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 the mission of Grand Valley State University.

Seidman House Revealed

Published on Apr 10, 2013

Tucked away near the ravines is a space filled with rare books, manuscripts, documents, and artwork. Visit Seidman House, and explore the treasures of the GVSU's Special Collections and University Archives.


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