Print Collections

Vogelzang/Fore-edge Paintings Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Vogelzang/Fore-edge Paintings Collection
We hold almost 40 examples of fore-edge paintings. The majority of this collection was donated by Peter j. Vogelzang.
Reference Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Reference
Special Collections holds an extensive reference collection that supports bibliographic study and genealogy research.
Jeannie and Vero Wunne-Edwards Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Jeannie and Vero Wynne-Edwards Collection
The Jeannie and Vero Wynne-Edwards Collection consists of over 1800 books, pamphlets, periodical, and ephemeral pieces in the field of natural history.
Riche-Covington Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Riche-Covington Collection
A pioneer in radio astronomy, Arthur Covington? library and collection cover radio astronomy, the history of optics, and the scientific method.
St. Mary's Cathedral Library Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections St. Mary's Cathedral Library Collection

The St. Mary's Cathedral Library numbers around 6,000 volumes, and contains a rich variety of Catholic religious texts and secular titles.

18th Century British Political Pamphlet Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections 18th Century British Political Pamphlet Collection
These ephemeral documents cover a variety of social topics from 1642 to the Reform Bill of 1832.
Canadian Pamphlets Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Canadian Pamphlets
This broad collection includes early settlers' guides, social documents, and other small press items related to Canada's history.
Children's Literature Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Children's Literature Collection
More than 2,000 volumes of children's books from predominantly the 19th century.
Ephemeral Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Ephemeral Collection
Other non-book publications, objects, and furniture held in Special Collections.