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Special Collections, Rare Books, and University Archives

Official Website for the Department of Special Collections, Rare Books, and University Archives at Butler University

Department Hours

August 2021

The schedule for Special Collections contains both open and appointment-only hours.

  • Monday: Appointments, 10:00 AM—4:00 PM
  • Tuesday: Open, 10:00 AM—4:00 PM
  • Wednesday: Open, 10:00 AM—4:00 PM
  • Thursday: Appointments, 10:00 AM—4:00 PM
  • Friday: Appointments as arranged

Appointments need to be made at least 24 hours in advance. Please contact us to request a time to come in and view materials. Our contact information is:

  • specialcollections@butler.edu,  (317) 940-9136
  • schildsh@butler.edu, (317) 940-9265

We will answer reference queries via email and phone from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. 

For more information on Special Collections and our holdings, please visit the Special Collections website.

For more information on services and policies offered by Butler University Libraries, please visit the Library website

The department of Special Collections, Rare Books, and University Archives at Butler University actively works to preserve the history of Butler University as well as supporting faculty teaching and student research. 

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