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Photo of Olivia Newsome with black and blonde braids. She is also wearing a yellow dress

Olivia Newsome

Records Coordination and Processing Archivist


Archives, Library


422 Milstein


Olivia Newsome she/her, is the Records Coordination and Processing Archivist in the archives. Before this position, she worked as a reference intern at Columbia libraries, a graduate fellow in the Barnard archives, and currently volunteers at the Lesbian Herstory Archives. She focuses on how to apply Disability Studies, Queer Studies, and other critical frameworks to her efforts as an information professional. Olivia graduated with her MA in Archives and Public History and received her BA in History, Indigenous Studies, and American Sign Language both from NYU.