Library Contacts by Department

General Information: 626-405-2100 

For specific information about the Library collections and services email:

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

Clay Stalls, Curator of California Collections

Li Wei Yang, Curator of Pacific Rim Collections

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

Laura Rips, History of Science Library Assistant

Jane Park-Dolan, 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

Preservation Office, 626-405-2197

Paper Laboratory, 626-405-2196

Book Laboratory, 626-405-2199

Paintings Laboratory, 626-405-2528

Library Exhibitions Studio, 626-405-2118

Fax: 626-405-3444



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
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
Emmy Zhang, Technology Coordinator, 626-405-3476
Christopher Adde, General Collections Manager, 626-405-3453
Alisa Monheim, Ahmanson Reading Room Supervisor, 626-405-2100 ext. 2398
Sarah Couch, Dibner Reader Services Coordinator, 626-405-2374

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

Leslie Jobsky, Library Assistant, 626-405-2183

Frank Osen, Library Assistant, 626-405-2183


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, 626-405-2100 x:2384 
Brooke Black, Supervising Librarian/Archivist, 626-405-2202
Maria Blumberg, Library Assistant, Acquisitions   
Charla DelaCuadra, Library Assistant, 626-405-2100 x:2508
Mario Einaudi, Kemble Digital Projects Librarian, 626-405-2284
Brook Engebretson, Project Archivist
Gina Giang, Library Assistant
Livia Hirsch-Shell, Acquisitions Librarian, 626-405-2185
Richard Jackson, Supervising Librarian/System Coordinator, 626-405-2187
Julie Kemper, Catalog Librarian – Rare Books
Shelley Kresan, Library Assistant
Cheryl Lehmann, Library Assistant
Emily Neis, Library Assistant, Acquisitions
Molly Underwood, Library Assistant
Xiaoda Wang, Library Assistant

Jessica O’Pray, Dibner Catalog Librarian/Archivist
Kate Peck, Library Assistant
Angie Ponce, Senior Acquisitions Assistant, 626-405-2213
Gayle Richardson, Catalog Librarian/Archivist
Sue Tyson, Project Archivist


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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