Book Arts & Special Collections

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The Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center houses major collections on printing history, calligraphy and lettering, wit and humor, little maga/zines, early children’s books, and several smaller collections . The Center sponsors a variety of exhibitions and programs on a regular basis.

Guidelines for Using the Collection


Research Resources

More About the Collections

Upcoming Events

SF Correspondence Co-op
Sunday, February 21, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Stong Room - Floor 1
Luscious, Lascivious, & Literary Letterforms
Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
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