Pam Hopkins, Public Services and Outreach Archivist

Voice: 617.627.3631
Pronouns: She/her

What I Do

I manage our Public Services operations, including remote reference services and Reading Room operations, and continue to build an expanded outreach program to students and faculty. Please contact me for information about class visits, teaching with archival materials, and primary source research.


  • MS, Library and Information Science, Simmons University (formerly Simmons College)
  • AM, Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
  • BA, Linguistics, University of Rhode Island

Professional Activities

  • New England Archivists
    • Co-Chair, Teaching with Primary Sources Roundtable, February 2019-February 2020
    • Chair, Membership Committee, New England Archivists, July 2017-January 2018
    • Co-Chair, Membership Committee, New England Archivists, January 2016-July 2017
    • Susan Von Salis Student Meeting and Travel Assistance Scholarship Committee, 2017
    • Chair, Conferencing and Education Platforms Task Force, New England Archivists, July 2015-December 2016
    • Senior Editor, Newsletter Committee, New England Archivists, January 2014-January 2016
    • Reviews Editor, Newsletter Committee, New England Archivists, November 2012-January 2016
    • Hale Professional Development Award Committee, 2014-2015
  • New England Historical Association, Member
    • Teaching with the Archives: How (and Why) to Engage Undergraduates in Archival Research, Round Table Discussion, October 28, 2017, NEHA fall 2017 conference, Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Society of American Archivists
    • Reference Access and Outreach Working Group: Access to Electronic Records, Society of American Archivists, September 2014-September 2015