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 Ernest Hemingway Collection is closed on weekends and federal holidays.

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.

For specific information, please see the Permissions page.


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

Copies are allowed for the following Ernest Hemingway 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

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

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