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About Distinctive Collections

MIT Libraries’ Distinctive Collections comprises the Aga Khan Documentation Center, the MIT Institute Archives, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Visual Collections, the Wunsch Conservation Lab, and Metadata & Digital Collections Services.

Distinctive Collections collects, preserves, and fosters the use of unique and rare materials such as tangible and digital archives, manuscripts, ephemera, artists’ books, and more. With these collections the Libraries’ seeks to cultivate interest in past, present, and future; the humanistic and the scientific; and the physical and the digital in order to inspire and enable research, learning, experimentation, and play for a diverse community of users.

The Distinctive Collections Reading Room is open to all, regardless of institutional affiliation, for use of our collections.

Emilie Hardman

Emilie Hardman, Head; Co-Interim Associate Director for Collections

For all reference requests, please contact us using our form: Ask the Archives.

Location:
Building 14N-118
In the Hayden Library, 160 Memorial Drive

Mailing address:
Building 14N-118
77 Massachusetts Ave 
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307 USA

E-mail: mithistory@mit.edu
Telephone: 617.253.5136
Fax: 617.258.7305

Joe Carrano

Joe Carrano

Joe Carrano

Digital Archivist
Distinctive Collections
carrano@mit.edu | 14N-118  | 617-715-4468

Myles Crowley

Myles Crowley

Myles Crowley

Reference Associate
Distinctive Collections
mcrowley@mit.edu | 14N-118 | 617.253.0654

Jana Dambrogio

Jana Dambrogio

Jana Dambrogio

Thomas F. Peterson (1957) Conservator
Distinctive Collections
jld@mit.edu | 14-0513 | 617.452.4064

Emilie Hardman

Emilie Hardman

Emilie Hardman

Co-Interim Associate Director for Collections, Director's Office
Head, Distinctive Collections
ehardman@mit.edu | 14N-118 | 617.875.2317

Ayako Letizia

Ayako Letizia

Ayako Letizia

Conservation Associate
Distinctive Collections
ayako@mit.edu | 14-0513 | 617.253.5282

Alexandra McGee

Alexandra McGee

Women@MIT Project Archivist
Distinctive Collections
acmcgee@mit.edu | 14N-118 | 617. 253.5705

Nora Murphy

Nora Murphy

Nora Murphy

Archivist for Researcher Services
Distinctive Collections
nmurphy@mit.edu | 14N-118  | 617.253.8066

Kari Smith

Kari Smith

Kari Smith

Institute Archivist
Distinctive Collections
smithkr@mit.edu | 14N-118 | 617.258.5568

Greta Suiter

Greta Suiter

Greta Suiter

Processing Archivist
Distinctive Collections
gsuiter@mit.edu | 14N-118 | 617.258.5533

Chris Tanguay

Christina Tanguay

Chris Tanguay

Archives Collections Associate
Distinctive Collections
ctanguay@mit.edu | 14N-118 | 617.715.4466

Rachel Van Unen

Rachel Van Unen

Rachel Van Unen

Archivist for Collections
Distinctive Collections
rvanunen@mit.edu | 14N-118 | 617.253.5136