Preserving Political History at Drake University
Oct 11, 2022 11:45 AM
Hope Bibens @DMGCC
Preserving Political History at Drake University

Meeting location at Des Moines Golf and Country Club (thank you for hosting us!)

Address (click for driving directions):
Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1600 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Hope Bibens is an Associate Professor of Librarianship and Director of University Archives and Special Collections at Drake University.  She currently serves as president of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress and has served as chair of the Society of American Archivists’ Congressional Papers Section.  Prior to her arrival at Drake, Bibens was Project Archivist for Indiana University’s Modern Political Papers Collection in Bloomington, Indiana where she processed the papers of Senator Richard Lugar, Congressman Dan Burton, and Congressman Mike Pence.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Monmouth College, a Master of Arts in American History from Indiana University, and a Master of Library Science from Indiana University.  She lives in Des Moines with her husband Robert and two-year-old daughter, Hattie.