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SCRC is free and open to Syracuse University students, faculty and staff, and visiting researchers. Access to our collections is provided in our reading room, which is located on the 6th floor of Syracuse University’s Bird Library.

Arranging Your Visit

Interested in scheduling a visit? Please request a visit online using our Visit Request Form.

Note: SCRC recommends making your appointment two weeks in advance for use of manuscript collections as most of our collections are housed off-site.

Visit Policies

SCRC recommends all researchers review our visit policies prior to their arrival. Read our Visitor Policies.

Handling Guidelines

Our collections require special care and handling. Read an overview of the Handling Guidelines [PDF].


SCRC is located on the 6th floor of Bird Library, at the south end of Walnut Park on Waverly Avenue.

Our physical address is:
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse NY 13244-2010

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