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Title page detail from: Paolo Emili. De Rebvs Gestis Francorvm. Paris: Jodocus Badius Ascensius, 1520.

ocated in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Rare Books is a rich resource for research and creative activities.  Within its 38,000 volume holdings are rare and early printed books, many of which are limited edition, illustrated or finely-bound. These are complimented by collections of artists’ books, manuscripts and maps. Areas of strength include the history of science and medicine, American and European literature, book history and book arts, Russian and European history and culture, Mesoamerican and medieval European manuscript facsimiles, Greek and Roman classical authors and dowsing.


History of Science and Medicine   Link coming soon!

American and European Literature  Link coming soon!

Book History and Book Arts  Link coming soon!

Dr. Idris Rhea Traylor, Jr. Collection of Russian and European History and Culture  Link coming soon!

Mesoamerican and Medieval Manuscript Facsimiles  Link coming soon!

Classical Greek and Roman Authors


Weiselberg Autograph Collection  Link coming soon!

Coronelli 1688 Terrestrial Globe

Links of Interest  Link coming soon!


For additional information, please contact:  

Bruce Cammack (806) 834-7974