The Hemingway Room is open weekdays by appointment only.

The Ernest Hemingway Collection is open to on-site researchers in the Library's Main Research Room and Audiovisual Research Room, Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30. Researchers interested in working on site are encouraged to review the JFK Library's Onsite Research page.

The Hemingway Room and the Research Room are closed on weekends and federal holidays.

Hemingway: Education

Secondary, college, graduate, and formal and informal continuing education groups (including book clubs) are always welcome. 

Visits to the Hemingway Room and interactive on-site classroom experiences drawing on the Collection's holdings can be tailored to your group's interests and needs.

At least three weeks prior to your desired visit, please contact Hemingway Program Specialist Dr. Hilary Justice at Hilary.Justice@nara.gov.

Hemingway: Research

For general research policies, please see our Onsite Research Page.

Permission to Publish

The JFK Library makes no representation that it is the owner of the copyright or literary property rights unless such rights have been explicitly transferred.

As a condition of use, the researcher assumes full responsibility for any infringement of literary, copyright or publication rights belonging to the owner of such rights.

If permission to publish is granted, credit should be given as follows:

Ernest Hemingway Collection, [Series Title], [Document Title], [Manuscript Number], [Folder Number (if applicable)], [Page Number (if applicable)], John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Boston, MA.


No copies may be made of items in the EH Collection Manuscript series.

Copies are allowed for the following EH Collection series:  Correspondence (Incoming/Outgoing), Newspaper Clippings, Other Materials (selected items).

Separate policies govern reproduction of items in the EH Photographs Collection.  For more information, please contact our Audio/Visual Department at JFK.AVarchives@nara.gov.

Contact Us

Ernest Hemingway Room:

Hemingway Program Specialist: Hilary.Justice@nara.gov


Hemingway Textual Research: 617-514-1629 or Kennedy.Library@nara.gov
Hemingway Audiovisual Research: 617-514-1622 or JFK.AVarchives@nara.gov

Location and Mailing Address

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125