Current Contributors

Rejoice Scherry
Rejoice (Joy) Scherry is the current University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at Delaware State University. She joined the library staff of the William C. Jason Library in April 2015.

Joy graduated in the top 5% of her class at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York in January 2013. She attained a bachelors degree in history and a minor in museum studies.  Joy additionally graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014 with a masters degree in library and information science and concentration in archives and information science.

Joy's prior work experiences include prestigious internships at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY, Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, and The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Archives. Joy has additionally been employed by the Olive Free Library in Olivebridge, NY where she was the Archivist and Museum Curator. 

Past Contributors

Emily R. Cottle, C.A.

From June 2012 to June 2014, Emily R. Cottle served as the University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at the William C. Jason Library for Delaware State University. She acted as the first Principal Investigator on the IMLS grant project entitled Creating an Archival Fellowship Program that ran from October 2013 through September 2016.

Emily received her bachelor’s in history from Penn State University before earning her MS in library and information science with a concentration in archives management from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. She earned her credential as a Certified Archivist from the Academy of Certified Archivists in 2013.

Daniel DelViscio
Daniel served as an Archival Fellow from October 2015 to June 2016. He graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in English. Later he attended Clarion University where he earned a master’s degree in Library Science with an archives concentration. Daniel previously worked at the University of Penn Museum Archives as the Digitization Coordinator.

Jasmine Smith
Jasmine Smith held the position of the Archival Intern from October 2015 through January 2016.  She graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina in 2013 with a bachelor's in history. In December 2016 Jasmine attained her master's degree in library information science with a concentration in museum studies from Kent State University

Cale McCammon
Cale McCammon was the first Archival Fellow from February to October 2014. Cale received his bachelor’s from the University of Virginia in 2011 where he studied English and history. In 2013, he received his MS in library science with a concentration in archives and records management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Leigh-Anne Yacovelli
From May to August 2014, Leigh-Anne Yacovelli served as a post-graduate summer intern. Leigh-Anne received a bachelor of arts in 18th and mid-19th century American history from American Public University in May 2012, and completed Clarion University of Pennsylvania’s online masters of science in library science program in December 2013.


  1. I'm trying to Find out her far back does the Delaware statesman yearbook go back? 1960 is the oldest one ives seen!

    1. Hi Joseph! Sorry for the delay in response. The earliest yearbook that can be found within the archives is from 1947. It was gifted just last week! Let me know how I can help you further. -Joy