tours to ArtNerd New York titled LitNerd Wednesday highlighting the literary history of New York City.

Related Work



Historical Collection Inventory and Database


May 2013

Real Libraries in a Digital World: The Launch of the Digital Public Library of America

The launch last week of the Digital Public Library of America offers the public a chance to see 2.4 million archival items normally out of reach. This brings up the much debated topic of the role libraries and archives play in the digital age – specifically, do we need them in a publicly accessible physical space?