Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. PennCard holders and some Penn affiliates may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

Art and Architecture Collections (Kislak Center)

At the University of Pennsylvania, holdings relating to art and architecture may be found in the Anne & Jerome Fisher Fine Arts Library; the Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania; the University Archives & Records Center; and in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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Collection Overview

What follows is a broad overview of holdings in the Kislak Center. Listings here are not meant to be comprehensive but rather to indicate particular areas of strength.

Accordion List

Following is a list of major modern collections and items (19th century-present) connected broadly to art or architecture.

Holding Location