Mae H. Williams is the new Program Assistant for the Division of Historical Resources. She has recently been workingwith several local historical societies to digitize their collections and create searchable database systems. She has also helped with web site development in an effort to revitalize interest in historical societies and help make the information they have available to a wider audience. In addition, Maehas worked as an office assistant to the Preservation Alliance and Program Assistant at the NH Department of Agriculture.
Prior to this, Mae was Curatorial Assistant at Canterbury Shaker Village. She was hired under a two year IMLS grant to digitize 8,000 items from the museum’s photographic collections. While at the Shaker Village she also worked on creating and organizing building history files of the extant and historic buildings at the four villages on the site in Canterbury. She also helped research and organize online exhibits and catalogue objects.
Mae has a BA in Medieval Studies in Art History from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. She is looking forward to the opportunity to combine her interests in history, architecture, archaeology, and preservation.