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Greenslade Special Collections and Archives: Home

The Greenslade Special Collections and Archives houses Kenyon's rare books, literary manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, and College archives.

Welcome to Greenslade Special Collections and Archives

The Greenslade Special Collections and Archives, housed in Olin Library, consists of two main collections: Special Collections and the Kenyon College Archives. Special Collections includes rare books and special subject research collections. The Kenyon College Archives contain material related to the history and people of Kenyon College.

The department is named in honor of Thomas Boardman Greenslade K1931, longtime College archivist and Kenyon alumnus.


Hours & Contact

Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Additional hours may be scheduled by appointment. 


Phone: (740) 427-5668


March 3-18: Spring Break 

March 22: James Buss, author of Winning the West with Words: Language and Conquest in the Lower Great Lakes,  speaks at 11:10 

April 10: Honors Day

April 11-13: Post-50th Reunion

May 11: End of Semester

May 14-18: Senior Week

May 18: Special Collections & Archives CLOSED

May 19: Commencement

May 25-27: Reunion Weekend

May 26: open Saturday from 11am - 2pm for Reunion Weekend

May 28 - early August: CLOSED FOR MOVE



Request an Appointment or Submit a Research Request

Reading Room Regulations

In order to create a positive experience and protect materials, we ask all visitors to follow these rules:

  • DO - Sign in at the Welcome Desk at each visit
  • DO - Place coats and bags in the cubbies or front closet
  • DO NOT - Bring food or drink beyond the Welcome Desk
  • DO - Handle materials with care and keep in order
  • DO NOT - Write or mark on any materials
  • DO - Use pencil only when writing
  • DO - Use laptops, tablets, or cameras; no flash please
  • DO - Ask for assistance with scanning or copy requests

College & Digital Collections Archivist

Special Collections Librarian

Elizabeth Williams-Clymer's picture
Elizabeth Williams-Clymer
Olin Library 141

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