All library sessions will be held at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm in the Special Collections reading room in Room 203 on the second floor of the Central Library Building.
September 3: Rise of the University
Special Collections Orientation
September 15: The Gilded Age
Into to the Gilded Age (1870-1900)
September 29: The Great Depression
Intro to the Great Depression
October 8: World War II & Cold War
Intro to World War II and the Cold War
October 20: Civil Rights Era, Part I
Intro to African-American Civil Rights collections
October 29: Civil Rights Era, Part II
Intro to Womens and LGBTQI+ collections
November 17: The Contemporary Era
Welcome to Special Collections! We have a variety of books and collections which will prove useful to you as you prepare for final projects this semester.
Special Collections librarians are also available for one-on-one consults so check our the Your Librarians tab to request an appointment.
During the Fall 2020 semester, Special Collections will be open by appointment only 9 am - 4 pm, Monday-Friday. Before visiting us, please complete our online Registration form to register as a researcher. Review our Covid-19 page to see how the pandemic has impacted our research guidelines.