General Inquiries

rarebooks.library [at] 514-398-4711

Librarians & Archivists

Jennifer Garland 514-398-4785
Interim Director, Rare Books & Special Collections 
Curatorial responsibilities:

  • Blackader-Lauterman Collection of Architecture & Art (and affiliated collections: Prints, Photographs, Postcards, Woodblock Collection, Illustrated Books, Thomas Bewick, William Blake, Max Stern)
  • John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection (and affiliated material, including Expo '67 Collection)
  • Manuscripts: Cuneiform tablets; Ancient Greek, Islamic (with Anais Salamon), Near Eastern, and Indian

christopher.lyons [at] (Christopher Lyons) 514-398-4708
Senior Curator

ann.holland [at] (Ann Marie Holland) 514-398-4707
Curatorial responsibilities:

  • William Colgate History of Printing Collection, including publisher’s series, chapbooks
  • Enlightenment Collections, including: Voltaire, Rousseau, Hume, and Burney
  • Napoleon Collection
  • Medieval Manuscripts & Incunabula 
  • Redpath Tract Collection
  • Raymond Klibansky Collection
  • Shakespeare Collection
  • Canadiana: New France, Historical Tourist Guides, and Arctic Exploration 

Tellina Liu
Curatorial Responsibilities:

  • Moshe Safdie Archive
  • Canadian Architecture Collection

jacquelyn.sundberg [at] (Jacquelyn Sundberg)
Curatorial responsibilities:

  • Children's Book Collection
  • Cookbook Collection

Lauren.williams [at] (Lauren Williams) 514-398-1364
Curatorial responsibilities:

  • Blacker Wood Natural History Collection
  • History of science
  • William Dawson Pamphlet Collection
  • Maps, including atlases and folded maps
  • Women's studies
  • Literature (playbills, theatre programmes)
  • Macdonald College Rare Collection
  • Indigenous studies 


rarebooks.library [at] (Soraya Ata) 514-398-4711
Head Library Clerk

eve.majzels [at] (Eve Majzels)
Documentation Technician (Archives)

octavian.sopt [at] (Octavian Sopt) 514-398-7337
Senior Documentation Technician




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