All General Inquiries and Reference Questions Telephone: 612/624-1528

Bell Library Staff

Marguerite Ragnow

Dr. Marguerite Ragnow, Curator
Telephone: 612/624-6895

Check out my blog:  Adventures of a Library Cat at



Margaret Franzen Borg, Assistant Curator
Telephone: 612/624-7040


Special Project Staff:  Carolyn Finch, NEH project

Student Staff

Claire Becker, Sarah Brewer, Timmie Britton,  Oliver Goldman, Sierra Hoppe, Hannah Kloos, Polina Prokhoda, Caitlin Renaud, Yves

Kathy Ramisch, Associates Volunteer: exhibits and special projects
Vicky Zobel, Associates Volunteer: exhibits and special projects
Paul Bary: bibliography; web page creation; collection processing

Sara Butterfass, College of Saint Catherine's MLS program, Spring 2017

Contact the curator at if you are interested in an internship at the James Ford Bell Library