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Albert H. Small Center for National Capital Area Studies



The center houses a research collection of maps, illustrative prints, newspapers and ephemera relating to Washington, D.C., history, as well as a non-circulating library. 



Plan a Visit

The center is open by appointment. You will find it on the first floor of the museum’s Woodhull House. Please email Assistant Curator Jackie Streker at [email protected] with a completed research access form (PDF) to make an appointment and help us prepare for your visit.




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