Special Collections and Rare Books at Ellis Library has a range of materials related to the field of Classics, including:
More general information related to the field of Classics can be found in the following LibGuides:
All original items can be used in the Special Collections reading room (401 Ellis). A selection of items, including the Fragmenta Manuscripta collection, is available online.
Come and visit us at 401 Ellis!
If at all possible, please register as a Special Collections user in advance.
Bring a photo ID! Your MU student ID or a driver's license will be fine.
Most materials can't be checked out, but you can put them on hold in the reading room.
Allowed at the reading tables: pencils, paper, laptop computers, mobile devices (silenced), and cameras. You'll be asked to store your backpack, coat, and other personal belongings elsewhere.
You can take pictures with your phone or a camera. But remember – no flash! Special Collections staff can make photos or scans for you for a fee.