Using the Collections

Rauner Special Collections Library houses most of Dartmouth's rare books, manuscripts, and the Archives of the College.


*As of September 4th, 2021, Rauner Library is able to provide on-site access to its collections only for current Dartmouth students, faculty, and staff. We recommend that you make an appointment at least two working days in advance in order to ensure that your requested materials are available when you arrive. You can do so by e-mailing*

Research at Rauner

Reading Room Guidelines

Registration Form

Information for Visiting researchers

Teaching with Special Collections Materials

Requesting Photocopies and Digital Images

Permission to Publish Contract

Citing Archival and Manuscript Sources

Copyright Information


Today's Hours: 9am - 5:45pm, More Hours


Mailing Address & General Contact Information

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3519
Internal Address: HB 6065

Reference Phone: (603) 646-0538
Fax: (603) 646-0447
Photographic Records: (603) 646-2547
Reference Email :
Photographic Records Email : Photographic Records