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.
Curman's collection consists primarily of books related to art, architecture, history and topography.
John Ekström created a valuable collection of books on the subject of the teaching of writing and drawing.
The Granlund Book Collection include around one thousand volumes, half of the books are in Mathematics.
The collection has its emphasis on language studies, but also includes much in other subject areas.
A unique collection of books from and about the Middle East, Asia and Afrika.
Incunables are printed books produced around 1450 to 1500.
The library has an extensive collection of Swedish antiquarian catalogues.
Find information regarding off print collections from for example Gerd Enequist och Gustaf Hallström.