Rare Book School

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Rare Book School
114 Alderman Library
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400103
Charlottesville, VA 22904
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For most deliveries, use our street address.

Loading dock address:
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

Megan Gildea
Development director
Charitable giving for endowment, special projects, Friends of Rare Book School (annual fund), Malkin Society (planned giving)

Barbara Heritage
Assistant Director &
Curator of Collections

Collections, donations of books and related materials; course offerings

Amanda Nelsen
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

Mr Robert A. Gross

Ms Alice D. Schreyer

Ms Joan M. Friedman

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

Mr Terry Belanger
Founding Director

Mr John Robinson Block

Mr John T. Casteen, III

Mr Giovanni Favretti

Mr Don Fry

Mr Peter Herdrich

Ms Mary C. Schlosser

Mr Arthur L. Schwarz

Ms Carolyn L. Smith

Mr Hans E. Tausig

Ms Karin Wittenborg