Staff Directory

Special Collections
Houses rare, fragile, and unique materials ranging from a 4,000 year old Sumerian tablet to early printed books, photographs and prints, sheet music, ephemera, and history and literature collections.

MISSION:
The Special Collections Department of the University of South Florida Libraries Tampa supports the research and teaching missions of the University of South Florida by acquiring, preserving, and providing access to select and targeted monographs, manuscripts, illustrations, maps, sheet music, photographs, archival materials, and printed ephemera, as well as audio/video, images, and text in select digital formats. Collections are intended for use by the university community as well as the general public. Today, the Special Collections Department focuses its efforts on acquiring physical and digital materials around eight collection areas.

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Special Collections Staff Directory

NameEmailPhone
Robert Cracolici
Cataloging Specialist
rcracoli@usf.edu813-974-1617
Andy Huse
Associate Librarian / Florida Studies, USF History, and Archives
ahuse@usf.edu813-974-7622
Sydney Jordan
Collection Specialist
sydneyjordan@usf.edu813-974-6748
Tomaro Taylor
Head of Special Collections
tomaro@usf.edu813-974-5750