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Department of Special Collections and Archives

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Queens College Special Collections and Archives (SCA) is the repository for over 5,000 linear feet of college records, special collections, and rare books. We preserve the institutional history of the college as well as the social and cultural contributions of its faculty and students. Building on the historical strengths of the college, our collection focuses include civil rights and social justice, politics and civic engagement, music, and print history.

Please contact us at 718-997-3650 or QC.archives@qc.cuny.edu to learn more or to schedule an appointment.

In describing and providing context for our collections, Queens College Special Collections and Archives strives to use language that is culturally sensitive, historically accurate, and inclusive. If you have suggestions for correcting, improving, or expanding our archival descriptions, we want to hear from you. You can read our full statement on ethical archival description here.