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Subject Guide

Cara Gilgenbach
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Children's Literature in Special Collections

Children's Literature in Special Collections

The Department of Special Collections and Archives, located in the Kent State University Libraries, has extensive holdings in children's literature including books and archival materials. Some highlights include

  • one of the world's largest collections of Babar the Elephant books and merchandise
  • the publications of the Saalfield Publshing Co. of Akron, OH
  • a large collection of juvenile series books

For more information on these collections and to link to selected finding aids, please view our Detailed Description of Children's Literature Collections page.

Please note: The Department of Special Collections does not house or administer the Reinberger Children's Library Center and Marantz Picturebook Collection, both of which are located in the Kent State University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS).