The Catholic University of America

Our Reading Room

The American Catholic History Reasarch Center and University Archives is open to researchers Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. We ask that researchers stop using our materials at 4:50 in order to be prepared to leave the office at 5 p.m. when we close. We do follow the Catholic University Schedule of Holidays and closings available at

The Archives is located in room 101 of Aquinas Hall at the Catholic University of America. There are food services available on campus within reasonable walking distance.

The Archives is handicapped accessible.

Everyone in Reading Room

For more information about arriving to the Catholic University Campus, please read our Visitor Information page before planning a trip to the Archives.

Contact us for your simple informational questions! However, we cannot answer in-depth queries or requests for records submitted by e-mail or phone. Such research requests require a personal visit. Use of our facilities is not limited to members of the Catholic University community - all researchers, regardless, regardless of age or affiliation, are welcome.

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