Baker Library | Bloomberg Center

Baker Library Historical Collections

General Information

Access Policy

Baker Library Historical Collections' materials are available for academic and scholarly research. There may be restrictions on the use of selected collection materials. Due to our limited staff and preservation concerns, the collections are not open for genealogical research.

Visitors are asked to complete a registration form and present identification with a recent photograph and a current address. For more information, please see Planning a Visit.

Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.– 5 p.m.

Holiday closings

Location: The de Gaspé Beaubien Reading Room is on the first floor of Baker Library | Bloomberg Center. Directions.

Inquiries: For inquiries please use the Reference Request Form.

For details on using the various collections, see the specific collections pages. Appointments are not required for qualified researchers, but some of our materials are stored offsite and require 2-3 days advance notice for retrieval. We encourage you to contact us before planning a visit to our Reading Room.


Mailing Address:

Baker Library Historical Collections
Baker Library | Bloomberg Center
Harvard Business School
Soldiers Field
Boston, MA 02163
Phone: 617.495.6411
Fax: 617.495.5957

Baker Library | Bloomberg Center, Harvard Business School, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, 617-495-6040