Planning a Visit

Plan a Research Visit or Request Reference Assistance

University Archives & Special Collections, located on the fifth floor of the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston, with its main digital repository online at openarchives.umb.edu.

Location: Joseph P. Healey Library, 5th floor, University Archives & Special Collections Research Room
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Please note: Appointments are strongly encouraged. Email library.archives@umb.edu or call 617-287-5469 to schedule a visit or to request reference assistance.

Should the UMass Boston campus close, University Archives & Special Collections in the Healey Library will be closed. Please visit www.umb.edu for campus closure information.

Researchers will be asked to complete an Application and Rules of Use for Archival Material. Download a copy of the Application and Rules of Use for Archival Material form.

Explore our finding aids and collection descriptions to prepare for your visit.

Email library.archives@umb.edu or call 617-287-5469 to schedule a visit or to request reference assistance.


Schedule an Archival Research Instruction session for your class

For information about scheduling Archival Research Instruction sessions, click here.

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