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Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection is the largest and most comprehensive concentration  of preservation materials in the United States. The collection covers subjects related to historic preservation such as archeology, architecture, law, public policy, education, planning, landscape architecture, and more. In addition to a large collection of books, the collection contains postcards, archival and manuscripts, periodicals, photographs, audio-visual materials, and vertical files.

Collection strengths

  • Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture
  • Urban studies
  • Cultural preservation

Research Guides

Access

This material is non-circulating and only accessible in the Maryland Room in Hornbake Library. Some material is available digitally. 

Contact

Portrait of Joni Floyd

Joni Floyd

Curator, Maryland & Historical Collections (Librarian II)
Exhibitions

Visit our galleries in the Hornbake and Michelle Smith Performing Arts Libraries for current exhibitions and explore digital exhibitions online. 

Donations

Support Special Collections and University Archives by contributing to one of our unique gift funds or by donating material. 

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