SC&A Spaces and Facilities

Special Collections & Archives reading room

SC&A reading room

  • Holds the most frequently consulted Wesleyan publications and vertical files,
  • Rare book reference collection,
  • Theses written by the most recent Wesleyan graduating class

Davison Rare Book Room

Davison Rare Book Room

  • A place for Wesleyan classes and other small groups to examine rare books
  • Visitors are welcome to tour the room, one of the University's most elegant spaces

Book Conservation Lab

Student in the book lab

  • Workspace for cosmetic and structural repairs to the circulating collection
  • Training for students in book repair
  • Environmental remediation

Storage of SC&A materials

SC&A stacks

  • Most Special Collections & Archives materials are housed in a closed stack area on the lower level
  • Some archival collections are in offsite storage