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Special Collections

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The Paul J. Gutman Library maintains various research groups which are housed separately from the library's main book collection.  These collections are comprised of items which are noteworthy and demand special consideration:

Textile and Costume Collection

Senator Arlen Specter Archives

Textile Industry Historical Collection

Philadelphia Collection

University Archives

Digital Collections

Many items from our special collections can be viewed online in the following digital collections:

Historical Building Survey of Philadelphia University

Philadelphia & Environs

Textiles and the Victorian Trade Card

Tapestry: Historic Fabric Swatches from the Textile and Costume Collection

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