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From the rich history of West Chester University to colonial American writings, from Shakespeare's First Folio to General Anthony Wayne's personal telescope, from pioneering science to vital history to celebrated literature, we have something to fascinate any student, alum, or scholar. Each day we discover new treasures that we would love to share with you!  

We hope you enjoy exploring this site, which contains information on the hundreds of collections and thousands of items in the Special Collections department. Before beginning your search, please read our Research Guide to become familiar with the organization of our collections. We hope you find what you are looking for; if not, we are always happy to help you look.

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Welcome to SC

From the rich history of West Chester University to colonial American writings, from Shakespeare's First Folio to General Anthony Wayne's personal telescope, from pioneering science to vital history to celebrated literature, we have something to fascinate any student, alum, or scholar. Each day we discover new treasures that we would love to share with you!  

We hope you enjoy exploring this site, which contains information on the hundreds of collections and thousands of items in the Special Collections department. Before beginning your search, please read our Research Guide to become familiar with the organization of our collections. We hope you find what you are looking for; if not, we are always happy to help you look.

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