August 2020

The Wurzburger Reading Room and the Design and the Arts Special Collections Reading Room welcome everyone back to campus for Fall ’20! After a sudden shift in Spring and a most strange summer break, all of us at the reading rooms want to let you know a few things about our services for Fall.

The ASU Library is complying with the health and safety protocols established by ASU that include social distancing and modified services.

The Wurzburger Reading Room is open to all by appointment only.

The Design and the Arts Reading... read more

In her introduction post my colleague Renee James described the breadth and depth of the more than 500 collections that comprise the Greater Arizona Collection. The substantive congressional collections are of particular interest to me as a political papers project archivist. Greater Arizona includes collections from various members of congressional delegations from Arizona in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. In addition, the Chicano/a Research Collection holds the papers of Ed Pastor, who represented the 2nd and 7th districts of... read more