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Special Collections is open by appointment only. Please see current options:

Make Appointments


For On-Site Research
  • To schedule, email specialcollections@wichita.edu or call 316-978-3590.
  • Priority will be given to current WSU students, faculty and staff.
  • If not affiliated with WSU, please contact Special Collections at least one week in advance of intended visits.
  • Do not travel to Special Collections if you have not had your appointment confirmed via email from us.
  • No walk-ins are allowed.
  • Due to space constraints, only two researchers, including those working together, are allowed in the Special Collections reading room at a time.
  • Appointments are made Monday-Thursday as availability allows.
  • Due to staff constraints there may be days when we cannot accommodate researchers or must cancel an appointment.
  • Availability is subject to change.

For Class Instructional Sessions
  • To schedule, email specialcollections@wichita.edu or call 316-978-3590.
  • Arrangements must be made in advance.

For Off-Site Access
Available to all -- no appointments needed
  • Online digital collections and finding aids for manuscript collections are always open!
  • Limited assistance by email and phone is available. Contact by email is recommended.
  • Limited reproduction requests may be available. Contact by email is recommended.
  • Inquiries from current WSU students, faculty and staff will be prioritized.
  • Availability is subject to change.
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