Mary Gallant holds a B.A. in Spanish from Florida State University, an M.A. from Rollins College, and a Master’s in Library Science from the University of South Florida. She has worked in numerous libraries as a reference librarian and an operations manager in Special Collections. While doing graduate research in Cambridge, England, on Victorian women’s education, she discovered the Anne Jemima Clough papers. Ms. Gallant is presently Acquisitions and Serials Control Librarian at California Western School of Law; in addition, she is an independent scholar, researcher and writer.