Robert Ticknor is a Reference Associate for the Williams Research Center at The Historic New Orleans Collection, where he has worked since 2012. After completing a BA degree at the College of Charleston in History and Religious Studies, he moved to New Orleans in the summer of 2004 to begin a graduate program in Medieval European History at Tulane University. He completed a Master’s degree in 2007 and went on to work for the Lending Library at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University as well helped arrange and process the Zemurray-Stone Archives held by the Stone Center. He spent over a year as a Curatorial Assistant working for the Louisiana State Museum on their Colonial Documents Digitization Project before arriving permanently at The Historic New Orleans Collection.