Due to COVID-19, Manuscripts and Archives' hours, procedures, and available services have changed. The information on this page may not reflect these changes. Please see Resumption of Services Information for current guidance.
Most of our collections are now located in the Library Shelving Facility, which is in Hamden, Connecticut, about four miles from campus. For collections located there, materials will be retrieved according to the following schedule:
- Materials requested between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM:
Available the same day at approximately 3:00 PM.
- Materials requested between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM:
Available the next business day at approximately 10:00 AM.
- Materials requested after 1:00 PM:
Available the next business day at approximately 3:00 PM.
The staff will retrieve materials from our onsite locations at approximately 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Materials will be available one half hour later. As time and staff levels permit, we may be able to accommodate requests for on-site materials at other times as well.
Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact us before their arrival to ensure they can access relevant materials in a timely manner. Our e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org and the telephone number is (203) 432-1735.