Distinctive Collections and Archives Contact Information

The Luhrs Reading Room in Hayden Library is no longer open. To access materials in Distinctive Collections (Greater Arizona Collection, Chicano/a Research Collection, Child Drama Collection, Design and the Arts Library Archives and Special Collections, Special Collections) and University Archives, contact us:

Phone: 480-965-4932
Email: archives@asu.edu

Access is available by appointment only from 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. Please make appointments at least 5 working days ahead of time.

Labriola National American Indian Data Center

Located in room 305, level 3 of Fletcher Library on the West campus, the Labriola Center is open Monday through Friday from 9-5, except during intercessions and holidays. We can be reached at (480) 965-6490.

Design and the Arts Library - Special Collections & Archives

The Design and the Arts Library houses special collections of primary source materials related to architecture, planning, interior design, and industrial design. Materials from the Archival Drawings and Solar Energy Collections are open to the public and available for scholarly use. Collections contain textual material, drawings, and photographs.

Duplication of Materials

Photocopies, scans and photographs of materials in our collections are available for purchase. The Department may restrict or limit reproduction of its materials when they are endangered due to fragility or size. Click here for a complete list of duplication and delivery prices (pdf) and services.

New! Click here to find out how to use your camera phone or digital camera to make copies of our materials (pdf)!

Publication of materials from our collections is permitted (unless restricted by prior donor agreements), but obtaining permission to use materials from the owner of copyright is recommended and may be required by law. Please visit Publication and Creative Services to receive information on the copyright status of individual items and recommended citations.

E-Mail Reference

The Department of Archives and Manuscripts accepts reference questions via electronic mail. Turn around for e-mail reference will depend on the scope of the question and the time staff can take to provide the best researched response. Users will receive notification of their query within one working day whenever possible.