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A guide with resources relevant to fine and visual arts.

Special Collections at UO

Special Collections and University Archives

Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) is located in the Knight Library. Most of UO Libraries' unique and rare holdings can be found there. Questions can be directed to

Design Library Special Collections

Design Library Special Collections is located in the Design Library (200 Lawrence Hall). This collection is comprised of the Rare Books Collection, Artists' Books Collection, student architectural drawings, and more. For questions about this material, contact the Design Library at

Searching for Special Collections

You can search for materials in either collection through the Advanced Search feature in LibrarySearch. From the "Search Scope" drop-down menu above the search field, select either "Design Special Collections" or "Special Collections" (for SCUA material).

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