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Special Collections and Archives

A guide to the Special Collections and Archives located in Coates Library.

About Us

We can be found on the 2nd floor of the library, Room 208.  See our current hours below.

Special Collections and Archives houses library materials which are especially valuable or fragile, and serves as the repository for the Trinity University Archives. Our holdings include manuscripts, rare books, noteworthy editions, and works distinguished for their illustrations, bindings, or fine printing, as well as named collections of particular distinction.

Looking for a particular item in Special Collections?  You can use the library catalog and restrict to "Special Collections" in the drop-down menu on the right. 

Looking for a particular item in the Archives?  You can use Archon to search our records or contact us directly. Archon is a work in progress and not all archival records are in it yet, so please contact us if you do not see what you need.