Information for Researchers

Please schedule research times with an Archivist well in advance of your visit. Due to staff responsibilities and staff availability, we often experience unexpected closures during archives regular business hours.

Learn how you can connect with the Archives’ resources to assist you in your research project. We have troves of finding aids and digital collections accessible to researchers either online or in person.

Hand Wheel

Hand Wheel & Standard by A.L. Holley for the Edgar Thomson Steel Works, circa 1873

Review our Quick Tips Before You Visit.
Connect to our collections online.
Peruse the Guides to Institute Records and Manuscript.
Look for images in the Image Database.
Explore the history of the Institute online.
Peruse our online exhibits for more history.
Contact us with a research query.