Eberly Family Special Collections Library

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The Special Collections Library is open for walk-in research. We recommend requesting materials 2-3 days in advance to allow for retrieval from offsite storage. Disruptions to scheduled hours can occur. Please refer to our library hours for our availability. As always, we look forward to seeing you!

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-- Originally posted on Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 12:00am --

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The Eberly Family Special Collections Library at Penn State - University Park is home to more than 200,000 printed volumes, more than 25 million archival records and manuscripts, and another million photographs, maps, prints, and audio-visual items. We offer primary source materials for a diverse community of researchers, who range from K-12 and Penn State students, as well as scholars around the world.  We collect in a variety of subject disciplines, a sampling of which includes Utopian literature, science fiction, labor organization and representation, local Centre County history, and we are also home to the Penn State University Archives.

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