One of the finest collections of rare books and manuscripts at any American college or university, with international stature.
Located within the new Sawyer Library, The Chapin Library offers the community access to distinguished collections of rare books and manuscripts from medieval times to the present, including the Founding Documents of the United States of America and Audubon’s Birds of America which are on permanent display.
The College Archives which serve as the living memory of the institution, with holdings ranging from early student letters to current student newspapers, and The Chapin Library of Rare Books provide hands-on experience with primary source materials.
The John James Audubon’s Birds of America elephant folio, thematic exhibitions and archival materials, are on display in the Steven Schow’81 Gallery (Sawyer Library Rm 455).
The Founding Documents of the United States of America can be seen in the Chapin Gallery (Sawyer Library Rm 406).
Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed holidays and during College Winter break.