Current operations notice: Entry to Special Collections is by appointment only.
For all inquiries, including booking a research visit in our Reading Room, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Special Collections and University Archives at McFarlin Library hosts world-class collections of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, artwork, and other objects, including one of the five largest collections in the world on the celebrated Irish writer James Joyce and the life archive of Nobel Laureate Sir V.S. Naipaul.
Other significant collections include a wide variety of British, Irish, and American modernist literature, a large and varied collection of materials on World War I, Native American history and culture, and Tulsa Race Relations.
The Department of Special Collections and University Archives also offers an important array of research materials for scholars worldwide as well as TU faculty and students.