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Ms. Tanya Arant
Library Specialist 3
Special Collections, Archives and Manuscripts

Contact Info
Phone: 318-257-2935
Fax: 318-257-2579
Website: Museum Notes | Special Collections


A.A.A., Art Institute of Dallas
B.F.A., Louisiana Tech University

Professional Associations
Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association
Society of Southwest Archivist
American Library Association
North Louisiana Historical Association

Job Responsibilities
Assists in management of the Louisiana Tech University Special Collections, Archives and Manuscripts department which involves processing collections, preparing finding aids, assisting researchers, and preserving artifacts and manuscripts. Other duties include supervising GAs and student workers, maintaining the department website and adding digital collections to the LOUISiana Digital Library.

Areas of Interest and Research
North Louisiana history; The American Civil War and Reconstruction Period; Prehistoric, Industrial and Modern Art History

Personal Interests
Painting and sculpture, comic book collecting, gardening, haiku, and rugby watching