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A Web interface for MIT ArchivesSpace, the archives collections management system used by the Libraries' Distinctive Collections and the Aga Khan Documentation Center.

What is MIT ArchivesSpace?

MIT ArchivesSpace is your entry point to browse and is your discovery portal for archival and other unique materials at MIT, particularly for those in the Department of Distinctive Collections. Use MIT ArchivesSpace to search for guides, data, and digital materials in the MIT Distinctive Collections, including:

  • Aga Khan Documentation Center
  • Institute Archives
  • Manuscripts
  • Visual Collections
  • Wunsch Conservation Laboratory Teaching Collections

Other discovery systems

Questions? Comments?

Please contact Ask Distinctive Collections! for help finding collection material and to make appointments to access material.

To suggest corrections or report errors, email us at

We respond to questions Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm.