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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

Hours and Appointments

The Archives is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Please email us to schedule an appointment. Note: Due to technical difficulties regarding email migration, please call us at 718-951-5346 to schedule an appointment. 


Reference Inquiries

If you have a question regarding our archival collections, please send us an email. Currently, we cannot predict response times since we have limited staff on campus.  Your patience is greatly appreciated. 

Digital Collections

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