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Special Collections Access Guide

Request Materials in Special Collections

Learn how to request and access a variety of materials found in Special Collections by exploring the sections on the menu.

Books and More

Archival Materials and Manuscripts

Digital Collections

College Archives


  • Submit a request manually within your Special Collections account.
  • Select "Journal/Newspaper" under "New Request" on the left hand side.
    • Add the details of your request:
      • Title
      • Year
      • Volume
    • Choose "Honnold/Mudd Special Collections" as the reading room.
    • Include the range, section, and shelf number from the spreadsheet in the Grouping field
      • For example, "Range 5, Section F, Shelf 3" or "5 / F / 3"
    • Click the "Submit Request" button.
Student Newspapers 

Request Tip

  • Make a separate request for each individual yearbook volume that you would like to view.