Special Collections

American International College
James J. Shea, Sr. Memorial Library
1000 State Street
Springfield MA , 01109
FAX: (413)737-2803
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  F. Knowlton Utley, Library Director (413)747-6225 kutley@cwmars.org
Hours: M-Th 8:00AM-MIDNIGHT F 8:00AM-4:30PM Sa 10:00AM-5:00PM Su NOON-MIDNIGHT
Seasonal Hours:
  Semester breaks: Closed Sunday July-August: Closed Saturday
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S3/
Bibliographic Utility:
Special Collection Contact(s):
  F. Knowlton Utley, Library Director (413)747-6225 kutley@cwmars.org
Collections: 2
Formats: 174 linear feet of monographs 1,319 volumes of monographs 264 oral histories 616 oral history audio tapes
Collection Description:
  Oral History Collection (for Pioneer Valley, Western MA, and some for Lowell mill workers) (Finding Aid)
Rare Book Collection (literary works, some over 200 years old)
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Letter of introduction required Access only in reading room, supervised
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  Guide to monographic collection Specialized indexes
Directions: FROM I-90 (MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE): Take Exit 6 to Route I-291; Exit 5B off I-291, East Springfield to Roosevelt Ave.; left onto Roosevelt Ave. to Wilbraham Rd.; right on Wilbraham Rd. to AIC Campus. FROM I-91 SOUTH: Take Exit 7, Columbus Ave./Springfield Center to State Street (left at light); approximately 3 miles to AIC campus. FROM I-91 NORTH: Take Exit 4, Broad Street. Upon exiting, you will be on Columbus Ave.; take Columbus Ave. to State St. (right at light); approximately 3 miles to AIC Campus.