Because our material is housed offsite, please contact us with your request before visiting.
Richard and Dr. Candace Beutell Gardner Special Collections and Rare Book Room
Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs
5401 Cass Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
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Wayne State University Libraries' Special Collections serve as a repository for special collections materials regarding the history and development of children's literature; African American literature and culture; Detroit and Michigan history, art and literature; the sciences, including medicine and nursing; Judaica; and historical Michigan law.
Most Special Collections materials do not circulate (leave the library). Users may consult materials in the Richard and Dr. Candace Beutell Gardner Special Collections and Rare Book Room. Because our material is housed offsite, please contact us with your request before visiting.
We are open by appointment only. Appointments are limited, but we will do our best to accommodate your research needs.
Adapted from the Walter P. Reuther Library's Appointment Details 2021.
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