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Guidelines for Using the Collection

Due to the rare and fragile nature of many of the materials in our collections, we request that library users observe the following rules:

Sign-in

Please sign the visitor's register as you enter the department. Be sure to keep your library card or a photo ID with you; you will need it to use materials from our collections.

Restrictions

Handling of Materials

Many items are of a rare nature and are costly or irreplaceable, therefore all materials must be treated with special care.

Requesting Materials

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