Time For Winter Break

Time For Winter Break

The Special Collections Library will be closed from December 23rd through December 27th and also on January 1st. We will be open regular hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm) all other days. Enjoy your winter break!

Thackeray’s Christmas Books

Thackeray’s Christmas Books

The Special Collections Library holds a number of works by 19th century British novelist, short story writer, artist and illustrator William Makepeace Thackeray, including his Christmas books.    In 1844, Thackeray wrote a complimentary review of the recently published A Christmas Carol, the first of five Christmas books by his contemporary, and sometimes rival, Charles Dickens.(…)

Throwback Thursday photos

Throwback Thursday photos

Every Thursday, the CU Libraries Weblog features a Throwback Thursday photo from the Special Collections Library.  See all the Throwback Thursday photos in the Libraries Flickr set here.