Sarah Newhouse is the digital collections archivist at the Science History Institute. She earned her master’s degree in library and information science, with a concentration in archival studies, from Drexel University in 2011. She has since worked at several Philadelphia archives, processing, describing, digitizing, encoding, and providing access to 16th- through 21st-century archival and rare-books collections. At the Institute, she is part of the team building a new digital repository and establishing the practices and policies that will ensure the Institute’s archival materials are accessible online for years to come.

She also has a master’s degree in English with a concentration in medieval literature from the University of Tennessee.