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Hannah R Swan, MSc, PG Dip


Hannah Swan is the archivist for the School of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, currently working on an NEH grant-funded project to process ephemera held by the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy. She holds a postgraduate degree in Archives and Records Management from University College London and a master’s in Book History and Material Culture from the University of Edinburgh. Before moving to Madison, she worked as a Reference Assistant at the Phillips Library of the Peabody Essex Museum and was the recipient of a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship to Tajikistan in 2015. She has also lived in France, Madagascar, Kazakhstan, and the U.K. In 2022, she was awarded the Anthony Davis Book Collecting Prize and the National UK Book Collecting Prize for her personal collection of midcentury party-planning books and ephemera.