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Baker Library Special Collections

Baker Library Special Collections collects, preserves, and provides access to unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry and support research and teaching in a diverse range of disciplines.

 

Contact Information

 
Main:
(617) 495-6411
Fax:
(617) 495-5957
Main:
specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu
Address:
120 Baker Library, Bloomberg Center, Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02163
 
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ABOUT

 

Baker Library provides access to extraordinarily comprehensive special collections that record the evolution of business and industry beginning in the late 1300s to the present day. The collections include corporate archives, manuscripts, account ledgers, rare books, broadsides, photographs, films, electronic records, company annual reports, and other unique resources documenting the individuals, organizations and theories that shaped, and continue to influence, the global business world. The extensive holdings of the Harvard Business School Archives include the records of Harvard Business School from its founding in 1908 to the present day. 

Added Names/Aliases: Baker Library, Baker Library Historical Collections, Knowledge and Library Services, Kress Collection of Business and Economics

Baker Library provides access to extraordinarily comprehensive special collections that record the evolution of business and industry beginning in the late 1300s to the present day. The collections include corporate archives, manuscripts, account ledgers, rare books, broadsides, photographs, films, electronic records, company annual reports, and other unique resources documenting the individuals, organizations and theories that shaped, and continue to influence, the global business world. The extensive holdings of the Harvard Business School Archives include the records of Harvard Business School from its founding in 1908 to the present day. 

Added Names/Aliases: Baker Library, Baker Library Historical Collections, Knowledge and Library Services, Kress Collection of Business and Economics

Baker Library provides access to extraordinarily comprehensive special collections that record the evolution of business and industry beginning in the late 1300s to the present day. The collections include corporate archives, manuscripts, account ledgers, rare books, broadsides, photographs, films, electronic records, company annual reports, and other unique resources documenting the individuals, organizations and theories that shaped, and continue to influence, the global business world. The extensive holdings of the Harvard Business School Archives include the records of Harvard Business School from its founding in 1908 to the present day. 

Added Names/Aliases: Baker Library, Baker Library Historical Collections, Knowledge and Library Services, Kress Collection of Business and Economics

Baker Library provides access to extraordinarily comprehensive special collections that record the evolution of business and industry beginning in the late 1300s to the present day. The collections include corporate archives, manuscripts, account ledgers, rare books, broadsides, photographs, films, electronic records, company annual reports, and other unique resources documenting the individuals, organizations and theories that shaped, and continue to influence, the global business world. The extensive holdings of the Harvard Business School Archives include the records of Harvard Business School from its founding in 1908 to the present day. 

Added Names/Aliases: Baker Library, Baker Library Historical Collections, Knowledge and Library Services, Kress Collection of Business and Economics

Baker Library provides access to extraordinarily comprehensive special collections that record the evolution of business and industry beginning in the late 1300s to the present day. The collections include corporate archives, manuscripts, account ledgers, rare books, broadsides, photographs, films, electronic records, company annual reports, and other unique resources documenting the individuals, organizations and theories that shaped, and continue to influence, the global business world. The extensive holdings of the Harvard Business School Archives include the records of Harvard Business School from its founding in 1908 to the present day. 

Added Names/Aliases: Baker Library, Baker Library Historical Collections, Knowledge and Library Services, Kress Collection of Business and Economics

 

Collections

 

Special Collections

Baker Library Special Collections contains the most comprehensive collection of historical materials on business and industry in the world, dating from the late 1300s to the present day. Manuscript, print, visual, and other formats are available to academic and scholarly researchers, with extensive 18th and 19th century - and a growing focus on contemporary - business materials. See the Collections page for more information. 

 
 

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VISITOR POLICIES

 
  • Access
  • Baker Library Special Collections is open to all members of the Harvard University community and to visiting researchers who are conducting academic research. Due to preservation concerns, the collections are not open for genealogical research. There may be restrictions on the use of selected collection materials. Visitors are asked to complete a registration form and present identification with a recent photograph and a current address. For more information on Special Collections, please refer to Conducting Research

 
 

ACCESSIBILITY

 
  • All areas of Baker Library are accessible by wheelchair through the south entrance of the building.  The de Gaspé Beaubien Reading Room is on Level 1.  Users with disabilities are welcome to contact the library to discuss their research and any additional assistance or services required to make use of our building or collections.