Rare Books & Special Collections Staff

Anna Siebach-Larsen, Interim Joseph N. Lambert and Harold B. Schleifer Director, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation

Lev Earle, Processing Archivist

Autumn Haag, Assistant Director​
Contact for questions/donations related to Susan B. Anthony and women's rights, Frederick Douglass, William Henry Seward, the Post Family, and political collections. ahaag@library.rochester.edu

Jessica Lacher-Feldman, Exhibits and Special Projects Manager

Melissa S. MeadJohn M. and Barbara Keil University Archivist and Rochester Collections Librarian
Contact for questions/donations related to University history, papers of former faculty, staff, and administrators, and the Ward Project
mmead@library.rochester.edu / Schedule an appointment

Miranda MimsSpecial Collections Archivist for Discovery and Access
Contact for questions/donations related to Modern Literature and Publishers, Human Rights and Social Justice, Local LGBTQ History and Culture, and the Kodak Historical Records

Andrea Reithmayr, Special Collections Librarian for Research and Collections
Contact for questions/donations related to printed books, architectural collections, Bragdon Family Papers, Ellwanger & Barry and other horticultural collections

Melinda Wallington, Library Section Supervisor, Rare Books 

Phone: (585) 275-4477
Fax: (585) 273-1032

Mailing Address: 
Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Rush Rhees Library, Room 225
500 Joseph C. Wilson Boulevard
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627-0055