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Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday
9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Saturday–Sunday
Closed

Other times by appointment.

Staff

Steven K. Galbraith
Curator

Steven K. Galbraith is Curator of the Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection. He has a Ph.D. in English Literature from Ohio State University and an M.L.S. from the University at Buffalo. Prior to coming to RIT, he was the Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Books at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, the Curator of Early Modern Books and Manuscripts at The Ohio State University, and a reference librarian at the University of Maine. He is the author of works on early English printing, book conservation and digitization, and English Renaissance literature.


Amelia Hugill-Fontanel
Assistant Curator

Amelia Hugill-Fontanel is the Associate Curator in the Cary Collection, a position she’s held since 2009. She earned a Master of Science in Printing Technology from RIT, and a B.A. in Art History/Studio Art from Nazareth College of Rochester. In 2001, she assumed the role of production editor of Cary Graphic Arts Press, the university press at RIT, where she published several books on the Cary's unique holdings. Her previous experience in archival collections management includes work at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York. She actively lectures and publishes on the history and practice of letterpress printing and the typographic arts.


Greg Decker
Rare Book Cataloger

Greg Decker has been a Rare Book Cataloger in the Cary Graphic Arts Collection since 2014. He acquired his Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Kentucky in 2009 and a Master of Arts in European History from Eastern Illinois University in 1997. Before moving to Rochester, he worked at the Kelvin Smith Library at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (1998-2004), and reached the rank of Assistant Director and Head of Special Collections at the Ensor Learning Resource Center at Georgetown College in Kentucky (2004-2014). There he also taught British History and freshman humanities courses. He attended Rare Books School in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the summer of 2016.‚Äč


Lauren Alberque
Project Archivist

Lauren Alberque is project archivist at the Cary Graphic Design Archive. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film & Video from Columbia College Chicago and a certificate in Film Archiving & Preservation from The L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation at George Eastman Museum. She has previously worked as a project archivist at the RIT Archives, and as processing archivist at Chicago Film Archives. She was also the 2014 recipient of AMIA’s Image Permanence Institute Internship, as well as the 2014 Haghefilm Digitaal Fellowship. Outside of archives, Lauren also works in experimental film production and programming.