Named Collections

Approximately half the materials in the Rare Book Collection are designated within the RBC holdings as special collections named for their donors and/or their subjects or genres.

  • George Baer Collection of Bookbinding
  • Beats Collection
  • Lord Byron Collection
  • Cameron Sherlock Holmes Collection
  • Francis Carco Collection
  • Confederate Imprint Collection
  • J. M. Dent Imprint Collection
  • Charles Dickens Collection
  • Estienne Imprint Collection
  • Bernard J. Flatow Collection of Latin American Cronistas
  • Robert Frost Collection
  • Carl W. Gottschalk Collection on the Human Kidney
  • Bowman Gray Collection of World Wars I and II graphic materials
  • Archie Green Collection
  • Grove Press Imprint Collection
  • Hoyt Collection of French History (The Revolution and Napoleon)
  • Incunabula
  • Samuel Johnson and James Boswell Collection
  • John Keats Collection
  • Kellam “The Night Before Christmas” Collection
  • C. S. Lewis Collection
  • Manuscripts, Medieval and Renaissance
  • Mass Market Paperbacks Collection
  • Mazarinade Collection
  • Minton Science Fiction Collection
  • John Murray/Smith-Elder Imprint Collection
  • Mystery-Detective Collection (Barzun-Taylor)
  • James R. and Mary M. Patton Collection
  • Henry Pearson Seamus Heaney Collection
  • Walker Percy Collection
  • André Savine Collection
  • George Bernard Shaw Collection
  • Southern Pamphlet Collection
  • George E. and Melinda Y. Stuart Collection
  • Ticknor and Fields Imprint Collection
  • Travel Collection
  • Victorian Bindings Collection
  • Wilmer Civil War Novels Collection
  • William Wordsworth Collection
  • William Butler Yeats Collection