Special Collections Space

Special Collections Contact Information

Email: kslspecialcollections@case.edu

Phone: (216) 368-0189

Mailing Address: Kelvin Smith Library Special Collections, 11055 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland Ohio 44106-7151

Service Hours and Location

  • Visitors to Special Collections should come to the Henry R. Hatch Reading Room on the second floor of the Kelvin Smith Library.
  • Our Reading Room is open by appointment, Monday-Friday, 1 - 4:30 PM.
  • Materials can be requested and appointments can be made using our online system Aeon.

Research Services

  • We work one-on-one with our users to identify and provide Special Collections material for use in their teaching and research. Please contact us for a consultation!


Exhibits in Hatch Reading Room change regularly. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to view exhibits during open hours. Please see our Exhibit Program page to view our digital exhibits and learn more about what you see on display in the reading room and elsewhere within KSL.

Students and Staff Looking at Documents in the Special Collections Hatch Reading Room.