All materials in Special Collections are assigned to a collection management category based on content and format. See below for descriptions of the kinds of materials you are likely to find in each category. Additional collections are available and several of the collections have "legacy" checklists and finding aids that are not yet online. Please contact Special Collections for assistance of any kind.
Items housed in this collection are albums, blank books, or scrapbooks in format, ranging in size from small handbooks to oversize folios. These volumes include commonplaces, copy books, friendship albums, autograph albums, scrap albums, scrapbooks, albums with sample trade cards, and other such blank books filled with collected items or text.
Items housed in this collection are single prints, photographs, and images, or small collections of such related to Delaware.
Items housed in this collection are single prints, photographs, and images, or small collections of broad literary or historical significance.
The bulk of the print, photograph, and image collections in Special Collections at the University of Delaware Library are assigned call numbers starting at PPI 0100.