Library Contacts by Department

General Information: 626-405-2100 

Reader Services


Office: 626-405-2191
Fax: 626-405-3477


Anne Blecksmith, Head of Reader Services




Office: 626-405-2203


Claudia Funke, Associate Director of Library Collections

Peter Blodgett, H. Russell Smith Foundation Curator of Western American Manuscripts

Erin Chase, Assistant Curator, Architecture & Photograph Collections

Sue Hodson, Curator of Literary Manuscripts

Dan Lewis, Dibner Senior Curator of the History of Science

Melissa Lo, Dibner Assistant Curator, History of Science, Medicine & Technology  

David Mihaly, Jay T. Last Curator of Graphic Arts & Social History

Natalie Russell, Assistant Curator, Literary Manuscripts

Krystle Satrum, Assistant Curator, Jay T. Last Collection

Clay Stalls, Curator of California Collections

Stephen Tabor, Curator of Early Printed Books

Olga Tsapina, Norris Foundation Curator of American Historical Manuscripts

Jenny Watts, Curator of Photographs

Vanessa Wilkie, William A. Moffett Curator of Medieval & British Historical Manuscripts

Li Wei Yang, Curator of Pacific Rim Collections


Acquisitions, Cataloging and Metadata Services

Lorraine Perrotta, Head of Acquisitions, Cataloging and Metadata Services, 626-405-2184
Dorothy Auyong, Principal Catalog Librarian/Archivist, 626-405-2188
Diann Benti, Supervising Librarian/Archivist, Visual and Literary Culture, 626-405-2100 x:2384 
Brooke Black, Supervising Librarian/Archivist, Americana, California & The West, 626-405-2202
Charla DelaCuadra, Library Assistant, Jay T. Last Project
Mario Einaudi, Kemble Digital Projects Librarian, 626-405-2284
Livia Hirsch-Shell, Acquisitions Librarian, 626-405-2185
Richard Jackson, Supervising Librarian/System Coordinator, 626-405-2187
Julie Kemper, Catalog Librarian – Rare Books
Jessica O’Pray, Dibner Catalog Librarian/Archivist
Angie Ponce, Senior Acquisitions Assistant, 626-405-2213
Gayle Richardson, Catalog Librarian/Archivist
Sue Tyson, Project Archivist
Xiaoda Wang, Project Archivist




Office, 626-405-2197

Fax: 626-405-3444



Holly Moore, Lloyd E. Cotsen Head of Preservation & Conservation


Paper Laboratory, 626-405-2196

Book Laboratory, 626-405-2199

Paintings Laboratory, 626-405-2528

Library Exhibitions Studio, 626-405-2118


Imaging Services


Office: 626-405-2182

Fax: 626-449-5720




Office: 626-405-2244

Fax: 626-449-5703


David S. Zeidberg, Avery Director of the Library
Laura Stalker, Avery Deputy Director of the Library
Mona Shulman, Asst. to the Director of the Library and Library Registrar

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