Rare Books and Manuscripts Section

Charge

Exercises leadership in the local, national, and international special collections communities to represent and promote concerns related to rare books, manuscripts, and other special collections.

Roster

Ms. Cherry Williams (Past-Chairperson, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Beth M. Whittaker (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2016. Last retrieved on 08/29/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

As of August 2013, RBMS had 1,697 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

Origin

The Rare Books and Manuscripts Section was established in 1958.

Get Involved

Volunteer applications for ACRL appointments are accepted through February 15 for service the following term, which begins July 1. Visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for more information and a link to the volunteer form.

Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Work: 312-280-2514
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org