John Hay Library: Collections

Special Collections is the division of the Brown University Library which houses those materials which require special handling and preservation. While many of the items in Special Collections are rare or unique, a majority of the materials are part of large subject-oriented collections which are maintained as discrete units. Altogether, Special Collections consists of over 250 separate collections, some of which are listed below, numbering some 2,500,000 items. John Hay – collection about Central America

Special Collections is the division of the Brown University Library which houses those materials which require special handling and preservation. While many of the items in Special Collections are rare or unique, a majority of the materials are part of large subject-oriented collections which are maintained as discrete units. Altogether, Special Collections consists of over 250 separate collections, some of which are listed below, numbering some 2,500,000 items. John Hay – collection about Central America