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Middlebury College Special Collections houses the college’s rare book, manuscript, and archival collections.

By the numbers:

24 Pop-up books
74 Tiny books
1 Stuffed Poodle
Student reads rare book in special collections reading room

Visit Special Collections

Middlebury Special Collections is open by appointment on weekdays. Anyone can use our collections, regardless of background, age, or affiliation.

Visit Us

Aaron N. Freeman to George Gilpin Robinson

Help transcribe our collections

If you can read handwriting, you can transcribe. Help make historic archives from Middlebury’s Special Collections accessible to future generations. Over 7,000 pages need you. Sign up for a free account with the crowdsourcing transcription service FromthePage, and start exploring Middlebury’s collections.

Learn how to help

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Special Collections is located on the lower level of Davis Family Library. View the Middlebury College campus map for more information.

Holiday and summer hours vary. See the Davis Family Library hours for details.

Call or email us for more information.

Special Collections

Davis Family Library 101
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury, VT 05753

Library 101