Collection Guides

A collection guide (also known as a finding aid) is a description of an archival collection, usually containing a history of the person or organization that produced the collection and an inventory of its contents. This site contains 2,257 collection guides for selected collections from the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library and University Archives.
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Please note that many of our collections are housed offsite and require advance notification of two full weekdays for retrieval. Additional books and manuscript collections are being moved offsite as we prepare for the renovation of our current location. Contact us to request retrievals in advance of your visit.