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Special Collections & Archives  

Last Updated: Apr 18, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Welcome to the Department of Special Collections!

Want to do some research relating to Hopkins history?  Interested in using old books and manuscripts for your research paper?  Then you've come to the right place! You don't even have to be a fancy pants scholar to use our stuff.

Please use this research guide as a discovery portal to the wonderful world of Special Collections at JHU!  Have questions?  Staff are delighted to help you out!

Locations & Hours & Staff, Oh My!

Special Collections is composed of materials housed at 3 different locations.

Looking for a staff member?  Click here!


      Department Hours

      Academic Semester Hours

      Monday, Wednesday - Friday: 10am-6pm

      Tuesday: 10am-8pm

      Early Closings & Department Closures

      Special Collections will close at 5pm on Tuesday, May 20  and Tuesday, June 3 due to library events.

      Special Collections will be closed the following dates: Thursday, May 22; Monday, May 26; Friday, July 4

      Intersession & Summer Hours

      The summer hours for the department will start on Monday, May 19 and will continue through Friday, August 30.

      Monday, Wednesday-Friday: 10am-5pm

      Tuesday: 10am-8pm


      JHU Finding Aids for Archives & Manuscripts

      Use this box to search all the archival and manuscripts collections at JHU. To browse a list of manuscript collections, click here.

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