November 15, 2019 

Trenton Carls MLIS ’15 has been hired as the librarian/archivist at the Cape Ann Museum. Trenton joins the Cape Ann Museum following his role as metadata and digital projects librarian at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston. 

Previously, Trenton worked as the technical services librarian for the Research Center of the Chicago History Museum. As an archivist, Trenton honed his skills working for the National Archives Great Lakes Region and the Pritzker Military Museum and Library. In 2015, Trenton earned a master's degree in library and information science with a focus in archives and cultural heritage resources at Dominican University. 

Trenton will work to engage the community in the research and discovery of the history and culture of Cape Ann, past and present. He will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Museum's Library and Archives and assist with the move of archival materials to the Museum's new Collections Center in June 2020. 

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