Architectural Historian & Interpretive Specialist - Portland Office
Libby Provost was an independent public historian prior to joining HRA in 2016. She specialized in historic preservation consulting, completing numerous historic resources surveys and individual, district, and multiple properties nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. Provost is also experienced in exhibit design, oral history collection, archival work, research, writing, and editing. She holds a Master of Arts degree in history with a public history endorsement; her background is in Western history, environmental history, and landscape history.
At HRA, Provost works for both the CRM Division and the History Division. As an architectural historian, she has served as the principal investigator on survey projects, including the Ferry Canyon intensive-level survey of a historic-period farmstead and the Old Meshik Village survey of an abandoned native village in Alaska. Provost performs research for the History Division and looks forward to contributing to the upcoming Mt. Tabor interpretive history project in Portland. Provost is also part of HRA’s editing pool.