Access to answers makes archivist’s job enviable

The Columbia Daily Tribune Takes A Look At Kris Anstine. Kris is the person who normally answers the phone at the University of Missouri’s archives office and fields the questions from folks like Ol’ Clark who know just enough about history to be dangerous.

No question seems to be too tough for him. He makes the caller look like a genius, and when you apologize for bothering him he says: “That’s not a bother; that’s my job. If you don’t call, I’ll be unemployed.”