Martin Antonetti

Martin Antonetti

Martin Antonetti is the Director Emeritus of the McCormick Library of Special Collections and University Archives at Northwestern University Libraries. Before that, 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 position 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 recently completed a term as President of the Bibliographical Society of America. For many years he taught book history at 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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