Special Collections

Library special collections include reprints of CSHL scientists, dissertations of graduate students who did research at CSHL, Annual Reports of CSHL and CSHL Press books (current and out of print).  All of these materials are listed in the online catalog iLink and the Location is indicated

Archives special collections include: James D. Watson Collection, Ridley Collection of Rare Books in Genetics, reprints of CSH scientists (1890 - present), thematic collections (personal research materials of scientists in selected areas of research such as Yeast Genetics and etc), Oral History DVD Collection. (see http://oralhistory.cshl.edu for clips from this collection.)  Access to Archives materials is by appointment only, please contact Archives staff at:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (516)367-8414

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