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Subject Name Phone Email
Associate Chief Librarian for Special Collections and Director, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library (Interim) Loryl MacDonald 416-978-7656
Head, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections (On Leave) Deborah E. Whiteman 416-946-7761
English Literature Graham Bradshaw 416-978-2289
Mediaeval manuscripts, Incunabula, early books, Interim Head of Rare Books and Special Collections P.J. (Pearce) Carefoote 416-946-3173
Spanish & Portuguese, Latin America David Fernandez 416-978-7741
Conservation Linda M Joy 416-978-7265
Science and Medicine, 18th century Philip M Oldfield (Retired) 416-946-3177
Processing Archivist Natalya Rattan 416-946-3179
Special Projects Librarian Liz Ridolfo 416-946-3180
Outreach Librarian John Shoesmith 416-946-5226
Modern manuscripts, including personal and literary papers Jennifer Toews 416-946-3175
UTL Disaster Plan John Toyonaga 416-978-2276
Judaica and Hebraica Barry Dov Walfish 416-978-4319
Special Collections Librarian Lauren Williams 416-946-3174
Printed Gifts-in-Kind Processing Chris Young 416-978-8873