Rare Books

The Mount Holyoke College Rare Book Collection contains printed material dating from the late 15th century to the present; its greatest strengths are in the areas listed below. Most of the Collection can be found in the Five College Catalog.

While we make every attempt to assist walk-in users, researchers wishing access to the materials in the collection are urged to request materials in advance using the Ask an Archivist Form or to make an appointment. To make an appointment please email Archives & Special Collections or call 413-538-2441.