In Memoriam: Extra Buttons


A colleague and friend shares her memories and a telling artifact from the life of legendary rare book librarian Marjorie G. Wynne. (Subscribers’ copies feature a special perfumed insert curated by scent and design researcher Nadia Wagner.)

Ellen Ellickson earned a B.A. in English Literature from Barnard College, an M.A. in English Literature from New York University, and an M.L.S. from Southern Connecticut State University. Ellickson is a Catalog Librarian at Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Nadia Wagner is a researcher on the classification of odors and on the relationship between odor and space and its applications to architecture and design. Wagner, whose article “Notes on Scent” appeared in Issue 32 of Cabinet, teaches at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. She has exhibited her artwork in Edinburgh, Beijing, Berlin, and Cabinet in Brooklyn.