Covid-19 Update for Gutman Library Special Collections
Gutman Library Special Collections has resumed limited in-person visits by appointment to our reading room. Librarians are reaching out to researchers with pending requests to schedule visits. Following the HGSE Policy on Visitors, we are open only to faculty, students, and staff with a current Harvard University ID. Please submit questions or concerns via our Ask Us form.
About Gutman Library Special Collections
Spanning two centuries, the Monroe C. Gutman Library Special Collections (GLSC) offers rich and varied resources for studying the history of schooling and learning in America.
As part of Gutman Library's mission to support learning, research, and teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the GLSC's mission is to:
- Foster research and investigation into the history of the interdisciplinary field of education
- Encourage discovery, critical thinking, and intellectual exchange among a broad spectrum of users and partners
- Collect, preserve, and make accessible materials related to the history of schooling, teaching, and curriculum in the United States