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Can I request Archives' material through Interlibrary Loan or Borrow Direct?

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The Harvard University Archives is a non-circulating collection - material cannot be requested through Interlibrary Loan or Borrow Direct.

Please contact the University Archives reference staff at archives_reference@harvard.edu to arrange a visit to our reading room to consult material or to order photocopies.

Requests for copies of dissertations and theses can be sent directly to the Harvard Library Imaging Services department at imaging@fas.harvard.edu.

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    Please note: The Archives will be closed Thursday, May 25 for Commencement and Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Planning a visit to the Archives? Please read Planning A Visit before submitting your question. Note that much of our material is stored off site, and some collections have restrictions on access. 

    Looking for photographs?  Start by checking HOLLIS and VIA. Note that image copying orders take a minimum of six weeks to process. 

    Interested in reading or copying a dissertation or undergraduate honors thesis? All dissertations, theses, and prize papers held by the Archives are catalogued in HOLLIS. Requests for digitized copies of dissertations and theses may be made by placing a “Request for Photoduplication” at http://aeon.hul.harvard.edu/.

    Harvard University OfficesPlease email your request directly to archives_reference@harvard.edu

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