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Explore collections by format

While most people know about our extensive book collections, there's plenty to surprise in our other historical collections, which date back to 1854. They include more than 350,000 photographs, personal manuscripts & diaries, maps, old magazines & journals, newspapers, comics, and even old advertising and theatre programs. We also have an eclectic array of textiles and personal items.

Exploring our collection by format is a quick and easy way to discover the amazing breadth of what we hold. Enjoy the journey... (You can also explore our collections by theme.)