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Ellen Engseth

Ellen Engseth

Adjunct Instructor

611310 School of Information Studies

Ellen Engseth

Adjunct Instructor, Archival Studies Program
Curator, University of Minnesota LIbraries


M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
M.A., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, History
B.A., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, History

Courses Taught

497 Study Abroad: (In the Scottish Archive)
750 Arrangement and Description in Archives
753 Preserving Information Media
Cataloging Archival Collections, Professional Development Institute


Ellen Engseth is Curator, Immigration History Research Center Archives and Head of Migration and Social Services collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries. As adjunct instructor with SOIS, she teaches a comparative study course based in Edinburgh, Scotland, as well as other archival studies courses. Before joining the University of Minnesota, she was archivist at UWM Libraries, and was Director of Archives and Special Collections at North Park University (Chicago). She is active in numerous professional associations..