Scholarly and Creative Activities Directory

Greg Williams, MFA

Title: Director, Archives and Special Collections

Department: University Library

Office: LIB G-141
Phone Extension: x3013
Email Username: gwilliams

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Publications

  • Williams, Gregory L., California State University, Dominguez Hills, Charleston, SC, 2010.
  • Williams, Gregory L., Approx. 45+ CSU Archives Finding Aids published on the Online Archive of California , 2005-2006.
  • Williams, Gregory L. (Photograph Editor), “ San Diego : A Modern History, ” by Andrea Naverson. Carlsbad , CA : Heritage Media, 2004.
    San Diego Coming of Age book cover
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  • Williams, Gregory L., “Filming San Diego: Hollywood 's Backlot, 1898-2002,” Journal of San Diego History , Spring, 2002. Authored entire issue.
    (Click on image to expand) Williams, Gregory L. (Photograph Editor), “ A History of North San Diego County ” by Lola Sherman. Carlsbad CA : Heritage Media, 2001.
    A History of North San Diego County book cover
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  • Williams, Gregory L., “Photograph Essay from All in a Day's Work, an Exhibition,” Journal of San Diego History , Spring/Summer 2000.
  • Williams, Gregory L., “ Southern California Water Sports: Surfing, Skiing & Swimming ,” a postcard book, San Diego Historical Society, 1999.
    Southern California Water Sports book cover
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  • Williams, Gregory L., “ Weird San Diego,” a postcard book, San Diego Historical Society, 1999.
    Weird San Diego book cover
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  • Williams, Gregory L., “ San Diego: Across the Century, ” a calendar, San Diego Historical Society, 1999.
  • Williams, Gregory L., (Photograph Editor) “ Balboa Park, A Millennium History ” by Roger Showley, Carlsbad , CA : Heritage Media, 1999.
    Balboa Park Book
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  • Williams, Gregory L., “Guide to the Photograph Collections of the San Diego Historical Society,” Journal of San Diego History, 1998.
    Photograph Collections of the San Diego Historical Society book cover
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  • Williams, Gregory L., "Buyer Beware, Consumers' Research Records," Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries, 1996.
  • Williams, Gregory L., (transcription and annotation) “A Journal of Our Pilgrimage to the Northern Neck (of Virginia) by Robert Randolph Carter, 1886.” Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Magazine , December, 1995.
    northern neck of virginia historical magazine
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  • Williams, Gregory L., Guide to the Records of Consumers' Research , Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives, 1995.
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  • Williams, Gregory L., Buyer Beware: Consumers' Research & the Consumers Movement, 1926-1980 . Exhibition Catalog, Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives, 1995.
  • Williams, Gregory, "Guide to the Manuscripts of Shirley Plantation," Published in Records of Antebellum Southern Plantation . Series K, Selections from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Library , Bethesda , MD : University Publications of America , 1994. Microfilm & printed summary.
  • Williams, Gregory L., "Guide to the Manuscripts of Shirley Plantation," Published in Southern Women & Their Families in 19th Century-Papers & Diaries. Series B . Bethesda MD: University Publications of America , 1994. Microfilm & printed summary.
  • Williams, Gregory L., and Parris, L. Eileen, Guide to the Manuscript Collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation . Colonial Williamsburg . 1993. Won MARAC Finding Aids Award, 1994.
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  • Williams, Gregory L., Early American History Research Reports . Chadwyck-Healey microfiche publication, 1992.
  • Williams, Gregory L., (Compiler) Colonial Williamsburg Research Collections in Microform, A Guide , University Publications of America , 1991. LC# Z1346.W55C65 1992 F234.W7.
  • Williams, Gregory L. Guides and finding aids published online for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (1989-1992).
  • Williams, Gregory L., "Procedures," (fiction). Columbia (SC) State Magazine , South Carolina Fiction Project, April 1987. Reprinted in Inheritance: Selections from the South Carolina Fiction Project , edited by Janet Turner Hospital . Spartanburg , SC : Hub City Writers Project, 2001.
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Selected Presentations and Exhibitions

