Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library

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Its valuable print holdings and the access it provides to all the major art and architecture databases make the Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library the best of its kind in the region.

Quick Links

Architecture Research Guide

A guide to research in architecture.

Art & Design Research Guide

A guide to research in art and design.

Art History Research Guide

A guide to research in art history.

Art Special Collections

Art Special Collections are available until one hour before close. Please check the Hours page for Library opening times.

Art Special Collections is a 3,600 volume collection of rare and unique art and design printed materials located at the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library. The main focus is illustrated books, prints, and photographs from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Students have access to these primary sources as part of their curriculum. This collection continues to grow based upon the teaching and research needs of the Department of Art History & Archaeology and Sam Fox School faculty.

Our Staff

  • Jenny Atkins, Art (Studio Arts) and Architecture Librarian

    Contact

    Department
    Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library
    Name
    Jennifer Akins
    Job Title
    Art & Architecture Librarian
    Phone Number
    (314) 935-4377
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    Department
    Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library
    Name
    Rina Vecchiola
    Job Title
    Head of Distributed and Departmental Libraries; Art & Architecture Librarian
    Phone Number
    (314) 935-7658
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