Bill Ross

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

With Walter Holden and Elizabeth Slomba. Stand Firm and Fire Low: The Civil War Writings of Colonel Edward E. Cross. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2003.
With Elizabeth Slomba. Wildcat Hockey: Ice Hockey at the University of New Hampshire. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Press, 2002.
With Tom House. Durham: A Century in Photographs. Dover, NH: Arcadia Press, 1996.