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History and Delawareana in Special Collections: Finding Materials

Searching the collections

Searching for:

  • Rare Books
  • Artists' Books
  • Fine Press Books
  • other printed materials . . .

Use the Online Catalog called "DELCAT"

Searching for:

  • Manuscripts 
  • Archival materials . . .   

Use the Special Collections "Search Box" and search "Finding Aids"

Special Collections guides

Finding print materials

Finding manuscript materials

To Browse Manuscripts alphabetically by title please visit the Manuscripts and Archival Collections page.


To search for manuscripts enter a keyword into the Special Collections search box and select "Finding Aids" from the drop down menu.


Finding Manuscripts


Please note that not every manuscript collection has an online finding aid. For further assistance please contact us.

Contact Information

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We are happy to help assist you with your research.

Special Collections is open Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Before visiting, please read the policies & procedures page and the visitor information page.

Also, for more information please see Frequently Asked Questions.