Special Collections

Mark Samuels Lasner Collection

The Mark Samuels Lasner Collection is associated with the Special Collections Department of the University of Delaware Library, but is privately owned. The collection, housed in the Morris Library, focuses on British literature and art of the period 1850 to 1900, with an emphasis on the Pre-Raphaelites and on the writers and illustrators of the 1890s. Its holdings comprise over 9,000 first and other editions (including many signed and association copies), manuscripts, letters, works on paper, and ephemera.

Please note that materials in the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection are not listed in DELCAT.


Access is by appointment only.


For further information contact:
Mark Samuels Lasner
Senior Research Fellow
University of Delaware Library
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Selections from the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection

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