Jolie Braun

Curator of Modern Literature & Manuscripts

1858 Neil Ave Mall 119B Thompson Library Columbus, OH 43210-1286
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As Curator of Modern Literature & Manuscripts in the Rare Books & Manuscripts Library, I serve as resource for those seeking teaching and research support with modern literature and related historical collections, actively build and manage these collections, and collaborate with instructors to provide learning opportunities for students. I also promote awareness and use through programming and outreach, including curating exhibits and organizing events.

Consultation and Support Areas

  • American Fiction - Special Collections
  • English Language and Literatures - Special Collections
  • Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies - Special Collections

Recommended Resources


  • MLIS with an archival concentration, San Jose State University
  • MA in English and American literature, University of California, Davis

Areas of Interest

  • Teaching and outreach in special collections
  • Book history and print culture
  • Archives and archival research
  • Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Professional Info Links

Committees and Service

  • RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, Editorial Board Member
  • Archival Issues, Editorial Board Member
  • MAC's Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Students of Color, Committee Member