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Fall semester access is by appointment only (Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm) and is restricted to current Reed College students, faculty, and staff. Email archives@reed.edu to schedule an appointment.

Special Collections and Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to rare books, manuscripts, college archives, and other primary source materials with enduring historical value. We are located in room L014 in the Reed College Library. Use the staircase D or elevator from the library lobby to reach us in the basement on Lower Level 2.

Browse our digitized collections in Reed Digital Collections and our collection guides (including inventories of archival collections) in our collections guides database.

Questions? Contact us at archives@reed.edu or at 503-777-7782.