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Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Special Collections Manager
Michael has been at the Pratt for almost five years but has only just begun exploring its Special Collections. Before deciding he'd head for the library world instead, he got an MA in philosophy from The Catholic University of America. He loves philosophy of course, and poetry, comic books, and traveling. He shares stories about the unusual and interesting things he finds in Special Collections.

Contributor Posts

  • Exhibiting An Original Lincoln Document at Central Library
    By Michael Johnson
    Last Tuesday (February 12) was Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, and in celebration we decided we wanted to try something new. The Library has always been lucky enough to have gracious supporters, and over the ...more
  • Really Old Greeting Cards Are Cool
    By Michael Johnson
    Let’s be honest, some of the things we do at work are done because we’re deeply interested in the topic and some things are just done. We’ve got work to do, and not everything can always be absolutely ...more