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This guide includes sources for art research, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical sources, indexes to journal articles, sources for images, and information on archival research.

Historical and Retrospective Databases

Archival Research at Gelman Library

The Special Collections Research Center can help you locate primary source materials both in Gelman Library and at libraries and archives throughout the metro area. Please contact us for assistance.

Special Collections Research Center
Melvin Gelman Library
2130 H St., NW, Suite 704
Washington, DC 20052
(202) 994-7549

For inquiries:

Online Searching for Primary Sources

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