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Dumbarton Oaks Library and Archives

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library exists to advance scholarship in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian studies through the comprehensive collection of materials in multiple media, published and unpublished; description and arrangement of those materials and presence of informed staff to ensure efficient access; exhibition of collections; and preservation of knowledge in these disciplines whether in print or digital formats for use by future generations.


 Search the Collections

General and Rare Book Collection materials are searchable via the HOLLIS library catalog. A list of special and archival collections related to Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian studies, as well as to the history of Dumbarton Oaks and its collections, are available under the Resources for Scholars link below.

HOLLIS Catalog Resources for Scholars

Collections