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Fine Arts Library

The Fine Arts Library provides research and curricular support for all areas in the history of art, architecture, photography and the decorative arts. Reader space is comprised of two quiet reading rooms and a special collections study area.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection
 
 
 
 

HOURS OF OPERATION

 
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General Hours
 
 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 
Contact by Phone
(617) 495-3374
Contact by Email / Web
falibcir@fas.harvard.edu
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Fine Arts Library
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Littauer Center, 1805 Cambridge St., Harvard University North Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
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ABOUT

 

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

 

Collections

 

Research Collections

Collections include books, journals, e-resources, facsimiles, exhibition catalogs, pamphlets, artists’ books, auction sales records, and visual documentation of the arts in multiple formats.  Read more...

Special Collections

Special collections include historic photographs and albums, postcards, prints, rubbings, film stills, posters and photographer’s archives. Read more…

 
 

LIBRARY STAFF

 
Altenhofen, Mary Clare altenhof@fas.harvard.edu Request an Appointment
Bloom, Joanne toplyn@fas.harvard.edu Request an Appointment
Bowen, Amanda abowen@fas.harvard.edu Request an Appointment
Celine, Ophelia Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art & Architecture oceline@fas.harvard.edu Request an Appointment
Connor, William wsconnor@fas.harvard.edu Request an Appointment
Deng, Nanni ndeng@fas.harvard.edu Request an Appointment
Riedlmayer, Andras riedlmay@fas.harvard.edu Request an Appointment
Sennett, Robert rsennett@fas.harvard.edu Request an Appointment
 

VISITOR POLICIES

 
  • Visitor
  • The library is open to individuals who possess a current Harvard ID. Independent researchers, faculty, curatorial staff and graduate students from other institutions who present valid IDs may apply for reader access. See Fine Arts Library Admittance policies. http://hcl.harvard.edu/info/admittance/#fal

 
 

ACCESSIBILITY

 
  • At LittauerAccess to the Fine Arts Library is available at the back of the Littauer building on ground level. Enter and take the elevator to the first floor and follow signs to the library. Accessible restrooms are also available on the ground level. Circulation Desk staff will assist patrons with access to the stacks.For more information or to arrange for assistance in advance contact:Access Services, E-mail (falibciratfas [dot] harvard [dot] edu), 617-384-7922Digital Images & Slides Collection at SacklerEnter the building via the ramp to the right of the main entrance of Sackler Museum. Take the elevator to the basement level and follow signs to the collection. Accesible restrooms are available.For more information or to arrange for assistance in advance contact Spruill Harder, sgharderatfas [dot] harvard [dot] edu, 617-495-4982