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Archives & Special Collections: Archives & Special Collections


Welcome to the Manhattanville 

Archives & Special Collections

The Manhattanville University Archives & Special Collections collect, preserve, and provide access to Manhattanville's history through our unique materials.

The Special Collections Department houses rare, unique or historically significant items within the Manhattanville Library. The department encompasses both the Rare Book Collection and the Archives.



Special Collections is open to Manhattanville students, faculty and staff, as well as the scholarly public, by appointment.  Researchers must adhere to guidelines for use of the collections. Please contact us to make an appointment. 


Permission to Publish

Requests to publish should be made to the Special Collections Librarian.  Please note: Manhattanville University does not hold copyright on all Special Collections materials  The user has the responsibility to contact and obtain permission from any other copyright holders and to determine that the intended use falls within current U.S. copyright law.   When Manhattanville retains copyright, the University reserves the right to refuse publication.