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A handout with helpful resources and links to discover, request, and access Special Collections materials.
Special Collections Access Guide
This guide is intended to provide guidance on how to discover, request, and cite Special Collections materials. If you have questions along the way, please Ask Special Collections.
Special Collections is the Library’s principal repository for print and manuscript primary sources. The collections number nearly 200,000 volumes and more than 11,000 linear feet of a diverse array of literary and historical manuscripts, personal papers, and college archives that span more than 900 years of human history. The collections are available for research, teaching, and study in person, and, increasingly, digitally in the Claremont Colleges Digital Library.