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Rare Book Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-010

Scope and Contents

The Rare Book Collection contains significant holdings on a broad range of subjects. Collection strengths include Reformation-era Bibles, as well as theological and devotional material. Collection contents were received through the donation, purchase, or transfer from the general library collection of Wheaton College.

The contents of the Rare Book Collection may be searched in the library catalog using keyword: SC/10


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Conditions Governing Access

There are no specific restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.


2371 monograph

Language of Materials


Multiple languages

Arrangement Note

The collection is classified and arranged using the Dewey Decimal System and/or local accession numbers.

Source of Acquisition

The contents of the collection were received through gifts of individual authors or other interested parties or, in limited situations, purchase

Method of Acquisition


Other Descriptive Information

The Rare Book Collection contains rare and scarce items on art, politics, religion and literature.

Rare Book Collection
Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

501 College Ave.
Wheaton IL 60187-5593 USA