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Rare Book School
114 Alderman Library
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400103
Charlottesville, VA 22904
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100 Newcomb Rd S
Charlottesville, VA 22904

phone: 434-924-8851
fax: 434-924-8824
federal tax id: 54-1667557

Staff & Board of Directors

Year-round staff

Questions about RBS may be sent to , but you are likely to get faster and better-informed answers if you address your questions directly to the relevant RBS staff member listed below. For general inquiries about the history of books and printing, see our Links page.

See also the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Michael F. Suarez, S.J.

Danielle Culpepper
Book Arts Press publications, financial contributions, finances, tuition payment, receipts, Friends of Rare Book School, bequests

Barbara Heritage
Assistant Director &
Curator of Collections

Collections, donations of books and related materials; course offerings

Ryan L. Roth
Program Director
Admissions, housing, local arrangements, scholarships, systems, web communications

Board of Directors

The Rare Book School Board of Directors:

Mr William T. Buice, III

( work )
Partner, Davidson, Dawson & Clark
60 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10165
phone: 212-557-7700
fax: 212-286-8513

Mr Robert A. Gross

( work )
James L. and Shirley A. Draper
Professor of Early American History,
The University of Connecticut
241 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, CT 06269-2103
phone: 860-486-6088

( home )
92 Krivanec Road
Willington, CT 06279

Ms Alice D. Schreyer


( work )
Director, Special
Collections Research Center,
University of Chicago
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
phone: 773-702-0095
fax: 773-702-3728

Ms Joan M. Friedman

( home )
101 Meadow Drive
Urbana, IL 61801-5822
phone: 217-344-9322

Mr Michael F. Suarez, S.J.
President (Ex Officio)

( work )
University Professor, UVa
114 Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4103
phone: 434-924-8851
fax: 434-924-8824

Ms Ellen S. Dunlap

( work )
American Antiquarian Society
185 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
phone: 508-755-5221
fax: 508-753-3311

( home )
22 Lynwood Lane
West Boylston, MA 01583

Mr Giovanni Favretti

( work )
Managing Director, Global Markets
Deutsche Bank Securities
60 Wall St, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10005
phone: 212-250-5619
fax: 212-797-7374

Mr Don Fry

( work & Home )
35 University Circle
Charlottesville, VA 22903
phone: 434-296-6830

Mr Peter Herdrich

( work )
Director of Industry Programs,
The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
phone: 212-621-6612
fax: 212-621-6737

( home )
446 West 47th Street (2D)
New York, NY 10036

Mr Hans E. Tausig

112-01 Queens Boulevard (11-C)
Forest Hills, NY 11375
phone: 718-268-0298
fax: 718-268-0299

Ms Karin Wittenborg

( work )
University Librarian, University of Virginia
PO Box 400114
524 Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4114
phone: 434-924-7849
fax: 434-924-1431