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SCRC Services

Our staff is pleased to offer a wide array of services, including research consultation, collections retrieval, duplication, publication permissions, and exhibition loans.


SCRC reference staff can answer questions regarding books or printed materials, historical or manuscript collections, or other items held by the Special Collections Research Center. Please contact us by using our correspondence form or by stopping by our Reading Room desk.

For more assistance in finding material in our collections, please consult our Research Strategy Guide and our Subject Strength pages.

Collections Retrieval

SCRC staff will assist researchers in identifying and retrieving the material they need for research. To request materials for your visit, please contact us with your materials request using our correspondence form or stop by our Reading Room desk.

Please note that most collections are housed off-site and require advanced notice to retrieve.


SCRC staff can make copies of select collection material for research and publication use. All orders are subject to SCRC approval and are according to US Copyright law.

For more information, including forms and fees, please visit our Duplication page.

Publication Permissions

If you are interested in using our collection material in an upcoming publication (any format), please visit our Publication Permission page.

Exhibition Loan

SCRC will lend materials from its collections to libraries, museums, and other cultural institutions with established exhibition programs. More information about our exhibition loan program, including forms and fees, please visit our Exhibition Loan page 

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