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Wells College Archives and Rare Book Collection: Rare Book Collection

About the Rare Book Collection

The Rare Book Collection, located in the Louis Jefferson Long Library, contains rare books, manuscripts, and portfolios. These materials are available for in-library use, by appointment only. Please contact the library at to make an appointment.

Finding Rare Books

The Rare Book Collection is included in the library catalog. Materials from the collection will be listed as "Shelved in the Rare Book Room", as shown below.

You may search the library catalog at the library website, or using the search box below.

Search the Library Catalog

Search here for books and media @ Long Library

Highlights of the Rare Book Collection

Images from 1490 Book of Hours in the Rare Book Collection