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Research Appointments

Group in the photography study center

Researchers and the public may access the collections on-site by making an appointment with the respective department(s). The library and all study centers and archives are accessible by appointment only. See contact information below.

Questions? Check out our Research Appointment & Study Center FAQ

Gannett Foundation Photographic Study Center
Open for individual researchers and class visits by appointment only. To plan a visit, contact photostudycenter@eastman.org or (585) 327-4870. Spaces are limited. Individual researcher appointments must be requested at least three weeks in advance. For policies on class visits please refer to the following document. 

Study Center Policies and Procedures: Class Visits

Study Center Policies and Procedures: Individuals

Moving Image Study Center
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
[email protected]
[email protected] (for Stills, Posters, and Paper Collection inquiries)

Technology Collection
Wednesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., 1–4 p.m.
[email protected] or fill out a research request form
(585) 327-4968

George Eastman Legacy Archive and Study Center
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., 1–5 p.m.
[email protected] or fill out a research request form.
(585) 327-4854

Richard and Ronay Menschel Library
Tuesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
[email protected]
(585) 327-4835
The Richard and Ronay Menschel Library is a non-circulating research and reference library. Materials must remain on-site.