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Rare Books Collection

This collection houses nearly 600 titles dating from between 1493 to the mid-20 th century. Highlights of the collection include two works of incunabula, a complete set of the original Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences des arts et des métiers by Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert, and a first edition Mark Twain with manuscript inserts.

Tree of Human KnowledgeEncyclopedia Condition

OPEN: Curator

Shari Scribner, Assistant Archivist

Rebekah Curry, Public Services Supervisor

OPEN: Graduate Assistant, Black Emporia Collection

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