Martin Antonetti

Lecturer in Art


Contact & Office Hours

Monday & Wednesday 11 a.m.– noon

Hillyer Hall 201


MLS, Columbia University


Martin Antonetti is the Director Emeritus of the McCormick Library of Special Collections at the Northwestern University Libraries, where he managed the university's special collections. Before that he was curator of rare books in the Mortimer Rare Book Room at Smith College, where he also taught courses in the history of the book and in contemporary artist’s books and directed the Book Studies Concentration.

He has also served as director of the Grolier Club in New York City, the country’s premiere organization for bibliophiles, and held curatorial and teaching positions at Mills College and the University of Oregon. Antonetti has written and lectured widely in the history of the book, including fine printing, letterforms, bookbinding, and book collecting. He is the immediate past president of the Bibliographical Society of America. A classicist by training, he received his MLS from Columbia University.


Books on Holy Land Given to Smith's Collection

Martin Antonetti led the efforts to bring a rare new collection to the Mortimer Book Room.

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