Research

Notice: Currently, the library is taking research appointments for funded scholars only. Researchers from the general public are being placed on a waiting list. We have not yet determined a date for expanding our public services, so please continue to check our website for updates..  

Hagley Museum and Library collects, preserves, and interprets the unfolding history of American enterprise. Hagley's collections document the interaction between business and the cultural, social, and political dimensions of our society from the late 18th century to the present. The library opened in 1961 and has been assisting authors, historians, filmmakers, genealogists, hobbyists, and an assortment of content producers for over half a century. We are recognized around the world as one of the preeminent institutions for the study of business history. Explore our research collections here. Learn more about the library with our FAQ page.

Statement regarding African American Resources at the Hagley Museum and Library

LIBRARY HOURS:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Second Saturday of every month - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

LIBRARY AND SODA HOUSE ENTRANCE - GPS: 298 Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807