Exhibition Credits

Cool + Collected: Treasures of the BPL was made possible through the generous support of the Susan and Brian Clancy Charitable Fund and the Boston Public Library Foundation.


Mayor Thomas M. Menino


The Trustees of the Public Library

of the City of Boston

Jeffrey B. Rudman, chair

Evelyn Arana-Ortiz

Zamawa Arenas

James Carroll

Donna M. DePrisco

Berthé M. Gaines

Paul A. La Camera

A. Raymond Tye



Amy E. Ryan


Exhibition Development

Beth Prindle


Exhibition Preparation

Andrew Fladeboe

Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez


Exhibition Design

Brandon Bird


Exhibition Fabrication

Mark Laning


Digital Services, Web Services,

and Information Technology

Tom Blake

Allison Blakeslee

Scot Colford

Chrissy Watkins


Exhibition Panels

The City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library


Hagenbeck-Wallace Trained Wild Animal Circus. Central Ptg. and Illinois Lith Company, Chicago.


Fine Arts: Janice Chadbourne

Music: Diane Ota

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center: Ronald Grim

Print: Aaron Schmidt, Karen Shafts, & Jane Winton

Rare Books & Manuscripts: Susan Glover



Jim Meade

Ralph Henry

Joseph DiSessa

Paul Kelleher

Neil Morrison

Pedro Nova

Dennis O’Donnell

James Rooney

Loc Tran

Orlando Valentín

Stanley Yee


Boston Public Library Foundation

Ronald P. O’Hanley, chair

Sharyn Neble, vice-chair

Brian Clancy, president