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Architecture and Urbanism Resources at Harvard

A brief guide to resources on architecture, landscapes, and urban planning at Harvard

Getting Started

The Harvard Library is home to a vast collection of historical documents and objects. Collected here are various "How To" guides that will help with finding and accessing material in special collections.

HOLLIS
HOLLIS is Harvard Library's online catalog. HOLLIS can be used to find books, images, finding aids, collection guides, as well as digital resources like journal articles.


HOLLIS for Archival Discovery
This is a special tool designed for finding special collections and archival materials.


Getting Started in HOLLIS Special Requests 
Sign up for an account and request materials from Harvard Special Collections.


Banner: Detail from a photograph collected by the American architect H.H. Richardson. Photographs collected by Henry Hobson Richardon, 1870-1885, Frances Loeb Library Special Collections.