Ann Flowers Ringia

Archivist | Conservation and Preservation | aflowers@umich.edu

Ann graduated in 1974 with a B.A. in French from UM and in 1976 with an M.L.S. with concentration in archives, also from UM. She started working at the BHL with Jim Craven in 1976, doing an independent study project learning conservation and writing a disaster plan for the Bentley Library. After graduating, she continued doing conservation as a volunteer and then as a conservation assistant. In 1987 she joined the permanent staff with responsibilities for conservation work and management of microfilm projects and other preservation issues. With the retirement of Jim Craven, Ann became acting head of the conservation lab and the library's preservation officer.