Access to Special Collections materials, including Manuscripts and Archives, Historical Collections, and Rare Books, is available between the hours of 9 – 5 (excluding holidays). Arranging a visit in advance is recommended to ensure availability of staff, and appointments are required to view materials stored offsite. Follow these links to learn more about accessing materials from Manuscripts and Archives or Historical Collections (including rare books).

For more information, please contact us by phone at 617.998.1424 or by email @ specialcollections@hds.harvard.edu.