Sara Lott joined the Computer History Museum in 2007. As Senior Archives Manager, Sara is responsible for managing all aspects of the Museum's archival collections including goal setting, processing, preservation, access, use, and digitization. Sara also secures funding for major processing projects through grants and gifts. Sara is a Certified Archivist and holds a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science with an emphasis in archives from San Jose State University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art History from Truman State University in MO. Lott has previously worked in historical societies, and public and academic libraries, and is a member of the Society of American Archivists, Society of California Archivists, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Fraternity and Beta Phi Mu National Library Science Honor Society.
CHM has received a National Historical Publications and Records Commission: Access to Historical Records grant to process material related to software history. The collections in CHM’s Software History Processing Project (SHiPP) represent a deep and broad resource for understanding software’s impact on society.Read More
It took two and a half years, two full-time archivists, and nine part-time volunteers, but the Computer History Museum is thrilled to announce the completion of its Archives Processing Project (CHM APP).Read More
In 2014 the Museum applied for and received a $274,560 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to process a portion of its backlog over a span of two years. We are now six months into CHM’s Archives Processing Project (CHM APP), and we have a lot to report.Read More