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Fine Arts Library

The Fine Arts Library provides research and curricular support for all areas in the history of art, architecture, photography, and the decorative arts. Reader space is comprised of two quiet reading rooms and a special collections study area.

 

Contact Information

 
(617) 495-3374
Fax:
(617) 496-4889
falibcir@fas.harvard.edu
Address:
Littauer Center, 1805 Cambridge Street, Harvard University North Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
 
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Fine Arts Library - Littauer Building
 
 

HOURS OF OPERATION

 
Fine Arts Library 1576,4334 View Hours by Month
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General Hours
Special Collections
 
 

ABOUT

 

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library is Harvard’s primary research collection for study of the history of art and architecture, photography, and the decorative arts worldwide.

Added Names/Aliases: Digital Images & Slides Collection

 

Collections

 

Research Collections

Collections include books, journals, e-resources, facsimiles, exhibition catalogs, pamphlets, artists’ books, auction sales records, and visual documentation of the arts in multiple formats.  Read more...

Special Collections

Special collections include historic photographs and albums, postcards, prints, rubbings, posters and photographer’s archives. Read more…

 
 

LIBRARY STAFF

 
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Bloom, Joanne Photographic Resources Librarian Request an Appointment
Coffey, Elizabeth Film Conservator
Connor, William Visual Resources Librarian Request an Appointment
Deng, Nanni Asian Art Bibliographer Request an Appointment
Evans Brady, Jessica Research and Collections Librarian
Riedlmayer, Andras Bibliographer in Islamic Art and Architecture in Fine Arts Library Request an Appointment
White, Shalimar Fojas Herman and Joan Suit Librarian and Collection Development Librarian Request an Appointment
 

VISITOR POLICIES

 
 
 

ACCESSIBILITY

 
  • Fine Arts Library at Littauer Center: Access to the Fine Arts Library is available at the back of the Littauer building on ground level. Enter and take the elevator to the first floor and follow signs to the library. Accessible restrooms are also available on the ground level. Circulation Desk staff will assist patrons with access to the stacks. For more information or to arrange for assistance in advance contact FAL Access Services: Email or 617-384-7922.

  • Digital Images & Slides Collection at Sackler Building: DISC is currently closed and will reopen on 5/30 at the Lamont Library. DISC hours are by appointments only. For more information or to arrange for assistance in advance contact FAL DISC Access Services: Email or 617-495-4982.