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Special Collections

Research & Instruction

Librarians show rare books during a class session

Our collections span the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Members of the Special Collections Team will work with instructors to showcase relevant Special Collections material in any level course.

Additionally, all levels of students are welcome to consult Special Collections for their research and coursework. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

The Richard and Dr. Candace Beutell Gardner Special Collections and Rare Book Room

Open doors of the Gardner reading room

The Richard and Dr. Candace Beutell Gardner Special Collections and Rare Book Room

Books on display in the reading room

The Richard and Dr. Candace Beutell Gardner Special Collections and Rare Book Room

Exhibition case with cookbooks

The Richard and Dr. Candace Beutell Gardner Special Collections and Rare Book Room

The Richard and Dr. Candace Beutell Gardner Special Collections and Rare Book Room