Bill Ross

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Special Collections Librarian
Dimond Library
(603) 862-0346
Collection liaison to
History of Science
Special Collections
Contact me about

rare books and manuscripts, printing history, book arts, preservation


BA, American history, East Carolina University (1977)
MA & MLS, American history and Library Science, University of Maryland (1980)
Ph.D. Educational Administration, American University (1992)


I like being outdoors engaged in gardening, hiking, canoeing, camping, bird watching, photography, and fly fishing, the last of which I consider a work-related malady. Always have a bag packed, ready to travel.

Professional Organizations

ALA, ACRL, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of ACRL, SAA

Research Interests

Using archives and special collections in the classroom, information literacy, U.S. Civil War, New Orleans history and culture, and fly fishing.

Selected Publications

AMST444B -- New Orleans: Place, Meaning and Context
AMST444H -- Fly Fishing and the American Experience