Guide to visiting libraries & archives in the United States

[Cross-posted from the main VHL blog]

naraSummer is prime time for students and researchers to plan trips to visit libraries and archives. If you’ve never been to the United States to conduct archival research before, you may find the process a little daunting. We have therefore put together a guide to the some of the key libraries and archives our readers might plan on going to, along with various tips of things to consider when thinking about and planning your trip.

The guide is available on LibGuides at We welcome feedback on the guide and hope many of you find it useful!