Faculty and Staff

The American Library Association Archives is supervised by William Maher, the University Archivist of the University of Illinois Archives, and is currently staffed by Cara Bertram and graduate assistants, who facilitates its operations.  For reference requests, to make an appointment, or inquiries about the ALA Archives, please contact us at ala-archives AT library.illinois.edu.


Nancy Pearl in the StacksCara Bertram
Archives Program Officer
cbertra AT illinois.edu
Schedule an onsite research consultation with Cara here




President S.S. GreenWilliam Maher
University Archivist






The ALA Archives is also staffed by an extraordinary team of graduate students:

Hugh C. Atkinson, University of Illinois Librarian (1976-1986)Salvatore De Sando
Graduate Assistant





Lauren Quinlan
Graduate Assistant

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