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HIST 29660: The American South Since 1865

A guide to resources for students in Professor Dailey's class

Hours and Location

Monday through Friday: 9:00 am to 4:45pm. 

When classes at the University of Chicago are in session, we are open until 5:45pm on Tuesday and Wednesday. We are not open Saturday or Sunday.

The Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center is located on the first floor of Regenstein Library: 1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

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Getting Started With Our Online Request System

All request for Special Collections materials are made using our online circulation request system.  This guide contains tutorials demonstrating how to locate materials in Special Collections, and how to request various formats using the online request system.  If you have not yet created an account, please start with the tutorial below, which shows how to create your account.

Please Note:  The online circulation system does NOT work well with the Chrome browser.  Some requests may not go through properly.  For best results please use Firefox or Safari.


Requesting Archival Materials from Special Collections

Locate and Request Rare Books and Manuscripts

This tutorial shows how to find rare books using the Library Catalog, and then how to request them for use in the Special Collections Research Center's reading room.