Wednesday, January 17, 2007

special collections

The Newberry has special collections in 18 different topic areas including:
  • African American studies
  • American Indian history
  • British history
  • Continental European history and literature
  • Genealogy and local history
  • Italian history and literature
  • Maps and history of cartography
  • Philippine history
  • Printing, book arts and the history of the book
  • American history
  • American literature
  • British literature
  • French in the Americas
  • Historical linguistics
  • Latin American history
  • Music
  • Portuguese and Brazilian history, and
  • Religion

I will give a brief description of the collections in bold.

*NOTE: none of the images used are representative of the library's collection.

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