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Special Collections and Archives welcomes Goucher undergraduates, faculty, staff, and visitors to conduct research and view our exhibitions. Contact a staff member at or call (410) 337-6075 to discuss your research needs.  If you would prefer a video consultation please complete our research consultation form.  



User Guidelines

  • We encourage appointments so that we may discuss your research interests and prepare for your arrival.
  • All personal items must be put in lockers.   
  • Absolutely no food or drink permitted in the reading room.
  • Researchers must register with Special Collections staff.
  • Researchers can take notes with laptops, pencils, and note paper. Due to the nature of the materials pens are not permitted.

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Staff Information



Kristen Welzenbach

Curator of Special Collections and Archives 


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Debbie Harner

Education Archivist 


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Melissa Straw

Director of Conservation and Preservation