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Metro Archives is located on the 3rd floor of the Main Library. Open hours are the same as Main Library operating hours.

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Staff

Ken Fieth, Metropolitan Archivist

Ken Fieth is the Archivist for the Metropolitan Government Archives of Nashville-Davidson County. He received his B.A. in American History from David Lipscomb University, his M.A. in Historic Preservation from Middle Tennessee State University, and his C.A. from the Academy of Certified Archivists, of which he is a Charter Member.

Kelley Sirko, Archives Librarian

Kelley Sirko received her B.A. in English from Ohio Wesleyan University, her M.A. in English from the College of Charleston, her M.L.I.S. from the University of South Carolina, and her C.A. from the Academy of Certified Archivists. Kelley manages the Metro Archives website, supervises interns, and specializes in archival processing, conservation, and exhibit planning. Her research interests include genealogy, law, immigration, and antebellum African-American history.

Kelli Hix, Audiovisual Archivist

Kelli Hix is the Audiovisual Archivist for the Audiovisual Heritage Center - the arm of the Archives which preserves and makes accessible the archives' collection of analog and digital audiovisual media. She is a graduate of the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation. Her clients include the Smithsonian Institution, the National Geographic Society, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. She is also a core member of the Community Archiving Workshop.

Sarah Arntz, Program Coordinator

Sarah Arntz received her B.A. in Journalism and History from Butler University, her M.A. in Museum Studies from the University of Oklahoma, and her C.A. from the Academy of Certified Archivists. She is a member of the American Alliance of Museums, and assists in exhibit and display curation, as well as research in local and cultural history, Civil Rights history, and genealogy.

Darnetha Myers, Archives Associate

Darnetha Myers received her B.S. in Chemistry from Columbia College and is currently working towards her Master’s in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a dual focus in archives and records management and public librarianship. Her research interests include genealogy, property research, and preservation of works on paper.

Grace Wright, Archives Associate

Grace Wright received her B.A. in English from Williams College and her M.Litt in Comics & Graphic Novels from the University of Dundee, Scotland. She is currently completing a Masters in Archives & Records Management from the University of Dundee as well. In addition to learning anything and everything about her native city, Nashville, her research interests include comics/graphic novels, cartoons (social/political), and re-contexualizing records through multiple lens.