Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections
The Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections is home to many of the Libraries’ rarest materials from incunabula to works of the present day. The holdings include manuscripts, archives, broadsides, prints, photographs, artifacts, ephemera and more.
Visit Special Collections
The Special Collections Reading Room will be closed from June 3 through mid-October.
Call 847-491-3635 or email Special Collections.
See staff assistance hours on our hours webpage.
Due to an extensive cleaning of the collection, the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections will be closed beginning June 3 through mid-October. No access to any holdings will be made available during this period.
Most of our titles are catalogued and can be located on NUsearch. Review some highlights:
Materials from our collection are frequently used in library and University exhibits.
Past exhibits have covered subjects as diverse as printed books from Shakespeare's time to fugitive pamphlets of the 1960s. See all exhibits using our collection.
- Scott Krafft, Curator
- Jason Nargis, Special Collections Librarian
- Sigrid P. Perry, Library Assistant
- Nick Munagian, Research Services Manager
- Kolter Campbell, Library Assistant
Contact a staff member.