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The Special Collections Reading Room will be closed from
May 19 to June 1 while we undergo renovation.
The Reading Room will be housed in Carrier 220 for the remainder of the summer.
|Special Collections Exhibit Talk||3/13/2014|
|Flashback Fridays - Blog Post||10/28/2013|
|Special Collections Acquires Rare Issue of Amazing Stories||4/11/2013|
|Important English Texts||4/11/2013|
|Picturing the Shenandoah Valley in the Mid-20th Century||11/7/2011|
Special Collections has a growing collection of Black Mask Magazines. The Black Mask is a pulp magazine launched in 1920 by H.L. Mencken and George Jean Nathan. The Black Mask focused primarily on mystery and crime stories. The famous Maltese Falcon, by Dashiell Hammett first appeared in the September 1929 issue.