Jeffrey Makala

Jeffrey Makala

Associate Director for Special Collections and Archives

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Makala has worked in special collections and archives for over 20 years and has written on nineteenth-century American literature and the history of the book in the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, Literature & History, and The Oxford Companion to the Book. His doctoral work focused on the intersections of literature, culture, and the history of technology in nineteenth-century America. He teaches classes in the history of the book and regularly welcomes student classes into Special Collections to directly interact with historical documents.