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University Archives and Special Collections

The St. John’s University Archives, a unit of the University Libraries, houses the administrative and historical records of the University. Learn more about our collections, or contact us to make a research appointment. 

This department also administers the University Special Collections, which includes rare books, bibles, art catalogs, manuscripts, and other unique materials.

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  • Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. (by appointment only)
  • Friday 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. (by appointment only)

The University Archives and Special Collections are closed on University holidays and weekends

Contact us to make a research appointment at 718-990-1465 or [email protected].