We are pleased to welcome Jenny Barr as part-time Archivist for the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service, managed by the Gutman Library. In this grant-funded position, Jenny is working with Stan Gorski, Center Curator and Coordinator of the Library’s Special Collections, to organize, inventory and manage the Specter archives, emphasizing support for development of an exhibition on Specter’s role in the Warren Commission investigation of the JFK assassination.

Jenny has had archives work experience at Presbyterian Historical Society, the University of Michigan Libraries, and the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) Consortial Survey Initiative, in which she assessed collections at 22 Philadelphia area repositories.

She holds a Master of Science in Information, Archives and Records Management specialization from the University of Michigan School of Information, and a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies from Bryn Mawr College. She is working both in the Gutman Library and the offsite storage facility where the Specter collection is housed. Jenny may be reached at ext. 0296 or by emailing:


Rob Skomorucha

Corporate, Foundation &
Government Relations


Phone: 215.951.2865

Karen Albert

Specter Center Coordinator


Phone: 215.951.2847

Stan Gorski

Specter Center Curator


Phone: 215.951.2581