Special Collections

The Special Collections bring together materials which are rare, fragile, valuable, of special importance, or relate to the New England Region. Special collections at University Library include the:

UNE staff and students may request retrieval of items from these collections using Search. Other researchers should use the Closed Collection Retrieval Request form. Items requested by 2.00 PM on a weekday are available for use at the Service Desk by 3.00 PM on the same day.

Individuals may photocopy supplied items from the Collection for their own use in accordance with the provisions of the Copyright Act, providing the physical collection of the item allows copying to occur.

Researchers seeking direct access to a specific collection should first read the Policy on Direct Access, and complete the appropriate form.