Procedures and Forms: Special Collections
Special Collections provides standard reference services for scholars,
researchers, and family historians who contact the office via telephone,
email, or postal service, or who visit in person. Users are encouraged to
contact Special Collections prior to research visits. Special Collections
complies with the access guidelines of the Society of American
Archivists and users are required to follow standard access
procedures and complete standard access forms during research visits. For
maps of and directions to the Princeton Theological Seminary campus, see Maps
and Directions. If you are traveling from a great distance, you
may contact Advancement for information regarding local accommodations.
Reference services are available during hours of operation. Scholars who require
consultation related to research in one of our collections are invited to
submit their inquiries to the appropriate staff subject specialist prior to
- For general information, rare books, personal papers and manuscripts,
Seminary archives, Korean Presbyterian Collection, dissertations,
and photographs, contact Special Collections, (609) 497-7953
- For Karl Barth and Abraham Kuyper Collections, contact Special Collections.
Requirements, Guidelines and Permission to Publish
Identification and Registration
To gain access to Special Collections, researchers must present a valid photo
I.D. (Student I.D., passport, U.S. driver's license, etc.) and complete a
registration form upon arrival.