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Rare Book Collections at Washington University

Download a brochure (.pdf format) describing the rare book collections.

Curator, Modern Literature Collection and Manuscripts

Joel Minor
Olin Library, Campus Box 1061

One Brookings Drive

St. Louis, MO 63130

Phone: (314) 935-5413

Fax: (314) 935-4045
Website / Blog Page

Rare Book Collections

The largest of the University's rare book collections, now numbering over 50,000 printed pieces, is administered within the Department of Special Collections.  Additional collections of rare materials are housed in the Art and Architecture, Music, East Asian, School of Medicine, and School of Law libraries.