Libraries' Surprising Special Collections


Subject:
Librarianship , Libraries & Archives by Type , Libraries , Rare Books

Description:
This article from March 2009 highlights some "unexpected archives and world-class treasures" at U.S. libraries. Learn about the largest collection of Arabic papyrus and paper (University of Utah's J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City), nurse romance novels (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), tobacciana (New York Public Library), and more. From Smithsonian magazine.

Creator:
Ohlson, Kristin

Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/Libraries-Surprising-Special-Collections.html


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