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Archives & Special Collections 
Search descriptive guides, inventories, and finding aids for UConn Library's archival and manuscript collections in ArchivesSpace.


Archives & Special Collections is located in the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center on the Storrs campus of the University of Connecticut and is open to the public. The University’s archival, manuscript and special collections are accessed in the John P. McDonald Reading Room.  Materials housed in and made available by Archives & Special Collections do not circulate and must be viewed in the McDonald Reading Room. The Reading Room Policies governs conduct in the reading room and is designed to secure and protect materials for future use.   

Permission to examine materials will be granted to all persons who register, provide valid identification (preferably a driver’s license or UConn ID), and agree to abide by the rules and regulations governing use of materials. Permission is granted subject to restrictions that may have been placed on the material by its donors or depositors and/or by staff as a preservation measure.

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