Faculty and Staff Employees

Emily Bowden


Areas of Interest:

Research and reference services, collection development, digital records management, digitization and photography, history of medicine, local history projects, exhibit design, and library outreach.


MSLS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
BA, University of Virginia, 2008
"Engagement with Local and Institutional History Initiatives: Recent Opportunities for the Archives at the University of Virginia." 2021 Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) Virtual Spring Meeting, with Dan Cavanaugh and Randi Flaherty.
"The Archives' Role in Preserving UVA's History." 2019 UVA Shield Conference, Charlottesville, VA, with Bethany Anderson. 

Exhibition Work:

Curator, Celebrating Black Alumni of the UVA School of Medicine (Exhibition), February 2020-2021, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
Curator, Everyday People: Images of Black Life at the UVA Health System (Exhibition), February 2019-April 2019, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
Co-curator, UVA Health System: 200 Years of Research, Learning, and Care (Exhibition), July 2018-January 2019, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Curator, The Four Colleges of the UVA School of Medicine (Exhibition), April 2017-June 2017, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
Curator, Base Hospital No. 41: The University of Virginia in World War I (Exhibition), September 2015-February 2016, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

Blog Posts:

"The Influenza Pandemic in Charlottesville and Albemarle," 17 October 2018, Moore Library News
"Robert and Ruth Carroll Artifacts on Display," 13 October 2017, Moore Library News
"The Four Colleges of the UVA School of Medicine," 7 April 2017, Moore Library News
"Women's History Month: Sara Ruth Dean," 16 March 2016, Moore Library News
"Records from the Great Plague of London," 11 June 2015, Moore Library News
"Christmas at Base Hospital No. 41," 26 December 2014, Moore Library News

"Von Frieling's Green Butter Salve," 10 November 2014, Moore Library News

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