A department within Tulane University's Special Collections Division, it houses the standard reference materials in architecture, monographs on contemporary architecture and historically eminent architects, as well as works on architectural theory, urban planning, environmental design, sustainability, historic preservation, building technologies and graphic standards.
The Southeastern Architectural Archive (SEAA), a department within Tulane University Library’s Special Collections Division, retains one of the larger study collections of architectural records in the southern United States. Included are original drawings, photographs, and other materials from the early 19th century to the 1980s.
The Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive research center for New Orleans and the second largest for Louisiana. As an integrated research library and archives, LaRC offers a full range of library and archival research resources, from books and manuscripts to maps and images.