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Manuscripts & Archives Collection Guides

The Special Collections Research Center collections database provides descriptions and inventories for most manuscript and archival collections.
Rare books, theses, and dissertations can be found in the library catalog.

Some materials in the Special Collections Research Center may contain language or imagery some may find offensive.


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  • To search a phrase or a name, use double quotes around your query (e.g. "Appalachian Summer Festival")