Explore Collections

The holdings of Moody Library Special Collections range from the 4th century to the present. With over 48,000 volumes, the collection covers a wide range of disciplines in rare books, manuscripts, books arts, scholars’ libraries, archives, early printed music and more.

Explore an overview of these collections in this interactive page: Collection Overview

Main collecting areas include:

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Artist Books

Picture of the Hippocra

Digital Collections

Album cover of Mexi-Tango LP

Music Special Collections

19th Century Book Cover of: Masters to Servants

19th Century

Photo of a drop cap paragraph in old english

Rare Books and
Manuscripts

Letters and writings strewn on a table

Scholars' Collections
and Other Archives


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Central Libraries Special Collections

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Moody Memorial Library
1312 S. 3rd
Waco, Texas 76798

Baylor University
Central Libraries Special Collections
c/o Beth Farwell
One Bear Place #97148
Waco, Texas 76798-7148

(254) 710-3679