Manuscripts and Archives is currently undergoing a major renovation of its public spaces. While the renovation is in progress all public services, including the reading room where researchers consult collection materials, will be temporarily relocated to the Franke Room in Sterling Memorial Library. Franke is immediately to your left as you enter the library through the main (High Street) entrance.
Manuscripts and Archives will be closed to all researchers from 4:45 PM on Friday, December 15, 2017 until 8:45 AM on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
The temporary Manuscripts and Archives reading room in the Franke Room in Sterling Memorial Library (SML 175) will close for research use at 4:45 PM on Friday, December 15, 2017, so that we can begin the move of the department's public services operations back into the newly renovated Manuscripts and Archives reading room.
We will reopen for researcher use in our iconic reading room (SML 150), in the Wall Street wing of Sterling Memorial Library across from the Memorabilia Room and Lecture Hall at 8:45 AM on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, the first day of Spring term classes at Yale University.
Directions to Manuscripts and Archives after January 16, 2018: From the High Street entrance to Sterling Memorial Library, proceed through the Nave and turn right. From the York Street entrance to the Center for Teaching and Learning, proceed through CTL and turn left as you enter the library and pass the Periodicals/Newspaper reading room. Follow the hallway through the student exhibits corridor and past the Library Administration office. Our entrance is on the right, just before the Wall Street emergency exit door, directly opposite the Memorabilia Room and Lecture Hall.