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LATIN 231: Latin Prose: Using Special Collections

Handling Rare Materials

Accessing Rare Books at Willamette University

Rare books are kept in the Willamette University Archives.  To look at a rare book in the Archives, you will need to make an appointment with the Archives staff.  The Archives are open by appointment only during these hours:

Monday - Friday

9am -12 pm   and    1-4 pm

Walk-in hours for Willamette University students, faculty and staff

  • Tuesdays: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Willamette University Archives and Special Collections welcomes users from the Willamette community as well as members of the public. You can email the Archives to make an appointment,

Before using our collections, everyone must:

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