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Schedule an Appointment

Materials in the Rare Book Collection, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, and Dumbarton Oaks Archives are available by appointment only

Access to materials in the Rare Book Collection, the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, and the Dumbarton Oaks Archives requires an appointment, scheduled one week before your visit.

Appointments can be made for the following times:

  • Rare Book Collection: Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., 2:00–4:30 p.m.
  • Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives: Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:30–4:30 p.m.
  • Dumbarton Oaks Archives: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

See Access Policy for holiday closures.

Under the “Materials Requested” field below, be sure to indicate all requested materials, and include links to online records where available:

  • Rare Book requests should include HOLLIS numbers and citation details.
  • ICFA requests should include AtoM reference numbers or collection names.
  • Dumbarton Oaks Archives requests should include collection names.
Collection Requested  
Date and Time   Rare Book Collection: Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., 2:00–4:30 p.m. ICFA: Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:30–4:30 p.m. Dumbarton Oaks Archives: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. See Access Policy for holiday closures.
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