Reading Room Appointment Request
Historical & Special Collections
Please provide the following information to schedule an appointment in the Historical & Special Collections reading room, the Root Room. Material must be requested in advance: appointments for modern manuscripts and visual materials require two business days advance notice; all other materials may be requested one business day in advance.
Appointments may be scheduled Tuesday-Friday between 10am and 5pm. Please check our website for special hours and closings.
Please understand that submission of this form does not guarantee your requested appointment time will be available. A member of Historical & Special Collections will contact you to confirm your appointment and request additional information if necessary.
On June 1, HOLLIS Special Request goes live at Harvard Law School Library’s Historical & Special Collections! All researchers will register and request material through HOLLIS Special Request.
Instructions for Requesting Material
Please provide as much information as you have for each requested item in the form below.
You may also include a link to the HOLLIS+ catalog record. Please be sure that you use the permalink found in the record, as shown below.