Daria Wingreen-Mason

Branch Librarian

Daria has worked in the Smithsonian Libraries since 1999, first as a cataloger and then as a special collections information specialist. Rare and medium-rare materials are her thing. She loves ephemera, book history, material culture, and book illustration techniques, and has a special fondness for Rare Book School. Tune into the Libraries Twitter feed on Thursday mornings when she features highlights and hidden treasures from the Research Annex stacks. 

Publications

Articles: 

Posts published on Smithsonian Libraries' blog "Unbound"

"Lepidochromy: Butterfly Transfer Prints" October 31, 2014
"Smithson’s Cookbook: English Curry" May 23, 2012
"Like the Lorax? Meet Ann" April 12, 2012
"Cooking from the Collections: James Smithson's Gingerbread and More" December 16, 2011
"A. Sydney Waller: A Ridgeback’s Best Friend" October 10, 2011
"There Are No Duplicates: APHA Visit" December 10, 2010
"Smithsonian Scientists Discover Sea Monsters!" April 1, 2009

Co-curated two exhibition cases featuring collection holdings:

"Art of African Exploration" 2008/2009. National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Lobby.
"Fascinating-Endangered Rhino" 2012/2013. National Museum of Natural History, Evans Gallery.

Authored digital tour for object featured on Smithsonian X-3D website:

"Who was David Livingstone" 2013