Rebecca Petersen May

Rebecca Petersen May
Rebecca Petersen May
Public Services Archivist
Special Collections & Archives
American Ethnic Studies


  • Petersen, Rebecca. (2015). Big Web, Small Staff: Web Archiving with Limited Resources. Archival Outlook. #
  • Petersen, Rebecca, Gilbertson, Kevin, & Fansler, Craig. (2014). The Missing Link: Observations on the Evolution of a Web Archive. Journal of the Society of North Carolina Archivists, 11(1).


  • Rutledge, Melde, Ashelee, Gerald, Petersen, Rebecca, Zanish-Belcher, Tanya, & Turner, Finley. (2020, August). The Kingswood K-12 Alternative School Project: Providing Additional Educational Opportunities for Students and Teachers. ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2020, online. #
  • Petersen, Rebecca, Gilbertson, Kevin, & Trent, Finley. (2017, October). From Wake to Winston: A Historical Timeline of Wake Forest University. NCLA Annual Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. #
  • Petersen, Rebecca. (2014, June). Planning for the Future, Living in the Past. Retrofit: Exploring Space, Place, and the Artifact in Special Collections, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Johnson, Vicki, & Petersen, Rebecca. (2013, October). We The People: Creating a More Perfect Archive. Tri-State Archivists' Conference, Greenville, SC (Furman University).
  • Fansler, Craig, & Petersen, Rebecca. (2013, October). Clarence Herbert New: A Man of Extremes. Prepared in Mind and Resources: Collaboration, Relevance, and the Re-Imagined Archives, Furman University, Greenville, SC.
  • Fansler, Craig, & Petersen, Rebecca. (2013, August). Clarence Herbert New: A Man of Extremes. Archives 2013, New Orleans, LA.
  • Mulder, Megan, & Petersen, Rebecca. (2013, June). Poster session: Hidden Treasures: The Max and Gertrude Hoffmann Papers. Annual conference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of Association of College and Research Libraries, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Petersen, Rebecca, & Johnson, Vicki. (2012, March). Keeping the Faith and Sharing it Too. SNCA Annual Conference, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Committees & Offices Held

  • Society of American Archivists: Reference Access and Outreach Section, Chair. (August 2018 - August 2019).
  • Society of American Archivists: Reference Access and Outreach Section, Vice Char/Chair Elect. (August 2017 - August 2018).
  • Society of American Archivists: Manuscript Repositories Section, Steering Committee Member. (August 2017 - August 2019).
  • Society of North Carolina Archivists, Nominations Committee Chair. (May 1, 2016 - April 30, 2019).
  • Society of North Carolina Archivists, President. (May 01, 2015 - Present).
  • Society of North Carolina Archivists, Vice President and Program Chair. (May 1, 2014 - April 30, 2015).
  • SNCA Archives Week Committee, Chair. (September 1, 2011 - March 1, 2014).
  • SNCA Archives Week Committee, Member. (April 1, 2010 - September 1, 2011).