Special Collections and Archives

Special Collections and Archives will be closed April 25-27.

Simeon Reed papers


Maria Cunningham, Special Collections Librarian

Laura Buchholz, Digital Infrastructure & Archives Librarian

Isabel Lyndon, Archives Specialist

Finding Us:
All requests for use of special collection materials come to Special Collections and Archives, Room 014, of the Reed College Library. Reach us on Lower Level 2 by using staircase D to the left of the main entrance in the library's lobby or taking the elevator (to LL2) at the left of the Circulation Desk.

Mon - Fri 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Closed April 25-27 2018

About the Collections:
The Special Collections and Archives of the Reed College Library contain rare books and manuscripts, Reediana and the college archives, artists' books and theses, and those special items that connect us to our past. For example, you may peruse a diary of co-founder Amanda Reed, a 16th century map, a letter by Jack Kerouac, or a poetry book published by an Italian printer in 1498. Consult all special collection holdings in the archives room (L014).

Visit an exhibit created in honor of Reed's first century, or browse digitized collections.  

Rare Books
About Rare Books
Antiquarian Maps ( Maps Database)
A.E. Doyle Postcard Collection
Poissy Illuminated Manuscript
Beatus vir Illuminated Psalter

Special Book Collections
Artists' Books
Belgian Collection
Binford Collection
Doyle Architectural Library
Miller Best Seller Collection
Reynolds Library

College Archives
About the College Archives
History of the College Archives
Architectural Illustrations
Champoeg Press
College Publications

Use Guidelines