  • Exhibition Curator, “Olympic Velodrome at CSUDH: An Olympic Tradition, 1984-2004.” CSUDH/Home Depot Center: ADT Events Center , 2004. (Velodrome in CSUDH Digital Collections)
  • Conference Presentation, “Jump Starting an Archives: the CSUDH Experience,” Society of California Archivists, May 2007.
  • Community Presentation, “CSUDH History Collection,” Questing Heirs Genealogy Group, Long Beach, 2006.
  • Community Presentation, “History of the San Diego Historical Society Photo Collection,” Darkroomers Photo Club, 2003.
  • Exhibition Curator, “Filming San Diego: Hollywood 's Backlot, 1898-2002,” San Diego Historical Society, 2002-2004. After a two and one-half year run this exhibit was reassembled and traveled to the San Diego County Fair in June-July, 2005. Estimated foot traffic at the Fair was one million visitors.
  • Exhibition Programming, 20+ slide shows, talks, television appearances, panel discussions, film showings, and curator tours for Filming San Diego: Hollywood's Backlot , 2002-2003.
  • Film Presentations. Supplied research and assisted with production of two films and 4 interactive kiosks for Filming San Diego : “ San Diego 's Silent Film Era” (9 minutes produced by KPBS) and “Filming San Diego ” (22 minutes) narrated by Cliff Robertson, and produced by Four Square Productions. This film won a local American Marketing Association (AMY) award.
  • Exhibition Curator, “Faces of San Diego .” Collaborative Exhibition with the San Diego Historical Society and Mesa College , Fall 2000.
  • Exhibition Curator, “Weird San Diego: America 's Finest Oddities.” San Diego Historical Society, May 2000-Feb. 2001.
  • Exhibition Curator, “Antony di Gesu: A Retrospective: Portraits East and West.” San Diego Historical Society, 1999
  • Exhibition Curator, “San Diego : All in a Day's Work,” San Diego Historical Society, August 1998-Dec. 1999.
  • Exhibition Curator, New Jersey Works,” New Jersey Historical Society, Jan. 1997.
  • Invited Presentation, "Consumers' Research Attempts to Destroy Consumers Union ." Consumers Reports Headquarters, Yonkers , N.Y. October 1994.
  • Exhibition Curator, “Buyer Beware, Consumers' Research and the Consumers Movement,” 1926-1980. Rutgers University Libraries, 1995.
  • Exhibition Presentation. "Buyer Beware," Rutgers University , 1995.


 

Grants

  • CSUDH Associated Students. CSUDH Photo History Digitization Project, 2006-2007. ca. $31,000. Also, various other ASI/Library Grants.
  • National Historical Records and Publications Commission (NHPRC). CSUDH. Early Los Angeles/Rancho San Pedro History Cataloging Project, 2004-2006. $89,000.
  • Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA). California Border Region Digitization Project, San Diego Historical Society, 2003. $50,000.
  • National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). San Diego Newspaper Photographers Project, San Diego Historical Society, 2003. $170,000.
  • National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF). Four film preservation grants preserving over 15 films, San Diego Historical Society 2000-2002. $20,000+
  • Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). California Explores the Ocean. Collaborative digitalization project between the University of California , San Diego and the San Diego Historical Society, 2001-2002. ($213,000). Wrote and directed SDHS portion of the project. http://ceo.ucsd.edu/
  • National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). San Diego Photographers Cataloging Project, San Diego Historical Society, 2000-2002. $89,000.
  • San Diego Gas & Electric Company. SDG&E Photograph & Film Collection Project. Two grants. San Diego Historical Society, 1999-2000. $19,000.
  • Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust, 1999-2000. Two grants, San Diego Historical Society. $10,000.
  • National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). New Jersey Economic & Social Transformation Collections Project. New Jersey Historical Society. Wrote first draft of this grant in 1997. It was funded in 1999. $188,220.
  • National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). Health Care Collections Cataloging Project, New Jersey Historical Society, 1997. $41,000.
  • New Jersey State Library. Archival Preservation/Re-housing Grant , New Jersey Historical Society, 1996. $15,000.
  • Mellon Foundation. Photographic Collections Project, New Jersey Historical Society, 1995. $425,000


 

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