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Types of Visits

Exhibition Tours

SCRC curators are available to lead tours of the current exhibition in our gallery to your students or group.

Introduction to Special Collections

Our introduction to special collections offers a glimpse into the workings of a world-renowned special collections department and its place within the university setting. This session also offers information on accessing the Special Collections Research Center and how our holdings can be utilized for your students' research.

Special Sessions

SCRC staff members are available to give special presentations to outside groups who have an interest in one of our specific collections, including: Science Fiction, Medieval Manuscripts, L. Frank Baum, Lewis Carroll, Pulp Fiction, among others.

Belfer Audio Archive and Preservation Laboratory

Tours and information about the preservation and collections of recorded sound and media at the Belfer Audio Archive and Preservation Laboratory.

Arrange Your Visit

To arrange a class or group visit to the SCRC, please complete the Visit Request Form so that we may prepare for your visit and advise you of any restrictions or other conditions that might affect your access to the collections you have requested. We require notice at least two weeks in advance for visits. We will notify you by email when your visit request has been confirmed.

For further information on bringing your class to SCRC, please contact us at scrc@syr.edu or call 315.443.2697.

Previous Visitors

  • Portfolio Society
  • International Wizard of Oz Club
  • Manlius Pebble Hill School
  • West Genesee High School
  • Society for Creative Anachronism
  • Upstate Print Culture Consortium
  • Special Collections Roundtable of Upstate New York
  • Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS)
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC)
  • Project Advance (SUPA)