The Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division holds and provides access to books, serials, microforms, and maps containing information by and about people of African descent throughout the world, concentrating on the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Geographically, the collection emphasizes the Americas, the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Can researchers walk in to access the collection?
We are open for research and quiet study, and to access the Library's general collections.
Are research appointments required to access the collection onsite?
General collections are available to view without an appointment.
Who can researchers contact with further questions?
Please email us at email@example.com with any additional queries.
Emailing us is always the best option: firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out this online reference form
You can also reach us by phone during our operating hours: 212-491-2218
Visit us in person:
Research and Reference Division Hours
Tuesday: 11am - 5pm
Wednesday: 11am - 5pm
Thursday: 11am - 5pm
Friday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday: 11am - 5pm