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Guide to Special Collections: Graduate Students

Learn about accessing and using Special Collections resources for your courses or research projects.

About this List

The collections listed here are only a small selection of more than 300 special collections available for research. These 21 collections were selected because of their rich relationships to graduate student areas of study and their broad representation of subjects in the Rare Book, Manuscript, Sampson General, African American, Judaica, and LGBTQ+ collections.

Click the collection title to view a detailed finding aid.

Selected Collections for USM Graduate Students

Welcome Graduate Students!

Welcome Graduate Students

Tag List

Leadership & Activism
Law & Policy
Public Health
Social Work
Women & Non-Binary People
Community Organizations
Business & Trade
Creative Work
Student Experience
USM History
United States/World History
African American Collection
Judaica Collection
LGBTQ+ Collection

Special Collections Librarian & Food Studies Liaison

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Jill Piekut Roy
Subjects: Food Studies