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Primary Source Research in Special Collections and Archives

Contact Us!

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If you have a question
or would like to schedule an appointment, class, or research consultation, contact us at 

(804) 828-1108

Where is the collection?

Special Collections & Archives

Location: 4th floor, Cabell Library

Hours: Monday - Friday

By appointment only: 10 am - 12 pm

Walk-ins or appointments: 1 - 4 pm

Phone:  (804) 828-1108


Please note, due to COVID-19, we are requiring all patrons to schedule appointments to visit. Please contact us at or (804)828-1108 if you would like to schedule an appointment. Please visit VCU Libraries COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information.

Before your Visit

Before your visit to Special Collections and Archives, you may want to review these guidelines:

General reading room policies

Requesting Materials

Handling Materials