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As a result of the COVID-19 health emergency, the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries has suspended normal operations until further notice in compliance with guidelines issued by Syracuse University. We are offering limited reference services via email at and regret that we are unable to schedule visits or provide our duplication and permissions services. Thank you for your patience. Please monitor, Syracuse University’s official source of all information regarding COVID-19, for further updates regarding University operations.

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.