Head of Special Collections and Archives
Annie Tummino serves as Head of Special Collections and Archives at Queens College’s Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library. In the past she worked as the Archivist at SUNY Maritime College and on a number of grant projects, including at Columbia University, Museum of the City of New York, and the Queens Museum. She received her Master of Library and Information Studies and Archives Certificate from Queens College in December, 2010.
Annie is also a social justice and feminist organizer, working with groups such as National Women’s Liberation and the Redstockings Archives for Action. She was lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, Tummino v. Hamburg, that successfully made emergency contraception available to women and girls of all ages over-the-counter.
Annie received her BA in Women’s Studies and Social Thought & Political Economy from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2002, and spent five years working in the women’s health field before attending library school.
Archives, Special Collections, Teaching with Primary Sources, Feminism, Social Justice Collections, Maritime Studies