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Susan Pyzynski

Susan Pyzynski contributed “So Many Playbills, So Little Time: A Case Study in Fugitive Theatrical Material” to the spring 2014 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts & Cultural Heritage. Their article was based on their presentation at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.   

Susan joined Houghton as associate librarian for technical services in 2005. Prior to Harvard, she was the librarian for special collections and digital initiatives at Brandeis University Libraries. She currently serves as acting curator for the Harvard Theatre Collection. (July 2014)

Susan Pyzynski

Micah Hoggatt

Micah Hoggatt contributed “So Many Playbills, So Little Time: A Case Study in Fugitive Theatrical Material” to the spring 2014 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts & Cultural Heritage. Their article was based on their presentation at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.   

Micah is a reference librarian at Houghton; he joined the Library in 2008. He received his MSLIS from Simmons College, and MDiv from Harvard Divinity School. (July 2014)

Micah Hoggatt

James Capobianco

James Capobianco contributed “So Many Playbills, So Little Time: A Case Study in Fugitive Theatrical Material” to the spring 2014 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts & Cultural Heritage. Their article was based on their presentation at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.   

James joined Houghton library as a reference librarian in 2008. He previously served as a reference librarian at Emerson College. James received his MSLIS from Simmons College and EdM from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. (July 2014)

James Capobianco

James Capobianco

James Capobianco contributed “So Many Playbills, So Little Time: A Case Study in Fugitive Theatrical Material” to the spring 2014 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts & Cultural Heritage. Their article was based on their presentation at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.   

James joined Houghton library as a reference librarian in 2008. He previously served as a reference librarian at Emerson College. James received his MSLIS from Simmons College and EdM from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. (July 2014)

Lselie Morris

Leslie A. Morris

Leslie A. Morris presented “Held in Common: The Development of the Emily Dickinson Archive” at C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 2014 conference at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Leslie is the curator of modern books and manuscripts at Houghton Library. She joined the library in 1992 from the Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philadelphia. She holds a BA in history from Northwestern University, an MLS from the University of Chicago and an MA in bibliography and textual scholarship from the University of Leeds. (June 2014)

Leslie Morris

Lynn M. Shirey

Lynn M. Shirey, librarian for Latin America, Spain and Portugal at Widener Library, recently published Popular Culture: Arts and Social Change in Latin America: Papers of the Fifty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, June 16-19, 2012 (SALALM Secretariat, Tulane University, 2014).

The volume includes the text of a keynote address by Prof. Doris Sommer.
(June 2014)

Lynn Shirely

Heather Cole

Heather Cole, Houghton Library assistant curator of modern books and manuscripts and curator of the Theodore Roosevelt collection, was presented the Biblio Award for services to biographers provided by a librarian or archivist. The award was given May 17, 2014 during the Biographers International Organization's fifth annual Compleat Biographer Conference in Boston, MA.
(May 2014)

Heather Cole

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