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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 - Recent Additions to the Hess Collection

Our Spring 2017 exhibit features recent additions and donations to the Robert Hess Collection. It includes baskets, paintings, religious artifacts, postcards, and photographs related to Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa.

Exhibition Schedule

Spring 2017:

Ethiopia and Beyond: Recent Additions to the Hess Collection

Summer 2017:

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

Related Liinks

BC Archives Blog 

Omeka Exhibits

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