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Jen King

Collections Coordinator & Manuscripts Librarian
Special Collections Research Center

I am a Special Collections Librarian/Archivist. I manage the Special Collection Research Center's Washingtoniana collections and love to help library users locate primary sources related to the history of the city of Washington. I have worked in both university and public library settings as well as spending time as a paper conservator.

Office location
Gelman Library, Special Collections Research Center, Room 704
Phone number
Research consultation area(s)
Special Collections
Areas of expertise
Use of primary sources, archival research