Make a Research Appointment

**The Avery Research Center’s archives reading room is currently open by appointment only. **


The Avery Research Center reference staff can answer questions regarding books or printed materials, historical or manuscript collections, or other items. Please contact us by using our contact form.

The 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 by making an appointment.

Ask a Question

Get in touch with reference professionals by contacting us. We welcome questions from all users, regardless of their academic affiliation.

Schedule a Virtual Research Consultation

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BUILDING CLOSURES: We will be closed to the public on Friday, May 10th and Monday, May 27th. Building and reading room hours may have closures outside of this period due to private events, contact us in advance for further assistance.

MUSEUM TOURS: The Avery Research Center offers self-guided tours Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1030AM-12PM and 2PM-330PM. For large groups we ask you limit 25 people or fewer per time slot for self-guided tours. Due to staffing shortages Avery will not be offering guided tours to the general public until further notice.

ARCHIVES: Researchers must have a consultation BEFORE making a research appointment.