In response to guidance from Harvard administration and public health officials, Baker Library Special Collections’ de Gaspé Beaubien Reading Room is open to Harvard students, staff, and faculty ONLY through Friday, January 28, 2022. Please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for additional information on our access policies.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 4 PM

Appointment requests must be made two business days in advance. If you need to schedule an appointment fewer than two business days away please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu. Many collections are stored offsite and require advance notice for retrieval. In addition, there may be some restrictions on access that apply to certain collections.

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Please see the Collecting Areas page for an overview of our collections and the Search page for tips on locating materials.

Public services archivists and librarians can introduce users to our collections and provide assistance in effectively using the catalogs, databases, and finding aids to the collections. Research librarians and archivists are available to discuss your research project and possible resources within Special Collections upon request.

de Gaspé Beaubien Reading Room

The collections are available for use in the de Gaspé Beaubien Reading Room on the first floor of Baker Library | Bloomberg Center.

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Contact Information

Email: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu

Phone: 617-495-6411

Fax: 617-495-5957

Mailing Address: 

Baker Library Special Collections
Baker Library | Bloomberg Center
Harvard Business School
Soldiers Field
Boston, MA 02163