Planning a Visit

Curation, Preservation, and Archives is located on Level G of the Gordon Library and offers two publicly acessible spaces, as well as online access to a growing number of collections and resources.

Gladwin Gallery

WPI community members, visitors, and researchers are encouraged to visit the Gladwin Gallery, which features rotating historical and current 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.

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 Special Collections volumes.

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

Hours: Mondays: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. during A, B, C, and D Terms; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. between Terms
Tuesdays through Fridays: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Closed weekends and holidays;
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 the 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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