Special Collections and Archives. What do they have there and how do I find what I want?. Four types of materials: University Archives Manuscript Collections Pennsylvania Collections Rare books. What Can I find there?. Guidelines for Using Collections. Collections do not circulate.
What do they have there and how do I find what I want?
Various individual titles, including works by the following authors:
Herman MelvilleJames McNeill WhistlerNorman MailerGeorge OrwellWashington IrvingMargaret AtwoodLydia SigourneyJohn Greenleaf WhittierHenry David ThoreauJames JoyceEdward Abbey
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Declaration of Independence might not mean much if you didn’t know the context
Letters mean much more if you understand the background of who wrote them, who they were written to, the time period and place where they were writtenDo you really need these?
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