The new building, which opened in Fall 1911 when there were 506 enrolled students, contained the library as well as other functions. The library eventually took over the entire first floor; the library remained in this building until 1936 when it moved into Flowers Hall.
Alkek Library, Room 580
Research by appointment
The University Archives is physically located on the 5th floor of the Alkek Library. In-person and virtual research assistance is generally available Monday through Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm (excluding holidays and energy conservation days).
Research appointments are required for in-person research to allow time for retrieval of offsite materials, to reserve research space, and to allow staff to sanitize the space between researchers. Walk-in assistance is dependent on staff and space availability, as researchers with appointments are given priority. Masks are encouraged.
To request virtual or in-person assistance, please Ask an Archivist.