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Special collections

The library's special collections mainly contains early printed books and various other items. They also inlcude collections created in specific subject areas or by specific persons. All materials in the special collections are available and can be ordered, but some of it can only be read in the special reading room.

The Curman Book Collection
The Curman Book Collection

Curman's collection consists primarily of books related to art, architecture, history and topography.

The Ekström Book Collection
The Ekström Book Collection

John Ekström created a valuable collection of books on the subject of the teaching of writing and drawing.

The Granlund Book Collection
The Granlund Book Collection

The Granlund Book Collection include around one thousand volumes, half of the books are in Mathematics.

The Östergren Book Collection
The Östergren Book Collection

The collection has its emphasis on language studies, but also includes much in other subject areas.

The Sigrid and John Kahle Book Collection
The Sigrid and John Kahle Book Collection

A unique collection of books from and about the Middle East, Asia and Afrika.

Incunables
Incunables

Incunables are printed books produced around 1450 to 1500.

The Swedish Antiquarian Booksellers
The Swedish Antiquarian Booksellers' Association's Catalogue Collection

The library has an extensive collection of Swedish antiquarian catalogues.

Other special collections
Other special collections

Find information regarding off print collections from for example Gerd Enequist och Gustaf Hallström.

Request material from the special collections

All materials in the special collections are available and can be ordered, but some of it can only be read in the Library's special reading room.

It may take time to find all ordered material, normally it should be available 14:00 the following weekday. We will notify you when the material is gathered and can be retrieved.

All personal data will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

If you have any questions, or need help ordering, please contact us:

Contact the library
Contact the library

Welcome with all kinds of questions related to the library.