The Spencer Collection surveys the illustrated word and book bindings of all periods and all countries and cultures, from medieval manuscripts, Japanese scrolls, and Indian miniatures to monuments in Renaissance printing, illustration, and binding to contemporary livres d'artistes.
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
New York, NY 10018
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About the Division
Visiting the Collection
Are virtual consultations available and are they required before making an onsite research appointment?
Virtual consultations are required to make an appointment to visit the Spencer Collection, but they are also available to researchers who wish to discuss their research plans. Please email us at email@example.com to book a virtual consultation with one of our librarians.
Who can researchers contact with further questions?
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional queries.
Request a Class Visit
We work with educators to design class visits that use the Library's remarkable collections to foster creative inquiry, build critical thinking and visual literacy skills, and inspire wonder and excitement around the process of primary source analysis and research. Learn more.