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Archives and Special Collections: Instruction Services

An introduction to the materials available in Clark University's Archives and Special Collections.

Students working with archival materials in the Rare Book Room

Instruction Services

We are thrilled to support classroom learning opportunities using the Archives and Special Collections.  To set up a class, please contact us at

Classes can include lectures on materials in the collection, lessons on conducting archival research, introductions to our holdings, and hands-on experiences with rare and archival materials.  We have experience working with wide variety of disciplines, and we are happy to work together to tailor a lesson for your course.

Disciplines we have created instruction sessions for previously:

  • English
  • Comparative Literature/Gender Studies
  • History
  • Studio Art
  • Art History
  • International Development
  • Psychology
  • Sociology