Here are a few highlights of recent acquisitions for Special Collections. Contact us any time to request materials or a personalized tour.
Explore The Claremont Colleges Library’s most distinctive and unique resources—rare books, literary and historical manuscripts, maps, photographs, college archives, and more—for study and research.
Fall 2018 Hours
- Monday – Thursday: 1:00pm – 7:00pm
- Friday and Saturday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
- Sunday: Closed
- Thanksgiving hours: Wed, 11/21, 1:00 to 3:00pm; closed Thurs/Fri/Sat, 11/22-24
Wells/Hajjar Central American Solidarity Collection
Figure Study, Sarah Bryant
2015, Artists' book
Vivian Ridler Double Crown Club Collection
Miner’s Own Book, C.C. Nahl
1858, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Special Collections has a close relationship with the Ella Strong Denison Library at Scripps College, housed in the uniquely beautiful, historic Kaufmann Wing of the library building. Denison Library offers a wide variety of primary resources to The Claremont Colleges and wider community of scholars. Subject strengths include fine printing and artists’ books, women’s history, literature, and art. Denison holds the papers for the College’s founder, Ellen Browning Scripps, as well as the Scripps College archives.