Special Collections

Special Collections houses rare, fragile, and unique materials ranging from a 4,000 year old Sumerian tablet to early printed books, photographs and prints, sheet music, ephemera, and history and literature collections. Find out more by exploring our major collecting areas and our collection development policy.

Hours

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Materials

materials
Submit your request for materials online and view them in our Reading Room.


Digital Collections provide online access to many materials from Special Collections.

Collections

Collections We provide secure, effective storage for rare, fragile, or otherwise extraordinary research materials. View all collections >

Research Awards

Awards
LGBT Research Award – $1,000 (01/19/18)
Armenian Studies R.A. – $1,000 (01/19/18)