Visit Special Collections at PUL

Princeton University Library Special Collections represents one of the premier repositories of its kind. Its holdings span five millennia and five continents, and include around 300,000 rare or significant printed works; 30,000 linear feet of textual materials, ranging from cuneiform tablets to contemporary manuscripts; a wealth of prints, drawings, photographs, maps, coins, and other visual materials; the Cotsen Children's Library; the recently-gifted Scheide Library; and the Princeton University Archives.

The collection is open to the public and objects held by the library are available to view in the reading room Monday through Friday between 9am and 4:45pm.

The Access Services page has information for all researchers on how to gain physical or virtual access to the collections.

Please see the Princeton University Library website page about Firestone Library for hours and additional description.

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