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Welcome to Special Collections

Special Collections preserves and provides access to rare and unique materials, including historical manuscripts, the University Archives, the Arkansas Collection of print material, rare books and special libraries, photographs, broadsides, historical maps, and the Arkansas Architectural Archives.


“Cooking with Special Collections” exhibit currently on display in the reading room

In celebration of Arkansas Heritage Month and this year’s theme of Arkansas foodways, this latest exhibit explores food history and culture, past and present, including a few items showing the personal food histories of department staff members.

Medieval manuscripts acquired by University Professor gain attention, showcase partnership with Special Collections.

Manuscript folios acquired for the Libraries by Professor Joshua Smith with the assistance of a Teaching Improvement Grant from the Teaching and Faculty Support Center are attracting national attention. More...

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Last updated: August 25, 2014