Special Collections

Clark University
Robert Hutchings Goddard Library
Downing Street
Worcester MA , 01610
FAX: (508)793-8871
Institution Contact(s):
  Dorothy E. Mosakowski, Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections (508)793-7572 dmosakowski@clarku.edu
Hours: Su-Th 8:00AM-MIDNIGHT F,Sa 8:00AM-10:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Summer Hours: M-F 9:00AM-7:00PM Su 1:00PM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Handicapped parking
Bibliographic Utility:
Name: Louis Napoleon Wilson Rare Book Room Special Collections
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Mott Linn, Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections (508)793-7572 mlinn@clark.edu
Hours: M-F 9:30AM-4:30PM
Seasonal Hours:
  June-August: Tu-Th 9:00AM-4:30PM
Collections: 6
Formats: 261 linear feet of manuscripts 5,000 volumes of monographs 7,500 photographs 1,500 pamphlets 15 video tapes 20 8mm. motion picture reels 100 realia/artifacts archives ephemera
Collection Description:
  American Revolutionary War, Army Orderly Papers
S.N. Behrman Papers
Esther Forbes Papers
Robert H. Goddard Papers
Olive Higgins Prouty Papers
Karl Arndt Books
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Letter of introduction required Photo ID required Access only in reading room, supervised All or part of the collection(s) not accessible Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying (change needed) Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection
Directions: FROM I-90 (MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE): Take exit 10 (Ashburn). Proceed North on I-290 East to exit 11 (College Square). Go straight on Southbridge Street, under the overpass, bear left. Go to the second light and make a sharp left onto Cambridge Street. At the second light (about 1 mile), turn right onto Main Street. At second light, turn left onto Downing Street. Go up Downing Street one block, the library will be on the left (very large building). FROM THE NORTH OR EAST (I-190 or I-290): Proceed through Worcester to exit 12 (Brosnihan Square). At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Cambridge Street. Go straight for about 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Main Street. At the second light, turn left onto Downing Street. Go up Downing Street one block, library is on the left hand side.