GARY E. WAlT, until 1985 a staff member of Baker Library's Special Collections, is Head Catalogue Librarian at the Connecticut Historical Society.
WALTER A. BACKOFEN is a former Professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, now indulging local history interests.
ALLEN L. KING, a frequent contributor to this journal, is Professor of Physics Emeritus and Curator of Historical Scientific Apparatus.
VIRGINIA L. CLOSE, Editor Emerita of the Dartmouth College Library Bulletin, recently retired after many years as Humanities & Social Sciences Reference Bibliographer in Baker Library. She continues to offer us advice and inspiration.
JOYCE RYERSON is Map Room Specialist, Baker Library.
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