Planning a Visit

The Curation, Preservation, and Archives wing of the Gordon Library is located on Level G.

Gladwin Gallery

WPI community members, visitors, and researchers are encouraged to visit the Gladwin Gallery and view the Archives' ongoing series of exhibits highlighting the people, places, research, scholarship, and events of WPI.

Hours: The gallery is open when the Gordon Library is open. See library's hours for current availability. The gallery is available for private receptions, group tours, and other special events. Contact +1-508-831-6112 or e-mail for more information.

Fellman Dickens Reading Room

Researchers and visitors are welcome to visit the Fellman Dickens Reading Room for collections research requests, archives instructional sessions, WPI history browsing, and access to Gordon Library's rare books and special collections.

Scheduling and confirming appointments in advance is strongly encouraged for researchers interesting in using the archival collections. Some appointments may be available outside of regular open hours. Contact +1-508-831-6112 or e-mail to schedule an appointment.

Hours: Monday through Friday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. during A, B, C, and D Terms; Closed weekends and holidays, except Alumni Reunion Weekend and Homecoming. See WPI's Academic Calendar for term schedules.

Location and Parking

Mailing Address:

Curation, Preservation, and Archives
George C. Gordon Library
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609

The Gordon Library's location (#14) and parking information can be found on this campus map. A visitor parking permit may be required and can be arranged in advance by contacting the Archives at +1-508-831-6112 or e-mail

Archives Staff

See the library's staff page to learn more about the folks who work in Curation, Preservation, and Archives, as well as their individual contact information.

For more information about Curation, Preservation, and Archives' collections and services, or to schedule an appointment, please call +1-508-831-6112 or e-mail

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