Her words changed the world.

Using the Stowe Center Collections

The Stowe Center Library and Museum Collections are available by appointment Monday through Friday. The collection is non-circulating.

For more information about the collection or to set up an appointment, call 860.522.9258 ext 313 or email the Collections Manager

Guides to the material in the Stowe Center Library

Stowe Center Library printed materials are included in ReQuest, the database of Connecticut's Library Search Engine.

The Stowe Center is a partner in "Uncle Tom's Cabin and American Culture", hosted by the University of Virginia, an archive of Uncle Tom's Cabin-related material that uses the Stowe Center collection, from graphic images to newspapers.

Click here for Other Repositories of Stowe Manuscripts

Rights and Reproductions

Photographs or images from the collections are available, unless restricted, for a fee based on the size of the image and its intended use. After selecting an image, please complete and return a copy of the Image Use Agreement to the Collections Manager or fax to 860.522.9259 to start the process.


Photocopies are available for research purposes, unless copyright or physical condition restricts, for a fee.