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Special Collections

Special Collections holdings range from illuminated manuscripts to material from the late twentieth century. This collecting area includes manuscript and pamphlet collections, first editions of American and British works, fine press printings, broadsides, historic children books, and publications and ephemera from diverse social organizations.  Subject matters include broader Indiana history and American history and culture including John Steinbeck. Books within Special Collections are located in Archives and Special Collections and can be found in the University Libraries’ online catalog.