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    Kim Allen Scott
    MSU Libraries
    P.O. Box 173320
    Bozeman, MT 59717-3320

Phone: (406) 994-5297
Email: aliks@montana.edu
Fax: (406) 994-2851

EDUCATION: 1990 MLIS University of Texas at Austin
Library Science
1988 61st Modern Archives Institute, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC
1986 MA University of Arkansas
American History
1977 BS Northern Arizona University
Social Science
EXPERIENCE: 8/94 - present University Archivist, MSU Libraries, Bozeman, MT
1/87-8/94 Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, AR
1/91-8/94 Head, Processing Services, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, AR
10/88-12/90 Processing Archivist/Senior Library Assistant, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, AR
1/87-9/88 Manuscript Processor/Library Technical Assistant III, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, AR

RANK:   Professor



RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY:

Selected Publications:

"Blood Money: The Montana Bankers Association and the Bozeman Bank Robbery of 1932," Montana: The Magazine of Western History 63, 3 (Autumn 2013): 3-17.

"The Most Contemptible Character I Ever Saw," True West 60, 8 (August 2013): 28-31.

"Robertson's Echo: The Conservation Ethic in the Establishment of Yellowstone and Royal National Parks, in Yellowstone Science 19, 3 (2011): 6-11.

"Eloquent Brevity: The Arkansas Campaign Diary of Henry Elliott Thompson," Arkansas Historical Quarterly 70, 2 (Summer 2011): 162-194.

"Iron Men and Paper Warriors: Remarque, Binding, and Weimar War Literature," chapter in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque Jahrbuch, Brian Murdoch, ed. (Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, 2011).

Splendid on a Large Scale: The Writings of Hans Peter Gyllembourg Koch, Montana Territory, 1869-1874 (Helena: Drumlummon Institute and Bedrock Editions, 2010).

"'Whiskey is the Enemy Most Formidable In This Campaign': Capt. Gustavus Cheyney Doane's Fight Against Boredom and Vice During the Geronimo Pursuit," Journal of Arizona History, 2007, Spring; 48 (1): 31-52.

Yellowstone Denied: The Life of Gustavus Cheyney Doane (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007).

Bishop, Albert Webb. Loyalty on the Frontier: Sketches of Union Men in the South-West, Kim Allen Scott, ed. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2003).

Manuscript Resources for the Civil War, 2nd edition, 2002. http://libinfo.uark.edu/specialcollections/manuscripts/civilwar.asp (8 January 2003).

"The Sisyphus Syndrome," Southwestern Archivist 25, 1 (February 2002):6.

"Belly up to the Information Bar." American Libraries 32, 5 (May 2001):70-71.

"A Journey to the Heart of Darkness," Montana: The Magazine of Western History 30, 4 (Winter 2000): 2-17.

"The Preacher, the Lawyer, and the Spoils of War," Chapter in Civil War Arkansas: Beyond Battles and Leaders (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1999): 101-115.

"A Missing Piece of a Yellowstone Puzzle: The Tangled Provenance of the Cook-Folsom-Peterson Yellowstone Expedition Diary." Yellowstone Science 7, 1 (Winter 1999):12-17.

"The Willson Brothers Come to Montana." Montana: The Magazine of Western History 49, 1 (Spring 1999): 58-70.

"A Diminished Landscape: The Life and Death of Major Robert Henry Smith," Missouri Historical Review 91, 4 (July 1997): 353-72.

"The Civil War in a Bottle: Battle at Fayetteville, Arkansas," Arkansas Historical Quarterly 54, 3 (Autumn 1995): 239-268.

SERVICE:

Professional:
Member, Academy of Certified Archivists, 1992
Arkansas Historical Association
Society of Southwest Archivists
Membership committee, 1988 - 1989
Publications committee, 1992 - 1996
Chair, Otis A. Hebert Scholarship committee, 1995
Board of directors, 1996 - 1998
Library:
Montana State University-Bozeman Libraries
Library Faculty Advisory Committee, 2001-2003
Library Review Committee, 1998, 2000-2003
President, Staff Association, 1995
Alternate Delegate, Faculty Council, 1994 - 1995
Faculty Council, delegate, 1996 - 2000; 2005-2007
Microcomputer brochure committee, chair, 1994 - 1995
Library dean search committee, member, 1994 - 1995
Reference librarian search committee, chair, 1996

HONORS/AWARDS:

2001 Distinguished Service Award, Society of Southwest Archivists, 2001.

1996 Lucille Westbrook Award for the best manuscript article on a local Arkansas topic, Arkansas Historical Association, April 19, 1996.

1994 Lucille Westbrook Award for the best manuscript article on a local Arkansas topic, Arkansas Historical Association, April 29, 1994.

1990 Layton B. Murphy Memorial Scholarship from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Texas at Austin, August, 1990.

1990 Scholarship Award from the Arkansas Library Association, July, 1990.

1990 Lucille Westbrook Award for the best manuscript article on a local Arkansas topic, Arkansas Historical Association, April 13, 1990.

1988 Paper award from the Arkansas Association of College History Teachers, October 7, 1988.

1987 History of Medicine Associates Research Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library, Little Rock, July, 1987.

1987 Violet B. Gingles Award for the best manuscript article on an Arkansas subject, Arkansas Historical Association, April 17, 1987.

Twice recipient of the Gordon H. McNeil Award for the outstanding graduate research paper, University of Arkansas Department of History, 1985 and 1986.

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