Grasselli Library's Special Collections house our old, valuable, and unique items as well as those whose fragility requires careful handling. The materials cover a wide range of subjects and vary in format: manuscripts, incunabula, monographs, scarce Chesterton drawings.
GUIDELINES FOR USE
Special Collections at Grasselli Library are open to any interested researcher.
-- All users must be accompanied by a library-staff member.
-- All materials must be used under the supervision of a library- staff member.
-- Coats and briefcases must be secured in another area BEFORE entering the Reading Room.
-- NO SMOKING OR FOOD is allowed in the reading room.
-- PENCILS ONLY are to be used in the reading room.
-- Special Collections materials may be checked out of the library only with the approval of the curator. Most materials in Special Collections do not circulate at all because of their rarity or fragility.
-- Please DO NOT MARK any of the materials in any way.
-- Please DO NOT TURN BOOKS FACE DOWN or weigh them down with any objects other than approved book weights.
-- Please DO NOT WRITE on anything that is laid on top of materials, or make tracings or rubbings of any materials.
-- Please DO NOT REARRANGE any Special Collections materials in any way.
BOOKS IN SPECIAL COLLECTIONS:
G. K.'s Website
Who Was John Carroll? (Electronic Display)