Grace Allen Room

Special Collections:more_verthouses 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. Explore our major collecting areas and policies.

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call813-974-6266Matt Knight
Assistant Librarian
call813-974-7622Andy Huse
The Special Collections Department of the University of South Florida Tampa Library supports the research and teaching missions of the University of South Florida by acquiring, preserving, and providing access to select and targeted monographs, manuscripts, illustrations, maps, sheet music, photographs, archival materials, and printed ephemera, as well as audio/video, images, and text in select digital formats. Collections are intended for use by the university community as well as the general public according to the policies and procedures established by the Department. Today, the Special Collections Department focuses its efforts on acquiring physical and digital materials around eight collection areas.

Recognized USF departments or agencies may use this room, providing that the following reservation request is submitted prior to the event. Library Departments have priority for the use of this facility.

To schedule the Grace Allen Room (GAR), please contact JoAnn DeLarm, Administrative Specialist,, 813-974-1909, or submit the online form below:

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