The Barnard Archives & Special Collections is open at limited capacity, by appointment only. We also offer remote research/scanning services for all researchers and access to our digital collections online. Please reach out to with research requests and questions.

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Obden Mondésir

Associate Director, Archives and Special Collections


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Obden is the Associate Director of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. He received his BA in English and History from St. John's University and dual master in Library Science and History  from Queens College.

You can ask Obden about doing research in the Barnard Archives, personal digital archiving, digitization projects, oral history and anything archives-related.

Make an appointment with Obden