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About the Community Archives Project

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The MBL Community Archives Project is a collaboration between MBL, Arizona State University, the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Dartmouth College.

  • Co-Directors: Michael Dietrich, Dartmouth College; Laura Lovett, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Matt Person, MBLWHOI Library
  • Project Manager: Kate MacCord, Arizona State University
  • Historians: Hannah Barg, Grace Foster: Mt. Holyoke College; Florian Huber, Lijing Jiang, Erick Peirson: Arizona State University

History in the Making


In preparation for the 125th anniversary of the MBL in 2013, members of the MBL History and Philosophy of Science Program are developing a new digital history resource on the history of MBL.

January 3 MBL Project Demonstration


On January 3, 2013, the History Project team will present a demonstration of the project to the MBL Community. We anticipate an official launch of the new website and project coming soon this spring.

April 26 Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology


On April 25-26, the Marine Biological Laboratory will be hosting the 48th Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology.


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The MBL Archives’ digital archiving effort began with a collaboration between Arizona State University and the Marine Biological Laboratory, called the MBL History Project.