Jolie Braun

Jolie Braun is the Curator of Modern Literature and Manuscripts at The Ohio State University Libraries. Her research interests include women publishers and booksellers, zines, and self-publishing. She can be reached at

November 19, 2021
Collectors familiar with The Ohio State University’s Rare Books & Manuscripts Library (RBML) are most likely to know about one of our longstanding collection strengths, such as the Charvat Collection of American Literature (one of the best holdings of first editions of American literature in the US, named for Ohio State English professor and literary scholar William Charvat) or the James Thurber Papers, the largest manuscript and comic art holdings in the world of the New Yorker writer and cartoonist.