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Special Collections & Archives house a wide range of rare books, manuscripts, periodicals, maps, photographs, artworks, films, sound recordings, archives, and digital files.

Statement of Inclusion and Equity

The UC Heads of Special Collections have developed a statement on inclusion and equity as we work to enrich the university’s collections and maximize discovery of and access to those collections. See full statement.

COVID-19 Services

The Special Collections & Archives Reading Room will be offering special research appointments for UC San Diego faculty, staff, and students, starting on October 28, 2020. Research appointments will be limited to requests that are not available online, or that cannot be fulfilled through our remote services. Please visit the Covid-19 Services page for details.

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Phone: 858-534-2533

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