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Special Collections *: Videos

This is a guide to the Department of Special Collections at the University of Southern California and its holdings, including rare books and manuscripts. Useful tools for locating items and scheduling class visits are also included.

USC Libraries' Special Collections: A quick guide to get you started

Learn how to request and access materials in USC Libraries' Special Collections and learn about the Do's and Don'ts in our Reading Room.

The link to our Specialized Research Collections Request System is https://aeon.usc.edu/.

A film by Grazyna Kolondra, student in the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Some Favorite Items

Professor Lindsay O'Neill shares some of her favorite items from USC Libraries' Special Collections.

A film by Grazyna Kolondra, student in the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Hidden Treasures

Explore some of USC Libraries' treasures in Special Collections and learn more about them from Marje Schuetze-Coburn, Head of Special Collections, and Professor Lindsay O'Neill.

A film by Granzyna Kolondra, student in the USC School of Cinematic Arts.