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Have a question for us? Not sure where to direct it?

Call our main line or email the department reference account!

Call: (319)335-5921

Email: directly to, or fill out an Email Reference form by clicking here.

If you prefer paper, mail us at:
Special Collections & University Archives
The University of Iowa Libraries
100 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

If you prefer a fax machine, fax (319)335-5900. Please note that our fax machine is shared with the rest of the Main Library and is not the best way to get in touch.

Already know exactly who you want to get in touch with?

Consult our Staff Directory. This directory of e-mail addresses is provided for convenience, but unless you know which staff member you wish to contact, we strongly recommend that you use our departmental email address, This email account is monitored closely during business hours whereas individuals may be on out of the office or otherwise unavailable to respond for significant periods of time.

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