• Sun beginning to set at Harpers Ferry, as seen from Maryland Heights. Photo by NPS Volunteer Buddy Secor.

    Harpers Ferry

    National Historical Park WV,VA,MD

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Archivist Volunteer

Archival experience is required for this position. Minimum time commitment is four hours per day, one day per week. Maximum time commitment is eight hours per day, two days per week.

Volunteers will work independently and in conjunction with a professional National Park Service curatorial staff on specific projects. The Curatorial Program at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park oversees a remarkable, museum collection of documents, maps, photographs, and images. This museum collection is accredited by the American Museum Association.

Phone: 304-535-6163
E-mail: e-mail us

Did You Know?

Redman, pictured here, conducts his orchestra.  Photo courtesy of Todd Bolton.

Don Redman, "the little giant of Jazz," graduated from Storer College in 1920. Until his death in 1964, Redman continued to have a profound influence on the evolution, direction and development of this uniquely American art form.