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Smyth Classical Library

Primarily intended for Classics undergraduate and graduate students. Collection includes course readings, standard works such as Paulys Real-Encyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft, Thesaurus Linguae Latinae, leading classical periodicals, critical editions, commentaries, concordances, and selected critical monographs on Greek and Latin authors.

 

Contact Information

 
Call the Department of the Classics in Boylston Hall with access questions:
(617) 495-4027
Contact Widener Reference Librarians for research assistance:
asklib@fas.harvard.edu
Email the Department of the Classics with access questions:
classics@fas.harvard.edu
Address:
Widener Library, Room E, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
 
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ABOUT

 

Primarily intended for Classics undergraduate and graduate students. Collection includes course readings, standard works such as Paulys Real-Encyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft, Thesaurus Linguae Latinae, leading classical periodicals, critical editions, commentaries, concordances, and selected critical monographs on Greek and Latin authors.

Added Names/Aliases: Classical Library

 

Collections

 

Classics

Primarily intended for Classics undergraduate and graduate students. Collection includes course readings, standard works such as Paulys Real-Encyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft, Thesaurus Linguae Latinae, leading classical periodicals, critical editions, commentaries, concordances, and selected critical monographs on Greek and Latin authors.Size of collection: 9,000 volumes.

Palaeography

The bulk of the Palaeography collection was transferred to Smyth Library in 1995, when Room D became the Medieval Studies Library. A selection of palaeography materials remains in Room D.

 
 

LIBRARY SERVICES

 
 
 

VISITOR POLICIES

 
  • Access
  • Library access is limited to members of the Harvard community who have requested permission at 204 Boylston Hall or via email at classics@fas.harvard.edu. Questions regarding access should be directed to Alyson Lynch at classics@fas.harvard.edu or (617) 495-4120.

 

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