Some of our most prominent collections:
- Among the most respected book arts collections in the United States
- Unique and limited edition examples of printing, bookbinding, papermaking,
calligraphy, design and graphics
- A rich supporting collection of related reference and research
- Please visit the
Jaffe Collection's Web site, for more information.
The Molly S. Fraiberg Judaica Collections
- The Molly S. Fraiberg Judaica Collections contain over 70,000 items including books, periodicals, sheet music, audio-visual materials, and artifacts, a large amount of which is in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English
- The Fraiberg Collections support the
Judaic Studies program at the main campus of Florida Atlantic University, but also serve the needs of the local community.
- Currently, most of the collections reside in limited access stacks on the fifth floor of the library, but as materials are fully-processed, some materials will be transferred into the main circulating and reference collections.
- To access the collection, come to the second floor suite, located at the end of a short hallway (room 261) to the right as you exit the elevator.
- More information can be found at the Fraiberg Judaica Collections Homepage.
- Rare, unusually valuable or fragile items are housed in the
Special Collections Department. These
collections include manuscript, pamphlet, and published material. Examples of fine binding, exceptional
illustration and other aspects of the bookwright's arts are found among a number of the interesting
- Also included in
Special Collections and Archives are the papers of members of the University faculty, as
well as the University's archives. The Archives include documents of historic significance about the
inception and development of the University.
- Materials are afforded sensitive, closed stacks storage and supervised use, and are available for study to
students, faculty, staff, and area historians.
- Appointments to access the special collections can be made by calling 561-297-3779.
- For further information about each collection, view the Special Collections' Web site.