Library Contacts by Department

General Information: 626-405-2100 

Manuscripts Department
Daniel Lewis, Chief Curator of Manuscripts (History of Science, Medicine and Technology)
Peter Blodgett, H. Russell Smith Foundation Curator, Western American Manuscripts
Bill Frank, Curator, Hispanic, Cartographic, & Western Historical Manuscripts  

Jennifer Allan Goldman, Curator, Manuscripts and Institutional Archivist
Sara S. (Sue) Hodson, Curator, Literary Manuscripts
Olga Tsapina, Norris Foundation Curator, American Historical Manuscripts
Natalie Russell, Assistant Curator of Literary Manuscripts

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

Li Wei Yang, Curator of Western American History

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

Laura Rips, History of Science Library Assistant

Gina Giang, Library Assistant, Western History

Gayle Richardson, Catalog Librarian, Manuscripts Cataloging

Edward "Bert" Rinderle, Stacks Supervisor

Stephanie Arias, Stacks Assistant

Lita Garcia, Library Associate

For inquiries about existing photo-reproduction orders involving manuscripts, or for general inquiries, please contact us at

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

Sofia I. Barron, Senior Book Conservator 

Jennifer Evers, Dibner Book Conservator

Jessamy Gloor, Paper Conservator

Naomi Jacobs, Conservation Technician

Christina O’Connell, Senior Paintings Conservator

Anna Shepard, Conservation Technician

Lauren Tawa, Library Exhibits Manager

Paige Walker, Conservation Technician

Annie Wilker, Senior Paper Conservator

626-405-2118  Exhibition design and preparation
626-405-3444  FAX


Imaging Services
John Sullivan, Senior Photographer / Department Head, 626-405-3435
Manuel Flores, Photographer,  626-405-3436
Devonne Tice, Digital Assistant / Image Archives,  626-405-2198
Brian Moeller, Library Associate, 626-405-2182
Robert Maine, Library Assistant, 626-405-2182
Pat Cornelius, Library Assistant / Microfilmer, 626-405-2198

To initiate a photograph or reproduction request, please visit Photograph and Reproduction Requests

Rare Books, Photographs, Prints & Ephemera
General Contact Info: 626-405-2178, Fax: 626-449-5720
Alan Jutzi, Avery Chief Curator, Rare Books, 626-405-2178
Stephen Tabor, Curator of Early Printed Books, 626-405-2179
Jennifer Watts, Curator of Photographs, 626-405-2180
David H. Mihaly, Jay T. Last Curator of Graphic Arts and Social History, 626-405-3494
Krystle Satrum, Assistant Curator, Jay T. Last Collection, 626-405-3473.
Erin Chase, Assistant Curator, Architecture & Photograph Collections, 626-405-2129
Suzanne Oatey, Project Archivist, Photograph Collections, 626-405-2181
Kevin Miller, Stacks Supervisor, 626-405-3481
James Kitahara, Library Assistant, 626-405-3480
Mark Fleming, Library Assistant, 626 405 3482
Anita Weaver, Library Assistant, 626-405-2241

Reader Services Department
The Reader Services Department manages applications for reading privileges and is responsible for registration and orientation to the Library. The department also provides reference services and manages the reference collection. Correspondence regarding application, registration, or renewal of reading privileges may be directed to
General bibliographical inquiries, questions on specific Library holdings, and reference questions pertinent to materials held by the Library may be directed to the department at the following address:

Reader Services Department
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
Phone: 626-405-2191
Fax: 626-405-3477

Laura Stalker, Avery Associate Director of the Library, 626-405-2190
Michael Fish, Information Coordinator, 626-405-3476
Christopher Adde, General Collections Manager, 626-405-3453
Alisa Monheim, Ahmanson Reading Room Supervisor, 626-405-2100 ext. 2398
Jaeda Snow, Ahmanson Reading Room Supervisor, 626-405-2100 ext. 2378

Anne Blecksmith, Reader Services Librarian, 626-405-2162 

Catherine Wehrey, Dibner Reader Services Assistant, 626-405-2100 ext. 2374

Leslie Jobsky, Library Assistant, 626-405-2183

Frank Osen, Library Assistant, 626-405-2183


Technical Services Department
Lorraine Perrotta, Head of Technical Services, 626-405-2184
Dorothy Auyong, Principal Rare Book Cataloger, 626-405-2188
Diann Benti, Discovery Metadata Librarian, 626-405-2100 x:2384 
Mario Einaudi, Kemble Digital Projects Librarian, 626-405-2284
Livia Hirsch-Shell, Acquisitions Librarian, 626-405-2185
Richard Jackson, Head of Copy Cataloging / Database Manager, 626-405-2100 x:2187
Maria Blumberg, Library Assistant, Acquisitions   
Barbara Cordis-Lowe, Library Assistant, Cataloging
Dietra Gerlach, Library Assistant, Acquisitions
Julie Kemper, Catalog Librarian, Rare Book Cataloging
Shelley Kresan, Library Assistant, Rare Book Cataloging
Cheryl Lehmann, Library Assistant, Cataloging 

Charla DelaCuadra, Library Assistant, 626-405-2100 x:2508      
Jessica O’Pray, Dibner Catalog Librarian, Rare Book Cataloging
Kate Peck, Library Assistant, Rare Book Cataloging           
Angie Ponce, Senior Acquisitions Assistant, 626-405-2213


David S. Zeidberg, Avery Director of the Library
Mona Shulman, Asst. to the Director of the Library and Library Registrar
Tel.: 626-405-2244  Fax: 626-449-5703


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