Director of Special Collections & Archives
Kat directs the department and has primary responsibility for the rare book collections. Contact Kat for information about donating materials or funds to support SC&A, policy and administrative questions, and permission to publish from our holdings.
Caroline manages the College archives and records management program, and oversees processing of archival and manuscript collections. Contact Caroline for information about transferring College records to SC&A and Bowdoin history-related questions.
Marieke Van Der Steenhoven
Special Collections Education & Outreach Librarian
Marieke develops and delivers instructional, educational, and public programs that engage students, faculty, staff, and the public. Contact her to schedule a class visit or for questions about public programs.
Sophie fields research questions, fulfills reproduction requests, and manages the College’s confidential destruction program. Contact her for general inquiries, for scanning and photocopying requests, and to schedule a records destruction pick-up.
Meagan leads our digital collections program, including management of born-digital and digitized College archives and other special collections materials. Contact her with questions about our digital collections.
Stowe House Guide
Cathi is the guide to Harriet’s Writing Room at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Brunswick, Maine. Contact Cathi for questions about Harriet’s Writing Room or to schedule a group tour.