Special Collections and Archives Summer 2022 Guidelines


  • Due to current university policies, appointments, preferably at least 24 hours in advance, are needed to research in the Archives. Hours of operations are 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  For non-university researchers, a case-by-case determination will be made by the Head of Special Collections for on-site research.  Please contact the Archives at archives@nullclemson.edu or call 864-656-5176 to make an appointment.
  • Enhanced virtual reference will continue through the fall semester 

 COVID-19 Guidelines 

  • All researchers must adhere to the university and Special Collections pandemic guidelines that currently include: 
    • Wearing of face masks encouraged while in buildings
  • Researchers will be encouraged to use their phones or personal cameras instead of the public scanners for their copying needs. 

 Pre-visit: Research Consultations and Appointment Scheduling 

  • To schedule an appointment (at least 24 hours prior to visit) for onsite research, please contact the Special Collections and Archives at archives@nullclemson.edu prior to your visit.  Please include the following information: 
    • What topic are you researching?
    • A preliminary list of collections/items do you wish to consult/access?  If possible, please provide the title, call number, or any other information relating to your request. 
  • An email appointment confirmation will be sent to the researcher.