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A research guide on introduction to manuscript / archival and periodical collections at the Schlesinger Library that pertain to scientists.

Images from Schlesinger Library

Portrait of Rachel Fuller Brown and Elizabeth Lee Hazen in their laboratory.


Naomi Weisstein speaking at the University of Chicago


Portrait of Alice Hamilton


Portrait of Alice Rich Northrop sitting in her office, reading

Research Tips

Ask a Schlesinger Librarian about your research.

  • We can answer your questions, recommend additional sources, and provide in-depth research help. 

Search the HOLLIS catalog for more resources. 

  • This guide only provides an introduction to materials related to your topic. HOLLIS makes even more materials available.

Contact us in advance of your visit.

  • Many of our collections are stored offsite and/or might have access restrictions.