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Special Collections at OSU Libraries

The Ohio State University Libraries Special Collections collect, preserve, and promote the use of distinctive collections, unique resources and primary research materials. Our diverse collections are available for use by Ohio State University faculty and students as well as visiting scholars and the general public. A search of the Libraries catalog may be limited to only special collections holdings on the Search page by selecting “Special Collections and Archives” in place of “Search Full Catalog.” To learn more about each collection mentioned on this page, please visit their web sites for locations, hours and contact information.

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute

Rare Books and Manuscripts Library (includes The William Charvat Collection of American Literature)

Magazines, Comic Books & Strips

Theatre materials, film posters