Waverly Lowell, Director, Environmental Design Archives, University of California, Berkeley
Waverly B. Lowell is presently the Director of the College of Environmental Design Documents Collection at the University of California, Berkeley.
She most recently served as the Director of the National Archives - Pacific Sierra Region and was director of the California Cooperative Preservation for Architectural Records Survey.
She has also served as the Curator of Manuscripts at the California Historical Society, Archivist and Curator of Historic Documents at the National Maritime Museum, and as an archival consultant for clients such as Stanford University, the National Park Service, Chevron Corporation, Carey & Company Architects, the San Francisco Public Library, Filoli Inc., Golden Gate University, and the California Academy of Sciences.
Ms. Lowell was elected a fellow of the Society of American Archivists in 1997 and received the California Heritage Preservation Commission Archivist Award of Excellence in 1993.
She received her Masters in U.S. History from Rutgers University and her Masters in Library Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
publications include Chinese Immigration and Chinese in America: A Guide to Records in the Regional System of the National Archives
, Architectural Records in the San Francisco Bay Area: A Guide to Research, and The Presidio of San Francisco: A Historic American Building Survey; and she
has written numerous articles which have appeared in California History, Prologue, Agricultural History, Picturescope, Friends of Terra Cotta Newsletter, and The CHS Courier
is a regular speaker at historical, archival, and architectural meetings and has taught numerous classes and workshops.
She is a past president of the Society of California Archivists and has served as Chair of the Architectural Records Roundtable and Council Member of the Society of American Archivists, and on the Boards of the Society of California Archivists, and the National Association of Government and Records Administrators and the Friends of Terra Cotta.