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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 to Thursday 9 am to 4:45 pm and Fridays from 10 am to 4:45 pm.  Please send us an email to schedule an appointment.  Note: The Archives will be closed from 12/26/23 to 12/28/23.


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

Related Links

Current Exhibit - Magisterial Feminae

Our new exhibit highlights the achievements of female faculty and the 50th Anniversary of the Latin Greek Institute.

Exhibition Schedule

May 2023/Fall 2023

“Magisterial Feminae: How Women Who Studied the Ancient World Innovated Brooklyn College, the Latin Greek Institute, and Beyond.” 

Coloring Books

Download our coloring books.