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The GSD Materials Collection will be browse-only.  Users must come into Special Collections to browse the collection in person.  A new online search system will launch in August 2019.  

GSD Materials Collection Primer

Visit the GSD Materials Collection

All users of any collection in Special Collections must create an account in HOLLIS Special Request; this includes users of the GSD Materials Collection.  In addition, your Harvard ID must be presented to staff at each visit.

PRO TIP:  Save time upon your first visit to the Materials Collection – create your HOLLIS Special Request account prior to arrival.

Special Collections Hours
Monday-Friday, see the hours page for daily hours and holiday closures.  No appointment necessary.  Staff always available to assist.

Materials Samples Circulate! 
1-week loan for GSD students and faculty.  Materials do not circulate during Design Discovery.
Samples are for reference use only.  No testing or damage to samples is permitted.