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

Collections Overview

The Rare Book Collection includes named collections as well as our general collection. You can search for most named collections in our online catalog (see the list of named collections for exceptions).  The North Carolina Collection also contains both general and named collections of rare books as well as a broader research collection pertaining to the state of North Carolina.

Below are links to lists of items in each of the named bibliographic collections. You may search within these lists by clicking the "Edit search" box under the search bar. From there, you can enter search terms and limit by dates, language, format, etc. Then click "Search" at the bottom of the page.

Named Collections