Lovecraft scholars will soon be able to access the major U.S. collection, which has been closed for a good while now. It’s been announced that the John Hay Library refurbishment at Brown University is on track, and that it…

“reopens in September [when] the Special Collections Reading Room will be available and reference services will resume.” The “magnificent first floor reading room” will become… “a new “open, welcoming study space”.

But it appears that the Lovecraft collection materials will be consulted in a new spot from September, in… “a new state-of-the-art special collections reading room in the area that formerly housed University Archives”.