Care and Handling of Materials

The following policies are intended to help ensure the preservation and future availability of our materials.

  • Materials should not be handled in any way that could inflict damage. Refrain from leaning on, writing on, folding, or tracing over any items.
  • One box is permitted on the table at a time. One folder of manuscripts or records should be removed from the box at a time. Folders must be kept flat on the table and pages must be kept in order.
  • Cotton gloves are provided and must be worn when working with photographic materials or rare books.
  • Book cradles will be provided and must be used for rare and fragile books.
  • Use of individual items or collections may be restricted due to preservation considerations.
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9 a.m. - noon
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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