Rare Books and Manuscripts

This collection includes books published before 1801 covering a wide range of subject matter, as well as exquisite replicas of medieval works.  See some of the first items printed on a press, hold documents created in our country’s infancy, read sermons preached centuries ago, investigate rare Bibles, or experience beautiful illuminations in our manuscript facsimiles.


Spotlights on the Collection

Bible, Latin, Vulgate 1478

For more help with searching, please go to the Research page, or contact us at RareCollections@baylor.edu

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