Contact Special Collections

We're here to help you. Ask us about the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), finding materials, or getting help. You can also use this form to request specific materials from the SCRC.

If you're requesting materials: It may take more than a week to retrieve items from off-site storage. Large orders may take up to two weeks. When your requested materials are ready, we will email you with available appointment times.

For all other questions: We will respond to you by email as soon as possible. You can also email us at

Confidentiality of User Records Policy

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Ask us anything about using the SCRC, or place a request for specific materials. For requests, be as specific as possible. Include the title and call number, or the collection name, collection number, box, flat folders, or tubes, if applicable.
Your campus affiliation
Example: Raleigh, NC. We ask for your general location because it can affect how we are able to respond to your request.
Is your request connected to a class visit with Special Collections librarians?
Example: Public Speaking, COM 110. If you aren't the course instructor, please include their name.