Bill Ross

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