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Special collections in the university library

T. Briggs

Special collections in the university library

an examination of special collections at Nottingham University Library andWarwick University Library

by T. Briggs

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Edition Notes

Thesis(M.A.) - Course project in the Department of Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University of Technology 1983.

Statementby T. Briggs.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19574466M

Princeton University Library One Washington Road Princeton, NJ USA () Clementine Library. Named for Pope Clement XI (), the most distinguished member of the Albani family of Urbino and Rome, this collection has approximat printed books and pamphlet, which date from to the early nineteenth : ()

Special Collections Research Center is home to UK Libraries' collection of rare books, Kentuckiana, the Archives, the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, the King Library Press, the Bert T. Combs Appalachian Collection, the John G. Heyburn II Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary, and the Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research. The collection came to Special Collections as a gift from Starling's family and the Greenville Public Library in The William Starling Collection includes approximately volumes (as well as a related manuscript collection), covering a wide variety of Starling's interests: Greek and Latin classical literature, religion, witchcraft, political treatises, world history, engineering, and technical books.

Special Collections Leeds University Library’s Special Collections is the home of hundreds of thousands of rare books, manuscripts, archives and art. Our collections offer a rich resource for staff, students, and the wider research community. Though Special Collections and other campus libraries are closed and we, like many of you, find ourselves telecommuting, we still stand ready [ ] New Exhibit: Plants Plantations Labor Trade We welcome you to our new exhibit, Plants Plantations Labor Trade: An Exhibit of Holdings of the UW-Madison Libraries and Wisconsin Historical Society [ ].


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