Steven G. Fullwood

Steven G. Fullwood is the former Associate Curator of the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library. Mr. Fullwood obtained his MLS from Clark Atlanta University and has worked at the Robert W. Woodruff Library in the Archives and Special Collections, and the Auburn Avenue Research Center on African-American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library. In 1998 he was hired as an archivist at the Schomburg, and in 2013, he was promoted to head the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division. Mr. Fullwood is also the founder of the In the Life Archive (ITLA), an initiative to collect, preserve, catalog and make available to the public materials produced by and about LGBTQ people of African descent (also at the Schomburg Center.) He is the recipient of numerous awards for his work in the field of archive including the 2005 New York Times Librarian Award.