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ASU Special Collections - Collection of 35,000 rare books and 1500 linear feet of manuscripts. Includes works by and about the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, the Doris and Marc Patten Collection of Herbals and Early Gardening Books, and the Child Drama Collection. Located at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina - Gateway to the modern-day library in Alexandria, Egypt, dedicated to the study of antiquities. Site still under development but already includes some access to the collections housed there.
Bibliothen und Infozentren - Lists and links to libraries and information centers affilated with the Goethe Institute. Includes English and German site version and access to materials in both languages.
Bruce Peel Special Collections Library - Houses materials, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. Located within the University of Alberta Library in Edmonton, Alberta the collection can be accessed via GATE, the online catalogue of the University of Alberta.
Eli Siegel Collection - Web site of the Eli Siegel Collection located in the Aesthetic Realism Foundation in New York, New York which includes 22,000 books and some of the manuscripts of Eli Siegel (1902-1978), American poet, critic, and founder of the philosophy Aesthetic Realism.
Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections - The Quaker Collection is a collection of material relating to the Society of Friends which includes many materials by and about Quakers. Other special collections are also described. Hours, staff and procedures for use of materials are detailed.
Los Angeles Public Library - Rare Books Department - Over 16,000 volumes predominately in English and Spanish, dating from the fifteenth century. The majority of materials were published in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Catalog available online. Collection may be consulted by appointment only at the library in Los Angeles, California.
Louis B. Mayer Library - Library of the American Film Institute. Collections include more than 15,000 books; journals; 5,000 film and nearly 5,000 television scripts; and other letters and manuscripts relating to the film industry. Located in Los Angeles, California.
Margaret Herrick Library - Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. One of the world's most extensive and comprehensive research and reference collections on film, it includes more than 20,000 books; 1,400 periodical titles; 60,000 screenplays; 200,000 clipping files; 15,000 posters; manuscripts and other special collections relating to the industry; sheet music, music scores and sound recordings; production and costume sketches; artifacts; and oral histories. Located in Beverly Hills, California.
Marion Thompson Collection - Collection of 4000 rare children's illustrated books held by the Vancouver Public Library in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Includes access to the library's catalog.
Redwood Library - Web site of the Redwood Library located in Newport, Rhode Island. Special Collections include books on the decorative arts from the 18th and 19th century. Includes online exhibition of early American books and bookbinding.
Research Library -- Getty Research Library - General library consists of approximately 800,000 volumes of books, serials, and auction catalogs. The special collections encompass rare books, historical photographs, and original archival materials for the study of visual arts and culture. Access via IRIS, the library's online catalog. Materials available only on site in Los Angeles, California.
SFSU J. Paul Leonard Library -- Special Collections & Archives - Archive of San Francisco State University, the library also contains source materials relating San Francisco Bay area history, and the Marguerite Archer Collection of Historic Children's Materials.
SFU Library Special Collections - Includes the Contemporary Literature Collection, concentrating on 20th century avant-garde authors, and the Wordworth Collection, described as the most extensive in Canada on this author. Located at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia.
San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum - Preserves and makes accessible materials about the performing arts, with an emphasis on the San Francisco Bay area. Contains more than two million items, including books, periodicals, photographs, programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, audio and video tapes, costume and set designs, and other artifacts. Online catalog; materials accessible only in the library in San Francisco, California.
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library - At Texas Tech University, housing the Southwest Collection focusing on the history of the Southwestern United States, it also includes the Texas Tech University Archive, the Archive of the Vietnam Conflict, the Rare Books Collection, and the Archive of Turkish Oral Narrative (ATON), the resources of which are being made available online.
Special Collections -- University of Victoria - Emphasis on Modern English and Anglo-Irish literature; Northwest Coast exploration, art, and archaeology; Canadian military and southern Vancouver Island literary culture. Located at the University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C.
The Rothschild Archive - Site of the Rothschild Archive located in London, England. Search online for information related to their achievements in economic, political and social history.
The Tebtunis Papyri Collection and the Advanced Papyrological Information System project at The Bancroft Library System project at The Bancroft Library - Consists of the papyrus documents that were found in the winter of 1899/1900 at the site of ancient Tebtunis, Egypt. The site provides electronic access to images of the Tebtunis Papyri as well as textual information.
The Toppan Rare Books Library - The Toppan Library serves as the Special Collections Library for the University of Wyoming, Laramie, and is sponsored by Mrs. Clara Toppan. It's areas of specialty are the history and literature of America (particularly the West), the history and literature of the British Isles and Europe, world-wide travel and exploration, fishing, hunting, and natural history, and books written by women authors (particularly before 1900).