Contact Staff
Professional Staff
  • Shelley Sweeney, BA, MAS (UBC), PhD (UT Austin) 
    • University Archivist, Head of Archives & Special Collections
    • Responsible for all departmental activities with emphasis on policy and administration, grantsmanship and fundraising
    • email: Shelley.Sweeney@umanitoba.ca
    • phone: (204) 474-6350
      fax: (204) 474-7914 
  • Brian Hubner, BA, MA (Sask.), MA (Archival Studies, Man.)  
    • Acquisition and Access Archivist
    • Responsible for the acquisition and processing of private fonds, special collections and University archives, coordinating all reference and outreach activities, and assisting with overall planning for the unit, grant and fund-raising, special projects, and participating in meeting the goals and objectives of the Libraries as a whole.
    • email: Brian.Hubner@umanitoba.ca
      phone: (204) 474-7967
      fax: (204) 474-7913 
  • James Kominowski, BSc, MA (Man.), MLIS (UWO) 
    • Archivist and Slavic Librarian
    • Responsible for the acquisition and processing of Slavic archival collections. Coordinates the development, maintenance and enhancement of the Archives of the Ukrainian Canadian Experience. Provides reference and orientation assistance to faculty, students and researchers. Bibliographer for Slavic Studies.
    • email: James.Kominowski@umanitoba.ca
      phone: (204) 474-9681
      fax: (204) 474-7913
  • Natalie Vielfaure,  BA, MA (Archival Studies, Man.) 
    • Archivist
    • Responsible for the development, maintenance and support of the digital archival collection as well as preserving and maintaining the Archives' sound and moving image collection. Assists with the acquisition of University records and private archives.
    • email: Natalie.Vielfaure@umanitoba.ca
    • phone: (204) 474-7868
    • fax: (204) 474-7913
  • Digital Archivist/Curator 
    • Responsible for the creation, development, maintenance and support of the digital archival collection as well as preserving and maintaining the Archives' sound and moving image collection.
    • Position currently unoccupied
    • email: archives@umanitoba.ca
      phone (204) 474-9986

Support Staff

  • Lewis Stubbs
    • Library Assistant 4 (Reference & Curating)
    • Assists students, faculty, and researchers in the reading room; curates archival collections; assists the unit Head, the professional staff, and other librarians with research questions.
    • email: Lewis.Stubbs@umanitoba.ca
      phone: (204) 474-9041
      fax: (204) 474-7913
  • Linda Eddy
    • Library Assistant 3
    • Receives incoming archival material, catalogues and moves records, and performs basic public service, clerical, and administrative services for the department.
    • email: Linda.Eddy@umanitoba.ca
      phone: (204) 474-9986
      fax: (204) 474-7913
  • Wendy Prystenski
    • Library Assistant 4
    • Receives and accessions incoming archival material, catalogues and moves records, and performs basic public service, clerical, and administrative services for the department.
    • email: Wendy.Prystenski@umanitoba.ca
    • phone: (204) 474-7895
    • fax: (204) 474-7913
  • Elizabeth-Anne Johnson, BA (Hons) 
    • Library Assistant 3
    • Processes digital reproduction requests, assists with digital archives, and arranges and describes archival collections.
    • email: Elizabeth-Anne.Johnson@umanitoba.ca
      phone: (204) 474-8243
      fax: (204) 474-7913

Other Staff

Every year the Archives also hires several archival interns from the University's Archival Studies Program.

The Access and Privacy Office is a division of the Office of Fair Practices and Legal Affairs.  Contact them for information regarding FIPPA and PHIA.

The Faculty of Medicine Archives is your source for records pertaining to the Faculty of Medicine and the history of medical education, medical research and the provision of health care in Manitoba.