About the Archives

The Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center collects and sustains the history of the Institute for Advanced Study. We provide equitable access to the stories at the center of Institute life to provide creative and critical engagement with the past and inspire the future. 

Our Collections
The Archives Center is home to 2,000 feet of collections that document the Institute's most significant scholars and research. Collection highlights include: 

Search our full holdings by using the Finding Aids Database or gain access to our selection of digitized materials by using Albert. Visit us in-person at the Institute for Advanced Study or contact our Research Services to learn more!