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felix_frankfurter_smallThe answer to many commonly asked questions dealing with Historical & Special Collections can be found on our Reading Room Policies page. The following FAQs address questions specifically regarding the use of manuscripts.

Whom should I contact about accessing manuscripts?
Are the collections stored on-site?
Do I need to contact Historical & Special Collections in advance if I would like to consult manuscript boxes?
How much material can I request at any one time?
If a manuscript has been microfilmed or digitized can I still access the original?
Is it possible to have photocopies made?
What permissions are required to quote from or publish a manuscript from the Harvard Law Library’s collection?
How should I cite manuscripts?