Participating Institutions and Contacts

(In alphabetical order by city and repository; * indicates Voting Members, § indicates Supporting Members)

To view a Google Map of member institution locations, please click here.


Austin, TX: Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin*§

Aaron T. Pratt, Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts
https://www.hrc.utexas.edu/collections/early-books-and-manuscripts/
[email protected]


Baltimore, MD: Walters Art Museum, Manuscripts and Rare Books

Lynley Anne Herbert, Assistant Curator
http://art.thewalters.org/browse/category/manuscript-and-rare-books/
[email protected]


Berkeley, CA: University of California, The Bancroft Library*

David Faulds, Curator of Rare Books and Literary Manuscripts
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library
[email protected]


Berkeley, CA: University of California, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library

John Shepard, Head
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/music-library
[email protected]


Berkeley, CA: University of California, The Robbins Collection

Jennifer Nelson, Reference Librarian
https://www.law.berkeley.edu/law-library/
[email protected]


Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, Lilly Library*

Joel Silver, Director
http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/
[email protected]


Bronx, NY: Fordham University, Archives and Special Collections*

Gabriella DiMeglio, Archives and Special Collections Librarian
https://www.fordham.edu/resources/libraries/collections/archives-and-special-collections/
[email protected]


Buffalo, NY: Buffalo and Erie County Public Library*

Amy Pickard, Curator for Rare Books
https://www.buffalolib.org/special-collections/rare-book-room
[email protected]


Burlington, VT: University of Vermont, Silver Special Collections Library

Jeffrey D. Marshall, Director
https://specialcollections.uvm.edu/
[email protected]


Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, Houghton Library*§

John Overholt, Curator of the Donald and Mary Hyde Collection and Early Books and Manuscripts
http://hcl.harvard.edu/libraries/houghton/
[email protected]


Columbia, MO: University of Missouri, Ellis Library*

Kelli Hansen, Rare Books and Special Collections
http://library.missouri.edu/specialcollections/
[email protected]


Conception, MO: Conception Abbey, Library

Thomas Sullivan, OSB, Director
http://library.conception.edu/library-home
[email protected]


Eugene, OR: University of Oregon, Special Collections & University Archives*

David de Lorenzo, Director
https://library.uoregon.edu/special-collections
[email protected]


Ithaca, NY: Cornell University*

Simeon Warner, Associate University Librarian and Director of IT
https://rare.library.cornell.edu/
[email protected]


Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University*

Susan Steuer, Special Collections and Rare Books Librarian
https://wmich.edu/library/special-collections
[email protected]


Kansas City, MO: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Spencer Art Reference Library

Amelia Nelson, Head of Library and Archives
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/research/library/
[email protected]


Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library*

Elspeth Healey, Special Collections Librarian
https://spencer.lib.ku.edu/
[email protected]


Medford, MA: Tufts University, Tisch Library Special Collections*

Christopher Barbour, Curator of Rare Books & Humanities Collections Librarian
https://tischlibrary.tufts.edu/special-collections
[email protected]


New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, New Brunswick Libraries*

James P. Niessen, World History Librarian
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/scua
[email protected]


New Haven, CT: Yale University, Beinecke Library*§

Raymond Clemens, Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts
http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/
[email protected]


New York, NY: City College of New York, Morris R. Cohen Library, Archives and Special Collections

Sydney Van Nort, Professor and Chief
http://digital-archives.ccny.cuny.edu/archival-collections/
[email protected]


New York, NY: Columbia University, Arthur W. Diamond Law Library

Sabrina Sondhi, Special Collections and Services Librarian
http://web.law.columbia.edu/library
[email protected]


New York, NY: Columbia University, Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library

Stephen E. Novak, Head of Archives & Special Collections
http://library.cumc.columbia.edu/
[email protected]


New York, NY: Columbia University, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Special Collections
http://library.columbia.edu/locations/burke.html
[email protected]


New York, NY: Columbia University, Gabe M. Wiener Music & Arts Library

Elizabeth Davis, Head
http://library.columbia.edu/locations/music.html
[email protected]


