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The Special Collections and Archives

Plan Your Visit


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Reading Room is open only by appointment only to Knox College students, faculty, and staff. To request an appointment, please contact Special Collections 1-2 business days before your intended visit. Appointments may be requested for the period 1 pm to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.  



Hours and Location

Special Collections is located on the second floor of Seymour Library and is open Monday - Friday (8:30 am - noon, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm). Hours may vary during the summer and campus holidays.

Visitor parking near the library is accessible via the Cherry Street parking lot and Alumni Hall circle. Find more information on college parking here. The campus map may be useful for exploring other historical and enriching areas of our campus.