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History and Delawareana in Special Collections

All aspects of English and American history are represented from the sixteenth century onward, and a significant collection on French political theory and statecraft is included in Special Collections holdings. A number of works concern travel and exploration, and the history of Delaware from its settlement by the Swedes in 1638 to the present is the focus of the Delaware Collection.

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Founded in 1958, the University of Delaware Library Associates works to expand and enrich the research collections of the University of Delaware Library through gifts from members, funds raised by University of Delaware Library Associates programs, and donations of significant books.

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