Special Collections holds the library’s rare books and archival collections, including the papers of U.S. Senator (1961-1985), John G. Tower. Over 4000 works were printed before 1900, the earliest of which is a leaf from a Gutenberg Bible. Read more… 

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Digital Texas Heritage Resource CenterExplore Special Collections’ historical Texana materials via SU’s Digital Texas Heritage Resource Center and The Portal to Texas History. We invite students and faculty to contact the department to plan digital projects, exhibits, and more.

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MEGAPHONES Digitized! 1907 - 1929


Researcher Showcase:  
Slideshow of work published based on research in Special Collections.


Zenas Matthews Diary:
Exhibit, Transcriptions, and Mapping Projects

Special Collections Slideshow: 
A Walk Through SU History.