Special Collections

Tufts University
Tisch Library
Professors Row
Medford MA , 02155
FAX: (781)627-3002
Institution Contact(s):
  Anne Sauer, Editor, Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History (781)627-3737 anne.sauer@tufts.edu
Hours: Su-Th 8:00AM-MIDNIGHT F 8:00AM-9:00PM Sa 9:00AM-9:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Hours vary; please call
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://www.library.Tufts.edu/archives
Services for the Disabled:
  TTY/TDD Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Bibliographic Utility:
Name: University Archives and Special Collections
Special Collection Contact(s):
  University Archivist (781)627-3737 Anne Sauer, Editor, Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History (617)627-3737 anne.sauer@tufts.edu
Hours: M-F 2:00PM-4:00PM By appointment only
Collections: 300
Formats: 3,675 linear feet of manuscripts archives 7,225 volumes of monographs 70 linear feet of newspapers maps 75,000 photographs 1,000 pamphlets microforms audio tapes video tapes realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  P.T. Barnum Papers
Edwin C. Bolles Collection on the History and Topography of London (Early London maps) (Finding Aid) (Images)
Center for Health, Environment and Justice Records
Citizens' Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste Archives
Frank P. Jones (Alexander Technique)
John Holmes Collection (Images)
Frederic Louis Ritter (books on early music)
Ryder Collection of Confederate Archives
Tufts University Archives (Finding Aid) (Images)
Tufts Universtiy Publications
Tufts University Records
Hosea Ballou, 1st president of Tufts (personal library)
Edward R. Murrow Papers
Access: 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: Self-service copying (change needed)
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection Guides for manuscript collection