Special Collections

Bailey Library's Special Collections, 311 Bailey Library, collects, preserves, and makes available library material requiring special handling. Rarity, age, historical value, monetary value, condition, unusual format and local significance are some of the factors considered in the evaluation of materials for this collection. Special Collections material is primarily paper-based, but other media are included if they meet collecting or service objectives. Material in Special Collections is included in the library's online catalog, but does not circulate. The collections are listed below: