Leon C. Miller, CA, FSAA



Leon C. Miller, CA, FSAA


Head, Louisiana Research Collection


(504) 314-7833


Louisiana Research Collection


The head of the Louisiana Research Collection is responsible for the overall management of possibly the largest research center for New Orleans, possibly the second largest for Louisiana as a whole after Special Collections at LSU-Baton Rouge, including access, acquisitions, donor relations, hiring, personnel, and processing; reports to the Director of Special Collections.

Degrees & Professional Certifications

  • MA, History, University of Arkansas, 1980
  • Certified Archivist, 1989 - present

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Certified Archivists
  • Society of American Archivists
  • Society of Southwest Archivists
  • Greater New Orleans Archivists

Professional Activities

  • Fellow, Society of American Archivists, 2010
  • Society of American Archivists Executive Committee, 2008-2009
  • Society of American Archivists Council Member, 2006-2009
  • Lowenstein Archival Grant, Southern Jewish Historical Society, 2006
  • SSA/SAA Disaster Assistance Fund grant, 2006
  • Distinguished Service Award, Academy of Certified Archivists, 2004
  • President, Academy of Certified Archivists, 2001-2002
  • Louisiana Historical Records Advisory Board (gubernatorial appointment), 2000-2006
  • President, Society of Southwest Archivists, 1999-2000
  • Distinguished Service Award, Society of Southwest Archivists, 1995
  • Founder, Society of American Archivists Mentoring Program, 1994
  • Walter L. Brown Award, Arkansas Historical Association, 1989
  • F. Hampton Roy Prize, Pulaski County, Arkansas, Historical Association, 1988
  • Mary D. Hudgins Grant for historical research, 1979, 1986, 1988
  • More than seventy-five publications, presentations, guest lectures, and keynote addresses

Professional Interests

  • Ethics
  • Intellectual freedom
  • Mentoring
  • Outreach
  • Professional development


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