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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 Special Collections and Archives Reading Room is now located in Library Building C.

The Greenslade Special Collections and Archives 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

Due to the limitations of our temporary home, visits to Special Collections & Archives are by Appointment Only.

Appointments can be scheduled using the request form on the Home page.


Phone: (740) 427-5668


January 13: Spring Semester Begins

January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Dialogue

February 21-22: Winter Weekend

February 29-March 15: Spring Break

April 14: Honors Day

May 4-8: Exam Week

May 15: Baccalaureate

May 16: 192nd Commencement

May 22-24: Reunion Weekend

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
  • 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 only pencil when writing
  • DO - Use laptops, tablets, or cameras; no flash please
  • DO - Ask for assistance with scanning or copy requests

College & Digital Collections Archivist

Abigail Tayse's picture
Abigail Tayse
Library C

Special Collections Librarian

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Elizabeth Williams-Clymer
Ransom Lawn, Library C

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