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Rare Book Collection

Rare Book

The Rare Book Collection contains items published before 1900 and items that have intrinsic value such as limited editions or copies inscribed by the author. Strengths include horticulture, architecture, and French literature and history.

There are about 10,000 titles in this collection including books and magazines. All holdings are listed in the Library Catalog and identified by the designation "Louisiana Room Rare Books Collection."

Items can be requested at the reference desk in the Jefferson Caffery Reading Room and used there. The materials do not circulate.


Special Collections
Edith Garland Dupré Library
400 E St Mary Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
Room 314
(337) 482-6031

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Note: The 'Title' column includes a link to the full catalog record.