Linda Edgerly

Linda Edgerly

Founding Director


Winthrop Highlights

  • Founding Director, Information & Archival Services, 1989-present
  • Managing Director, Information & Archival Services, 2001-2016


  • New York University, M.A. History
  • University of Maine, Graduate study in history of 19th century agriculture and logging
  • Hood College, B.A. History and American Civilization with Honors 

Notable Clients

  • Linda's career experience as a corporate archivist and with the records of private and well known families and individuals, foundations, museums, performing arts organizations, and numerous other entities has enabled Winthrop Group's I&AS Division to develop an unmatched list of clients. 

Memberships & Certifications

  • Society of American Archivists 
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference
  • Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York
  • Distinguished Fellow of the Society of American Archivists, 1992-Present
  • Member of SAA Business Archives Section (BAS) 1975-Present
  • Chair of SAA Business Archives Section (BAS), 1980-1984
  • SAA BAS Website Task Force, 1999
  • SAA Committee on Ethics and Professional Conduct, 1977-1979, 1997-2003
  • SAA Council, 1986-1989
  • Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA)
  • Certification Task Force, Chair, 1991-1992

Complete Resume

About Linda

Linda's profession and career often have intersected with personal interests in history, business, philanthropy, politics, visual and performing arts.  Learning from her work and sharing the insights and knowledge gained from a wide-ranging and rich array of archival resources has provided contacts and intellectual rewards she feels privileged to enjoy.  At this juncture, Linda's primary career-related goals and objectives are tied to assisting her Winthrop colleagues who will continue the important work with our clients.  Extra-curriculars: reading, running, skiing, hiking, gardening, visiting musuems, attending performing arts events, and spending time with her daughter Anna, her brother and his family, and friends.

Related Work

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Muhammad Ali Center

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company

Winthrop’s work involves 20 years of archival work, international offices and a comprehensive oral history.
Atlantic Philanthropies

Atlantic Philanthropies

Archives Survey, Planning, Implementation, Digital Assets Cataloging, Records Retention


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