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University Archives & Special Collections

A guide to our collections, primary sources, and finding materials in UA&SC

Come and discover the hidden treasures at Special Collections, where we are dedicated to preserving and sharing unique collections of rare books, literary manuscripts, artist's books, and antiquarian maps. Our collections are a testament to the beauty and importance of rare and one-of-a-kind works that are integral to our cultural heritage.

At Special Collections, you'll find a wealth of rare and precious materials that offer a glimpse into the past and inspire new perspectives on the present. Our collection includes literary manuscripts of renowned authors, stunning artist's books, antique maps that chart the course of history, and rare books that transport you to different times and places.

To search for collections information use the links below.
Our collection descriptions and finding aids can also be accessed using OneSearch.

The Willis E. McNelly SF Manuscripts collection includes materials from authors  Eric Temple Bell, Avram Davidson, Charles De Vet, Vincent Gaddis, David Gerrold, Harry Harrison, Alice Hoff, Larry Maddock, Barry Malzberg, John Morressy, Joe Poyer, Dr. Robert Richardson, Ross Rocklynne, Fred T. Saberhagen, Norman Spinrad, Leon T. Stover, Boyd Upchurch, Sydney Van Scyoc, Robert Moore Williams, and Willis E. McNelly.

Please contact the archives for more information on these collections.

World History