Meredith Counts
Archives Assistant
Cranbrook Archives, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research

Meredith Counts joined Cranbrook Archives, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, in 2021, as an Archives Assistant. Meredith holds a Master of Science in Information from the School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and a Bachelors of Arts in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago, Chicago Illinois. Meredith's archival and cultural heritage work includes employment at the Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry, the Archives of Michigan and the Sloan Museum, and long-term independent projects like preserving the papers of poet Jim Gustafson. Meredith's personal statement reads, "I believe archives are for everybody, and delight in sharing historical records."

Header photograph by Sophie Russell-Jeffrey, CAA'25
Meredith Counts in Thornlea Studio, August 2021. Photograph by Kevin Adkisson, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research.