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Archives and Special Collections: About Us


The Archives and Special Collections division of the Brooklyn College Library acquires, preserves, and provides access to the records of enduring value that document the Brooklyn College community and the Borough of Brooklyn, as well as the papers and memorabilia of individuals who have national and social importance. 


Contact Us

Telephone: 718-951-5346


Brooklyn College Archives, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210

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The Special Collections Reading Room is open Monday-Friday 9 am to 4:45 pm. For a list of exceptions including holidays click here.

Current Exhibit -Greetings from Coney Island

Our Summer 2017 exhibit showcases Coney Island postcards. Come and see postcards of the beach, Boardwalk, and amusement parks.

Exhibition Schedule

Summer 2017:

Greetings from Coney Island: Postcards of Surf, Sand, and Steeplechase

Fall 2017:

Flatbush and the Junction: A Photographic Journey

Spring 2018

Women in the Archives

Related Liinks

BC Archives Blog 

Omeka Exhibits

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