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Special Collections: Special Collections

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woman viewing illumination in the Saint John's Bib


Special Collections at Saint Peter’s University, O’Toole Library is comprised of Rare Books, in addition to the Giroux Collection, the Barnitt Collection, and publications of Saint Peter’s faculty and alumni.  

Special Collections also contains a small amount of non-book materials including a collection of medieval manuscript leaves, a collection of papal bulls, and a collection of Gerrman notgeld.

For more detail on the various collections within Special Collections please see the pages linked on the left.

The Special Collections Room is located within the Guarini Center for Community Memory on the basement level of the O’Toole Library.  Students, faculty, and staff of Saint Peter’s University may view Special Collections materials by appointment only.

For more information or to schedule an appointment to view Special Collections materials, please contact Library Director, Daisy DeCoster.  

For information regarding the Saint John’s Bible specifically, please contact Librarian, Mark Graceffo.