Monday, April 21, 2014
Special Collections

in Hornbake

10:00AM - 05:00PM

History of the Book

Annenberg Collection
This collection consists of materials from Maurice Annenberg's personal library, including books, periodicals, type foundry catalogs, and printing and paper samples.

History of the Book
A guide to the resources available in Special Collections to help you begin to research the history of the book. 

Stanbrook Abbey Press Collection
In addition to the approximately 300 books printed at this press by the Benedictine nuns in residence, this collection includes, pamphlets and ephemera printed at the press, as well as specimen sheets of printing.

Turret Press Collection
The Turret Press specialized in publishing limited edition series of booklets of contemporary poets. This collection covers the period of time during the Press' existence, 1965- 1975.

W.A. Dwiggins Collection
The 150 volumes in this collection date from 1902 to 1987 and include epherma, books about Dwiggins and books designed, written and illustrated by Dwiggins himself. 

William Morris Collection
The multi-talented William Morris inspired this collection of various types of materials. This collection contains publications from the Kelmscott Press, ephemera, manuscripts, books, and auction and dealer catalogs.