Louis Stokes Wing
525 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
Supervisor: Sarah Dobransky
About the Department
The diversified collection of the Social Sciences Department addresses human relationships and experiences in their social, political and religious contexts. From legal codes to points of etiquette, most social concerns are covered here.
More than 25,000 books, magazines and primary research materials, including archival photos, scrapbooks, autographs, clippings, oral history recordings, correspondence and more.
Aging, anthropology, costumes, dance, folklore, the occult, sports & games, sociology, crime, education, death, international relations, government, and law
Psychology, religion, baseball, social reform, women, international law, sports, and education
The Eugene C. Murdock Baseball Collection
Focus on American baseball, 1905-1976. Major league monographs, serials, photographs, scrapbooks, and programs, minor league programs and photographs. Oral history tapes of early 20th century major league players.
Cleveland Desegregation Collection
Court documents, newsletters, and clippings from 1972 to date.
Our department is Ohio’s depository for the United Nations’ Official Records, serials, yearbooks and working documents.
Cleveland City Club Forums 1979-Present
The City Club of Cleveland is the oldest continuous free speech forum in the country, renowned for its tradition of debate and discussion. Video and audio recordings available.