Rare Book Collection
The Rare Book Collection, consisting of some 125,000 volumes, covers a broad spectrum of subjects but the strengths are: Roman Catholic Church history, liturgy, law, and theology; English and American literature; Irish studies; and more generally art, architecture, and science. Imprints range from 1460 to the present.
Personal and Institutional Libraries: Astrik L. Gabriel Collection of Early Printed Books | Olmütz Monastic Libraries | Dominican Convent of St. Raymond de Peñafort | Library of José Durand | Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Collection | Sweetman Family Library
Author-based Collections: George Berkeley Collection | Edmund Burke Collection | G. K. Chesterton Collection | Dante Collection | René Descartes Collection | Eric Gill Collection | Edward Gorey Collection | James Clarence Mangan Collection
Subject-oriented or Topical Collections: Botany Collection | Fundamentalist and Evangelical Magazines Collection | Hispanic Caribbean Literature Collection | Incunabula | Inquisition Collection | Irish Collections | Latin American, Spanish, and Spanish Colonial Collections | O'Neill Collection of Traditional Irish Music | Pope Paul VI Collection | Southern Cone Literature Collection | Joyce Sports Research Collection
Private Press Collections: Cuala Press | Ediciones Vigía | Golden Cockerel Press | Kelmscott Press | Limited Editions Club | Overbrook Press | Perishable Press | St. Dominic's Press | Stanbrook Abbey Press