About the Lear Center



The Linda Lear Center for Special Collections & Archives is located on the second floor of the Shain Library on the campus of Connecticut College. The Lear Center is open to the public. While classes are in session, the Center hours are 9 a.m. - noon and 1-5 p.m.

Most Lear Center collections are held in closed stacks. To ensure that your materials are ready for you when you arrive, we strongly urge you to contact us in advance of your visit.

Contact Information:

Benjamin Panciera
Ruth Rusch Sheppe '40 Director of Special Collections
Phone: 860-439-2654
Email

Rebecca Parmer
College Archivist
Phone: 860-439-2686
Email

Linda Lear Center for
Special Collections & Archives
Charles E. Shain Library
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320