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Literary Research in Special Collections

This guide provides an introduction to conducting literary research using materials in Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Maryland Libraries.

Authors and Poets from the Victorian and Romantic Periods Rare Books Collection

The Rare Books collection in Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Maryland houses many works by authors and poets from the Victorian and Romantic eras.

Use the University of Maryland classic catalog to search for titles in the rare book collection by date of publication, author, or keyword. Select Advanced Search and select Marylandia and Rare Books to search the rare book collection in Special Collections and University Archives.

All rare books can be requested online and viewed in the Maryland Room, located in Hornbake Library at the University of Maryland College Park. For more information about requesting rare books, visit the guide to Using Special Collections and University Archives.

Below is a selection of titles from the Victorian and Romantic Period in literature from Special Collections. Search the catalog for additional works, or contact us with any questions.

Books About the Victorian and Romantic Period

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