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Special Collections

Special Collections includes several collections of books and pamphlets particularly useful for research and in-depth study on specialized topics. These range from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection on Non-Violence, to the Beloitana Collection of Beloit College authors, to a small collection of rare books and manuscript facsimiles, as well as others. The materials do not check out, but are available for use by the public in the Archives reading room.

Beloit Poetry Journal Collection
Hundreds of journals available for perusal and inspiration.

Beloitana Collection
Works by or of the people and places of Beloit and its College.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
Books by Ghandi, Thoreau, King, and more about the movement of non-violence. Read the Archives publication.

Irving S. Kull Collection
A large collection of works concerning the era of Woodrow Wilson.

Joseph C. Rheingold Collection
One of the largest and finest personal collections on the FDR and New Deal era.

Horace White Collection
Books relating to the time of the American Civil War and the presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

Beloit College Diary Repository

A non-circulating collection of published and unpublished narrative diaries and journals.