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Gelman Hours for GWorld Holders Complete Hours Info
12pm – 6pm
12pm – 6pm
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12pm – 8pm
Gelman 12pm – 6pm

Access to the Gelman and VSTC Library buildings is available only to residential students and to GW students, faculty, and staff who have special permission to be on campus (the on-campus cohort) and a quarantine status of "cleared." Those who are not part of the on-campus cohort will not have physical access to campus buildings. Seat reservations are required. 

Contact the Special Collections Research Center

Please select the option that best fits the nature of your inquiry. You can also reach us by phone during open hours at 202-994-7549.

You can find this information via our finding aids (A-Z or by topic). If you don't know this information, please submit a general inquiry. This form allows you to request materials from up to three different collections. You can request multiple boxes per collection. If you would like to request more, please submit a new request.

Please submit this form no earlier than 1 week before the date of your planned visit.
Collection 1
Example: Office of the President records
Example: RG0002
Example: Series 12
Example: Box 6
Example: HD 6515.A29 M44
Please provide a brief description of the course and goals for Special Collections visit(s).
Please list specific collection topics that you have in mind for your course. We can help you identify relevant materials.
Provide several options of dates and times
E.g. is this one session or through the entire semester
Please be as descriptive as possible.
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