New York, NY: Columbia University, Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Barnard College Library*§

Emily C. Runde, Curator, Medieval and Renaissance Collections
http://library.columbia.edu/locations/rbml/about.html
[email protected]


New York, NY: Columbia University, Teachers College, The Gottesman Libraries

Jennifer L. Govan, Assistant Director and Head, Research and Information Services
http://library.tc.columbia.edu/
[email protected]


New York, NY: New York Academy of Medicine

Arlene Shaner, Historical Collections Librarian
https://www.nyam.org/library/collections-and-resources/
[email protected]


New York, NY: General Theological Seminary, Christoph Keller, Jr. Library

Andrew Kadel, Director
http://library.gts.edu/special-collections/
[email protected]


New York, NY: The Grolier Club*

Scott Ellwood, Acting Librarian
http://www.grolierclub.org/
[email protected]


New York, NY: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Library

Naomi Steinberger, Director of Library Services
http://www.jtsa.edu/The_Library/Collections/Special_Collections.xml
[email protected]


New York, NY: New York Public Library*

Madeleine Viljoen, Curator, Spencer Collection
http://www.nypl.org/about/divisions/manuscripts-archives-and-rare-books-division
[email protected]
Tom Lisanti, Manager, Photographic Services and Permissions
[email protected]


New York, NY: New York University, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library*

Gerald Heverly, Classics Librarian
https://library.nyu.edu/about/collections/special-collections-and-archives/fales-library-and-special-collections/
[email protected]


Northampton, MA: Smith College, Special Collections, Mortimer Rare Book Collection*

Shannon K. Supple, Curator of Rare Books
http://www.smith.edu/libraries/info/staff/shannon-supple
[email protected]


Oberlin, OH: Oberlin College, Oberlin College Library Special Collections*

Ed Vermue, Special Collections and Preservation Librarian
http://www.oberlin.edu/library/special/
[email protected]


Philadelphia, PA: Free Library of Philadelphia, Special Collections*

Janine Pollock, Chief, Special Collections Division
https://libwww.freelibrary.org/rarebooks/
[email protected]


Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library*

Lynn Ransom, Project Manager, Schoenberg Database for Manuscripts
http://www.library.upenn.edu/kislak/
[email protected]


Princeton, NJ: Princeton University*§

Emma Sarconi, Rare Books and Special Collections Librarian
https://library.princeton.edu/special-collections/
[email protected]princeton.edu


Providence, RI: Providence Public Library

Jordan Goffin, Special Collections Librarian
http://www.provlib.org/special-collections
[email protected]


Riverside, CA: University of California, Tomás Rivera Library, Special Collections & Archives*

Cherry Dunham Williams, Director of Distinctive Collections
https://scua.ucr.edu/
[email protected]


Rome, Italy: American Academy in Rome, Arthur & Janet C. Ross Library, Barbara Goldsmith Rare Book Room

Sebastian Hierl, Drue Heinz Librarian
https://www.aarome.org/research/special-collections/rare-book-room
[email protected]


San Francisco, CA: California State Library, Sutro Library

Mattie Taormina, Director, Sutro Library, San Francisco
https://www.library.ca.gov/about/sutro_main.html
[email protected]


San Francisco, CA: San Francisco State University, J. Paul Leonard Library

Alexandria Post, Special Collections and Archives Research, Outreach, and Instruction Team Lead
http://library.sfsu.edu/de-bellis-collection
[email protected]


San Marino, CA: The Huntington*

Vanessa Wilkie, William A. Moffett Chief Curator of Manuscripts
https:www.huntington.org
[email protected]


St. Louis, MO: Saint Louis University*

Lea Luecking Frost, Assistant Librarian, Vatican Film Library
http://libguides.slu.edu/VFL
[email protected]


Washington, DC: Smithsonian Libraries and Archives*

Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty, Director
https://librariesarchives.si.edu/
[email protected]


Wellesley, MA: Wellesley College*

Ruth R. Rogers, Curator of Special Collections
https://www.wellesley.edu/lts/collections/archives-and-special-collections/special-collections
[email protected]