Special Collections

Special Collections Reading Room closed 9am to 12 pm, August 7th

Our reading room will be closed for an event on the morning of Wednesday, August 7th, from 9 am to 12 pm.

We offer access to rare and unique materials for scholars, researchers, and the public.

Learn how to use Special Collections

Image caption: Group of couriers with Indian Detour, circa 1920s. Collection: Farona W. Konopak Papers

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What we collect

Visit us


Open to everyone. No appointment needed. Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.

Check our hours before planning your visit as we occasionally close for events and holidays.


1510 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721

We are located on the southwest corner of University Blvd. and Cherry Ave., next door to the Main Library Starbucks.

Contact us

Phone: (520) 621-6423
Email: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu
Fax: (520) 621-2709
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