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How to Find Rare Books at Wilson Special Collections Library: Finding Rare Books

Finding Rare Books

UNC's Rare Book Collection is part of Wilson Special Collections Library. You can search all special collections materials at the Wilson Library search page. To narrow your search to materials in the Rare Book Collection, click "Edit Search" and type "Rare Book Collection" into the "Library Location" field.

Wilson Special Collections Library's other four collections, the North Carolina Collection, the Southern Folklife Collection, the Southern Historical Collection, and University Archives. Wilson Library also serves the special collections materials held by the Music Library.

The Research Room at Wilson Library is open by-appointment. All researchers are encouraged to contact us, write to, or schedule a virtual consultation to discuss research needs and service options.