346 Main Library (MC-522)
1408 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, Illinois 61801
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Monday-Friday  8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m


Office: (217) 333-3777
Fax: (217) 244-1755
Email: askacurator (at) library (dot) Illinois (dot) edumore...


Curators are happy to provide reference assistance to all users, with onsite patrons receiving first priority. The Library's staff are also able to provide reference assistance by mail, telephone, email, and fax.


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index_n874The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign is one of the largest repositories for rare books and manuscripts in the United States. The collections—nearly half a million volumes and three kilometers of manuscript material—are strong in the broad areas of literature, history, art, theology, philosophy, technology, and the natural sciences.