Seidman House contains the University Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives. A large quiet study area with open work tables and comfortable seating overlooks the wooded ravines. Visitors to Seidman House can view displays of our rare books and archives and gain research access to our collections.

Quiet Study

The study space features floor to ceiling windows that look out over the wooded ravine.


Rotating exhibits display highlights from our rare book and archival collections.

Reading Room

In the Reading Room, visitors can read and study rare books and archives.

Special Collections and University Archives collects, preserves, and shares rare and distinguished book collections and historical records, photographs, media, and artwork to support excellent teaching, high-impact student learning, and active scholarship at Grand Valley State University.

Scheduled Classes and Events

LIB 301 Research Methods

September 26, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

ENG 362 History of English Language

October 15, 2019 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

HSC 201

October 23, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

HSC 201

October 25, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

HST 370

October 28, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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