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Chapbooks and Children's Literature in Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections holds a variety of materials of interest to scholars researching 19th and 20th century youth literature and educational materials.


Archives and Special Collection houses numerous historic children's books. To find Archives and Special Collections chapbook holdings, use OneSearch.

OneSearch Search Tip

To research historic children's books in Archives and Special Collections, try an Advanced Search in OneSearch.

  1. In the drop down menu, select Series and enter Historic Children's Book Collection in search field.
  2. Limit results by entering search terms in the Words or Phrase, Author, Title, or Subject fields. Click "Search".
  3. On the left side of the search results page, narrow results in Library Location to Archives and Special Collections.