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Fall 2020 Precautions & Procedures:

The Archives Reading Room is open by appointment only Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 1:00 to 4:00
and Tuesday, Thursday from 10:00 to 1:00

In-person research:
Visiting researchers must schedule an appointment at least 48 hours in advance using the online contact form. Appointments are limited to no more than two hours per day on a first-come, first-served basis. The Reading Room can accommodate up to two simultaneous researchers with social distancing.

Please note: All collection materials must be requested at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled visit and will be in the Archives Reading Room upon the researcher’s arrival. Researchers will be required to wear masks and maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from others in the room.

We are not currently making any appointments to view items from the Rare Books collection.

Virtual research:
For reference inquiries, use the online contact form. Staff will allocate up to 90 minutes of research time for each request. Some photographs may be included. Expect at least a 72-hour turnaround.

Additionally, staff will digitize archival collections up to 15 items at no charge. Fees will be applied for 16 or more items, limited to 25 per person. At this time, architectural drawings will only be reproduced using photography. Expect at least a seven-day turnaround for receipt of reproductions.


The Georgia Tech Archives & Special Collections collects and preserves unique historical materials to inspire new creations, advance knowledge, and encourage innovation in service towards the public interest.

Collecting Areas

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Collecting Areas

Georgia Tech History

Tech Tower

Science Fiction

Science Fiction

Architectural Design

Carnegie Building

Textile Industry Records

Fulton Bag Office

Rare Books

Grooten Map

retroTECH

Vintage Atari Ad

About the Archives

Hours & Contact Info

The Archives Reading Room is open by appointment only Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 & Tuesday, Thursday from 10:00 to 1:00

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Address

Archives & Special Collections
Georgia Tech Library
Clough Commons
266 4th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0900

Location

The Archives & Special Collections Reading Room is located on the 1st floor of Crosland Tower.

See the Library's Directions & Parking page for more information.