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Christopher Raab

Deputy College Librarian &
Archives & Special Collections Librarian


My primary responsibility is to administer the College Archives and Special Collections. I oversee acquisitions, arrangement and description, cataloging, digitization, exhibits, gifts, grants, personnel, preservation, and user access. I also coordinate the Friends of the Library and serve as Preservation Officer for the Franklin and Marshall College Libraries.

As Deputy College Librarian, I manage the Library's marketing efforts, ensure administrative coverage in the absence of the College Librarian, and work on special projects as assigned.

Other duties include academic reference service, library liaison activities, and library acquisitions.


B.A. Carnegie Mellon University - History
M.L.S. University of Pittsburgh - Library and Archival Science
C.A.S. University of Pittsburgh - Library and Archival Preservation

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MSNBC's Wonderful World
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Barn Again!
A national program to restore historic farm buildings.

Lancaster Farmland Trust
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Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
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