Sam Markham

Sam Markham

Lead Archivist & Associate Director


Winthrop Highlights

  • Information & Archival Services, 2014


  • Long Island University, Palmer School of Library and Information Studies, M.S.L.I.S.
  • University of London, School of Advanced Study, M.A. History of the Book    
  • London Institute, Camberwell College of Arts, M.A Book Arts
  • St. John's College, B.A. Liberal Arts

Notable Clients

  • Municipal Art Society
  • Rubenstein Associates
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison

Memberships & Certifications

  • Society of American Archivists
  • Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York
  • New England Archivists
  • American Printing History Association

About Sam

Before coming to Winthrop, Sam worked for seven years at the Associated Press where he helped establish the Corporate Archives and showcase AP's history through exhibitions, print publications, and video. He enjoys helping organizations deploy their history in creative ways to tell compelling stories and further their institutional goals.  Sam is a lifelong fan of soccer and writes occasional articles on the cultural aspects of "the beautiful game." 

Related Work

New York Road Runners

New York Road Runners

Winthrop researches, curates, and oversees the design and installation of a history wall for NYRR's RUNCenter that opened in November 2016.


April 2015

Municipal Art Society - 1965 Landmarks Law - WNYC

Working with the WNYC Archives, Winthrop archivist writes blog post for the 50th anniversary of Landmarks Law describing the Municipal Art Society's work in saving the past half century.