Gutman Library Special Collections
Note that Gutman Library Special Collections is closed during the Spring 2019 semester. However, titles in the collection may be available online or in other libraries.
History of Education and Teacher Training Schools
The History of Education and Teacher Training Schools collection contains nearly 21,000 volumes of primary source materials on elementary and secondary education and teacher training in the United States. The bulk of the collection dates from 1830 to 1940.
A portion of the collection is focused on Black and Native education. See HOLLIS Search Tips for Black Education and Native Education to find these titles in the library catalog.
Historical Textbooks Collection
The Historical Textbooks collection contains nearly 45,000 elementary and secondary textbooks covers subject areas from agriculture to zoology. The collection contains materials published in the United States in English from 1776 through 1985. Several thousand of these titles have been digitized.