Special Collections

Harvard University
Tozzer Library
21 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge MA , 02138
FAX: (617)496-2741
Institution Contact(s):
  Gregory Finnegan, Associate Librarian for Public Services and Head of Reference (617)495-2253 finnegan@fas.harvard.edu
Hours: By appointment only M-Th 9:00AM-9:00PM F 9:00AM-5:00PM Sa,Su 1:00PM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://www.harvard.edu/home/library
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Journals: "Anthropological Literature", Vol.1, no.1, 1979- (a quarterly index of articles in anthropological journals and edited monographs received by the library; available in paper, as a CitaDel database, or CD-ROM) "Bibliographic Guide to Anthropology and Archaeology" (an annual catalog of new monograph and serial titles added to the library's collections since 1987)
Bibliographic Utility:
Name: Rare Book Room
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Gregory Finnegan, Associate Librarian for Public Service and Head of Reference (617)495-2253 finnegan@fas.harvard.edu
Hours: M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM
Collections: 7
Formats: 502 linear feet of manuscripts 4,137 volumes of monographs
Collection Description:
  Mesoamerican Archaeology, Ethnology and Linguistics (published and unpublished materials)
Spanish Colonial Documents
Mayan Language Materials
Bowditch-Gates Manuscript Collection
Scholes Manuscript Collection
Bandelier Collection (manuscripts relating to Indians of the American Southwest)
Cora DuBois Papers
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only 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 All photocopying done by staff Institution will produce microfilm copies for a fee Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection
Directions: BY CAR: From Harvard Square take Massachusetts Ave. North. Turn right on Everet St., go straight, cross Oxford St. into MC2 parking lot. BY FOOT: From Harvard Square enter Harvard yard, walk across, leaving University Hall with John Harvard's statue on the right. Leave Harvard yard facing the Science Center. Turn right onto Kirland Street. Take second left which is Divinity Street. Tozzer Library is straight ahead on the left.