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Department of Art & Art History

Ira Latour Visual Resources Collection

The Ira Latour Visual Resources Center (VRC) houses a collection of over 4000 books and related visual materials for the Art and Art History Department. The VRC also holds a reference collection of non-circulating art history books, illustrated books, catalogues raisonee, livres d'artiste, current periodicals, photographs, prints, and non-print media such as CD-ROMs, videos, and DVDs. This collection is made possible due the generous endowment provided by Walter Kohn.

A current catalog of books and materials available in the library can be found on our website at LibraryThing(opens in new window).

Materials MAY NOT be checked out.

Art Opportunities & Related Links

The center provides images to be used for research assignments, course study pages, and lectures. Five computers are available for student access along with scanning stations.

All VRC materials must be used for educational purposes only.

Hours & Location

Ayers Hall, Room 205

Spring 2020 Schedule                   

The Ira Latour will be closed for the until the end of the semester.  If you need assistance researching or have job opportunity questions please e-mail Rebecca. 

Curator: Rebecca Feldstein, rfeldstein@csuchico.edu           

530-898-6878

Printing: iralatour@csuchico.edu 

There will be no more printing of documents this semester.  Sorry. 

Printing for Art & Art History Department Materials ONLY!