The Harold and Mary Jean Hanson Rare Book Collection illustrates the emergence of literary, cultural, and scientific movements from the late Middle Ages to the present day.
Dive Into Tunnel Books
Tunnel books are wonderful objects and containers of wonder. Explore their history and learn how to make your own!
National Poetry Month
Celebrate William Wordsworth’s 251st birthday with materials from the Rare Book Collection.
The Beginnings of Black History
In 1936, Lois Mailou Jones designed this broadside poster to accompany Carter G. Woodson’s textbook, The African Background Outlined
Storied Books at UF
Our three fellows are looking across all areas of the collections. Follow their projects on the Storied Books Blog
About the Collections
The Rare Book Collection
The materials in the Rare Book collection reflect the historical efforts of UF's Colleges, Departments, and faculty to gather significant research collections.