Special Treasures: Faulkner’s Typewriter, Civil War Brain Surgery Tools

Hold medicine and medical equipment in a glass case

The University of Virginia’s Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library offers much, much more than old books. It holds more than 16 million objects, including manuscripts, archival records, rare books, maps, broadsides, photographs, audio and video recordings and more.

Here’s a look at some of the things you can find on exhibit now.

First Floor

William Faulkner Typewriter

Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection

William Blake, Visionary / Envisioning William Blake

Arthur P. and Christopher P. Young World War I Juvenile Series Collection

Second Floor

Flowerdew Hundred: Unearthing Virginia’s History

Rotunda Exhibit

“Who shall tell the story?”: Voices of Civil War Virginia

Third Floor

Taylor Collection of American Best-sellers

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