Accessing the Collections at the Avery Research Center
The Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club Reading Room is now open by appointment only. The reading room is open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- All in-person research will be by appointment only. Walk-in appointments will not be permitted.
- Occupancy in the Reading Room will be limited to one researcher appointment (max 2 people/appointment) at any given time
- To follow COVID-19 health and safety standards a mask/face covering is optional and maintain six feet social distance from staff members.
- Access to an on-site appointment will only be granted after a virtual consultation. Make a virtual consultation (via Zoom), call 843.953.7608, or fill out form.
We welcome inquiries from all users, regardless of affiliation. Researchers can get in touch with Avery Research Center reference professionals via email or arrange a virtual research consultation via Zoom with an archivist.