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Special Collections Staff Directory

During the construction and renovation of Neilson Library, Special Collections' location is in transition. After August 30th, Special Collections will be located at Neilson Library. 

Smith College Special Collections
Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton, MA 01063

Mailing/delivery address: Special Collections c/o Alumnae Gym, 83 Green Street, Northampton, MA 01063


Director of Special Collections: Elizabeth Myers,, 413-585-2978

Name Job Title Phone Email
Alison Baitz Special Collections Social Media Content Intern 413-585-2986
Mary Biddle Reading Room Supervisor 413-585-2329
Scott Biddle Archives Technical Services Specialist 413-585-7021
Maureen Cresci Callahan Sophia Smith Archivist 413-585-2981
Abigail Connick Rare Books Technical Services Project Librarian 413-585-2972
Silvia Hickman Exhibitions Coordinator 413-585-7025
Kate Long Research Services Archivist 413-585-2977
Dan Michelson Project Manager Archivist
Elizabeth Myers Director of Special Collections 413-585-2978
Michelle Paquette Metadata & Technical Services Archivist 413-585-7029
Renée Pelletier Blackwell Post-Baccalaureate Fellow 413-585-7035
Christie Peterson Head of Technical Services 413-585-2996
Shannon Supple Curator of Rare Books 413-585-2907
Althea Topek Accessioning Archivist 413-585-4484
Nanci Young College Archivist 413-585-2976