Melissa Ziobro, curator for the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University and specialist professor of public history, will present a virtual lecture, “Meet the Archives” on Jan. 30 at 7 p.m., hosted by the Princeton Preservation Group.
During the event, Ziobro will provide an overview of the Archives collection that features approximately 35,000 items dating from 1927 to present, the history of the collection, programmatic and exhibition efforts to date, and the ongoing efforts to stage a major traveling exhibit while planning for a 2026 museum opening in the new 30,000 square foot building to house the Archives.
Prior to Monmouth, Ziobro began her career in 2004 as a historian for the U.S. Army at Fort Monmouth, where her duties included managing the Command archive, exhibition development, oral history, and more.
The livestream event via Zoom is free of charge. Registration is required.
About the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University
The Bruce Springsteen Archives serves as the official repository for Bruce Springsteen’s songs and other written works, plus photographs, periodicals, oral histories, recordings, films, and artifacts related to Springsteen and the E Street Band. The Center for American Music produces museum exhibitions, seminars and educational workshops, concerts, and various other public programs to promote and celebrate the many forms of American music and its impact on our culture and national identity. For more information, contact Eileen Chapman, director of the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at 732-571-3512 or email@example.com.