The collection at Ginn Library supports research and teaching within the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Materials in the collection include those addressing topics of international relations, law, diplomacy, peace and conflict studies, business, economics and international development, military and security studies, and a variety of related social sciences displines. The library contains over 120,000 volumes, including 270 current periodicals and serials, and provides access to over 30,000 electronic resources and databases through the Tufts University Libraries system. More information on Ginn Library's collection can be found in our Collection Development Policy.
Papers and Manuscripts:
The papers of Edward R. Murrow and of Ambassadors John Moors Cabot and Philip Kingsland Crowe have been deposited in the Ginn Library. They are now physically housed in Digital Collections and Archives in the Tisch Library building, so that they may be properly preserved, and they are available for research there.
United Nations and Other International Organizations Documents:
The Ginn Library has League of Nations and United Nations documents, as well as publications from numerous international organizations, in print, on microfiche, and online. The library maintains a large collection of international treaty documents, and also has case reports of the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Justice, and the European Court of Human Rights.
Historic Atlas Map Collection:
Ginn houses a collection of laminated maps donated by Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Matthaei, under the auspices of W. Graham Arader III of Arader Galleries. The historic maps in this collection represent a variety of historic atlas titles and highlight various regions of the world.
Ginn has a number of endowments that help to support the acquisition of new resources for the research collection. You can learn more about our endowed funds below:
Professor Ruhl H. Bartlett Memorial Fund