The Huntington welcomes inquiries about its collections and requests for reproductions from everyone, including members of the public and off-site researchers. Questions may be submitted via the online form or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Library's reading rooms and materials are only available to registered readers.
To apply for reading privileges, determine whether you qualify as faculty, Ph.D. candidate or independent researcher. More information on these applicant categories can be found on our website.
Applications are reviewed as quickly as possible, but may take three weeks to process.
If your application falls outside these qualifications, or you are unable to visit the library, we encourage you to reach out to us at email@example.com for information on provisional access and research alternatives.
3) Once you are approved:
You will receive an email to set up an appointment to complete the registration process in-person at the Library, where library staff will issue you a library card and give you a quick orientation. Registrations are required and must be booked in advance. The appointment calendar fills up quickly, particularly during the summer, so we recommend booking as soon as your travel/lodging plans are set. To cancel or reschedule, simply use the link in the confirmation email for the initial appointment.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach us by phone (626-405-2191)
Weekly Library Orientation tours for new readers every Monday at 3 p.m. and Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Reader Services Office.
Because of the special nature of our collections, the Library observes the following policies: