RARE AND BEAUTIFUL presents selections from the following five collections of rare books, held by Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives :
Mrs. Evan Noyes Collection of Children's Books
Dr. John E. Jesseph Collection of Civil War Books
The Leo and Mary Solt English History Collection
Robert A. Woods Masonic Collection
The George Santayana Collection
This digital exhibit provides a brief introduction to the characteristics of a rare book, a tour of images selected from items in the Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives, and a page of resource links for anyone interested in learning more about rare books. All of the items shown in this exhibit as well as many others are available for use in the Reading Room of the Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives located on the lower level of the University Library (UL0133).
EXPLORING RARE AND BEAUTIFUL
The exhibit may be viewed in two different ways:
Updated: 29 April 2004, RKB
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