Ancient texts in the Special Collections & Archives of Florida State University Libraries include cuneiform tablets, ostraka, and papyrus fragments created between 3,000 BC and 500 AD. More information about each collection is available by clicking on the tabs to the left of the page.
Explore the tabs to the left to learn more about ancient texts in FSU Special Collections & Archives, as well as additional resources for scholars at FSU and beyond.
We invite instructors teaching at all levels in all departments to consider a class visit to Special Collections & Archives during your course. Visits to SCA locations can include any of the following content, directed by you and/or SCA staff:
To place a request for a class visit to the Special Collections Research Center or Claude Pepper Library, please use our online form: https://www.lib.fsu.edu/special-collections/class-visit-request-form
To further discuss the possibilities of a Special Collections & Archives class visit, request an appointment for a virtual consultation here: https://www.lib.fsu.edu/special-collections/visit#book-an-appointment
Main SCA Website
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FSU Library Catalog
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FSU Finding Aid Database
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Special Collections & Archives Reading Rooms Hours
Monday by appointment
Tuesday by appointment
Wednesday by appointment
Thursday 12pm - 6pm
Friday by appointment
Claude Pepper Library Reading Room
Claude Pepper Center, 636 W Call St
SCA Research Center
110 Strozier Library, Main Floor