February 12, 2009
Welcome to the Special Collections Research Center at the Kelvin Smith Library
The Special Collections Research Center is a premier research facility containing the rare books, manuscripts and special collections of the Kelvin Smith Library at Case Western Reserve University. Serving our faculty, staff, students and researchers from around the world, the department’s holdings include rare books and early imprints, manuscripts and separate collections that encompass a variety of subjects including the history of the book, fine arts, literature, history of science and technology and topics of local interest.
The mission of the Special Collections Research Center is to support the teaching and research of Case Western Reserve University’s faculty and students and to make the holdings accessible to the local, national and international community of scholars and researchers.
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