Special Collections Manuscripts

Kelvin Smith Library Special Collections is the repository for the archives and papers of institutions and individuals representing such diverse subject areas as literary manuscripts, the history of science and technology, the history of Cleveland Public Housing and fine and performing arts. 

Browse ArchivesSpace, for finding aids describing our manuscript and autograph collections.

Make a request to view Special Collections materials by appointment or make a photoduplication request by logging in or creating an Aeon account.

View digitized Special Collections materials in Digital Case.

Introduce special collections, archives, primary sources, and their use with modules available through KSL’s Instruction Hub.