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Below are some types of material one can expect to find in Special Collections:

 
  Self-Guided Research Tutorial
  Getting Started
the material
examples
researching Special Collections
Special Collections researchers
projects by past researchers
  Finding Sources
  Tips for Access and Use

· A coin · A papyrus · Organizational records
Silver tetradrachm, 336-323 B.C. Homer's Iliad Minutes of the Princeton University Trustees

· A hand-drawn, hand-colored map · An original drawing · A child's board game
Camp at Trenton, 1781 "Liberty Suspended" Playing card from a children's educational game

 
· Personal papers
· Artificial collections · A photograph
Elizabeth Gaskell letter, undated, 8pp. Franz Liszt Native-American potter in New Mexico


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