Davis Family Library: 7:30am - 12am
Armstrong Science Library: 7:45am - 12am
Rebekah Irwin
Davis Family Library 101A
(802) 443-3028

Rebekah oversees the rare book and manuscript collections, college archives, digital projects initiatives, and the conservation and preservation of Middlebury’s library collections. In 2020, she co-founded and serves as Associate Director of The Twilight Project and champions the book arts and zine-making across Middlebury’s curriculum. Before coming to Middlebury in 2011, Rebekah worked in archives and special collections in Bozeman, Montana, at the Wisconsin State Historical Society, and at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, at Yale University. She co-hosted the award-winning show “Stacks & Tracks” on WRMC, Middlebury’s student radio station, and has been a repeated guest on Vermont Public Radio. Rebekah has lectured and consulted on rare books, archives, and oral histories at diverse locations such as the Library of Alexandria in Egypt, the Rachel Carson Center in Munich, Germany, and at libraries and archives in England, India, and Nepal.