By Matthew M. Peek, Military Collection Archivist, State Archives of North Carolina

As an archivist, I work to not only preserve and describe historic collections of papers, photographs, films, posters, and other two-dimensional artifacts; but I also work to identify the purpose for the materials I am describing to help researchers learnmore from the materials in collections. This isn’t as easy as it seems, as archivists encounter a lot of materials in formats they may have never seen or with information they have no personal background with to make sense of in creating descriptions. …










Matthew Peek

Military Collection Archivist at the State Archives of North Carolina

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