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Meet the Drexel University Archives Staff

The Drexel University Archives is located in the lower level of the W. W. Hagerty Library in the University City campus. Researchers seeking information about specific items or collections unique to Drexel are encouraged to email questions to  

Matthew Lyons 
University Archivist

Matthew Lyons is the University Archivist. He provides overall management of the University Archives team, leads departmental planning, and oversees special projects. He also handles donations and transfers, helps plan and host class visits, supports thesis and dissertation submissions, and provides records management training and guidance to University staff.

Sarah Newhouse
igital Archivist

Sarah Newhouse is the Digital Archivist at the Drexel University Archives. She manages born-digital archival materials (floppy disks, CDs, websites, anything created on a computer) and digitized archival materials (scanned images, digitized audio and video). She also helps to manage the systems that support these materials and the hardware that makes them run.

Simon Ragovin 
Archives Technician

Simon Ragovin is the Archives Technician. He answers many of the questions the Archives receives from researchers and helps organize collections. He also creates collection guides, digitizes material, and helps plan and host class visits.