Special Collections holds the library’s rare books and archival collections, including the papers of U.S. Senator (1961-1985), John G. Tower. Over 4000 works were printed before 1900, the earliest of which is a leaf from a Gutenberg Bible. Read more… 

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We are thrilled to announce the creation of our Special Collections blog!

Posts, authored by students, staff, and scholars - will be published at least once a week, and will focus on materials held in Special Collections.
Please visit once a week for new content!

Blog - Special Collections, Southwestern University

Featured Item

MEGAPHONES Digitized! 1907 - 1929


Researcher Showcase:  
Slideshow of work published based on research in Special Collections.


Zenas Matthews Diary:
Exhibit, Transcriptions, and Mapping Projects

Special Collections Slideshow: 
A Walk Through SU History.