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(902) 424 7093

Archives Advisor

sara hollett

Phone: (902) 424-7093

Bio: Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Sara joins the CNSA from a background in Nova Scotia history and community outreach. She has a Bachelor of Art’s degree in Atlantic Canada Studies from Saint Mary’s University, and completed her MA in Public History at Carleton University in 2017, with a focus on archives. Since then, she has worked at Library and Archives Canada, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and most recently as a Content Coordinator with Parks Canada.  She has experience working with small communities and historical organizations in Nova Scotia. The CNSA acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Nova Scotia through Nova Scotia Archives for this position.


Under the direction of the Executive Board, the Archives Advisor:

  • develops, coordinates and delivers training for CNSA member archives
  • provides outreach services and liaison with cultural, heritage and educational bodies
  • carries out various advisory services for member archives, including advice on archival topics and site visits
  • assists in the development of MemoryNS, our provincial archival database


6016 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 1W4


8:30am to 4:30pm
Monday to Friday