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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

Hours

Reading Room
Monday-Friday 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday Closed
By appointment
 
Reception Desk
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday Closed
 
May Massee Gallery
By appointment

Contact

Special Collections and Archives
William Allen White Library Room 119
Campus Box 4051
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS  66801-5415
(620) 341-6431
archives@emporia.edu
 
Shari Scribner, Archives Manager
(620) 341-5048
 
Rebekah Curry, Public Services Supervisor
(620) 341-5676
 
Ally Urban, Graduate Assistant, Black Emporia
(620) 341-6431
 
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