Martin Antonetti

Martin Antonetti

Martin Antonetti is the Director of Distinctive Collections at Northwestern University Libraries, where he oversees the Deering Special Collections; the University Archives; the Herskovits Africana Collection; and the Art, Music, and Transportation Libraries. Before coming to Northwestern, he was the curator of rare books and director of the Book Studies Concentration at Smith College, where he also taught courses in the history of the book and in contemporary artist’s books. He had previously held the positions of Librarian and Director of the Grolier Club in New York City. He has served on the boards of Hand Papermaking, the Book Arts Press, and the American Printing History Association, and is currently the President of the Bibliographical Society of America. He is also on the faculty of the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science. A classicist by training, he received his library degree from Columbia University in New York, where he specialized in rare books and special collections librarianship.

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