Contact Information


Shannon O'Neill - Director of Archives & Special Collections, History Librarian; 212-854-4079


Martha Tenney - Associate Director, Digital Archivist, American Studies Librarian; 212-854-4079


General Email


The Archives is staffed between the hours of 10:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday. Appointments are preferred for all researchers who wish to use archival materials; please email staff at to schedule an appointment. 


Our reading room and offices are located on the 4th Floor of the Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning (MCTL); here is a map of campus. When you enter through the main campus gates on 117th Street, take a right on the brick pathway and follow it to the MCTL, the  building to the left of the lawn. When you enter the MCTL, immediately take a right to go down the hallway to the elevators (an attendant’s desk and classrooms will be on your right; the double set of doors on the left is to the elevator vestibule). Take the elevator to the 4th floor. When you get off at the 4th floor, make a left. Immediately in front of you is the Archives Reading Room. Here is a floor plan of the 4th floor, with the Archives reading room and offices shown in orange.

The nearest subway stop is the 116th Street 1 train. If you are driving, here is a list of local parking garages is available on the Barnard College website. The Archives and Special Collections are accessible to people with mobility disabilities.

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